RSM boosts North West operation with Martin Cooper and Pam Maddock

02 May 2017 3 min. read
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Martin Cooper and Pam Maddock have joined RSM’s North West operation. Cooper joins as a Director in the firm’s Manchester office, from The Analyst Research; Maddock joins the firm’s Preston office, from KPMG.

Prior to joining RSM, Martin Cooper worked at The Analyst Research, an equity investment research firm, as a Partner. He was previously at EY from 2010 until 2012, where he worked as a Senior Manager. Earlier roles include Solicitor at Eversheds and Associate at Deloitte. Cooper holds a Master of Arts in Social and Political Science from the University of Cambridge.

The appointment sees Cooper join RSM’s Manchester office as a Director. He brings more than a decade of experience in share schemes to the firm, and will be responsible for supporting the firm’s growing list of corporate clients. In addition, his expertise in all-employee share schemes, bespoke management incentives and related tax and legal issues will be leverage by the firm, to further grow the firm’s offering and client base in the share scheme space.

Commenting on the appointment, Jill Jones, RSM’s regional Managing Partner in the North West says, “The right share scheme arrangement can deliver significant commercial advantages for businesses, and Martin’s extensive knowledge will help our clients to maximise these benefits to support future growth.”

Remarking on his appointment Cooper says, “As a leading middle market adviser, RSM was a natural fit for me. The firm acts for a range of large corporates and fast growing businesses where effective share schemes could add real value, and I look forward to drawing on my experience to support ambitious North West businesses.”

Martin Cooper and Pam Maddock - RSM

Prior to joining RSM, Pam Maddock worked at KPMG for 31 years, most recently as a Senior Tax Manager in the firm’s North West region. She worked extensively in the firm’s private client team, including individuals, family owned businesses, partnerships and trusts, focused on providing them advisory and compliance tax services. Maddock

In her new position at RSM, she joins the firm’s Preston office as an Associate Director. The appointment will boost the firm’s tax practice, which is seeing an increase in the number of private clients. Pam Maddock will continue her client facing role, as well as working with the team to further expand the practice and its offering in the North West region.

Remarking on the appointment, Kevin Duffy, RSM’s office Managing Partner in Preston, says that it is “great” to have Pam on board. He adds, “She joins at an exciting time as our private client tax practice continues to grow and drawing on Pam’s extensive experience we will further strengthen our offering - allowing us to support more high net worth individuals with complex tax planning needs.”