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Chris Beaumont
BA Hons, FCA, DChA


Chris joined the practice in 1996 as a qualified Chartered Accountant. Chris was promoted to Partner in 2006 and now manages the department responsible for “Not for Profit” sector including educational establishments and charities. This includes more than thirty schools and a number of other educational establishments. In total the department acts for over forty charities with a turnover in excess of £5million, with the largest having a turnover of over £20million.

Clive Owen & Co LLP are members of the North East Chamber of Commerce. Chris is a non-executive Director, Council member and sits on the audit committee for the North East region. He is also a former NECC Tees Valley Chair and non-executive director of Business and Enterprise Limited where for five years he was Chairman of their audit committee.

Chris is a parent Governor and a member of the Leadership and Management committee at a Secondary School which has recently converted to an Academy. Chris is an author of the Kreston Academies Benchmarking survey 2013, and has been a guest speaker for both the ISBA and the NASBM. During 2008 Chris was awarded the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting.