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Key Staff


Steven Ormond-Smith, FCCA

Managing Director

Steven is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, who has been working on the Isle of Man for over 20 years. He founded OrmCo in 2012 and takes pride in advising and supporting his clients with their business needs, as well as holding a number of non-executive directorships. Away from work, Steven enjoys travelling, but is perhaps best known as a bit of a petrol head. He’s the Treasurer and Director of Manx Auto Sports (MAS) and also competes in stage rallies.


Sarah Lace

Office Manager

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

Client Accounts Manager

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.

Lizzie Wilson

Office Junior

Lizzie joined the OrmCo Group in 2018. Prior to this, she spent four months travelling round Australia having graduated from York University in 2017 with a BSc in Environmental Geography. Lizzie loves travelling as well as socialising with family and friends. She’s also a water baby, loving kayaking, coasteering, body boarding and swimming in the sea every day in the summer.

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.