Full Time Tutors

Alice De Vine FCA BA (Hons)IMG_0948

Alice qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2002 and joined Kaplan a year later to pursue her passion for teaching.  She has headed up ICAEW courses for other providers and joined iCount as ICAEW Courses Director in 2013.  Alice teaches a variety of top level subjects for all major accountancy qualifications including Financial Reporting and Tax.



Andy Booth FCA PhD MA

Andy qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2000 and joined BPP in the same year where he became a Director and overall Case Study Subject Manager. He set up iCount Training in 2010 and has continued to publish Case Study material and teach a range of papers to hundreds of students worldwide.  He also teaches and publishes material for all levels in ACCA and CIMA.  In addition Andy delivers non-exam based training including business simulations.



Caroline Pauling CGMA ACMA MAAT

Caroline completed her AAT in June 2006 whilst working at Total People delivering work-based AAT and went on to become fully CIMA qualified. She joined BPP in 2008 as full time tutor and Course Manager,  launching AAT courses in regional centres across the country. She left to set up AAT courses at iCount in 2012 and is the iCount AAT Courses Director, teaching at all levels and assessing all projects.



Clive Pauling CGMA ACMA Clive Pauling

Clive is a qualified Management Accountant having qualified in 1993. He has considerable experience in industry having worked in the Financial Services sector for 20 years. Clive has been a tutor for the last 10 years previously having worked for BPP in Luton and Milton Keynes before leaving to set up iCount Training in Chester in 2013. Clive specialises in teaching management accounting and strategy papers for all levels of CIMA and the ACCA as well as being an AAT tutor across most subject areas. Clive has taught across the UK as well as in China.



Darren Hodgson CTA ATT LLB 

Darren qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor with Andersens in 2000. He joined BPP in 2002 as the Tax Courses Manager teaching all levels of CTA and ATT.  He became Deputy Managing Director of the Manchester office in 2007 before leaving to set up iCount Training in 2010.  His teaching portfolio covers all levels for ACCA and CIMA but he continues to specialise in Tax, teaching ATT and CTA for Tolleys Tax Training.



Dave Capewell BSc CGMA ACMA BSc (Hons)

Dave qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2006 on the NHS Financial Management Graduate Training Scheme.  Prior to this, he studied Economics at the University of Wales. After a brief spell working for the NHS Modernisation Agency, he joined BPP as a full time tutor teaching ACCA and CIMA.  He then went on to manage the CIMA Qualification for the Manchester office, overseeing the qualification and looking after various client relationships. He teaches mainly financial accounting papers, and also enterprise and business management.



Louise Brereton AAT Qualified

Louise qualified in AAT whilst in accountancy practice in 2008.  Louise began her teaching career immediately afterwards working with Accounts and Payroll apprentices.  She joined iCount in 2014 to assist in AAT teaching and assessing.




Louise Setton FCA MBA MA

Louise qualified with Price Waterhouse in 1991 before moving into the retail sector and then consultancy with KPMG, where she completed her MBA at Warwick Business School. She was at BPP for 11 years, initially setting up Liverpool centre and more recently heading up the national CIMA course design team. She left BPP in 2009 in order to set up iCount Training in Manchester. She specialises in Financial, Enterprise and Case Study papers for both ACCA and CIMA.



Rick Gomez

Rick qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2014 whilst working in Industry at Integrated Dental Holdings where he developed an extensive training programme for non-financial managers. He originally comes from the USA where he graduated with a degree in Accounting from the City University of New York. He started working for iCount in 2014 and teaches a variety of subjects for all major accountancy qualifications.



Emmie Turner

Emmie completed all levels of the AAT qualification at iCount Training, whilst working at an accountancy practice in the North West. Emmie currently teaches AAT Level 2 at iCount Training, and off-site at a client premises in Cheshire.




Harriet Martin

Harriet joined the customer service team in 2014 as an apprentice Office Administrator and assists the team in all aspects of customer service.