Neil Johnson


Before joining the practice in 1986, Neil spent four years training at KPMG giving him a thorough grounding in finance and business, which has developed to meet the needs of modern business ever since.

Neil’s depth and breadth of experience in dealing with owner-managed businesses means that clients benefit from a fully-integrated approach to finance. In recent years Neil has developed his role as a Financial Coach, where he works closely with his clients’ management teams to provide incisive and pertinent financial and business advice.

Neil also specialises in:

  • Business and Company valuations
  • Financial coaching
  • Detailed Financial modelling for projects

Neil, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, is a descendant of the original Johnson in Bryden Johnson.

Jackie Wilding

Managing Director

Jackie works holistically with her clients, offers Financial Coaching and is the epitome of being ‘involved’ with our clients’ businesses.

Excellent business relationships come naturally to Jackie and her clients know they can trust her to find solutions to their business problems. She has considerable expertise in resolving business, partnership and shareholder conflicts.

Jackie is highly valued for her open, friendly and down to earth manner and her ability to put everyone at ease.

Jackie is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and joined Bryden Johnson as a trainee in 1980. She was made Partner in 2003 responsible for client services and Managing Director in 2020.

Sean Dorman


Having completed a BA(Hons) in accountancy, Sean joined Bryden Johnson in 2006 as a trainee and after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2009 progressed to become Associate Partner of the firm in 2012 and now Director.

Sean thrives on working with the decision makers of start up and growing local businesses and adopts a focused and determined approach to supporting his clients. His focus is on what they want to achieve and how he can help them do it, whilst providing a personal approach to all the people he deals with.