Neil Johnson


Neil joined Bryden Johnson in 1986  having completed four years training  at KPMG and is a Fellow of the  Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Neil became a partner in 1990 and is  a registered auditor.

Working with a wide range of clients,  from start ups to groups of companies  with a £30 million turnover, Neil  ensures that his clients have a clear  understanding of their business’s  performance and how they can  achieve their short and long term aims.

He enjoys working closely with his  clients, some of whom he is worked  with for over 30 years, in order to fully  understand the needs of the business.  Neil provides practical and insightful  solutions to help meet both their  financial and personal goals.

Neil specialises in the hospitality and  charitable sectors and has an interest  in financial modelling, business  valuations and financial coaching.

Jackie Wilding

Managing Director

A Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, Jackie joined  Bryden Johnson as a trainee in 1980, becoming Partner in 2003. Recently  Jackie celebrated her 40-year anniversary at Bryden Johnson and became  Managing Director in 2020.

Jackie works closely as a trusted advisor to her clients, encouraging them  through each stage of their businesses journey, and supporting them in their business and personal aspirations. She is passionate about delivering a service  that meets each client’s unique business needs, providing clarity, professional  advice, and a guiding hand at every stage.

Jackie has a wealth of experience working with owner managed business  and understands fully the challenges of each of her clients.

Jackie works extensively with a diverse group of businesses including  professional services, education and specialises in the construction industry

Sean Dorman


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

Sean has played a pivotal role in the shift to digital accounting, supporting our clients as they move into  the digital age. Sean takes the lead in Bryden Johnson’s digital offering, establishing the latest technology  to empower clients and enable them to identify with clarity what they want to achieve, providing practical,  tailored solutions that adapt and evolve as each businessgrows.

Establishing long term relationships is important to Sean and he takes the time to get to know every aspect  of a client’s business, becoming a trusted confidant and adviser providing timely advice and motivation.

Sean has a broad portfolio covering media, marketing and technology; property and the healthcare sector,  and works with a variety of clients from start-ups to established groups.