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Meet The Team

Duncan Barr BA FCA

Duncan is a graduate of Oxford University where he gained a BA in Politics and Economics. His professional career started with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in 1982 and he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985.  He spent two years with Deloittes in their St Louis, USA office from 1986 to 1988 and subsequently worked as a Senior Manager with Coopers & Lybrand in Leeds until 1993.  This was followed by two years with a medium-sized practice in Bradford, before he founded DBA in 1995.


Rea retrained as a Chartered Accountant in 2012, following a career in Arts Education. Rea qualified in 2015 having achieved the highest marks in West Yorkshire for two of her professional stage papers. Rea joined DBA in May 2019 and is involved in all aspects of general practice work and has a particular interest in cloud accounting. When not in the office Rea can often be found performing with various theatre groups across Leeds and Wakefield. 


Hayley has worked in various accounts departments in industry since leaving school and passed her Accounting Technician qualification in 2005. She started working for an accountancy practice in 2008 and joined DBA in August 2011.

Hayley is responsible for the DBA payroll and book-keeping services, providing clients with their monthly payrolls and keeping their accounts information accurate and up-to-date.


Zhi graduated from the university in China and got a BA degree in Economics in 2007. She started her accountancy professional career in Clarkson & Co in 2011 and completing her accountancy training at Torevell Dent in 2017. Zhi undertakes general practice work including accounts preparation and corporation and personal tax calculations.


Giles Pidcock is a career financial planning professional with twenty years experience of advising families, individuals and trustees. He is a graduate of the University of Leeds where he gained a BA Joint Honours in Economics and Geography. He started his career as an advisor with Endsleigh Insurance Services providing financial advice to graduates and members of the academic community.

DBA Wealth Management specialises in providing fee-based investment advice and strategic financial planning solutions to individuals and families, and to the trustees of private trusts.

Our typical private client comes to us with a history of success and a desire to organise, simplify, and achieve his or her long term financial goals.

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