The AE team

Anne Ovens BEng (Hons) ACGI FCCA DipIFR MIoD
Anne Ovens BEng (Hons) ACGI FCCA DipIFR MIoDDirector
Anne is an IFRS consultant and FCCA qualified accountant with extensive experience in business process improvement, project management, IFRS convergence & transition projects, technical accounting consultancy, international expansion and IPO support.
She has managed and implemented complex, multinational projects and worked with clients spanning a range of industry sectors including manufacturing, hi-tech and oil & gas industry.
She established Aspiration Europe in 2004 to provide IFRS & UK GAAP consultancy, project management and business process improvement services. Anne is also a trustee of Break Charity and a member of the Institute of Directors where she is also involved in university student mentoring.
Before specialising in accountancy, Anne graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London.
Anne has recently been short-listed in 2 categories in the Women in Accountancy and Finance Awards 2020.
Louise Gibbs BA (Hons) ACMA FCMA
Louise Gibbs BA (Hons) ACMA FCMAFinancial Control Consultant
Louise Gibbs is a chartered management accountant who has specialised in business management and change for nearly 2 decades. She has worked in a variety of areas and businesses covering Risk Management & Control, Process Excellence, Financial Planning & Management Reporting, to name just a few.
Her focus is to implement effective and efficient processes within all projects delivered and businesses supported using Lean and Lean Six Sigma techniques and philosophies. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt practitioner.
Louise holds a degree in Business Studies from Bournemouth University.
Sue Ghosh
Sue Ghosh
Sue is an AAT qualified finance and accounts professional with accounting experience in private, public and the 3rd sector. She provides AE with strong business administration and analytical skills along with extensive experience in day to day administration of accounting policies & procedures and in preparing and analysing Final Accounts.
She has led initiatives to set up computerised accounting systems, which are skills valuable to our clients as many are looking to refine and optimise their accounting processes. She also is a Treasurer and Finance Officer of UK registered Charity.
Helen Lloyd BA (Oxon) BSC ACA
Helen Lloyd BA (Oxon) BSC ACAIFRS Associate
Helen is a financial reporting specialist with experience applying IFRS and UK GAAP across a wide industry base. After gaining her ACA qualification with Deloitte in Bristol in 2002, she became an audit senior manager there before moving to Deloitte’s technical department. She then worked in BDO’s technical department for four years, performing accounts reviews, answering financial reporting queries, and writing and delivering internal and external training courses. Her industry specialisms at BDO were in the natural resources, TMT and retail sectors. Helen spent a year on secondment from BDO to the Financial Reporting Council, as a key member of the team which produced the first published draft of the new financial reporting standard for the UK.

Her work portfolio since leaving BDO and having her first child includes a part time role as a technical editor for CCH UK and freelance work as a technical accountant, writer and editor.

As well as her ACA qualification, Helen holds a BA (Hons) in Mathematics and Philosophy from Oxford University, and a recently earned BSc (Hons) in Social Sciences with Sociology and Economics from the Open University.

Victoria Beal
Victoria BealEuropean Processing Specialist
Victoria is Aspiration Europe`s multilingual European processing specialist with several years’ experience working in shared service centres and companies within the EU. These range from start-ups to established medium-sized companies in a group structure. She can create direction to your office policies with procedures tailor-made to your business needs. Victoria is currently studying with BPP for her Foundation in Accountancy qualifications with ACCA.