Lucy Parr

Managing Director

Lucy is a locally qualified Chartered  Accountant with over 15 years of experience in professional accountancy training in Leeds with an internationally recognised training provider. She specialises in teaching Financial and Corporate Reporting.

Gareth John


Gareth qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Leeds and started his career as a tutor later becoming Managing Director of First Intuition Cambridge.  Gareth has taught many prizewinners over the years and was awarded UK Accountancy Lecturer of the Year in 2011.

Chris Cain

Director & Senior Tutor

Chris is ACCA and CTA qualified and has worked in professional accountancy training for over 10 years and specialises in teaching tax. Prior to this Chris worked in practice for both a local firm and as an auditor for EY.

Lucy Brennan

Customer Service Director

Lucy has spent the last 15 years working in the professional education sector in Leeds gaining a wealth of experience in running efficient operations and delivering excellent customer service to both students and their employers.

Elizabeth Yeldon

Senior Tutor

Elizabeth is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years teaching experience. She specialises in Business Strategy, Performance Management & Management accountancy.

Jo Jarvis

Client Account Manager

Jo has 16 years’ experience in professional training sector, focusing on account management and client care across all professional accountancy qualifications.

Stuart Brown


Stuart qualified in practice before he started teaching accountancy students over a decade ago. He worked as a tutor before becoming a Director at First Intuition Cambridge. He has twice been nominated as UK Accountancy Lecturer of the Year . Stuart teaches Financial Reporting, Auditing, Risk Management and Law.

Catherine Aisthorpe

Customer Service Advisor

Catherine has worked in the professional education sector for the last 10 years specialising in client account management and exam administration.

Bodhini Pulwansa

Skills & Development Coach

Bodhini has worked in the professional education sector for the last three years, gaining experience as a student reviewer as well as working in a customer service team.

Bodhini works between the Leeds & Cambridge centres

Thomas Matthews


Thom qualified as a Chartered Accountant within a top-tier audit firm, and worked for a number of years in a senior financial reporting role at one of the UK’s largest charities. He specialises in teaching audit, law and financial accounting.