Aubrey has 25 years experience in property taxation and set up and ran the capital allowances practice of a “Big Four” accountancy firm before establishing Capitus with Kevin in 1997.
Over the years he has been involved in all aspects of taxation in commercial property transactions such as the use of capital allowances in sale and purchase negotiations, advising on the variety of tax reliefs available on green energy projects such as Energy from Waste plants and consulting on the application of Business Premises Renovation Allowances.
Aubrey has hands-on involvement with all aspects of the Capitus business. In particular he is currently responsible for delivering training courses for solicitors and accountants on the ramifications of the new capital allowances legislation arising out of Finance Act 2012.
Contact Aubrey Calderwood.
Kevin established Capitus with Aubrey in 1997 and as a Chartered Surveyor has over 25 years experience in property taxation.
He has a broad knowledge of all aspects of capital allowances and throughout his career, has advised on landmark property transactions, acting for some of the UK’s largest property investment companies.
Kevin has carried out reviews for a variety of sectors such as nursing homes, hotels, pub companies and major multi-site retailers and has successfully maximised tax relief for clients on a range of major new build and refurbishment projects including numerous shopping centres and PFI schemes. He is also a specialist in cost segregation analysis for expenditure incurred on international property investments and developments.
Contact Kevin Meyer.
Nick joined Capitus from KPMG in 2001 and has overall responsibility for managing workload and quality control in our four offices.
He is hugely experienced in all aspects of capital allowances including the interpretation and application of legislation, managing the preparation of capital allowances claims for large institutional-type property portfolios and negotiating and agreeing claims with HMRC when required.
Contact Nick Small.
He is responsible for providing accountancy support in respect of all of our services and heads up our Innovation & Creativity Tax Relief practice.
Andrew is also responsible for keeping us and our clients informed of any relevant developments in accountancy and taxation and delivers our internal tax technical staff training programme.
Contact Andrew Reid.
Russell joined Capitus in 2009 bringing a wealth of capital allowances experience to the team. He is a qualified quantity surveyor with considerable construction knowledge and has specialised in preparing and negotiating capital allowance claims on projects for over ten years. Russell has particular experience of claims for Land Remediation Relief and Enhanced Capital Allowances.
Contact Russell Gwilliam.
Keri is a Chartered Accountant and joined Capitus in 2012 after having spent 6 years in the capital allowances team at Deloitte. She is a skilled capital allowances consultant with property expertise and has experience of the computation, management and agreement of claims across all industry sectors.
Keri has worked with some of the country’s largest retailers and other multi site operators to both prepare and agree capital allowances claims with HM Revenue and Customs.
Contact Keri Hopkins.
Stacey joined Capitus in 2001. She holds a degree in Estate Management from Heriot-Watt and was the first to become a Chartered Surveyor via the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors taxation route to qualification.
Stacey is an accomplished capital allowances consultant and has huge experience in the computation and management of capital allowances claims on behalf of multi-property institutional investors particularly in the Shopping Centre and Retail sectors.
Contact Stacey Ferguson.
Caroline joined Capitus in 2005 and is a very experienced capital allowances consultant. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying and obtained the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification which she applies to the running and managing of large projects.
She has particular experience of large multiple-estate industrial type property and is responsible for the annual capital allowances computation for a 4000 unit portfolio. Caroline has also unrivalled expertise in the production of capital allowances claims for data centres and acts for the largest carrier-neutral and owner-occupied operators.
Contact Caroline Salters.
Darren joined Capitus in 2007 as a capital allowances analyst. Since joining, Darren has been engaged on a variety of interesting projects and has particular experience of car dealerships and serviced offices and apartments. He is currently studying for his Association of Tax Technicians qualification.
Contact Darren Timmis.
Adam also joined Capitus in 2007 and is currently undertaking his Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors professional qualifications via the taxation route.
He has assisted with the preparation of capital allowances claims on some of our largest engagements and has built up particular experience of multiple retail shop portfolios and the application of the Enhanced Capital Allowances regime.
Contact Adam Louth.
Nuala joined Capitus in May 2011 as a Capital Allowances consultant. She holds a degree in Quantity Surveying and a Diploma in Industrial Studies which she passed with Distinction.
As a Quantity Surveyor, Nuala most recently worked for White Young Green. She gained wide and varied experience in pre and post contract duties in sectors including Healthcare, Offices and Commercial premises.
At Capitus, she has embarked upon the RICS taxation route to membership and is assisting in the preparation of capital allowances claims.
Contact Nuala Doherty.
Mylène was born and educated in France.
She holds a Masters in Foreign Languages applied to International Trade from the Université de Toulouse II, France and speaks French, English and Spanish.
Mylène is PA to Aubrey Calderwood. She is also in charge of the day to day management of our website content, the management of our external seminar and training programmes and is responsible for implementing the administrative aspects of our International Tax Depreciation Services providing translation and research capabilities for our work in Europe, in particular France, Spain, Netherlands and Germany.
Contact Mylène Dickey.
Gillian is responsible for the Capitus client management database and also heads our Marketing department. Exceptionally diligent and organised, she provides invaluable support to the team.
Contact Gillian Harris.