Charles HAMILTON-JONES PresidentCharles is a member of the ICAEW and retired Expert Comptable / Commissaire aux Comptes with dual British-French nationality. He recently retired from the French practice of KPMG where he worked in Audit and then Transaction Services in a variety of industry sectors including pharmaceuticals, energy, financial services and private equity. His final role was partner in Risk Management focusing on the Advisory practice and contracting. Charles has lived and worked in France since 1984.
Jeremy LISTER SecretaryHaving trained with Price Waterhouse in Nottingham, after an international career spanning several different industries and a number of different continents, Jeremy is retired and lives just outside Paris. He has been living in France since 2006.
John DICKINSON TreasurerHaving moved to France in 1969, John lives near Paris, and is married with three children. He is a retired senior financial executive with 27 years’ experience in pharmaceuticals, engineering and general contracting, and natural gas transmission with several international companies. Since 2008, John has been an honorary member and past president of the European jury for the Cartier Women’s Initiative.
Joanne DREYFUS Council MemberAudit Partner at Deloitte, specializing in the Transport, Hospitality and Service industry.
In France since 1999, Jo has both British and French citizenship. She lives just outside Paris with one husband, two children and a dog.
Stephanie ARNOLD Council MemberStephanie completed her ACA training in Sheffield, is married, and has lived in Paris since 2010. She currently works at the European Space Agency (ESA) headquarters in central Paris.
Linda MANTERFIELD Council MemberLinda Manterfield is both a British and French national and runs her own practice. She has been entitled to practice as Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales from 1981 and as an Expert-Comptable registered with the Paris Chapter since 2001.
Mark BATHGATE Council Member
Jonathan BENFORD Council Member
Sakis ELISSEOU Council Member
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The Business Lunch
Held the second Wednesday every month. This is a regular networking event hosted by Jonathan Cooper of The Spectrum IFA Group, in conjunction with the Franco British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Institute of Directors, the Association of British Accountants in France, the Department for International Trade, France, the British Council, and the Standard Athletic Club. If you are interested, please contact Edwina at firstname.lastname@example.org