Meet the Team

Charles Goldstein

Director F.C.A

Charles was born in London and grew up in Finchley. After finishing school and spending two years abroad he joined the accountancy practice Leigh Carr & Co. qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. Charles has gained a wide range of experience dealing with the self-employed; small and medium sized companies and high net worth individuals during his 30 in practice.

When Charles is not at work he enjoys cycling, watching football and spending time with his wife, four children and grand children.


James Goldstein


James is a Management Consultant who trained at top four accountancy firm Ernst and Young and specialises in business development and advice, accounting software, sale and purchase of businesses, and financial and business management.

Kerry Jolly

Company Secretarial, Administration and Accounts

Kerry joined Redwoods in 2021 and has been working in the accountancy profession since 2014. Prior to this she worked for a government agency. Kerry prepares accounts, deals with trust administration, and handles all statutory and regulatory matters for clients. Kerry also oversees the day to day running of the practice. Outside of work, Kerry likes to spend time with her family, and can often be found on the tennis courts or at the stables.

Paul Diamond


Paul graduated with an honours degree in accounting and finance and is a member of the
Association of Accounting Technicians. He has numerous years of experience in the accountancy
profession servicing small and medium sized practices.

Paul deals with a range of compliance matters for Redwoods clients in relation to accounts, tax
returns and various other practice work. He has particular knowledge of service charge accounting
for commercial and residential properties.

Paul lives with his long term partner. He enjoys cycling, playing tennis, quizzes and is an avid

Kim Ambridge ACMA, CGMA


Kim manages the monthly payroll process and assists clients in getting their PAYE schemes started.

As a Qualified Management Accountant, Kim has worked at senior levels in large and small companies in a variety of industries including housing, consumer goods, medical and retail.

Kim is married with 3 grown up daughters with another studying in sixth form. Her hobbies include travelling with her family, beekeeping and supporting the local town Society as Membership Secretary.

Sandy Herman


Sandy is a highly experienced bookkeeper who has been using leading bookkeeping systems for over 40 years.

Sandy manages clients across all sectors including retail, hospitality, media, photographers, estate agents …

Clients value Sandy’s accessibility and working to tight deadlines to produce VAT returns and Management reports as and when needed.

Thomas Goldstein


Thomas is a trainee accountant who began his career at Barclays through the graduate program, where he gained experience in system processes and accounting software. After his time at Barclays, Thomas moved into Fintech working for Deel an international payroll solution, where he continued to expand his accounting and financial knowledge. Thomas is in the process of completing his ACA qualifications with the ICAEW.

Daniel Amoakoh


Daniel graduated with a first-class honours degree from The University of Portsmouth, demonstrating his commitment to excellence in education.

In addition to his undergraduate degree, Daniel holds a Level 7 postgraduate diploma in accounting and finance, as well as a Level 8 postgraduate diploma in strategic management and leadership.

Daniel is a member of several professional bodies, including the Association of Accounting Technicians, Certified Public Accountants, and The Institute of Financial Accountants.

With over a decade of experience in the field, Daniel has honed his skills in various aspects of accounting, including accounts management, outsourcing, and taxation. His proficiency in these areas has been instrumental in delivering exceptional results for clients and organisations alike.

At Redwoods, Daniel specialises in private client tax returns and handles various compliance-related tasks.

Beyond his professional achievements, Daniel supports Chelsea F.C and has previously played as a semi-professional footballer for clubs in the Ryman Isthmian League and Combined Counties League.