Meet the team

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Ebrahim Sidat

Chief Executive Officer

Ebrahim is the Chief Executive Officer of AMS Accountants Group. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor at KPMG, and after gaining extensive experience, he joined his father’s accountancy practice (AMS Accountants) in 2011. Since joining AMS he has successfully grown our audit, tax, corporate finance and insolvency departments across our regional offices. Ebrahim is also the MD of Signature Tax, which is our tax branch of the AMS Group.

The ability to transform the AMS Group into a top 100 firm within a 5-year period has enabled Ebrahim to develop a unique skill set. Ebrahim has an excellent senior leadership team working alongside him to ensure a broad range of expertise and experience across every aspect of the accountancy field.

Ebrahim has won numerous awards in recent years and is recognised by his peers and his mentors, including senior members of the business, political and social communities as a future ‘inspirational’ leader with a key emphasis on philanthropy, and as a result has been voted as one of the top 100 most powerful Asian’s within the UK.

Ebrahim also runs the AMS Academy, which is focused on taking talented youngsters from disadvantaged communities with limited opportunity and helping them find careers within accounting.

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David Clegg

Managing Director

David is the Managing Director at AMS Accountants Group. His professional career began in 2007 as a Chartered Accountant at RSM Tenon, one of the leading high growth entrepreneurial practises in the UK. Following several promotions at RSM Tenon, he was headhunted by a regional firm and joined at partner level to assist with taking the business to the next level.

As Managing Director, he brings his experience, skills and his proven track record in advising high growth businesses on their strategic, operational and reporting structures, and has some great success stories in helping clients achieve significant growth.

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Yasin Muminovic

Director, AMS Medical

Yasin is a Director dealing exclusively with medical professionals. With over ten years’ experience in the Healthcare sector, Yasin possesses comprehensive knowledge and thorough understanding of the unique issues facing medical professionals, the complex tax and pensions regulations and the changing NHS landscape. Yasin performs advisory work in areas such as premises developments, mergers and acquisitions, practice incorporations, NHS contract tenders, primary care networks and succession planning. 

Yasin works with the specialist tax and accounts teams to deliver high quality work to many long-standing clients, including high net worth individuals and retired professionals. 

Yasin has worked with GPs, Dentists and Pharmacists for over 10 years and is a regular contributor to the industry writing articles and speaking at a number of events each year around the country for, Pulse, BDIA, Management in Practice, amongst others. 

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Sarina Issap

Associate to CEO

Sarina provides direct support to the CEO and directors, providing oversight and guidance for all divisions within the AMS Group. Some of Sarina’s key roles are providing deep operational support, involvement in effective decision-making, managing integral projects for the business and coordinating the execution of strategic initiatives.

Having qualified in Accounting and achieving a Masters in International Commercial and Financial Law, Sarina is further broadening her knowledge by working towards her MBA at Harvard Business School, studying alongside her role at AMS.

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Esmail Jassat

Associate Director

Esmail is Associate Director in Signature Tax and is based in our London office. With a decade of banking experience with Nationwide Building Society and Al Rayan Bank (formerly known as the Islamic Bank of Britain), Esmail held various managerial roles to help develop client’s business interests. Esmail is primarily responsible for managing the business development team at Signature Tax as well as managing relationships with entrepreneur’s, HNWI’s, SME’s and various accounting firms across London and the South East.

Outside of work, Esmail is a trustee of a few local educational and charitable institutions and likes to get involved within the local community.

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Adam Sidat

Associate Director

Adam is Associate Director of Signature Tax. He has over 15 years of experience in business management, with particular expertise in the IT sector.  He delivered outstanding growth for a number of companies including his own business which he subsequently went on to sell prior to joining AMS.  

He joined AMS Accountants Group in 2013 and has been instrumental in the growth of the group operationally, developing theirs’ IT strategy and improving efficiencies by over 56%. Adam is now a leader in our Signature Tax Team managing relationships with entrepreneur’s, HNWI’s, SME’s and various accounting firms nationally.

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Ruth Patten

Group HR Manager

Ruth is our Group HR Manager, providing expert employment advice and support to all our AMS divisions in the group.

She is an MCIPD qualified, Human Resources Professional with over 20 years’ experience. Her background includes numerous blue chip global organisations such as Honda, AstraZeneca and Manchester Airports Group.

Ruth acts as a steward and shaper of our people strategy. Through leveraging the skills and talents of our workforce,  we cement ourselves as an employer of choice and succeed in satisfying the needs of our clients.

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Andrew Davis

Associate Director

Andrew is an Associate Director. He has nearly 20 years audit experience and has developed a great depth of knowledge and experience across a variety of business sectors having worked for accountancy firms ranging from local, regional and national practices. Andrew has a strong background in audit and financial reporting, specialising in advising owner – Managed Business, mid and large corporates on audit and accountancy compliance, tax planning, internal controls, systems and providing strategic advice.

Andrew prides himself on being able to develop strong relationships. He regularly communicates with his clients and tries to add value at all possible opportunities.

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Martyn Lent

Associate Director

Martyn is an Associate Director within the AMS Accounts, Audit and Assurance team. He has 19 years of audit experience and has developed a great depth of knowledge and experience across a variety of business sectors having worked for accountancy firms from regional to national practices. Martyn has a strong background in audit and financial reporting, specialising in advising SME’s on audit and accountancy compliance, tax planning, internal controls, systems and providing strategic advice.

At AMS, Martyn prides himself on developing strong relationships, regularly communicating with clients trying to add value at all possible opportunities.

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