About ppautomation

Senior Partner Andrew Webster has been with the firm since 2009. In 1987 he built one of the earliest tax software solutions for large professional practices whilst employed as a tax consultant at Robson Rhodes a partnership of over 80 partners. Having set up his own tax practice in 1990 he retained an interest in software development. Working with professional developers Mike Gilchrist and Keiron Trott he established one of the earliest online accounting software products in 2003 which is still in use today under the brand name WebsterAccounts – the UK’s longest running internet based accountancy service.

David Braben has been active in software development since his time as an undergraduate at Cambridge. His main business is as CEO of AIM listed computer gaming company Frontier Development and his role in PPA is to advise on the user interface of all software.

Wendy Irvin has been active in procurement in large companies for many years. She advises clients on all aspects of procurement especially relating to IT.

Keiron Trott is our main developer based in Netherlands. He was an integral part of the WebsterAccounts accountancy business developing their software for over 10 years.