Two recruits for Johnston Carmichael

Richard BrittenJohnston Carmichael, Scotland’s largest independent accountancy and business advisory firm, has unveiled two senior recruits who will join its wealth advisory division and tax team.

Richard Britten (left), who joins as a tax director, previously worked with Anderson Anderson & Brown. He  will be based in Johnston Carmichael’s Aberdeen office while Peter Nutini (below) joins Johnston Carmichael Wealth, the firm’s wealth advisory division, as financial planner. He will be based in Glasgow, working with clients across the west of Scotland.

Peter NutiniA seasoned tax and national insurance professional, Mr Britten has first hand experience of building a practice for companies with internationally mobile employees. He will now take on a firm-wide and global advisory role through Johnston Carmichael’s membership of PKF International. His appointment comes as the firm is building capability to support oil and gas service businesses deliver commercially viable contracts beyond the North Sea to a wider international market place.

Mr Nutini brings 25 years of financial planning experience, including a high level of expertise within the pension and investment market. A member of the Personal Finance Society and a chartered banker, he joins from BDO’s financial planning division Broadstone and will now focus on developing the JC Wealth offering in Glasgow and the west of Scotland area.

Susie Walker, head of tax at Johnston Carmichael, said: “It’s a real coup recruiting such an experienced and accomplished practitioner as Richard to the team. He will work across the firm to support clients in managing the increasingly complex area of employer tax compliance. His appointment comes at the ideal time as we are further bolstering our team to support the North Sea oil and gas sector leverage new global opportunities.”

Craig Hendry, Managing Director of Johnston Carmichael Wealth, said: “Peter Nutini brings a huge injection of industry knowledge and frontline experience to JC Wealth. With particular experience within the pension and investment market he will bring additional strength to the team and I’m confident he’ll be a major asset as we further grow our business in the west of Scotland.”

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