Gordon BlandFinance Director +
Gordon BlandFinance Director
Gordon Bland BAcc CA is Finance Director at Target. He is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience of financial reporting within the asset management industry.
He provides financial input to the strategic and commercial activities of the senior team, and leads the finance function where his key responsibilities include: financial planning and analysis; risk management; ownership of relationships with debt providers, Treasury services; and financial reporting to Shareholders.
Gordon previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for almost ten years serving asset management and financial services clients in the UK, Canada and Australia.
David SmithFinance Manager +
David SmithFinance Manager
David has been at Target since 2013 after graduating with a BSC in Mathematics. He then qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2018. As part of the finance team in Target, David provides various financial reporting outputs for TFM’s clients taking a particular interest in Investor Relations.
Mark LangfordFinance Manager +
Mark LangfordFinance Manager
Mark has previously held roles across a diverse range of sectors including, Baker Tilly, Vertex Data Science and Shell.
Mark graduated from Nottingham Trent University with an honours degree in Economics. He is a qualified accountant and has extensive experience in Financial and Management reporting, Audit, Planning & Forecasting, and Financial Modelling.
Beate ChristieAssistant Finance Manager +
Beate ChristieAssistant Finance Manager
Beate is part of the team responsible for the quarterly reporting of financial information to stakeholders and for the annual tax compliance process.
After graduating with an honours degree in Accounting and Finance from Stirling University in 2008, Beate qualified as a chartered accountant in 2011 with a medium sized accountancy firm. Beate subsequently worked as an auditor with EY where she gained exposure of large organisations across industry sectors.
Beate gained financial services experience in her prior role as senior accountant with Franklin Templeton Investments, where she was responsible for the reporting of financial information of companies within the UK, Luxembourg, and South Africa.
Jamie McGrathFinance Associate +
Jamie McGrathFinance Associate
Jamie joined Target as a Finance Associate in 2018. He is currently working through his ICAS qualifications.
He is primarily responsible for assisting in financial preparation, analysis, and reporting. He graduated from Stirling University in 2018 with an honours degree in Accounting and Finance.
John MacKenzieFinance Associate +
John MacKenzieFinance Associate
John joined Target in 2020 and is currently working through his ICAS qualifications.
He is primarily responsible for assisting in financial preparation, analysis, and reporting.
After graduating with an Engineering degree John worked in oil and offshore wind industries, in various roles including; software development, project engineering and commercial roles, before starting work with Target.