Price Bailey has announced six senior-level promotions

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Price Bailey has announced six senior-level promotions this month as the firm continues to invest in its future.

Price Bailey, a top 30 chartered accounting and advisory practice, has appointed two new directors, Steve Butcher and and Michael Morter, both in the Tax team and four senior managers, Stella Anthanasiadou in the Corporate team, Seb Humberston in the Strategic Corporate Finance team, James Elvin in the Business team and Charlotte Page in the Tax team. These senior-level appointments follow two new partner promotions and five other senior-level promotions earlier in the year.

Commenting on this round of promotions, Martin Clapson, Managing Director, said:

“We are delighted to celebrate all the promotions across the firm effective 1 October, in particular the achievement of the following people in reaching a key milestone in their careers. We are particularly proud of the five individuals who joined as Price Bailey trainees.

These promotions demonstrate that career progression can be achieved either by joining Price Bailey part way through your career or as part of our Stepstone trainee programme. Together with the ability to smart work at every level of the firm, exampled by our previous senior promotions, we are pleased that people continue to choose Price Bailey as being their great place to work.”


Steve Butcher – Director

Steve joined our Corporate team as a trainee in 2003, qualifying ACCA in 2006. He then became CTA qualified and transferred to our Tax Team in 2014, becoming an Authorised Tax Expert in 2018. He is consulted regularly in his areas of expertise, particularly with share incentives. He leads technical tax advisory projects and assists our corporate and business teams with compliance. In addition, he is actively supporting the growth of the Norwich corporate tax team by developing additional tax advisory opportunities. Steve enjoys cooking, heavy metal, keeping fit, time with friends, and outdoor activities with his family outside of work.

Michael Morter – Director


Michael is a personal tax specialist within the Tax Team and joined the firm in July 2017 as a Manager, moving from Larking Gowen. He provides tax return services to an extensive portfolio of clients, including individuals and trusts, and tax advisory services to clients across the firm. Whilst predominately based in Norwich, he works with clients across all our locations. Michael is a keen traveller, having visited 30 countries, and he and his wife live near Norwich.


Stella Anthanasiadou – Senior Manager

Stella-AthanasiadouStella joined as a trainee in 2015. Since qualifying in 2017, she quickly progressed to becoming a manager in 2021. She has experience working with a broad range of commercial companies, charities, membership organisations and entities within the not-for-profit sector. Her portfolio also includes several PLC clients, one being the UK’s largest angling retailer. Outside of work, Stella enjoys football and travelling.



Seb Humberston – Senior Manager

Seb joined as a trainee in 2012, moving into the Corporate Finance team in 2014. He heads up the firm’s Financial Due Diligence offering and is involved in all the department’s service offerings. He has significant experience advising on Management BuyOuts, Buy and Sell-side leads advisory support, valuation work, financial projections, and debt and equity fundraising.

He has recently helped to support the team in delivering a significant volume of FDD work and continues to help grow and develop this service offering. Outside work, Seb is a keen runner and an occasional golfer and balances all this with a young family.

James Elvin – Senior Manager

Jimmy joined the firm in 1998 as a trainee. He now leads the Norwich Business Team and actively collaborates with our other offices. He is focused on encouraging staff to develop smoother working practices, including sharing resources with Cambridge. He also provides the Business Team guidance on SEIS treatment in accounts and tax returns and has rolled out team-wide advice on Wiki Staff Skills. Outside of work, Jimmy is a very keen Norwich City football fan.


Charlotte Page – Senior Manager

Charlotte PageCharlotte joined as a tax trainee in April 2016. She specialises in providing direct and indirect tax advice and regularly assists the corporate and business teams with their VAT and tax questions. Additionally, she works on various complex advisory projects, including corporate reconstructions, sale and purchase transactions, property and construction matters, employee share schemes, research and development and patent box claims.

Having previously completed a PhD in mathematics, Charlotte still enjoys maths and logic puzzles and reading a good book in the garden.


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About Price Bailey

Price Bailey is a top 30 accountancy practice specialising in providing accountancy and business advice to enable the growth of regional, national and international businesses. In addition to traditional accounting services, the firm has a range of specialists in many areas, which combine to provide a complete, integrated business offering. These include tax consultancy, corporate finance, strategic planning, insolvency & recovery and employment law.