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Meet the team

Misty Nickells FCA
Misty Nickells FCAPartner and Founder
Misty is a chartered accountant with over 15 years experience working with a wide range of businesses across multiple business sectors. She began her career with a large international firm in London, before moving back to the South West, where she now works primarily with owner managed businesses and academy schools.
Graham Higgins ACA
Graham Higgins ACAPartner and Founder
Graham has a friendly, down to earth approach, which has helped him build long lasting relationships with his clients. He has a wealth of expertise working with owner managed businesses, charities and academy schools.
Dave Walker FCCA
Dave Walker FCCAConsultant Partner
Dave trained with a large firm of Chartered Accountants, qualifying in 2004. He then went on to found Sloane Walker, a highly successful firm that he ran for more than 10 years. Griffin are delighted that Sloane Walker and David have recently decided to join the team and we’re confident that our combined firm will deliver even better service for our clients.
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What our clients say about us

Griffin are very proud to have grown through referrals from our existing, satisfied clients.
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Jo Davey ACA
Jo Davey ACAAudit and Accounts Manager
Jo is the Audit and Accounts Manager at our Exeter office. She qualified with a regional firm, before moving to Griffin, where she has excelled, in delivering a fantastic service to our clients. She has a wealth of experience working with owner managed businesses, charities and academies and is a great source of knowledge for our clients.
Liam Dingle ACA
Liam Dingle ACAAudit and Accounts Manager
Liam is the Manager in charge of the Honiton Office. He has an excellent range of experience, from large regional companies requiring an audit to smaller local businesses. He is the first point of call for many of our clients and always very happy to assist with queries.
Ben Drummond MAAT
Ben Drummond MAATAccounts Senior
Ben has more than ten years experience in accounts and tax, giving him an excellent depth of experience that is invaluable to clients. He enjoys helping more junior members of the team, sharing his knowledge and know-how to ensure clients are receiving the best possible service.
Daniel Jones
Daniel JonesAccounts Senior
Daniel completed his degree in Mathematics at Aberystwyth University before spending over five years working at a regional accountancy practice in Wales. He has excellent experience assisting owner managed businesses with their accounts and tax compliance and is currently studying towards his ACCA qualification.
Babsi Drummond
Babsi DrummondAccounts Senior
Babsi has a real talent for systems and takes on much of the firm’s Xero training. She enjoys working with clients to help them get the most out of their system and clients are always very complimentary of her approach. In her spare time, Babsi has a flare for languages, including German, Austrian Dialect and Italian and has recently started learning Mandarin.
Ryan Bunn
Ryan BunnAccounts Assistant
Ryan is a confident and hardworking individual with more than three years experience in both practice and industry. He has achieved the AAT level three qualification and is continuing his studies to become a Chartered Accountant. He has a wide range of experience across partnerships, limited companies, VAT and bookkeeping, particularly on Sage Line 50.
Lauren Tuff
Lauren TuffAccounts Assistant
Lauren has worked in accountancy since 2014, firstly with a local charity and then in the accounts department of a longstanding Exeter business. During this time she has self-funded herself through the AAT qualifications passing both the level 2 and level 3 qualifications. Lauren joined Griffin in 2018 and is progressing through her level 4.
Anna Leggett
Anna LeggettAccounts Assistant
Anna has a mature and organised approach to her work, backed up by a strong academic record, which will stand her in good stead as she progresses through her studies.
Yelena Allton
Yelena AlltonAccounts Assistant
Yelena has a great aptitude for numbers, as shown by her strong academic record, of twelve straight A*s at GCSE and four As at A-Level. She is now using her talent in a more applied setting as she assists with bookkeeping, accounts preparation and tax, whilst studying her AAT exams.
Georgia Dyer
Georgia DyerAccounts Assistant
After achieving an excellent set of grades at Honiton Community College, Georgia has embarked on her accountancy career with Griffin. She is an enthusiastic and friendly member of the team, who is keen to learn as she studies towards her AAT qualification.
Jasmine Pinn
Jasmine PinnBookkeeper
Jazz is an experienced bookkeeper and enjoys helping to keep our client’s books up to date in an efficient and friendly manner. She is new to Griffin, joining as part of the Sloane Walker merger, but is excited to carry on working with her existing clients as well as the wider Griffin portfolio.
Heidi Rorstad
Heidi RorstadPayroll Supervisor
Heidi has a depth of experience managing payroll for clients, dealing with pensions and liaising with HMRC. She is responsible for Griffin’s payroll function and does an excellent job ensuring that everything is taken care of.