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Meet the Team


Michael Fanning

Partner, FCCA MAAT

Michael started in accountancy in 1989 at a medium sized practice before working in London for several years. Keen to acquire his own practice he bought Henry Reeves and Co in September 2005.

Since 1989 Michael has gained a wealth of experience dealing with all types of clients from sole traders to a fully listed plc.

Outside of work Michael has a keen interest in football following a premiership club as well as Maidstone United. He also plays bass guitar in a local covers band and enjoys live music and stand up comedy.


Stuart Relf

Partner, FCCA

Stuart started his accountancy career in 1999 at an established practice in Hythe. At this practice Stuart completed his ACCA studies, passing 14 exams before becoming a fully qualified accountant in 2006.

Stuart joined Henry Reeves and Co in July 2009 as a senior manager and became a partner in 2015.

Outside of the office, Stuart enjoys working out on his Peloton, supporting Maidstone United and spending time with his 2 young children. 


Kerry French

Accountant, FMAAT

Kerry has worked at Henry Reeves & Co since 2013, during which time she has achieved her AAT qualification. She is skilled in accounts preparation, bookkeeping, payroll and Sage as well as preparing VAT returns and Tax Returns for both individuals and companies.

Along with her family, Kerry supports their local sports club where she acts as the club treasurer. 


Tom Ranford

Senior Accountant, FCCA BA Hons

Tom graduated from the University of Kent in 2003 with a BA Honours Degree in Mathematics, Accountancy and Finance. He joined Henry Reeves & Co in 2007.

He is a dedicated football fan and season ticket holder of a Premier League team. He is also a regular runner in events across the South East with several half marathons already under his belt. 


Dee Barton

Accountant, MAAT 

Dee joined Henry Reeves in 2013 after having achieved her AAT qualification in 2011. Her work primarily covers bookkeeping, sole trader and partnership accounts and VAT Returns.

Outside work Dee enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves baking cakes, which from time to time she brings into the office - much to the detriment of our waistlines.


Rachel Fanning

Office Manager

Rachel has worked for Henry Reeves & Co for around 15 years and plays a key role in keeping the business running smoothly.


Outside of work, Rachel is married to Michael and they have two teenage sons and one very energetic dog! A keen swimmer, Rachel enjoys all sports and is originally from Kansas where her family still reside just outside Kansas City. 


Hayley Godding


Hayley works in the reception area on a part-time basis and has been a valued member of the team for close to 10 years. 

When not in the office, Hayley likes spending time with her family & friends and taking her dog for long walks. 


Alex Hopson

Trainee Accountant

Alex joined Henry Reeves & Co in 2020 after starting his career at an accountancy practice in Rochester. He is currently in the final stages of his AAT qualifications. 

Outside of work Alex enjoys keeping up to date with technology and travelling to abroad. 

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