Leighton, a Chartered Accountant since 2003, trained at BDO before working at Coller Capital in London.
From 2008 Leighton spent six years in Australasia as a Corporate Finance advisor for KPMG and Westpac Institutional Bank. Returning to the UK in 2014 he has since held senior internal Corporate Finance roles in the financial services and insurance sectors as well as being a Non-Exec Director for a tech start-up. Leighton joined Hawksmoor in 2022.
Leighton is married with two daughters and in his spare times enjoys travel and boating.