Staff profiles

Chris Dix – Managing Director

C W Dix Limited was founded by Chris Dix who has been a practicing accountant for many years. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Chris has lived in the Wakefield Area for most of his life and has an excellent knowledge of the business community in West Yorkshire in particular. He has a vast wealth of experience gained working from both large and small businesses alike.

Chris has an extensive range of professional contacts who he works closely with to provide his clients with the best advice possible.

Chris is married to Alison and has two grown up children. He has a keen interest in sport, particularly cricket and both rugby codes. A member of Yorkshire County Cricket Club Chris is also a lifelong supporter of Wakefield Trinity and a former Chairman and Secretary of Sandal RUFC.

Chris is a supporter of local charities and has been a Trustee for Sports Aid Yorkshire & Humberside, a charity supporting highly talented young sports me and women.

Carolyn Harman – Senior Manager

Carolyn is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant and has worked with Chris for many years. Like Chris, she has extensive experience of working closely with clients to provide the solution to their problems. She is very much a “hands on” Accountant who is trusted and highly respected by her clients and colleagues alike.

Carolyn has extensive experience using many accounting packages and is a regular first port of call for clients with a problem.

Louise Pollock – Accountant

Louise joined Chris in June 2016 having previously worked as management accountant with a large legal practice in Sheffield. A member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Louise quickly developed a great working relationship with clients and colleagues alike and is highly respected by both.

Louise is married to Stephen and they have one daughter.

Karen Mapplebeck – Bookkeeper and Administration Support

Karen has worked with Chris since 2007. A very loyal and conscientious member of the team, Karen provides in house bookkeeping support to a number of clients as well as administration support where needed.

Karen is married to Shaun, has one daughter and three grandsons.

Alison Dix – Payroll Manager and Administration

After a great deal of persuasion, Alison finally joined the business in August 2016 having worked for many years at Silcoates School as PA to the Head of Junior School. Initially dealing with all aspects of the general office, Alison also took on the day to day running of payroll bureau in 2017. Alison is often the first person a client will meet and ensures the office runs as smoothly as possible.

Alison has many interests, not least her grown up son and daughter and is a season ticket holder at Leeds United.

George Cook – Trainee Accountant

The youngest member of the team, George joined in February 2016 and quickly became a very popular addition to the office. George's skill set is developing quickly and Chris has high hopes for George in the future.

George is a keen follower of most sports and member of his local darts team.

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