ABOUT US

Meet Our Team

Diane de Garis BSc FCA

Diane studied Pure Mathematics at university and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with KPMG in 1999.  She became a fellow of the institute (FCA) in 2011.

Diane has a background of project management and CFO roles in banking, as well as general audit, prior to taking a career break to raise her young children and setting up de garis accounting.

Diane delivers a refreshingly personal and caring attitude towards offering an accountancy service in Guernsey.  Her aim is to provide an exceptionally high level of customer and business care to individuals and businesses on the island.

Diane is a certified QuickBooks and Xero advisor – and loves cloud accounting and the change it can make to small businesses.

On a more personal note…Diane is married to Rick and they have two children.  She loves spending time with her family, especially off exploring in their campervan!

diane@degaris.gg

Lynsey Le Page FCCA

Lynsey qualified as an accountant in 2009 whilst working in the finance sector.

Lynsey has a background in risk management and fund administration as well as accounting and loves working with small to medium size businesses and individuals, helping them work smarter and keep on top of the admin in an easier way.

Lynsey is a certified Xero & Quickbooks advisor and loves to introduce businesses to cloud accounting systems.

Lynsey and her partner Phil have two children, Terry and Violet. They love spending quality time together on their family holidays in Herm.

lynsey@degaris.gg

Zoe Lihou BSc FCCA

Zoe studied BSc (Hons) Maritime Business & Management Studies at Liverpool John Moores University and qualified as an accountant in 2002.

Zoe has a background in external and internal audit, finance as well as the small business and commercial sector.

Zoe is a certified Xero advisor – and loves cloud accounting and the positive change it can make to small businesses.

Zoe is married to Shaun and they have two children. She loves spending time with her family, especially at their French retreat.

zoe@degaris.gg

Eleanore Browning BA FCCA

Eleanore studied classics at Durham University and post degree continued her studies in French and German, before returning to Guernsey and qualifying as an accountant in 2005, becoming a fellow of the institute in 2011.

Eleanore has a commercial and finance industry background, including bookkeeping and project roles and helping small businesses implement appropriate accounting systems.

Eleanore loves working with small to medium size businesses and helping them achieve their growth potential – whether that be advising on financial information, forecasting or setting them up with efficient systems.

Eleanore is a certified Xero advisor and experienced in Quickbooks and other accounting systems.

Eleanore is married to Martin and they have two children.  She has served in the Royal Naval Reserve and is still actively involved as the Treasurer and Welfare Officer of the Guernsey Royal Navy and Royal Marines Association.  Aside from this and her family, her other main interest is kayaking and coaching for the Guernsey Canoe Club.

Eleanore@degaris.gg