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Ruskells Limited
The Tall House
29a West Street,
Marlow Bucks, SL7 2LS
T: (01628) 890773 | 

Our Staff


Diane Ruskell BSc (Econ) FCA

Diane Ruskell founded Ruskells Chartered Accountants in August 1997. Since then she has grown the business from just thirty clients to over 400.

Diane is a tax and practice development specialist. She served her Tax Articles and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. with whom she worked until 1989. She then joined Brett Jenkins & Partners as Tax Manager of their Marlow Office.

On the demerger of Brett Jenkins & Partners, and the establishment of Brewer Clark, she became Brewer Clark’s Tax Partner. She was an equity Partner there for five years until August 1997 when she left to form her own Practice.

Diane is an Accounting honours graduate of University College Cardiff, where she won departmental and faculty prizes for outstanding academic performance in each year of her studies.

In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and also enjoys yoga and walking her dog Dallas.

Alison Taylor Diane's PA

Alison joined us in 2010 and runs the
secretarial and administrative aspects
of the business as well as assisting
Diane with clients’ tax affairs.
She is trained in the use of
personal tax software and also
has extensive experience of using
Microsoft Office and all its

On many occasions Alison will be
your first point of contact with our
business. She is extremely friendly,
approachable and very happy to
help with any queries you may have.

Karen Anderson FCA

Karen joined the company in
October 2015. She qualified
as a Chartered Accountant with
KPMG and since then she has worked in several corporate roles and has run her own practice.

Karen is principal accountant, responsible for annual accounts and corporation tax.
In her spare time she
enjoys weight lifting and running.

Clair Barry FCA

Clair joined Ruskells in October 2019.
She qualified as a Chartered Accountant
with Andersens and has spent time
working for both start-ups and
multinationals in the UK and overseas
before taking a career break to
start a family. Clair is responsible for personal tax including tax returns, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. In herspare time she enjoys getting lost inan audio book, whilst (hopefullynot getting lost) running.

Helen Ashworth AAT

Helen started with us in 2014.
She is responsible for all aspects
of payroll and auto-enrolment
administration. Prior to
joining us she qualified as
an accounting technician
(AAT) whilst raising three

Helen lives near Henley
& enjoys cooking & skiing.

Ildiko Wardle FCCA

Ildiko joined us in June 2009. She qualified as FCCA in 2004 and has since worked in practice as well as in industry. Ildiko’s duties involve bookkeeping, VAT returns, management accounts and payroll. She is also responsible for annual accounts and corporation tax. She has in depth experience with various Sage accounting software. In her spare time Ildiko enjoys ice-skating and netball.

Erica Roberts AAT

Erica joined the practice in November 2021. She is responsible for VAT returns, bookkeeping and company secretarial duties. She is also responsible for P11Ds.
In her spare time she
enjoys singing in a choir, walking and Pilates. 

Rosalind Gillett FCA


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