After graduating in Economics at Liverpool University Brian spent 18 years with KPMG. He left KPMG to open the Liverpool Office of a regional accounting firm in 1998 and then led its growth as it became one of Merseyside's leading advisory firms.
Brian set up Vanguard Corporate Finance in February 2007 to enable him to concentrate on working directly with clients.
Brian joined Mitchell Charlesworth as Partner in 2011, with the creation of MC Vanguard Corporate Finance, following the merger of Mitchell Charlesworth Corporate Finance and Vanguard Corporate Finance.
He has completed a wide range of Corporate Finance transactions over the years including acquisitions, disposals, MBO/MBI and fundraising. Brian also works as a strategic advisor with companies looking to grow shareholder value with many of these clients preparing for exit in the medium term.
Away from the office Brian is a board member of Merseyside Special Investment Fund and Liverpool Chamber of Commerce as well as a member of the Board of Governors at Liverpool John Moores University.