Who We Are

Meet the Crew

Many accountancy firms employ a mix of accountants and those who just specialise in certain aspects, such as bookkeeping or payroll.

We only employ ACCA and AAT trained accountants, so all of our Client Managers and Advisors have the knowledge and skills required to guide you on all financial aspects.

Miguel Calabrese

MD and Business Growth Manager

Out on the frontline with our clients, Miguel helps business owners grow their profits, save time and keep more of their hard-earned money. He offers his expertise to ease the headaches caused by everyday challenges and has a passion for inspiring business owners to look at their businesses with a different perspective to see what opportunities can be uncovered. The glass is always half full with Miguel.

Miguel's accounting top tip:

“Keep your financial information up to date so that you can rely on it to make informed management decisions. Also, when preparing forecasts, always work on 13 months not 12, as it gets you thinking about the next year.”

Emma Duda

Senior Client Manager

Emma has a real passion for learning about our clients’ businesses and supporting them during their early stages of set-up and growth. Her ability to step back and see the overall picture, and keep an eye on the detail at the same time, makes her the ideal person to work with clients through the day-to-day challenges of running a business, whilst always looking out for tax saving opportunities.

Emma’s take on a common mistake made by business owners:

“I often see business owners using their company bank account as their own, rather than taking a salary or dividend and living from that. The company is a separate entity and should be treated as such, so it can come as a surprise when they have to pay the money back and/or pay tax on the loan.”

Nancy Chad

Senior Client Manager

Nancy is a baton twirler extraordinaire and ‘honorary auntie’ to approximately 150 children! But, whilst at work, she is also an extremely dedicated and experienced Client Manager. Having worked as an accountant for many years, Nancy’s brain is jam packed with useful nuggets of information which she calls upon to help our clients.

Why Nancy chose accounting:

"I’m a self-proclaimed and proud numbers geek. I’ve always loved maths, so accounting seemed like a logical career choice."

Sarah Hawkins

Marketing Manager

Sarah looks after digital marketing activities and content production ensuring its aligned with the company’s mission and vision. Blue Rocket campaigns centre around the needs of individuals and businesses, ensuring a seamless customer journey. 

A genuine interest of Sarah's is Marketing, "there’s such a variety of elements to the subject, it never stays the same and there’s always something new to learn".

Sarah's top tip:

Always check facts with your accountant, you’d be surprised with how many VAT or tax myths exist.

Tony Kensington

Client Manager

Tony has a passion for helping business owners improve their business performance and all clients to keep more of their hard earned money by paying only the legal minimum in tax. Outside of work he enjoys playing golf and travelling near and far. He has a home in Spain as well so loves getting out into the sun there!

Dan Pritchard

New Business Development

Dan develops relationships with potential new clients and prospects. He works with our clients to understand their business structure, ethic, future goals, financial position and ultimately show them how Blue Rocket can help and support them. When Dan isn't liaising with clients you can hear him singing (badly!) along to the radio in the office.

Packets of Milky Way Magic Stars consumed:

“Not too sure, but they are too good not to indulge on occasion.”

Lucy Browne

Senior Administrator

Lucy has a passion for horses. She has always owned her own, and regularly rides! When she's at work she's organised and always ensures that she gets her tasks done.

Packets of Milky Way Magic Stars consumed:

"None... yet!"

Rebecca Burden

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Offering a wide range of mortgage and protection solutions to suit the specific needs and requirements of our customers, our trusted mortgage broker Rebecca has a wealth of experience within the financial services market. With 5 years of these being a ‘whole of market’ mortgage and protection broker, Rebecca can navigate you through the jargon and cater our service to your specific needs.

Rebecca says

"As a parent, I also understand the day to day demands of family life, let me help you navigate your way through the mortgage and home buying process, allowing you to concentrate on the immediate needs of your attention."

Sophie Gass

Client Advisor

Sophie is currently studying for her final exams to gain the AAT qualification. Her endless enthusiasm for accounting comes from her love of problem solving and learning new things. If you love fast cars, Sophie is the one to talk to!

Interesting fact about Sophie:

“I have 5 cats who are my babies. It’s not uncommon for me to be called the crazy cat lady!”

Julie Angell

Client Advisor

For many years, Julie was at the helm of Blue Rocket. A legendary leader with a genuine love for supporting company owners through the challenges that being in business can bring. Now, part of the Jupiter team, Julie continues to support Blue Rocket clients with her dedicated approach.

Julie's top accounting top tip:

“Make sure you’ve got a good accountant who will help you to take your business to the next level. Of course, I’d recommend Blue Rocket 😊”

Alex Taylor

Client Advisor

Looking after Jupiter clients, Alex is currently studying the AAT qualification whilst working hard to deliver timely processed accounts for Blue Rocket Accounting clients. Alex enjoys the fact that there's always something new to learn when it comes to both accounting and client experience. She believes that organisation is key to smooth bookkeeping and account management.

Alex's top accounting tip:

Make notes. Write everything down, even if you don't think its important.

Li Jin

Client Advisor

Learning about new businesses and what their owners’ aspirations are is what motivates Li. Using her accounting know-how, Li works closely with clients to solve problems and ensure they are as tax efficient as possible, so business owners are able to enjoy more of their heard-earned profits.

Li's take on a common mistake made by business owners:

“Using software that they don’t ‘get’. If you can’t quickly get to grips with the software you’re using, it’s better and more time efficient to task someone else with your bookkeeping, or look for alternative software that you find easier to use.”

Jen MacQueen

Client Advisor

Our highly organised Jen joined team Mars bringing with her multiple accounting qualifications and expertise in a variety of software applications. Her strategic approach and keen desire to face a challenge head on compliments the existing skill set of the team. Jen grew up in Zimbabwe and moved to the UK in 2010 and loves to travel.

Jen plays tennis and follows the ATP tour and the Laver Cup. She was recently at Wimbledon 2022 watching her favourite player Rafael Nadal who is an inspiration for her on determination and perseverance.

Jen's accounting top tip

In a tennis match strategy and anticipating your opponent is essential to winning the game. This is also an accounting principal in planning ahead, being organised and keeping your accounts up to date, this helps you not to get caught out when the Tax deadlines hit.

Toni Hayter


Toni is always on hand to support Blue Rocket clients and is the first port of call for many enquiries. Supporting team Jupiter, she helps with a range of clients across a diverse array of sectors.

Heather Molinari

Client Advisor

Client Advisor Heather is on hand to support our mid-sized clients in team Saturn. Along with her keen eye for numbers, she holds a Level4 AAT qualification so she’s ready for anything that comes her way. Heather’s special skills include adaptability to change, keeping a clear workspace and remembering the lyrics to every Disney song she’s ever heard.

In her free time, Heather loves to go to her Jiu Jitsu class “No one will ever say that the Martial Arts they learned was a waste of time!” So true.

Heather's accounting top tip

Make sure you don’t overwork yourself and always delegate where you can. The same applies with your accounts, we are here to help, so let us.

Tanya Mouharrem

Accounts Assistant

Tanya looks after bookkeeping, spreadsheets, filing; anything to help the accountants and is Xero advisor certified and holds a QuickBooks online certification too.

What's been your favourite day working at Blue Rocket?

There’s always something interesting going on in this office, hearing people’s crazy stories and having debates about whether pineapple goes on pizza.

Customer Testimonials

As a new client of Blue Rocket Accounting I have been blown away by the support they provide. Not only do they deliver excellent accountancy services, they have been there for their clients 24/7 during the pandemic, from dispensing jargon free digests of government announcements to setting up a WhatsApp group to provide support and networking.

Simon Fennell
STF Consulting Ltd

We struggled for years to find a good accountant for our business. 4 years in and we have finally cracked it with the team at Blue Rocket. Unrivalled support and customer service, a genuine willingness to help, and overall exceptional support and knowledge. Can’t recommend them enough.

Chris Guilfoyle
JCD Cleaning and Support Services Ltd

The difference Blue Rocket made to the way I manage my business is something I could never have anticipated. I now believe that my goal of paying my mortgage off early is achievable due to the support I was given, which allowed me to make a strong start.

Ben Whitaker
BWC Fire Limited

Blue Rocket suggested I changed the way I was getting paid as a director. This saved me over £10,000 which I was then able to put back into the business.

Peter Abrahams
Abounding Ltd

The team at Blue Rocket have been absolutely excellent. They are always patient and get back to me quickly. I make use of their support often and ask a lot of questions, which they answer in a way that makes things very clear.

Julie Sheppey
JLS Fire Protection Ltd

Excellent accounting service. Blue Rocket takes the stress and hassle out of trying to complete a self assessment tax return yourself!

Graham Ramsdale

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Here are some of the accolades we’ve achieved.

Software Partners

Sage One Certified Advisor
Intuit Quickbooks Gold Pro Advisor
KashFlow Accounting Software