About Us

Finovium Limited is a modern, London based accountancy, tax and business advisory business run by chartered accountants who are dedicated to helping start-ups and small companies grow and succeed by providing a number of key business services. We specialise in providing a number of essential accounting, tax and other business support services, such as bookkeeping and statutory financial reporting services that every business needs. We also provide a number of value-added services, which we call business advisory services. These services are detailed in our services section. Finovium Limited can also assist both British, German and other European businesses raise equity finance through our various contacts in the venture capital industry, or via a network of UK business angels.

Unlike many of our competitors who offer yesterday’s advice at tomorrow’s prices, we are a fresh modern firm that focuses on providing excellent customer service without premium prices.

We also work with a network of specialist business partners to provide an excellent, fully comprehensive service to all our clients. These business partners consist of other chartered accountants and tax experts, lawyers, VCs, and marketing professionals. We can also provide audit and assurance services via our key business partner in London, Samson & Co, another firm of chartered accountants and business advisers.


Andrew Searle, BA, MBA, ACCA – is the founder of Finovium Limited. He is a British qualified accountant, an experienced business consultant and serial entrepreneur, having set up and run numerous business ventures over the past 20 years. Andrew began his career working for an international firm of chartered accountants based in the City of London currently known RSM (previously Baker Tilly). He is also a key partner at Samson & Co. Apart from working in his own ventures he has also worked for a wide variety of global companies ranging from Barings Bank, BAT plc, and Reuters plc. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kent University and an MBA from Durham University. Andrew is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Sabine Gulde, Diplom, MBA – is the German representative of Finovium Limited. She is the key contact for our European advisory services. She also works as a university lecturer for international business administration and business English. Sabine has worked for various companies in Germany including Microsoft, SAP, the ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research) and Progroup AG, as well as for Factiva Limited, a Dow Jones-Reuters joint venture based in London, England. For a number of years Sabine was also the Company Secretary of a British property company based in London. She has a Master’s degree in English and Russian from Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz and she also has an executive MBA from Imperial College, one of the most prestigious colleges of the University of London.


Piers Samson, FCCA – is a consultant and partner to Finovium Limited. He is a British qualified chartered certified accountant and also a registered auditor. Piers also runs his own London-based accountancy practice, Samson & Co, another firm of chartered accountants and business advisers.