Further expansion of specialist education team

Leading accountants and business advisors, Whitley Stimpson is pleased to announce the appointment of Gurpreet Dulay who joins the firm following unparalleled growth of its specialist education team. 

Gurpreet is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and joins the eight-strong education team as a manager, specialising in advising Academy schools and independent schools and also further developing the firm’s charity sector specialisation.

In his previous role as a manager at top ten firm Moore Stephens, Gurpreet focused on the education and charity sectors, notably leading a high-profile Cabinet Office review of providers to Government services, reviewing the contract management arrangements for over a £5bn spend.  He is also a Trustee of the Campion School Academy Trust, where he was instrumental in their conversion to Academy status.

Martin Wyatt, head of education and director at Whitley Stimpson said: “We’re just delighted to welcome Gurpreet to the firm and our education team.  We continue to attract well-respected, high caliber professionals to our ever-expanding team and his experience in the education sector will further enhance our already strong reputation and further strengthen our client service capabilities.“

“We continue to develop our reputation as one of the leading regional accountancy firms in the education sector, not just as we have the knowledge and expertise to help schools through the Academy conversion process and beyond, but also because we really care about providing the best education for the children.”

As part of their continuing commitment to the sector, Whitley Stimpson’s education team host a series of free and low-cost events aimed at Heads, Governors and School Business Managers, to empower them with the knowledge, expertise and resources they need to run a successful Academy.

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