KATO Consultancy is a leading provider of practice development consultancy and fee acquisition and merger services to accountancy practices. We believe that we are unique in having this niche focus and variety of service, and we have a well-established reputation in our market.
Phil Shohet FCA, FCCA qualified with a Top 10 firm and moved from there to Andersen Consulting, subsequently moving to 3i where he was involved in financing, M&A, and business evaluation. Phil was head-hunted to become the first Commercial Director of the ICAEW, a post that he held during a period of great expansion in the Institutue's activities for its members, having overall responsibility for all commerical activities, including publications, courses, conferences and advisory services. Prior to setting up KATO in the mid 1990s he was for 12 years Managing Director of Buckmans, a marketing, professional services and public relations consultancy, and was directly involved with some high profile businesses and partnerships, assisting and advising them with their management, communications, marketing and development issues.