Money Matters


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The Team at Cook Trotter Ltd

Harrogate Chartered Accountants

Everything you need to know about our team of money-saving specialists….


Gillian Trotter Bsc (Hons) FCA

Jill brings more than 35 years of accountancy experience to the table for her clients. She first became a partner just four years into her career at the then Cook Alsford and Co, which has grown to become Cook Trotter Limited.

When not helping clients save their hard earned cash, Jill who has two adult children, likes a good book, a trip on the push bike and fancies herself as a bit of a thespian!

Anne Scaife Bsc (Hons) FCA

Anne has over 30 years experience having trained and practised in London before jetting off with HSBC for seven years to work in the Cayman Islands. When the call of Blighty became too strong to resist Anne packed up and came home to join Cook Trotter Limited in 2007.

A keen sportswoman, Anne juggles work with cycling, running, tennis and skiing.

Gemma Kell BA (Hons) ACCA

Gemma joined Cook Trotter Limited in March 2011.

Having completed her ACCA qualification, she found she had alot more free time on her hands, she is now persuing more recreational hobbies and has even learned to sew.

Gemma has a keen interest in Making Tax Digital and simplifying bookkeeping processes through cloud accounting, to make everyones lives easier.


Sue Darley MAAT

Sue has been with the firm for more than 25 years, guaranteeing the expertise that clients really appreciate. She specialises in management accounts, sole trader accounts, SAGE/payroll and VAT. Sue likes to work on site with our clients saving them even more time and provide that all important personal service.


Mike Lovell

Mike joined mum, Jill, in the business in 2006.

In his spare time Mike can be found at home spending time with his three young daughters.

Vanessa Wright

Vanessa is our well travelled secretary. Having worked in New York and the Middle East she came to work with Cook Trotter on a temporary placement in 1991 and never left!

When not busy in the business, Vanessa is even busier at home looking after her two children.


Dilys Mortimer



Daniel Walsh



Mick Merry



Simon Sutcliffe



Kate Kubalska



Daisy Lovell D.O.G

When in the office I enjoy eating Pepper's food, getting biscuits from Gemma and getting my belly rubbed.

In my spare time I enjoy playing with my 3 sisters, sleeping and eating Pepper's food.


Pepper Walsh D.O.G

When in the office I enjoy welcoming everybody that walks through the door, if you want I could sit on your lap.

In my spare time I like sleeping, strokes and walks.


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