The credits meet the team they run the show Mark Hopkins as Managing Director In setting up We'll Mind Your Own Business, Mark merged the financial probity learned at KPMG with the dynamic can-do creativity at Celador (where his roles ranged from FD through to COO), to create a service that is a powerful combination of strong controls and out of the box dynamism. Mark has made a point of building the company around this image, and is incredibly proud of the team, not only because of their proficiency and professional skills, but because of their personalities and that wonderful spark they all possess, which drives them to providing the best service they possibly can, in a pleasure-to-know manner. Jacqueline Hopkins as Company Director Having run the payroll and IT departments for the majority of her 12 years at Celador, presiding over the crucial IT function during the heady days of “Who wants to be a Millionaire?”, Jackie co-founded We’ll Mind Your Own Business Ltd and continues to oversee the Payroll and IT functions, although now from a bit of a distance following the birth of her and Mark’s daughter Alyssa. Ecaterina G. as Practice Manager Ecaterina is originally from Romania, where she achieved a degree in Finance. She used to fence as a child and was a huge fan of the Romanian national team, she no longer fences, but does still support Romania whenever they play. Tom A. as Commercial and Operations Manager Tom, originally from Jersey, joined us from the University of Bath in 2016, having studied Economics and Politics there. People often think he has a lisp because when he introduces himself as Tom Ash, they think he means Thomas! He hasn't got a lisp, by the way, but does support Crystal Palace. Cristina M as Office Administrator Cristina was born next to the Black Sea in Constanta and has resided in Germany team and now joined the WMYOB team. All of this has helped in her ambition to learn as many new languages as possible! Bookkeeping, accounting and tax Rasa R. as Senior Manager Home for Rasa is Lithuania, where she achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a MSc in Business Innovations. She is ACCA qualified. Rasa likes travelling, skiing, parachute-jumping, volleyball and Formula 1 (not all at the same time, we suppose). Tamas S. as Senior Account Manager Home for Tamas is Lviv in Ukraine, where he achieved a Master's Degree in Accounting and Audit. He has an internationally recognised professional status in accounting and finance (MAAT). Asked what he likes most and he replied – Christmas and kebabs. Whether simultaneously isn’t disclosed. The most fun he has is with his three children, whom he describes as “monsters”… Olga D. as Senior Account Manager Olga is from Latvia, where she studied Business Administration. She juggles full-time work with studying for her professional qualifications – as well as family, husband and son! She’s passionate about numbers, but also loves yoga, travelling, dance, reading and painting. Arilda S. as Junior Accountant Before joining us in 2015, Arilda achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy. Originally from Albania, Arilda sees being part of WMYOB family as providing a great opportunity both for her career and her work-life balance. Arilda loves swimming and reading (we assume not at the same time). Her maxim is “never get so busy in making a living that you forget to make a life”! Edyta M. as Bookkeeper Edyta comes from Poland, where she achieved a degree in Economics. As well as being a bookkeeper, Edyta is a mother, student, school fundraiser and book-lover. You might also imagine from her photo that she is known for her sense of humour… Diana C. as Bookkeeper Diana hails from Romania and kindly describes the WMYOB Team as “Just awesome!”. She has a talent for picking up new languages easily and next on her list to learn is Chinese. Elena A. as Bookkeeper/Office Administrator Elena hails from Romania and has a love of traversing around the world. She says her favourite place she has been so far has been Israel and next on the 'bucket list' appears to be Egypt. Cristina I. as Bookkeeper Cristina is an AAT qualified accountant. When not at work she loves to travel - exploring and discovering new places and experiences. She also loves gardening - only when the UK weather permits though! Thomas V. as Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant Tom is a recent Graduate from University of Warwick, having achieved a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics. When not behind the numbers you can normally find him playing football or cycling! Sara F. as Bookkeeper Sara enjoys nothing more than travelling to new places, often picking up her back-pack with no plans at all! She has so far adopted this approach in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Italy - luckily for us she manages to find her way back home each time! Anastasiya M. as Bookkeeper Anastasiya loves to travel and has explored all the lovely places within Bulgaria where she is originally from. She loves to meet new people and welcomes the opportunities and challenges that travelling throws at her. Julija G. as Junior Accountant Julija has a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Essex. Perhaps unsurprisingly, her best subject at school was maths. These days, when not working, her passion is for travelling. Maria G. as Bookkeeper Maria, from Spain, enjoys nothing more than spending her time laughing and enjoying the company of her family, including her new baby, and friends. When time allows, she can be found travelling and finding as many beaches to relax on as possible! Madara R. as Bookkeeper Home for Madara is Latvia, where she has set herself the challenge to ensure she enjoys at least one new thing everyday! Elena C. as Accounts Assistant Elena comes from Romania, where she achieved a Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting. She is often found trying out new activities, she has so far checked off kayaking, mountain climbing and skiing from her list - next up is apparently parachute-jumping! Ernesta I. as Bookkeeper Ernesta came to the UK in 2014 from Lithuania having achieved a degree in Business Economics there. She spends most of her spare time either running around after her daughter, or running around in the gym! Rufus H. as Accounts Assistant Rufus studied Computer Science at University of Bath and has always loved all things numbers and was disappointed to learn that there were areas of mathematics that involved less of them! He is a huge Liverpool fan and can boast that he has scored at Anfield; 3 times in fact. Silvia J. as Production/Accounts Assistant Silvia from Moldova achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and a MSc in Financial -Banking Management. You’d think she would have had enough of numbers by the end of the working day, but numbers are her thing – she loves puzzles, especially those involving logic, like Sudoku. Seakhy L. as Accounts Assistant Seakhy came to the UK from Cambodia in 2018, having completed her Association of Charter Certified Accountant courses and gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting there. She then achieved a Master's Degree in Investment and Finance at Middlesex University here in London. She kindly describes WMYOB as her second home and family. She tells us she loves Ice Skating - but is still mastering how to stay on one's feet… Geanina N. as Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant Geanina, who achieved a Master's Degree in Accounting Informatic Systems in Romania, loves to travel so she can learn about different places, people and cultures; her mantra is that “Life is short and world is wide!” Lidia A. as Bookkeeper Lidia, who comes from Moldova, has Bookkeeping and Accounting certificates from the Newham College in London. Since arriving to London, she has added two parrots to her family! Emily G. as Assistant Accountant Emily, based in Leeds, is currently studying Business Management & Accounting. She has a passion for Classic Japanese cars and therefore you may see her during the summer cruising round in her 1992 Toyota MR2! Emily also shares her home with 2 bunnies called Beatrice and Clive, a Miniature Jack Russel - Lillie and a cat called Magic! Victoria L. as Accounts Assistant Victoria originally came to the UK from Latvia to study Marketing, until she was persuaded by the WMYOB team to give Production Accounting a go - something it turns out she is rather good at too! In her spare time, she'll likely be found practicing Yoga or spending time with her family! Anna S. as Assistant Accountant Anna loves all things nature, and is often found hiking and camping with her family. And if her family of five weren't keeping her busy enough, she has added a Beagle named Hunter to the mix and 44 indoor plants to attend to! PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING Silva A. as Head of Film & TV Silva comes from Latvia but has been at WMYOB in London since 2012. She throws herself into travelling and sports with the same enthusiasm she brings to her number-crunching (which, apparently, she enjoys!). Beatriz S. as Senior Production Account Manager Beatriz comes from Spain, having achieved a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business Administration there. She loves travelling and sports, plus meeting people and helping others, which is why she loves working at WMYOB, where we are at the service of our clients and can help them in every way we can. She loves the close relationship we have with our clients and our flexibility which mirrors her own lifestyle and means she couldn’t be more proud of the values we represent and our way of working. Isabella M. as Production Account Manager Isabella comes from Italy, where she achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Specialist Degree in Professional Business Consulting and completed her Chartered Accountant exams. She has been in the UK for 3 years. Working at WMYOB gives her the opportunity to learn and be herself. Karolina J. as Production Account Manager Karolina juggles work with being a busy mum – to a cat and dog as well as a daughter! – but still finds time to go to gigs and rock music festivals… Baiba D. as Assistant Production Accountant Originally from Latvia, before moving to the UK for 10 years, Baiba now finds herself working from British Columbia in Canada. She loves working at WMYOB sighting the desire to always find a solution and the friendly working environment as just two of the reasons for this. And when not working, Baiba can be found on the ski slopes and hiking around the mountains - and avoiding grizzlies. Daniela D. as Assistant Production Accountant Daniela joined WMYOB in 2019, having previously achieved a Bachelor's Degree Public Accounting. When not at work Daniela can be found swimming and smashing aces on the Tennis Court. Silvia J. as Production/Accounts Assistant Silvia from Moldova achieved a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and a MSc in Financial - Banking Management. You’d think she would have had enough of numbers by the end of the working day, but numbers are her thing – she loves puzzles, especially those involving logic, like Sudoku. Lucy P. as Production Account Manager Lucy went to Arts Educational Stage School before moving into the world of Accounting soon after. As a child she danced with the Kirov Ballet in Russia - performing as the mouse in the English National Ballet's production of 'The Nutcracker' - although she wants to make this clear this was a long time ago! She mostly loves a family road trip to nowhere in particular! Payroll and pensions Khrystyna N. as Head of Payroll Originally from Ukraine, Khrystyna achieved an MBA in Business Administration. She has been with the company for over 7 years and has been involved in every division of the business but has now settled as Head of Payroll and Business Development. Jasmine A. as Payroll Manager/Commercial Assistant Manager Jasmine is a CIPP certified Payroll Technician and she also has AAT Level 2 qualification. Born in the UK, Jasmine loves all kinds of Latin dancing and performs with a Bachata Dance team. Anastasia P. as Senior Payroll Administrator The sky’s the limit for Anastasia, who joined us in 2018, having achieved a Bachelor's Degree in International Economics. Having done bungee-jumping from a 40m bridge, Skydiving in Cornwall and parachuting, she’s aiming to jump from higher buildings and mountains… Julie T. as Payroll Assistant When not found in Sunny Hastings, Julie will likely be travelling. She has even volunteered on a game reserve in South Africa where she helped rescue and take care of a orphaned Rhino calf. Elizabeth T. as Payroll and Commercial Assistant Lizzie studied Psychology at University of Kent, but promises not to read any minds! She loves how close the team is and when not spending time at work will be found walking her 3 dogs at the beach. Gabrielle F. as Payroll Assistant Home is East Sussex, but from choice, Gabrielle's to be found in exotic places like Bali, Borneo, Iceland - and has even trekked across the Jordanian desert for charity. She's looking out for the next challenge! It services and support Stuart S. as IT Technical Support Officer Stuart has been with the Company since Day One. Famed for his spectacular hairstyle and his love of Goth Music, having produced it, played in bands, and - rumour has it – even his voice has been heard on some tracks!