12th office for accountant
Downes to advise Johnston Carmichael in Dundee
Johnston Carmichael, the accountancy and business advisory firm, has launched a Dundee office and has appointed Sir Pete Downes, former principal and vice-chancellor of Dundee University and a specialist in the pharmaceuticals industry, as a senior adviser.
The Dundee team, which will be based at Dundee One on the Central Waterfront, will include recently appointed Jenn Stewart, who joins as a restructuring director.
Also based in the office will be innovations taxes senior manager Andrew McMillan and business advisory manager Ryan Milne. They will be supported by head of entrepreneurial taxes, Andrew Holloway and head of technology and life sciences, Shaun Millican.
Sir Pete said: “I am pleased to be working in partnership with Johnston Carmichael as it seeks to harness the collective strength of the city and create a community that will generate economic opportunities for all.”
Andrew Walker, board member and partner,, said: “Opening in Dundee is a very important and symbolic milestone in our firm’s growth and development. We have long harboured ambitions to build a strong presence in one of Scotland’s largest and most ambitious cities.”
The Dundee office brings to 12 the number of offices operated by Johnston Carmichael across Scotland.