Thriving Swansea Chartered Accountants hires additional expertise to support continued rapid growth

Gerald Thomas Chartered Accountants, an established accountants and business advisory firm in Swansea, has hired eight new staff members, with two marking a significant boost to its wealth management department.

As the company continues to enjoy rapid growth, Simon James and Josie Francis join the firm’s wealth management division, with a further four joining the accounts and taxation teams, whilst two are added to the administrative departments.

In the firm’s wealth management department, Simon joins as a wealth management director and Josie joins as a wealth management administrator. Simon previously worked for well-known financial advisory firms including Coutts & Co, Chase de Vere and Hargreaves Lansdown. Josie boasts a 35 year career with HSBC.

Simon James, newly appointed wealth management director, said:

“I am delighted to be joining the firm at this critical time in its growth and I look forward to helping drive forward its growing wealth management division. Being surrounded by so many experienced and ambitious individuals is an exciting feeling – and I am confident that my expertise will be of great help to Gerald Thomas.”

John Evans, senior partner, Gerald Thomas, added:

“I am very pleased with the new additions to our firm. Gerald Thomas has the potential to expand and grow beyond any expectations set before us – and we took extra care to only hire individuals who would help in that regard. I believe that with our new staff we’ll be able to provide an exceptional service for even more clients in the future.”