James Gransby, a partner at leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, has been voted AISMA (The Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants) vice chair at the body’s annual general members meeting.
His role as vice chair of AISMA will entail supporting the chair in their role and overseeing the membership side of the association, together with meeting government departments to give frontline insight on their policy decisions.
James is a leading GP professional practices specialist in accounting, tax and pensions with over 20 years’ experience. James joined the firm as a partner in October and leads the firm’s professional practices specialist team.
James works with GP partnerships and practices on a wide range of matters, including practice profitability, partnership and personal taxation, pensions, as well as compliance.
Commenting on his appointment, James said: ‘I’m honoured to be appointed as vice chair. This is an important time to be taking on this role, having been a board member of AISMA at what is a tremendously difficult time for the sector throughout the UK. AISMA will play a significant role in supporting GP practices through the ongoing crisis and beyond, and I look forward to contributing to that effort.’
John Taylor, chief operations officer at RSM, said: ‘I’m delighted to see James take on this critical role for which he will be very well suited. His experience speaks for itself. During what is a tremendously challenging period for the healthcare profession and the patients it serves, James’s experience, expertise and leadership will be crucial in ensuring appropriate and best practice.'