Meet our leadership team

Meet our Group leadership team

Our leadership team is proud to be part of building our collaborative Azets culture

Drawing on their broad industry experience, they collaborate with our teams to create innovative services that help our clients achieve their ambitions. They recognise that time is a scarce commodity, ensuring that investment in all our services will drive our purpose – to improve the clients of our colleagues, our clients and our communities in a sustainable way.


Our leaders and what our culture and values mean to them

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Vidar Bekken, Group Chief Technology Officer

To me being dynamic means having the ability to change quickly and adapt to new possibilities and client needs. This, in turn, helps to create a business culture that is sustenance over time.



Beth Crosier, Group Chief Financial Officer

We’re building something really special at Azets, and I’m excited to be part of that journey. Our colleagues work hard to build lasting relationships with our clients, which means we are able to provide personal service built on care and providing the right help and advice at the right time.



Jeremy Fearnley, Group Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

My team works closely with our leaders to find ways to add to our unique market proposition. To be the leading advisor and provider of professional and outsourced services, we are interested in acquiring groups which share our vision for talent development, exceptional service provision, a culture of innovation and for making work fun. If this resonates, please get in touch.


Chris Horne, Chief Executive Officer

We take time to educate, support and develop our people, who in turn provide clever, commercially focussed advice and access to their connections to help our clients and their businesses succeed, who pay the going rate for great advice. Repeat.


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Claire Jepras, Group Chief People Officer

I am very excited to join Azets and to lead its people functions into the next phase of growth. Like most people, I am nervous about starting a new role in a new company, but the interactions I have had with the team from Azets so far have been really positive and everyone has made me feel very welcome. I am committed to delivering a people agenda which will support the five-year Pathway strategy and ensures Azets is a great place to work, where colleagues can be themselves and achieve their career ambitions.

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Olav Lindberg, Group Chief Growth Officer

Ambitious growth is important at Azets! We are in a unique position to serve customers through collaboration between countries and business units. It is exciting to see how Azets as an organisation are able to create opportunities for growth among our customers through high quality services, advisory and technology.

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Aase Aamdal Lundgaard, Non-Executive Director

I am really excited about the opportunity to become part of the Azets team. High quality accounting, tax, audit, advisory and business services are essential to build a sustainable business environment for the future. To be able to impact the way forward to fulfil Azets mission really inspires me.



Dawn Marriott, Non-Executive Director

I’m incredibly proud to be part of Azets. We are passionate about making a difference to our clients to help them achieve their ambitions. At our heart we are a people business; hiring, developing and retaining people with a collaborative and engaging mindsight who live our values. Our culture is incredibly special, I would love to tell you why….


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Jamie Radford, Group General Counsel

I love the fact that I get to work with talented dynamic people who strive for the best for our clients to help them grow their business and to improve their lives. It’s a privilege to be a part of a business with such a clear focus on its people and to see the value of that focus result in such a good outcome for both the business and its clients.

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Melanie Richards CBE, Chair 

I’m pleased to have joined a successful and fast-growing business as we embark on its next growth phase. I’m very much looking forward to working with Chris and the executive team to achieve our ambitions. Azets is a purpose-driven business and I am energised by the opportunity to establish the Group’s leading market position and strong platform for future growth 

Learn more about our regional leadership team here.