Meet The Team

Steve Blackmore

Steve

Bio

Steve is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience in practice and commerce. He trained initially at Haines Watts and Grant Thornton, before going on to work at Financial Controller/Manager level in various industries from travel, manufacturing, property, public sector, e-commerce. In 2007 he formed Elver Consultancy.

Steve has expertise in managing and controlling the finances of various businesses. This includes, monthly accounts, statutory accounts, variance analysis, company secretarial, personal, partnership and corporate tax returns. Steve also has wide ranging experience of budgeting and KPI development, cash flow and credit management, strategic corporate planning, efficiency improvements, corporate finance & treasury management and due diligence.

Oliver Blackmore

Oliver

Bio

Oliver is a Chartered Accountant and joined Elver Consultancy in 2019. Oliver graduated from Leeds University with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting and Finance and was awarded the Baker Tilly Taxation prize. Oliver then trained with Ernst & Young in the audit department. In recent years, Oliver has developed a keen interest in the e-commerce sector and is excited about its continued rapid growth.

In his spare time, Oliver enjoys spending time with his family. Oliver also likes travelling, particularly taking road trips through America. He is currently planning his second drive of Route 66. Other things Oliver enjoys are running and cooking (and eating)!

Ann Blackmore

Ann 

Bio

Ann has been with Elver Consultancy from the very beginning and is a graduate of Edge Hill University. She carries out a range of tasks including bookkeeping and VAT returns. She is a Xero certified adviser. Ann enjoys going to the theatre and cinema in her spare time.

Amy

Amy

Bio

Amy obtained a BA(Hons) degree in History at the University of Manchester. She joined Elver Consultancy in August 2017 and is now studying towards the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales Level 4 Trailblazer qualification.
In her spare time, she trains at her local Goju-ryu karate club, where she is currently a Shodan Black Belt.

Amy

Adriel

Bio
Adriel joined Elver consultancy in 2020 after completing a Master’s degree at Manchester Metropolitan University in Economic and Financial analysis. She also obtained an honours degree in Accounting and finance at Manchester Metropolitan. She is currently working to complete her professional qualifications and become a chartered accountant at Elver Consultancy. In her spare time she enjoys watching films.
April

April

Bio

April Ascroft has been at Elver Consultancy since September 2016. She has recently completed the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 qualification and is looking forward to starting Level 4 in the new year. In her spare time she likes to look after and compete her horses.