Recruiting talented accountancy professionals in Devon, Cornwall & Somerset

About Lloyd Barnes' Consultants

Lloyd Barnes was set up in 2004 by Mark Lloyd and Alison Vaughan who indentified the need for a specialised and bespoke service for this niche market.  The company recruits accountancy and finance professionals for all sectors and has an extensive client list that includes many of the region’s leading businesses. If you want to join the team, click here to view our inhouse vacancies.


Mark Lloyd - Recruitment Director, Senior Personnel

Mark started his career within Taxation, before moving into the accountancy recruitment sector.  He has over 24 years’ experience of recruiting Senior Accountants in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, and was Business Director for a FTSE 100 Accountancy Recruitment Agency.  Mark specialises in recruiting Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and other senior financial personnel. 

Alison Vaughan - Recruitment Director, Temporary Contracts

After graduating from Plymouth University, Alison commenced her career as a Financial Accountant before she was head hunted by a leading accountancy recruitment specialist. Alison has over 20 years’ experience of recruiting accountants in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, and was Regional Director for a FTSE 100 Accountancy Recruitment Agency.  Alison specialises in recruiting temporary finance positions.

Andrew Perring – Recruitment Consultant, Account Support and Practice

Andrew graduated from Swansea University with a degree in law, he commenced training as a Solicitor but decided to change career and become a specialist accountancy recruitment consultant. He recently obtained a world-class qualification: REC Certificate in Recruitment Practice. Andrew specialises in recruiting accounts support positions and opportunities within Public Practice.