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A little bit of information about us at Russell & Co.

Russell & Co are  based in the centre of Ponteland close to Newcastle Airport. The company was formed by Brian Russell FCA, at the turn of the century to provide high quality business development advice and accountancy services, including outsourced financial directorships, to businesses across the north of England

We have a growing list of clients, many of whom have been with us for a many of years, that are primarily ambitious owner managed businesses that want to grow their enterprises to meet their potential. Our Profit Plus Programme to assist these businesses to develop, grow, become more profitable and valuable. Profit Plus can be delivered with grant funding from a number of sources.

Our  team includes Sophie Ditchburn, Stephen Bernstone and Claire Lancaster who work closely with Brian Russell.

Brian Russell FCA (brian.russell@profitabilitygroup.co.uk)

Brian is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience working with owner managed businesses in North East England. His career developed with a variety of local firms including a three year period as a manager with a multi-national. He has also worked outside of accountancy with a variety of businesses including ABB Power and owner managed companies. He formed Russell & Co in 2000 to build upon his experience to provide high quality part time financial directorships for growing companies.


Sophie Ditchburn (sophie.ditchburn@profitabilitygroup.co.uk)

Sophie joined the team through the young apprentice scheme as a trainee accountant in 2011. She is currently studying towards level 4 of the AAT qualification having successfully completed the earlier levels. She was nominated as Gateshead College’s Student of the Year in 2011/12.  Sophie deals with our company secretarial matters and is developing our online fixed price accounting system, Kashflow.

Our team can be contact on 01661 872004 or by email info@profitabilitygroup.co.uk.