Total Financial Wellbeing

The team

The Partners

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Nigel Green

Nigel trained with a firm of Chartered Accountants in Harrow and following a stint with Coopers and Lybrand in the Middle East, returned to England to found Green & Co in September 1989. He believes that our clients have remarkable skills within their own trade and professions and sees our role in their business as that of a close advisor to maximise their time and investment.

Nigel also has significant experience in assisting clients in grooming their businesses for succession and sale.


Shailen Patel

Shailen Patel

Shailen qualified in 1984 after serving a training contract with Berke Fine, a medium sized firm in Croydon. He joined KPMG’s London office with a view to expanding his audit and client management skills and was involved in large system based audits of multi-national companies.

After a very rewarding 4 years with KPMG Shailen joined Jaye & Co in Croydon. They became part of the GBJ family in August 2001.


Jon Hillier

Jon Hillier

Jon qualified as an ACCA with a firm of Chartered Accountants on the south coast. He joined GBJ in 2008 and has 15 years’ experience in practice.

He specialises in providing accountancy services and associated taxation advice to owner managed businesses. Jon is also responsible for several audits, including medium sized companies and charities.


Our Business Team

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Jerry Austin

Jerry was educated at Morrisons Academy in Crieff, Scotland. He qualified in 1973 as a Chartered Accountant with a City of London practice. Jerry joined Rushton Osborne in 1977 and became a partner in 1980. He currently manages the integration of Rushton Osborne into GBJ following the merger in November 2014.