Carl Reader is chairman of d&t chartered accountants and business advisors, a multi-award winning company. Carl spearheaded d&t’s transformation from a small firm with seven staff into a disruptive, innovative business with data and software at its heart.

d&t now has over 2,500 clients including Dyno, Esquires Coffee, Molly Maid, Barking Mad, Little Kickers, Anytime Fitness and Card Connection. d&t was the first firm outside of the Top 10 to recruit a team of devoted business advisors with no financial or accounting background, and has now advised thousands of businesses on how they can ‘unlock the magic’ behind the numbers. Founder of the #BeYourOwnBoss movement,

Carl has written two books on starting up a business and his new book, Be Your Own Boss, is due to be published shortly. Carl is often featured on TV and radio including BBC News, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Two, discussing a wide variety of business-related topics.