Judge profile for Keith Middleton
Keith is a Consultant at George Hay Chartered Accountants, having previously been a Partner in the firm for 20 years. He played an instrumental role in establishing the Letchworth office when it opened its doors in 1982 and he is still based there today. Keith will celebrate his 49th year working for George Hay on 19th August 2017. During his time with the firm, Keith has built an outstanding reputation upon providing tailored, sound and thorough advice to a substantial and diverse portfolio of businesses, including family owned companies and start-ups, as well as establishing himself as a familiar face and well-known name in the industry. Keith specialises in advising clients operating in the leisure and hospitality industries, encompassing hotels and the licensed trade. Outside of his role as an accountant, Keith is a long-standing treasurer of an investment club which has been trading in shares for over 20 years. Keith is a director on the board of biz4Biz, a Hertfordshire-based network for like-minded business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals and is also a member of the Hertfordshire LEP’s Skills & Employment Programme Board. In his spare time, though difficult to believe he has any, he can often be found out on the golf-course.