William Payne

Senior Partner and Board Member

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Prior to becoming Senior Partner of Wilkins Kennedy in May 2018, William was responsible for a diverse range of clients across several industry sectors, providing them with audit and assurance advice as well as assistance in strategy, reporting and compliance.

Having obtained an accounting degree from Exeter University in 1986, William went on to train and qualify as a Chartered Accountant with a Big 4 firm in London. In 1991 he was made partner in a firm that became part of Wilkins Kennedy in 2003.  He has a particular expertise in the property, mineral exploration and mining sectors. He is also a director of a number of companies, including two listed on the AIM market.

William enjoys running and skiing, in part to compensate for his other interests of cooking and wine, as well as watching cricket and rugby.

Areas of expertise

  • Audit and assurance
  • Property & Construction

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