Meet the Team

Alison Dunbar

Alison joined the team in 2001 following Howes & Co becoming part of the new firm.

Alison’s work for the firm includes preparation of Income & Expenditure Accounts, Tax Returns, Small Charity Accounts and Payroll.

In her spare time Alison likes to spend time with her family, she is involved with Girlguiding which includes Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section and she is currently District Commissioner for Chipping Norton District. Alison also likes to walk and has taken part in the London Moon Walk (26 miles) and The Pink Ribbon Walk at Blenheim Palace (20 miles) both in aid of Breast Cancer.

Ann Buckingham

Ann joined the firm in September 1998 and has responsibility for payroll, bookkeeping and VAT work for many clients ranging from small owner managed businesses up to some large businesses with a large number of employees.

In her spare time Ann enjoys spending time with the family, going shopping and undertaking Pilates and Zumba.

Daniel Pettit

Daniel joined the firm in August 2014 as a trainee accountant straight from school. Daniel studied ACCA and completed his exams in June 2018. Dan is involved in all aspects of accounts work, undertakes audits, prepares Tax Returns for individuals, partnerships and companies and is also involved in bookkeeping, VAT and payroll.

In his spare time Daniel enjoys playing and watching football including supporting West Bromwich Albion. He also enjoys playing a lot of different sports with his friends.

Emily Proctor

Emily joined the firm as a trainee accountant in 1998, working her way up to her current role as Director and Shareholder of the company. Emily qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 2002 and later received fellowship (FCCA) in 2007.

Emily divides her time between the Bicester and Chipping Norton offices and has a wealth of experience in the preparation of statutory accounts and taxation compliance work for a wide variety of businesses, including sole traders, partnerships and owner managed companies, as well as providing general advice on a day to day basis on any finance issues the client may have.

In addition Emily is a Statutory Auditor, registered with the ACCA and oversees the firm’s portfolio of audit clients in a range of industry sectors, including clients subject to specialist audit requirements. Her experience includes working with charities, solicitors and companies regulated by the Financial Services Act.

Outside of work, Emily is kept busy by her two children. She enjoys cooking and entertaining friends and family.

Gary Brewerton

Gary qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 1977 and has been involved in accountancy practices as a partner or principal for some 35 years. He is now involved in providing ad hoc accountancy and business advisory support to Astral Accountancy.

Gary’s work is principally of a business advising nature for small and medium sized enterprises. Within this role Gary covers areas of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Business Advice, Company Secretarial Assistance and aspects of Taxation. Gary enjoys the wide variety of work, as well as having good relationships with the clients of the firm and members of staff too.

Gary enjoys time with family as well as theatre, comedy, TV dramas and the odd rock concert, he tries to go skiing once a year. Gary is Treasurer and a member of St Bartholomew’s Church, Yarnton and over the years has been involved in many local organisations in Yarnton.

Heidi Hopton

Heidi joined the firm as a trainee accountant in 1997 and gained her ACCA qualification in 2001.

A long standing member of the firm, Heidi is now a senior manager and looks after a mixed portfolio of clients including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and pension schemes. She is involved in assisting her clients with all aspects of accounts and taxation compliance as well as providing general advice on a day to day basis on any financial issues her clients may have.

Outside of work most of Heidi’s spare time is spent with her family and working on their home improvements. She also enjoys reading, watching films and socialising with friends.

Lauren Paviour

Lauren joined the team in July 2013 and started her ACCA training shortly after. Lauren achieved her ACCA qualification in June 2017.

Lauren is involved in all aspects of accounts work, prepares Tax Returns for individuals and companies and undertakes audits. She is also involved in bookkeeping, VAT and payroll.

In Lauren spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going on long walks with her dogs. She also enjoys travelling and exploring new countries.

Lisa Brewerton

On joining the firm in July 2007 Lisa began her ACCA training and in February 2013 she achieved the ACCA qualification.

Lisa is involved in all aspects of accounts work, undertakes audits, prepares Tax Returns for individuals, partnerships and companies and is also involved in bookkeeping, VAT and payroll.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling, watching films, baking and playing racquet sports along with spending time with her friends and family.

Maggie Muston

Maggie joined the team in 2001 following Howes & Co becoming part of the new firm.

Maggie has worked in most aspects of accountancy over the years and is currently preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and companies and dealing with their tax affairs. Maggie also has a good knowledge of VAT and payroll.

When not at work Maggie loves visiting gardens, walking and spending time with her family.

Marie Morley

Marie joined the firm in September 1991, she trained with the firm passing her ACCA final exams in 1999 becoming a member shortly after, she then became an FCCA in 2004.

Marie mainly deals with the completion of Tax Returns, including letting accounts and Income and Expenditure Accounts. Marie also deals with preparation of Financial Statements for sole traders and partnerships as well as helping out in other areas of the practice when required.

In her spare time Marie enjoys spending time with her family including days out, caravan weekends, fair weather kayaking, birds of prey displays and music & films.

Stacey Henderson

Stacey joined the firm whilst studying for her AAT qualification in July 2004 and during this time has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge across a variety of work and clients. She has a wide and varied allocation of clients and deals with all aspects of client affairs for both Sole Traders and Limited companies. She also deals with PAYE, VAT, Sage Training and undertakes the in house training of our juniors.

Outside of work Stacey has a keen interest in horses competing in Dressage. She is also an avid football fan, and when time allows she enjoys going to Old Trafford and Wembley.

Sue Brewerton

Sue joined the firm in May 1990 and deals with Personal Tax Returns and Income & Expenditure Accounts. Sue has the ACCA foundation qualification which she passed in 1974.

In Sue’s spare time she enjoys going to the theatre, walking her dogs and spending time with her Family. Sue is also a member of the local WI group.

Tracy Norris

Tracy joined Logan & Brewerton in April 1990 as a Semi Senior and worked her way through the various stages of training before qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in August 1993. She became a member of the ACCA in January 1994 and later received Fellowship in January 1999 (FCCA). Tracy also passed the Financial Planning Certificate exams under the Chartered Insurance Institute Levels 1-3, completing them in July 2000.

Tracy is Director and Shareholder of the company and deals with a variety of clients from individuals to small and medium sized enterprises. Tracy undertakes a large variety of work including all areas of Accounting, Tax and Auditing. She is a Statutory Auditor registered under the ACCA. Tracy divides her time between the Bicester and Chipping Norton offices and enjoys assisting clients in running their businesses and trying to ensure that all of their business needs are covered.

In her spare time Tracy teaches dancing, she is qualified under the UKA to teach Sequence, Ballroom and Latin American dancing to competition standard. She also travels around with her family assisting and supporting her son in his Motocross career; he participates in the British Adult Championships.

Ryan Kerwin

Ryan joined the firm in 2015 as a Trainee Accountant after completing an extended Diploma in Business at college.

Ryan is developing his knowledge all the time and is currently studying towards level 4 AAT qualification, already completed up to level 3.

Ryan is involved in all aspects of accounts work, prepares Tax Returns for individuals, partnerships and companies and is involved in bookkeeping and VAT. Ryan also controls the Company Secretarial work for the practice.

In his spare time he enjoys playing football and socialising with friends.

Jordan Chatterton

Jordan joined the firm in September 2017, as a trainee accountant straight from school. Jordan is developing his experience and knowledge all the time and is working towards his ACCA qualification.

Outside of work, Jordan enjoys playing and watching football including supporting Manchester United. He also enjoys going to the gym and keeping fit.

Angela Barnes

Angela joined the firm in September 2018 as an Administrator, having responsibility for reception, first point of contact on the telephone and for clients vising our offices. Angela also prepares the firms invoices as well as undertaking various other administration tasks.

In her spare time, Angela enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking and walking their gorgeous chocolate Springador called Tilly.

Jordan Chatterton

Sarah joined the firm in January 2019 as an Administrator for our Bicester office. Sarah is responsible for preparing monthly invoices for the firm, first point of contact for clients and ad-hoc administration tasks as and when required.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her two children and socialising with friends.

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