All our partners have vast experience in many areas of taxation, finance, accountancy and business advice over a wide range of businesses, from corporate clients and property investors, to individuals and companies in the entertainment industry.
David Cramer FCA
David’s wide ranging portfolio of clients includes media industry, property investors and retailers. Providing companies with strategic advice, David also acts as director to a number of companies and sits on the board of a number of charities. He is a Chelsea FC supporter and also a keen pianist.
Robert Kent FCCA
Robert is well known by most agents, lawyers and bankers within the entertainment industry. He has many high profile clients, acting in the capacity of personal Financial Director to manage all aspects of their financial needs. Robert is a keen Arsenal fan, a regular parkrunner, and occasionally plays the Saxophone.
Graham Martin FCCA ATII
Graham is the firm’s Tax Partner, advising clients on complex personal, corporate and international tax issues. He combines this role with managing a large and varied portfolio of clients, many in the entertainment and media industry. Graham also manages his son’s football team and keeps wicket for his local cricket club.
Costa Demetriou FCCA
Costa’s wide range of clients include many within the entertainment, media and creative industry. He works closely with owner managed businesses and new business start-ups, and deals with Creative Industry Tax Relief Claims and HMRC’s Creative Industries Unit. Costa oversaw the firm’s transition onto cloud accounting and is a Manchester United fan and keen tennis player.
Steve Wharton FCA
Steve began his career at Blinkhorns as a graduate trainee, working his way up through the firm. The majority of his client base are owner managed businesses within the creative and entertainment sectors. Steve is a Brentford FC season ticket holder and regularly attends live music events.
Gregg Thomas FCCA
Gregg works with our IT advisers to manage the firm’s hardware and software systems, as well as running our tax investigation service. In addition to managing his own client portfolio and serving as treasurer for FOCAL International, the Film and Video Archive trade association, Gregg also finds time to play the Ukulele.
Gulcen Karamanoglu FCCA
Gulcen joined Blinkhorns as a graduate and progressed through the firm, successfully becoming a Partner in 2019. She works alongside Graham Martin, managing all financial aspects of some of his highest profile clients’ corporate and personal accounting affairs. Outside work Gulcen enjoys spending time with her family.
Joanna Dare FCCA
Jo joined Blinkhorns in 2008 and has progressed to become one of the first female Partners in the Firm. With many of her clients in the Entertainment Industry, Jo specialises in dealing with Production Companies, models, artists and authors. Jo enjoys exploring different regions of Italy with her family.
James Alexander ACA CTA
Having joined the firm on the ACA graduate scheme, James is now a chartered tax adviser whose clients include those in the media and entertainment, property, retail and technological industries. James is also a licenced ATOL accountant with clients in the travel sector. He is a Chelsea fan, and regularly plays football and tennis.
Maryam Ehsan ACA
Maryam joined the firm as a Graduate Trainee and now uses that experience to run the firm’s ACA training scheme herself! She became a Partner in May 2022 and works alongside Robert, providing personal tax advice within the entertainment industry, including specialised international advice including for the USA. Away from work Maryam loves spending time with her family.