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Meet the Team - Horsham

Peter Collins

Managing Partner


Phone: (0)1403 254322

Office: Horsham

About Peter

Having been a partner with the firm since 1996, I have been advising a wide range of corporate and personal clients from a broad cross section of industry sectors, covering commercial strategy, profit extraction policy and tax planning. I have particular interest in the Motor Industry, manufacturing and property development and investment.

I am also the managing partner with responsibility for overall operation of the firm, from marketing strategy to overseeing quality control, as part of my role as Ethics partner.

Outside of the firm, I am a governor at the Brighton & Hove High School, which is part of the GDST, a leading independent day school for girls and I also still enjoy playing competitive sport; mainly Cricket, Hockey and Golf.

Matt Cleghorn



Phone: (0)1403 254322

Office: Horsham

About Matt

Matt has many years' experience advising SMEs, larger companies and not-for-profit organisations. He acts for companies in the pharmaceutical, estate management, property development, motor and IT sectors as well as advising a number of Charities and other not-for-profit entities.

As well as ensuring Corporates and Charities are meeting their compliance obligations, Matt particularly enjoys working with start-ups and established businesses to help them plan and maximise their business, wealth and personal aspirations through a combination of tax planning and strategy development.

After gaining an honours degree in Biomedical Sciences from Southampton University, Matt went on to train as a Chartered Accountant with BDO Stoy Hayward and later worked for a top 40 firm in London for a number of years.

Matt joined Hartley Fowler as a Partner in 2012 in the Horsham office, and is responsible for a varied portfolio of clients. In his spare time Matt likes to keep fit and participates in various physical challenges, such as the 'three peaks challenge', he also participates in a range of sporting activities including tennis, cycling and golf.

Francesca Brooks

Taxation Manager


Phone: (0)1403 254322

Office: Horsham

About Francesca

Francesca completed a degree in Environmental Science at the University of Brighton, before deciding on a career in taxation. Francesca began her career in 2004 with a small Sussex practice, providing an invaluable experience on all aspects of tax compliance while specialising in owner managed businesses.

Francesca joined Hartley Fowler in 2015 and is responsible for a varied portfolio and can provide tax planning advice and support to a wide range of clients including individuals, businesses and charities.

Outside of work, Francesca's interests are wildlife, culture, sustainability and the environment.

Glynn Halls

Accounts Manager


Phone: (0)1403 254322

Office: Horsham

About Glynn

Glynn is ATT qualified and started his taxation career in the private banking sector in 1990. He has gone on to gain experience in a variety of tax roles within private banking, industry, specialist tax software training, as well as general practice within accountancy firms.

Glynn joined Hartley Fowler in 2005 and was promoted to the position of Tax Manager at the Horsham Office in 2009. His role encompasses carrying out tax compliance for both personal and corporate clients, as well as working with the firm’s Partners with regard to providing clients' with appropriate taxation advice. In addition, Glynn works closely with Hartley Fowler's payroll department, providing guidance and support.

Outside of work Glynn is kept very busy by his wife and two children, finding some time to socialise with friends and is an avid book reader.

Horsham Office:

44 Springfield Road
West Sussex
RH12 2PD


T: 01403 254322

F: 01403 266498

Hartley Fowler Chartered Accountants are a firmly established company with many years experience. We work for a range of clients of many sizes from different industry niches, offering a reliable, independent service whatever your business needs.

The benefit of our local offices means that we can offer the personal touch, with access to one of our partners whenever it is required. Our team of expert financial experts and business accountants act rapidly, responding to your needs, and with our office in Springfield Road, close to the centre of Horsham, Hartley Fowler is conveniently local for many of its clients.

Our chartered accountants in Horsham offer a range of services; local businesses rely on us for everything from bookkeeping and management accounts to corporate tax accountant services. We also work for the not for profit sector, offering advice on all aspects of finance including charity taxation. Our services for private clients include inheritance tax planning, wills and trusts and international tax solutions. Contact us on 01403 254322 or by email: to find out more about how we can help.

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