Our People

Richard Peel

Director/ Founder

Richard is an FCMA qualified accountant and the Founder of AFP Services. Along with his Directorial responsibilities, Richard is responsible for business development and Finance Director level support for a number of clients.



Catherine Casey

Managing Director

Catherine is an FCMA qualified accountant. She has had previous roles as a financial director and managing director and is an incredibly experienced and knowledgeable Management Accountant. 


Emma Burton

Emma Burton

Head of Management Accounts

Emma joined AFP as a Client Relationship Manager in 2016 and was promoted to Head of Management Accounts in August 2017. She has 25 years experience in the industry and is well placed to manage our team of Relationship Managers and Management Accountants.



Emma Clark

Head of Financial Accounts

Emma has been working in Accountancy since leaving school and has over 8 years' experience in the industry. She is managing our team of Financial Accountants.




Katherine Rowlatt

Head of Operations

Kat also joined AFP in 2013 and heads up the Operations department. As well as laughing a lot, she impresses her clients with her 'can do' attitude and efficiency. She is an order, stock management and forecasting guru and has built our Operations and Supply Chain service from the ground up. 


Pauline Bebbington

Pauline Bebbington

Head of Tax and Compliance

Pauline is our most experienced member of staff, FCA CTA qualified with over 30 years with a bluechip firm of accountants. She specialises in corporate and personal tax, planning and compliance. 


Julia Urban

Julia Urban

Office Manager


Julia has a dual role which involves providing internal administrative support in areas such as HR and Health & Safety. She will most likely be the first person you speak to when you call AFP.