Meet The Team

The team

Steve Bartlett

Steve joined Transcend in 2014 bringing 20 years corporate finance experience. He trained at PwC, moving to become a partner in the London corporate finance group at BDO. He has particular expertise in leveraged finance and private equity. He blends senior level experience with a hands-on style.

Craig Nash

Craig is a Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions team at Transcend Corporate.

He has over ten years of experience advising on corporate transactions in the Midlands marketplace, working for a boutique corporate finance practice and two top ten accounting firms prior to joining Transcend in May 2023.

Zoe Hacking

Zoe joined Transcend in May 2023 as an Executive in the M&A team. She achieved her Chartered Accountancy qualification at EY and has previous experience within the Midlands SME market as a Corporate Finance Executive at a Top 10 Accountancy firm.

Harvey Thiara

Harvey is an Executive in the M&A team at Transcend. Harvey joined in September 2022. He was previously at KPMG, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Harvey is a graduate of University College London and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Ian Curtis

Ian founded Transcend in 2009 following a long career in Private Equity and M&A with BDO, Ernst & Young and PwC, most recently leading BDO’s M&A team in the Midlands.

Chris Bill

Chris joined Transcend in January 2021. He trained at KPMG and has spent over 25 years working on M&A in both industry and corporate finance advisory. Chris has worked with management teams on buy side, sell side and post-acquisition integrations in both corporate and private equity situations.

Eugenie Clay
Personal Assistant

Eugenie joined Transcend in July 2018 as a PA. 

She joined us from the Wesleyan Assurance Society, where she supported the Company Secretary and Group Executives. Prior to this she worked in the Birmingham office of a national private equity firm.

Chloe Fisher

Chloe joined the team in February 2022 as an executive in the mergers and acquisitions team at Transcend. She was previously at PwC where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant.