For over 33 years we have been serving the business community in Yorkshire
with the best in accountancy, management and financial services. Our name has stood for Integrity, Stability, Quality and
When we began we believed our clients deserved the best, we still do, and we always will.
Trainee Chartered Accountant Dawson Brown & Co Chartered Accountants
Group Internal Auditor Burton Group
Plc 1976-1980 (now Arcadia plc)
Managing Partner Huque Chaudhry Associates - Accountants 1980 to 2003
Director Yorkshire Audit Bureau Ltd Chartered Accountants 1992 to 2003
Managing Director Dawson Brown & Co Ltd Chartered
Accountants 1994 to 2000
Managing Director Tax Centres Ltd 1997 to 2003
Managing Director Spirit Resource Ltd
2004 to date; ICT company.
Managing Director Financial Management Partnership Ltd; Corporate Finance company
Director Spirit Investments Ltd 2004 to date; Technology Park.
Senior Consultant HCA Group of Chartered Accountants
2003 to date.
Managing Director HCA Arshad Chaudhry Ltd Chartered Accountants 2007 to date.
Non exec roles and awards
Founder Director of CHEL 1987 to 1991 (inner city regeneration with
Chairman CHEL Board 1988 to 1991
Director Leeds TEC Ltd 1993 to 2001
Leeds Chamber of Commerce & Industry 1995 to 2000
Governor Northern School of Contemporary Dance 1995/96
Bankside School 1994.
Director/Chairman Leeds Training Direct Ltd 1997 to 1999
Chairman/President Asian Business
Development Network Ltd 1997 to date
Award for Services to the business community by the Asian Business Institute in
Manchester 2001 and Male Professional of the Year
Member Business in the Community Diversity Leadership Team 2002 to
Member Leeds Economy Partnership 2001 to 2002.
Member Leeds Chamber Council 2002 to 2006.
Partnership Investment Fund 2003 to date
Governor Leeds College of Technology 2004 to 2006.
in the Yorkshire Power 100 2009, 2010 and 2011 as one of the 100 most powerful and influential people in Yorkshire.
non executive Director of Business Link Yorkshire on 1 October 2009.
Appointed Visiting Lecturer and Member Advisory
Board Leeds Met University 2009 to date
Member Advisory Board Common Purpose Yorkshire.
Member Advisory Board Enterprise
Member International Business Group Board.
Diversity Award - Yorkshire Society 2009. Lifetime
Achievement Award - Hamara 2010