Des became chief executive of Wilkin Chapman LLP on 1 April 2015, joining the firm from Grant Thornton UK’s Advisory Practice.
Des is an experienced Operations and HR professional having worked in professional services for over 28 years. He brings with him a passion for delivering quality and value, along with a breadth and depth of experience of professional service firms.
Des is also a qualified coach and mentor, and is passionate about coaching and mentoring individuals. In particular, Des takes great time and care to understand individual’s motivations. This is in order to support their career aspirations and to ensure that an ethos of delivering excellent service is ingrained in the firm from the top down.