About Us

Who we are

  

Name:  Beatrice M Grillo, BA, FCCA, FZICA

Position: Partner 

Qualification: BA in economics - UNZA

Chartered Certified Accountant (UK)

 Diploma in Advanced Financial Management - Hague/DELFT 

Professional membership:

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) - ACCA

Fellow of The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants - ZICA 

Career history and experience:

She has wide experience both as a professional accountant (including experience in accounting, taxation, management consultancy and over 12 years auditing experience) and over 27 years practical experience gained in various accounting positions as Accountant, Chief Accountant and as Finance and Administration Manager in commerce and industry, including private and parastatal companies. She previously managed her own firm of Chartered Accountants, practicing under the name Grillo Mwiya Consultants.

  

Name: Ron B Manyoni, FCCA, FZICA

Position: Partner

Qualification: Chartered Certified Accountant (UK)

Professional membership:

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) - ACCA

Fellow of The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants - ZICA 

Career history and experience:

He has wide experience both as a professional accountant (including experience in auditing, accounting, taxation and management consultancy) and as an accountant in commerce and industry. He has carried out professional assignments relating to the firm's major clients. He had many years of experience with Grant Thornton (Chartered Accountants) where he carried out professional assignments at various levels and relating to various sectors of the economy. He rose to the position of Senior Manager before going to join Cacitex Zambia Limited (a trading company dealing mainly in the importation and re-selling of fertilisers) and its related company, Cacitex Logistics Zambia Limited (an import and export logistics company), in charge of the accounting and secretarial work of both companies. He has been with Gadsden Grillo & Company since 2009 and was admitted to the Partnership in 2014. 

  

Name:  Bernard L Gadsden, FCA, FZICA

Position: Consultant 

Qualification: Chartered Accountant (England and Wales)

Professional membership:

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Fellow of The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants - ZICA 

Career history and experience:

He has wide experience as a professional accountant (including experience in accounting, taxation, management consultancy, company restructuring, receiverships and liquidations) and in managing businesses which are in re-organisation following 8 years’ experience in the UK and over 18 years with Coopers & Lybrand in Zambia. Following his departure from Coopers & Lybrand in 1990, he managed his own practice in his own name. In addition, in 2003, he took over the practice of R.C.K. Rose & Co. following the death of the practitioner.