About Us

Rory Kilmartin, Director

A Financial Economics graduate, Rory began his career as an Equity Derivatives Broker with Tradition Financial Services, before joining Sungard International’s finance division. Rory was soon appointed the youngest Director within Sungard Europe and was accountable for the global sales (outside the US) of MicroHedge, Sungard’s live options trading software product.

Upon leaving Sungard Rory co-founded One Step Ahead Ltd providing high level performance consulting in the Private Equity and Hedge Fund arena’s; clients included Apax Partners and Cambridge Place Investment Management.

For the last six years Rory has specialised in the Contractor accounting and Trust arena’s, combining his considerable experience in Financial Services and business development with exceptionally high standards of product delivery and customer service.

Benjamin Dives, Business Development

Benjamin has worked with financial products for over 10 years, starting with helping pioneer a new investment asset class, hotel room ownership.

Subsequently he joined Rory at Cornhill Private Wealth and administers Trusts on behalf of contractors and small business owners.

Hannah Tilson, Senior Accountant

Hannah is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002 and as a Chartered Tax Advisor two years later.

Throughout her career, Hannah has worked for accountancy firms, starting her career at a small accountancy firm where she worked as an accountant, preparing accounts, VAT returns and personal and corporate tax returns. Since then, Hannah has worked for 2 top 6 accountancy firms, specialising in corporation tax. Her responsibilities there included managing a portfolio of clients, ranging from start-ups and small owner managed businesses to larger listed companies. She advised on the tax implications of transactions and the preparation of corporate tax returns. Hannah’s role additionally included liaison with HMRC regarding her client’s tax affairs, including dealing with enquiries on a regular basis. She is therefore well aware of the internal processes of HMRC and the way in which they operate.

Hannah joined the team at Cornhill Private Wealth in March 2015 as a technical advisor and is on hand to respond to queries from clients and advisors regarding Trusts.