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The Team


The team at howdenwhite have been supporting clients for over 30 years and we are committed to providing a personal, friendly and efficient service. We have a wide variety of specialized skills and everyone is keen to keep up to date with changes in legislation. Our staff members are qualified in all areas of business advice, accountancy, taxation, payroll and bookkeeping services. We enjoy working alongside our clients and becoming a trusted part of their business, whilst taking the stress away.


Helen White FCCA-  Partner

Helen is a qualified certified accountant and registered auditor. Helen has experience of working for a broad range of large corporate clients as well as small businesses and private individuals. She enjoys helping clients to make changes to achieve their business goals. Helen’s clients benefit from her calm and collected approach. Helen carries out audits through CHW Auditing Solutions Limited.


Camilla Howden FCCA - Partner

Camilla is a qualified certified accountant with many years of experience in general practice dealing with business and private clients. Camilla has extensive knowledge in all areas of accountancy and taxation and her clients benefit from her down to earth and practical approach.


Katrina Layfield FCCA CTA

Katrina is a highly qualified member of our team who specialises in taxation as well as having experience in all other aspects of accountancy and client management. 

Toni Davis-Harrold

Toni runs our payroll bureau assisting clients with all aspects of PAYE and auto-enrolment. Her practical approach and down to earth manner helps businesses to make sense of their PAYE obligations. 


Sophie Holmes

Sophie is training towards her AAT qualification and is responsible for helping clients with their accounts and Bookkeeping.


Geraldine Smith FCCA

Geraldine is a qualified certified accountant with a background in audit and accountancy practice as well as extensive industry experience. Geraldine’s accounting knowledge and business experience enable her to help owner managed businesses achieve the best possible financial results. Her current focus is to develop and implement tools to help free up day to day accountancy administration whilst providing timely and accurate financial data on which to base business decisions. Geraldine is an advocate of cloud based accounting systems such as Xero and is a Xero Certified adviser.


Sharon Sawyer

Sharon is our Office Administrator who ensures the smooth running of the Office in all aspects, providing administrative and secretarial support to the Partners and our accountancy team.  Sharon is our key point of contact for all office callers, both in person and telephone.