Guy Rigby

Areas of expertise

Commercially-focused adviser; mentor; working with entrepreneurial businesses.


Guy built and sold his own accountancy firm and has been a director and part-owner of a number of different companies, including businesses in the IT, property, defense, manufacturing and retail sectors.
Since 2008, Guy has led the Entrepreneurial Services group at Smith & Williamson, acting as an adviser to many entrepreneurial owners and their businesses and helping the firm to become the ‘go-to’ accountancy firm for entrepreneurs.

Notable achievements

  • Has acted as the lead external advisor to hundreds of businesses, providing accountancy, tax and corporate finance services.
  • Author of From Vision to Exit - The Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business, which has received significant critical acclaim. 
  • Comments regularly for the press, TV and radio.
  • Has been listed as one of the top 50 ‘movers and shakers in the financial world’ by Economia magazine (January 2016). 

Professional qualifications/memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).


You can find Guy at:

  • London



  • Entrepreneurs and scale-up

Contact us

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Guy Rigby

Head of Entrepreneurial Services, Partner London +44 (0)20 7131 8213

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