Meet the team


Senior Partner

Martin specialises in corporate insolvency and turnaround, audit and strategic planning and is senior partner of the practice. Martin has wide commercial experience being a director of a property development company. Martin also has a significant involvement in the local business community and voluntary organisations and is Chairman of Westminster Circle, Chairman of Old Suttonians Association, Chairman of Old Suttonians Football Club, President of Sutton Cheam & Worcester Park Conservative Association and President of the Amateur Football Combination.

Mobile: 07836 200551

Telephone: 020 8661 7878

Fax: 020 8661 0598

Dean Clark FCCA

Business Services Partner

Dean is a Chartered Certified Accountant and has been with the firm since 1984.

He has responsibility for a broad portfolio of clients that benefit from his business and tax planning advice. Dean has an in-depth knowledge of the construction industry in particular. He is Turpin Barker Armstrong’s staff partner, and is also responsible for practice management.

Mobile: 07958 457753

Telephone: 020 8661 7878

Fax: 020 8661 4015

David Payne BA (Hons) FCA

Business Services Partner

David started his career working for Deloitte as an auditor whilst achieving his ICAEW Chartered Accountancy qualification. He joined turpin barker armstrong in 2003 and became a partner in 2008. David is the audit specialist in the Business Services Group and is responsible for limited company, accountancy and taxation compliance issues.

Mobile: 07952 521413

Telephone: 020 8661 7878

Fax: 020 8661 4015

Bradley Suckling BSC (Hons) FCCA

Business Services Partner

Bradley joined Turpin Barker Armstrong in July 2001, and successfully obtained membership to the ACCA in March 2005 followed by a first-class Honours degree in applied accounting from Oxford Brookes University in January 2006. Bradley became a partner in 2008 and specialises in advising clients on accounting software systems and is a Xero Certified Advisor. He also has significant experience in corporate acquisitions and property development.

Mobile: 07940 226232

Telephone: 020 8661 7878

Fax: 020 8661 4015

Michael Wright


Mike has been working at TBA since September 1999. Whilst Mike has significant experience in all areas of accountancy, including Limited company accounts and audit, he specialises in management accounts. Away from work Mike enjoys playing golf, socialising with friends and family and is a season ticket holder at Charlton Athletic.

Sarah-Jane Crean ACCA


Sarah-Jane started work at TBA in May 2004 and qualified as an Accountant in March 2012. Sarah-Jane is a manager in the BSG department overseeing the completion of all limited company accounts, sole trader accounts and personal tax returns.

Outside of work Sarah-Jane likes to spend time with friends and family, she also loves reading, watching crime dramas, holidays and rugby union (watching, not playing!).

Drupen Patel

Tax Manager

Drupen is Currently working towards the CTA qualification and finalising his ACCA membership having completed all exams.

Drupen enjoys the ever changing nature of taxation and takes pride in advising clients on a wide range of complex tax issues.

In his spare time Drupen enjoys reading, travelling, playing football, cricket, and chess.

Robert Coyle BA (Hons) FCA


Robert qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC and worked in practice for a number of years.

In 2000 he went into industry and worked in financial services outsourcing – as a CFO, COO and CEO. Robert has worked both internationally and in the UK and has worked in both the quoted sector, in privately held and PE owned businesses. Latterly Robert did four years at KPMG in their consultancy practice.

Robert has considerable experience in growing businesses – both organically and by acquisition. Also project management and implementation of IT systems as well as tax, accounting and audit.

Mark Addison


Mark has worked in tax since 1995 and previous to that accountancy and Audit with a top five firm in Croydon. Mark joined TBA in August 2000 as the tax manager dealing with all taxes from SA,CT, CGT,VAT to IHT. For the last 10 years Mark acts as a consultant dealing in complex issues including CGT and SA tax. Outside of work Mark enjoys spending time with his family.

Thomas Agyapong


Thomas joined TBA in July 2016 and is currently working towards his ACCA qualification. He is passionate about his career in accountancy and audit and prides himself on being a team player and the quality of his work. Thomas is committed to always focusing on his clients’ needs and has excellent interpersonal skills. With experience and knowledge in Tax both individual and company, Limited Companies and Audit, he is a valued member of the TBA family.

In his leisure time Thomas enjoys spending his time with family and friends, DIY projects, art, football and formula one.

Aravinth Kirupakaran


Aravinth joined the BSG Department in February 2018, he previously worked for Kreston Reeves and is currently working towards his ACCA qualification.

Aravinth has built an excellent rapport with clients and ensures his work meets client needs and satisfaction. He has experience in Limited Company Accounts and Audit making him a valuable addition to the TBA family.

Outside of work, Aravinth enjoys playing football, socialising with friends and family and visiting new food places.

Ryan Clark


Ryan joined the firm in 2012 straight from 6th form and has never looked back since. Ryan enjoys visiting clients to help with their bookwork and getting involved in the preparation of management accounts.

Ryan is currently doing his ACCA exams and hopes to be qualified in the near future.

Outside of the office he enjoys playing football, going to music festivals and looking after his pride and joy… his car!

Shaun Clark


Shaun has been with the practice since November 2014, working in the accountancy department. He is currently studying for his ACCA exams and hopes to one day become qualified. Outside of work, Shaun enjoys socialising with his friends, watching Liverpool let him down each season, and anything food related.

Magdalena Kaczynska


Magda joined TBA in March 2018 to help clients with accounts preparation and business tax calculation. Magda has gained experience of preparing accounts with a variety of businesses throughout the years such as small local traders to big international companies. Magda recently started her studies towards the ACCA qualifications.

In her free time she likes live music, reading books, watching good movies and spending time with family and friends.

Irtiffa Azed

Junior Accountant

Irtiffa joined TBA in September 2017 after finishing his GCSE’s. He is currently studying AAT.

Irtiffa enjoys travelling and meeting new people.

Kashif Azhar


Kashif left University with a BA (Hons) in accountancy and worked for a few accountancy firms for 7 years. He has been working as a bookkeeper for TBA since November 2007 and spends his spare time with his family, socialising with friends and watching TV.

Silvia Cojman


Silvia joined TBA in April 2017 as a bookkeeper. She has 11 years’ experience in bookkeeping and accountancy. She is currently studying for her AAT level 3

Outside of work she enjoys travelling, cooking and reading. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog Spyke.

Elaine Chamberlain

Payroll Manager

Elaine has been an employee since 1st November 1998 when she started in the Business Services Department as a book keeper. Prior to this she worked in financial services for 11 years. She has been working in payroll since 2004 where she is now manager of the department. Her interests are socialising, gardening, and enjoying the sunshine.

Maggie Sowa

Payroll Administrator

Maggie joined TBA in November 2015 as a payroll administrator. She is involved in preparing VAT returns and bookkeeping. Outside of work Maggie enjoys reading and cooking.

Mital Patel

Payroll Administrator

Mital joined TBA in August 2017 in the position of payroll administrator. Mital has been doing payroll for the last 10 years and is currently studying AAT. Outside of work Mital likes to spend time with family and friends. Mital enjoys cooking, travelling and watching tv programs.

Laura Lanaway

PA to David and Bradley

Laura started work at TBA in April 2006 as a member of the admin team. Since then Laura has progressed to being PA to two of the Business Services Group partners.

Outside of work Laura loves spending time with friends and family; she also enjoys yoga, music, dogs and shopping.

Michelle Tompson

PA to Dean Clark

Michelle joined TBA in March 2017. She has a degree in Management and Media and has experience in corporate governance and administration in both the public and private sectors. Michelle supports Dean Clark and the team in the Business Services Group.

Outside of work Michelle enjoys rock climbing, spending time with friends and family and she is studying for a diploma in Interior Design.

Ellie Matthews

Admin Assistant

Ellie is the newest permanent member of the team joining TBA in April 2017 as an Admin Assistant for all departments, in the past Ellie has worked at TBA on an ad hoc temporary basis.

Outside of work Ellie enjoys a part time weekend job in a social club which she has been doing for 2½ years. Ellie enjoys spending time helping out at charity events, socialising, listening to music, watching reality TV and horror films.

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