Lynne Blakey appointed Director at Tilney Smith & Williamson’s advisory consulting practice in Bristol

Lynne Blakey

Tilney Smith & Williamson, the leading wealth management and professional services group which is set to re-brand to Evelyn Partners in the summer, has continued to bolster its Advisory Consulting practice within its professional services division by appointing Lynne Blakey as a Director in its Bristol office.

Lynne has 20 years’ experience in practice across restructuring, advisory, audit, risk and internal audit. Most recently she spent four years in industry as Head of Finance at the Newt, a high-growth, country estate-based business in Somerset that operates across multiple sectors. Prior to that, she worked at KMPG in Bristol for 15 years where she supported clients with a wide spectrum of projects including turnaround, cash flow management performance improvement, accelerated sale processes, business planning, strategic risk and process/control improvement.

Throughout her career, Lynne has worked across a wide variety of businesses in terms of both business size and sector with specialisms in hospitality, retail, construction and manufacturing.

Tilney Smith & Williamson’s Advisory Consulting practice supports businesses in a range of situations, from companies experiencing underperformance to successful businesses looking to further optimise and grow.

Claire Burden, who leads Tilney Smith & Williamson’s national Advisory Consulting practice commented: “I am delighted to welcome Lynne to the Advisory Consulting team at Tilney Smith & Williamson. As we continue to grow the practice ahead of our re-brand to Evelyn Partners, Lynne brings valuable industry experience, commercial acumen and a good understanding of the challenges businesses face on a day-to-day basis. Lynne’s appointment will enable us to support even more clients.”

Lynne added: “I am delighted to be joining Claire and the Advisory Consulting team at Tilney Smith & Williamson. I really enjoy working with companies to help them reach their potential and look forward to the challenges and opportunities to do that within my new role.”

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