Meet the Panthera Accounting team



Tory is a Chartered Management Accountant who qualified with CIMA in 2006. Tory grew up in Hampshire and studied at Pembroke College, Oxford. She trained whilst working in industry for Nestle Waters and for the University of Oxford, and went into practice to share those skills with a wider audience. She lives in Grove with her husband, 2 daughters, 3 dogs and a cat.

Vikki Fielden MAAT

Assistant Accountant

Vikki worked as assistant accountant for KJ Dunn & Co for over 15 years and came into the Panthera business when the two companies merged in 2014. Her considerable experience with sole traders is an invaluable asset to the Panthera team. Vikki is qualified as a full member of AAT and she is also a Brownie leader in her spare time.

Chris Jenkins


Chris is one of our external partners who we bring in to advise clients on strategic planning, business sale and acquisition, and legal issues. He has a wealth of experience as a Chartered Secretary and First Tier Tax tribunal member. Chris is now retired from full time working but previously was the Managing Director of Hamlie Hopkins Pearce, a management consultancy practice.

Gemma Moore


Gemma started at Panthera as a free-lance book-keeper and was made a permanent member of staff in 2014. She is regularly out and about seeing clients and picking up or dropping off their books. She has gained much of her experience working in hospitality accounting.

Alexsandra Vermaak AAT

Practice Accountant

Dee Sheppard


Dee is a book keeper with over twenty five years experience working for small local businesses. Dee lives in East Hagbourne with her husband, two sons and daughter. 

Lauren Davies

Client Account Manager

Lauren Davies joined the Panthera Team in May 2021. Lauren is a Client Account Manager and is responsible for looking after her portfolio of clients day-to-day, answering queries, writing year end accounts and working out their tax obligations. Lauren is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW.

Mandi Ndebele ATT

Practice Accountant

Mandi joined Panthera Accounting in January 2018, following previous experience as an expatriate tax advisor for a big 4 firm. Mandi is a qualified member of the Association of Taxation Technicians, and holds a first class honours degree in Finance and Accounting. Mandi grew up in Brighton, and has recently moved to Oxfordshire to settle down with her husband.

Mandi is currently on maternity leave looking after her new baby, and that Lauren is looking after her client portfolio.

Pip Abraham


Pip joined the Panthera Team in December 2018. She is an experienced administrator with training in a wide range of office administration tasks. With her four children now grown up, she is spending her free time travelling the world.

Richard Towens

Trainee Accountant

Richard worked as an Accounts Assistant before joining Panthera. He is currently studying towards obtaining the ACCA qualification, having obtained full membership with AAT in July 2019. In his spare time Richard enjoys keeping fit and going on city breaks