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Key Staff


Steven Ormond-Smith, FCCA

Managing Director

Steven is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, with over 20 years working on the Isle of Man. Steven founded OrmCo in 2012.  Steven enjoys advising and supporting clients with their accounting and business needs. Steven is married with a teenage daughter. In his spare time Steven enjoys to travel and compete in stage rallies. Steven has a number of non-executive directorships, and is also the treasurer and director of a local club “Manx Autosport”


Sarah Lace

Executive Assistant

Sarah is a key member of the team, who joined OrmCo in 2013 as junior administrator. Sarah is now responsible for the office administration, client payroll and supporting Steven. Sarah recently started studying FA2 ACCA exam and passed first time. Sarah enjoys going out with friends, keeping fit, and her major love is her young Maltese/Yorkshire terrier cross dog called Lexi.

Lee Astin, FCCA

General Manager

Lee is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 14 years experience. He has spent the majority of his career on the Isle of Man plus 2 years in Malta. He is responsible for the day to day client accounting function and maintaining client service delivery. Lee is married with 3 children and enjoys watching Everton and keeping fit in his spare time.  

Ealish Baxter, PQACCA, CAT

Senior Client Accountant

Ealish is a qualified Certified Accounting Technician and part qualified Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Ealish looks after a portfolio of local clients, ensuring all of their Accounting and Tax deadlines are met. In her spare time Ealish enjoys playing netball competes with her sister in side car trials on and off the Island.

Tristan Ringham, ACCA

Client Accounts Manager

Tristan is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 14 years experience.  He looks after a range of clients from small local trading businesses to larger multi national companies. He is married with a 2 children. Tristan’s big passion is football and is an avid Liverpool supporter and season ticket holder. Between work, family and supporting his team, Tristan finds time to manage and coach Onchan junior football team.

Mandy Beattie, CAT

Client Accountant

Mandy is a qualified Certified Accounting Technician, with over 20 years accounting and bookkeeping experience.  Mandy looks after a variety of accounting and tax clients. Mandy is proud mum of 3 grown up kids, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and is very occupied with her young and taxing dog “Bailey” who is a Cockapoo being a cross between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle.

Taran Parry

Junior Administrator

Taran recently joined OrmCo and supports an administrative support to the whole team. Taran achieved a double distinction on completing her BTEC national diploma in business.  In her spare time Taran enjoys socialising with her friends and family, cooking and baking.

David Parker, ACMA


David is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant, with over 20 years’ experience working across industry and practice. David provides consultancy and support services to OrmCo. He is the founder and MD of Purple Accounts. David is married with two teenage daughters and in his spare time enjoys travelling, gardening, martial arts and good old fashioned family time.

Oscar Ormond-Smith

Head of Security

Oscar is a 10 year old Maltese Terrier. Oscar was born in Liverpool and moved to the Island with his then owner in 2016. Sadly Oscar’s owner passed away within a short time of moving to the Island and Oscar was inherited by Steven. Oscar is the most popular member of the team, and rarely misses a day at the office.