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The VTAS Team

The key members of the team who deliver the services are:
 

Anne A. Laing CA - Chief Executive
Anne has a professional office background and has been Head of Authorised Corporate Director services at Valu-Trac since the service launched. She qualified as a member of ICAS in 1983 and has been working in financial services in compliance and accounting since 1995. She is a registered auditor authorised by ICAS. Anne is an executive director of Valu-Trac Investment Management Limited and the Chief Executive.
David Fraser FCCA - Head of Administration Services
David joined Valu-Trac in December 2010. Previously working in General Practice with Frame Kennedy & Forrest (2001 - 2005) and with Ritsons (2005 - 2010), both of which are independent chartered accountancy firms. He qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) during April 2010.

David obtained a BA in Accounting and Finance from Heriot-Watt University in 2001.
David Williams - Delegated Operations - Client Manager
David joined Valu-Trac in September 2016. Previously he was Head of Distribution at Host Capital. Prior to that he was Business Development Manager at both T. Bailey and WAY Fund Managers (now Fund Partners) and comes with a wealth of experience in the hosted ACD industry spanning over ten years.

Before joining WAY in 2006 he spent five years at JP Morgan Chase and a further three years at Liverpool Victoria.
Sandy Howie - Manager, Withholding Tax and Treasury Oversight
Sandy joined Valu-Trac in November 2018. He previously worked for Moray Council providing Technical Support to the Customer Services Team. Prior to this he worked for Royal Bank of Scotland for 29 years.
David E. Smith CA - Manager of Fund Financial Accounting & Taxation
David joined Valu-Trac in June 2016 on a summer placement and permanently in June 2017. David has completed an HNC in accountancy at Moray college UHI and a MA in Accountancy and Finance at the University of Aberdeen. David obtained a first class honours degree and was awarded straight A's in the honours years receiving multiple awards from the university including the prize for best honours student in accountancy.

David completed a training contract with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland supported by Valu-Trac's status as an ICAS training firm and became a Chartered Accountant in September 2021.

Michelle Fraser - Assistant Manager of Fund Financial Accounting
Michelle joined Valu-Trac in April 2020. She has over 12 years accountancy experience gained working in a local accountancy practice and is currently working towards her ACCA qualification.
Diane Hamill - Financial Accounts Assistant
Diane joined Valu-trac in October 2020. She has over 30 years experience in working within Finance and Accounting environments.
Paul Deans - Trainee Financial Accountant
Paul joined Valu-Trac in May 2021. He graduated from Heriot-Watt university with a BA in Accounting and Finance. While studying he gained experience working in customer service. He will be training with ICAS to become a Chartered Accountant.
Joanne Taylor FCCA - Governance and Compliance Manager
Joanne joined Valu-Trac in January 2019. She qualified with ACCA in February 2015 and has gained experience working in a variety of sectors including: public, private and the third sector (charities and voluntary organisations). Joanne brings a love of all things policy and procedural.
Natalie McBain - Senior Compliance Assistant
Natalie joined Valu-Trac in October 2018 after working within an accountancy practice. Whilst gaining experience in a practice she also started studying through ACCA.
Jade Paton - Compliance Trainee
Jade joined Valu-Trac in October 2020.
Alasdair Dennis CA - Fund Operations Manager
Alasdair joined Valu-Trac in 2011. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a BSc Honours in Mathematics and Physics.

Alasdair is training with the Institute of Chartered Accountants to become a Chartered Accountant.
James Brown - Fund Accounting Manager
James joined Valu-Trac on August 1st 2011 from Caley Fisheries in Peterhead where he had been involved in the administration and accounting for fishing vessel partnerships and companies since 2001. He had previously worked in similar roles with Smith Maritime and Shore Hydraulics and had also a years work experience with BP/Britoil whilst at University.

James is a graduate of the Robert Gordon University of Aberdeen where he obtained a BA (Hons) in Business Studies in 1991. He is currently studying towards the ACCA qualification.
Samantha Norcross - LEAD Fund Accountant
Samantha joined Valu-Trac in May 2015.  Samantha has worked in professional bookkeeping and accounting offices so joins Valu-Trac with a good discipline and grounding in accounting.
Stephen Lawson - LEAD Fund Accountant
Stephen joined Valu-Trac in July 2017. Previously worked as site accountant in Food industry. He has a good grounding in accountancy and administration with over twenty years experience.
Steven Morrison - LEAD Fund Accountant
Steven joined Valu-Trac during February 2015. Having achieved 6 highers while at the The Gordon Schools, Huntly he has continued studying towards a Higher national qualification in Accountancy at North-East College in Aberdeen.
He is about to enrol for the ACCA qualification
Kelly Forsyth - LEAD Fund Accountant
Having completed her secondary education, Kelly joined Valu-Trac during May 2014. Her studies at Keith Grammar School were 8 Highers, including Business Management and Administration.

Kelly then went on to gain experience at a local solicitor whilst completing a SVQ in Business Administration, before re-joining the team in April 2019.
Lynne Scott LL.B FCCA - Senior Fund Accountant
Lynne joined Valu-Trac in July 2016.  She previously worked as a Practice Manager in an independent chartered accountancy firm which was also a subsidiary of Carnegie Knox Ltd. 

After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1997 as a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) she moved to the accountancy profession and qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) during September 2009.
Marian Conti - Senior Fund Accountant
Professional office background in accountancy and investor services.  Experienced in administration of equity, bond and hedge funds.
Kieran Darroch - Senior Fund Accountant
Kieran joined Valu-Trac in September 2017 having completed an HNC in accountancy. Whilst studying Kieran gained employment experience within the food industry. Kieran has a training contract with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland supported by Valu-Trac's status as an ICAS training firm.
Lauren Edwards - Senior Fund Accountant
Lauren joined Valu-Trac in June 2017. She previously completed an HND in accountancy before going on to complete BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance. Whilst studying Lauren gained employment experience within the food industry.
Lucy Redfern - Senior Fund Accountant
Lucy joined Valu-Trac in November 2017 having completed a BA (hons) in Accounting and Finance at Moray College UHI. Whilst studying she also gained professional experience in a local accounting office.
Shaun Thomson - Senior Fund Accountant
Shaun joined Valu-Trac in April 2018 whilst completing an HND in accountancy. Whilst studying Shaun gained employment experience in the food industry.
Lucy Greatholder - Senior Fund Accountant
Lucy joined Valu-Trac in January 2018 after graduating from Robert Gordon University with BA Accounting and Finance in December 2017. Alongside studying towards this qualification she gained valuable employment experience in the food manufacturing industry.
Scott Crawford - Senior Fund Accountant
Scott joined Valu-Trac in September 2018. He is currently studying at the Open University towards a BA Honours in Business Management - Accounting. Previously he worked in the construction industry and as a greenkeeper in Austria.
Elizabeth Hanna - Fund Accountant
Elizabeth joined Valu-Trac in May 2018 having completed a BA Accounting and Finance. She has work experience with Johnston Carmichael and a small independent firm based in Nairn.
Sarah Craven - Fund Accountant
Sarah joined Valu-Trac in November 2019. She comes with experience in accounts fields from Solicitors offices, estates and property. Qualified as a SOLAS Law Accountant in 2008 and CIH Level 3 Certificate in Letting and Managing Residential Property in October 2017.
Shamaila Ali - Fund Accountant
Shamaila joined Valu-Trac in January 2019, having gained a First Class Degree in BA (HONS) Applied Social Sciences at Robert Gordon University. Prior to this she has worked for Aegon, Scottish Widows and Lloyds Banking Group.
Julie Vandalli-Nixon - Fund Accountant
Julie joined Valu-Trac in March 2020 after working at a firm of chartered accountants. Prior to this she gained 14 years experience working at a stockbrokers. She brings good understanding and knowledge of the industry and is AAT qualified.
Michael Watson - Fund Accountant
Michael Joined valu trac in January 2020 after previously working as an accounts assistant at RItsons Chartered Accountants for 2 and a half years.
He has completed his AAT level 2 qualification and is working towards AAT level 3 in the future.
David Horscraft - Fund Accountant
David Joined Valu-Trac in March 2020 after previously working for Northern Trust and Aon in Guernsey. He was a Trainee Fund Accountant at Northern Trust responsible for preparing accounts. Previously at Aon David was a Financial Accounts Assistant. Maintaining cashbooks, where he started his training towards FIA (formerly CAT) which is part of ACCA. Both roles provided David with valuable client facing experience.
Amy Manson - Fund Accountant
Amy joined Valu-Trac in January 2021 after obtaining her HND in accounting from Moray College. While studying she gained valuable customer facing employment experience working in retail.
Rachael Stewart - Fund Accountant
Rachael joined Valu-Trac in August 2020 having completed a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance at Moray College UHI. Whilst studying Rachael gained employment experience within the food industry.
Bruce Henderson - Fund Accountant
Bruce joined Valu-Trac in July 2019 after completing his secondary education at Keith Grammar School, obtaining 5 Highers and an Advanced Higher in Mathematics.
Finlay Nicol - Fund Accountant
Finlay joined Valu-Trac in January 2021 after previously working for a firm of chartered accountants. He has completed his AAT level 2 qualification and is coming towards the end of his level 3 exams. He hopes to complete his AAT exams in the near future.
Rachel Taylor - Fund Accountant
Rachel joined Valu-Trac in August 2020. Having previously worked at local firm of chartered accountants, Rachel has a background in bookkeeping and VAT, working mostly with the agricultural sector and gained an HND in Accountancy at Moray College.
Lauren Russell - Fund Accountant
Lauren joined Valu-Trac in March 2021. Lauren had previously worked for a firm of chartered accountants after leaving school in 2019. Lauren hopes to progress with accountancy studies in the near future.
Calum Todd - Trainee Fund Accountant
Calum joined Valu-Trac in January 2021 after graduating with an honours degree in Accounting & Finance from the Robert Gordon University. While studying Calum gained valuable customer facing experience while working in retail.
Heather Maclean - Trainee Fund Accountant
Heather joined Valu-Trac in March 2021 after a successful retail management career. Heather has a keen interest in finance and accounting and after studying Accountancy at college, Heather is looking to expand her knowledge and skills and work towards an AAT qualification in the future.
Courtney Sutherland - Trainee Fund Accountant
Courtney joined Valu-Trac in July 2019. Previous experience in customer service and sales with a hospitality background.
Michelle Mather - Trainee Settlements Administrator
Michelle joined Valu-Trac in August 2020 after working for a local leisure organisation. She previously worked for Swale Borough Council (Kent) for 5 years providing administrative support to the Revenues and Benefits Teams. Prior to this she worked in the NHS Business Services Authority for a number of years as a Customer Contact Officer and also for Barclays Bank PLC as a Lead Cashier.
Matthew Duncan - Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive
Matthew joined Valu-Trac in October 2020. He holds an MA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Aberdeen. After graduating Matthew worked as an Advisor at the Scottish Parliament and served seven years as an elected councillor on Aberdeen City Council. After working for several years in the recruitment industry, Matthew joined Valu-Trac where his role is to assist our Chief Executive Anne A. Laing.
Gillian Bell - Company Accountant
Gillian joined Valu-Trac in September 2015. She holds an HND in Accounting and is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. She has extensive experience in customer service and administration. For over 10 years she volunteered with the Moray branch of Riding for the Disabled and was treasurer for 4 years.
Gillian returned to Valu-Trac in December 2019 bringing with her valuable experience gained at a local accountancy firm, dealing with book-keeping, preparation of VAT returns and the preparation of accounts for a wide variety of individuals and companies, amongst other things. She is also a founding member and treasurer of Friends of Dr Grays, a non-profit organisation, based at Dr Grays Hospital.

Carola Logan - Finance Manager
Carola joined Valu-Trac in April 2018 after returning from Sheffield where she was employed as a Finance Manager for DBL Logistics. Originally from Berlin, where she trained as a banker.
David P Smith - Accounting Assistant
David joined the Valu-Trac team at the start of November 2016. He has many years experience of working in professional accounting practice and most recently in the cash room of a local law firm.
Janine Ashton-Brown - Head of Treasury
Janine joined Valu-Trac in June 2017, after moving north to be with family. She has more than 30 years' experience in accounting environments and has a good all round knowledge of accounting practices.
Ummu Aniff - Treasury Accountant
Ummu joined the Valu-Trac team in October 2018, after completing a Honors Degree in Accounting and Finance at Moray College UHI.
Rebecca Robinson - Executive Assistant
Rebecca joined Valu-Trac in 2005. Previously she worked for British Nuclear Fuels Limited and British Telecom.
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