RSM expands Newcastle team with partner hire

Rachel Fleming has joined RSM’s growing audit practice as a partner in Newcastle.

Rachel is a prominent adviser with over 16 years’ experience working within the Big Four, acting for large PLCs, owner-managed businesses and PE backed high growth companies. She joins from KPMG where she acted for clients across the North East and Yorkshire.

Rachel brings extensive audit and assurance knowledge to the team across a wide variety of sectors including retail, consumer, manufacturing, healthcare and education.

In her new role, Rachel will work alongside audit partners Claire Leece and Lucy Robson and the existing team at RSM in Newcastle to support a growing number of corporate clients in the region.

Steve Railton, RSM’s office managing partner in Newcastle, said:

‘It’s great to have Rachel on board. The strategic appointment reaffirms our ongoing commitment to the region - ensuring we are best place to support an increasing portfolio of regional businesses.’

Rachel Fleming added:

‘Working with entrepreneurial businesses looking to grow is what drives me so RSM and its strategy to be the leading advisor to middle market businesses is a perfect fit. I look forward to drawing on my experience to deliver commercial, practical advice to help support ambitious businesses across the North East.’

Rachel Fleming has joined RSM’s growing audit practice as a partner in Newcastle