Mark Lee FCA CTA (Fellow)

Mark Lee writes for, speaks to and mentors accountants who want to build more successful practices, more enjoyably. He is known for his 'no-hype' pragmatic and commercial approach.

Mark LeeAfter almost 25 years in the profession, Mark chose to adopt a portfolio career in 2006. He now earns his living from speaking, writing, facilitating and networking. He runs two professional networks and has long been active on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, AccountingWeb and Ecademy. He can often be found debunking media stories about accountants, networking and social media. This is quite a change from being a tax partner in two top ten firms of accountants, Chairman of the ICAEW Tax Faculty and Director of tax business development for a large consultancy.

In addition to running his networks Mark continues to be a regular writer for the accountancy and business press. He has also long been a popular speaker at events for accountants. Mark has established a positive reputation and a degree of credibility in the tax, accounting and business worlds over a number of years. He also has extensive network reach through his blogs, talks, social media activity and articles.

Mark's more significant authorship ventures include:

    • Over 400 items for his Ambitious Accountants blog (from 2006 todate)
    • Over 300 items for TaxBuzz Blog (from 2007 to 2011)
    • Dozens of articles in his capacity as Consultant Practice Editor for AccountingWeb (from 2009 todate)
    • Sole author of 3 separate Tax Digests (1998, 2003 and 2007)
    • Weekly columnist for New Model Adviser in 2011
    • Contributed 3 chapters to Taxline tax planning books (2001, 2002 and 2003)
    • Editorial Board of Taxation magazine (2003 – 2008)
    • Co-author of The Essential Guide to Self Assessment (1996)
    • Regular contributor of tips and advice on careers related issues for Taxation2 magazine (2006-2011)
    • Series of articles in Career Accountant magazine (1989)
    • Series of articles on practice management issues in Property Week magazine (1986-1987)
    • Numerous articles in Accountancy, Taxation and other professional journals