Guy Rigby

Chair - Entrepreneurial Services

Areas of expertise

Commercially-focused adviser; mentor; working with entrepreneurial businesses.


Guy built and sold his own accountancy firm and has been a director and part-owner of a number of different companies, including businesses in the IT, property, defence, manufacturing and retail sectors.

Guy founded the Entrepreneurial Services Group at Smith & Williamson in 2008. He now chairs the Group and acts as an adviser to many entrepreneurial owners and their businesses, helping the firm to become the ‘go-to’ accountancy firm for entrepreneurs.

Notable achievements

  • Has acted as the lead external advisor to hundreds of businesses, providing accountancy, tax and corporate finance services.
  • Author of From Vision to Exit - The Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business, which has received significant critical acclaim.
  • Comments regularly for the press, TV and radio.
  • Has been listed as one of the top 50 ‘movers and shakers in the financial world’ by Economia magazine (January 2016).

Professional qualifications/memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

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