New partner appointment set to support our regional growth efforts

Publications that covered this story include: CCH Daily and Economia on 16 September 2016 and The Business Desk on 17 September 2016.

Our Nottingham office has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of new partner, Roger Merchant.

Roger has more than 30 years’ audit experience internationally, having worked as a partner in both London and Warsaw, before moving to the East Midlands 20 years ago.

With real specialism across the charity, family business and construction sectors, Roger will be supporting the firm’s clients with audit and assurance services.  He will also provide internal audit, due diligence and corporate finance advice to support his client’s business needs.

Roger has joined the business during a period of growth, with our Nottingham office relocating to a new city centre location earlier this year. He said: “I am delighted to be furthering my career here in the East Midlands, as a diverse and innovative region. I am particularly pleased to be joining UHY Hacker Young during such an exciting period of growth.

“I am hoping to utilise my wealth of local knowledge and audit experience to support UHY’s plans in the region, which I am certain will present a number of exciting opportunities for the firm. I want to build my long term future here and as a partner I will be able to work alongside likeminded individuals here in Nottingham.”

Roger is a Trustee and chair of the audit committee with Derby Museums and represents Leicester and Northampton on the national council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also a director of Leicester Business Voice, ensuring business needs are taken into account by key decision makers.

Phil Oliver, managing partner in our Nottingham office, said Roger’s appointment marks a positive step forward for the firm’s ambitious growth plan.

He said: “We are pleased Roger has chosen join us as a partner here at UHY Hacker Young. He has a fantastic reputation across the region and brings invaluable experience and knowledge with him.

“We have continued to grow our team here and we are certain Roger will help us to continue delivering a fantastic service to our existing clients and push the business forward.”