Robert O’Regan is originally from Cork in Ireland but has lived in North Wales since the mid-80s. He is married to Mary who is from Pen Llyn, and also has three grown up children.
He is an avid sport fan with a particular penchant for Irish and Welsh rugby – he is also a former junior coach and fixture secretary for Bangor Rugby Club and now sits on the club committee.
Robert loves to go walking in the mountains with friends, but if he is not out enjoying the scenery you are likely to find him down the gym, busy in the garden or getting stuck into a DIY project.
He started working as an accountant in 1975, studying for his qualifications in the evenings. In 1984 he qualified as member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and then in 1989 he became a ‘fellow’. He is a Registered Auditor in the UK & Ireland. He became a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians in 1982 and a fellow in 1994. He is also an Associate in the Institute of Taxation of Ireland.
Robert O’Regan has been a part of the PORT firm since 1986 when he became a partner with Ken Parker (originally trading as Parker O’Regan & Co).
Garry Tann was born and bred in Liverpool but has lived in North Wales for over twenty years. He is married and has twin girls, now in their twenties.
Garry’s main passion outside of work is running. He has completed in excess of 20 marathons since he started running in 2003, including several London marathons. He is a member of the North Wales Road Running Club.
He also takes a keen interest in football and supports Liverpool Football Club.
He is an ex-Round Table member and past chairman.
Garry Tann started working in an accountant’s office in Liverpool in 1973, and over the years studied accountancy in his spare time, before qualifying as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and gaining his practicing certificate and Registered Auditor status in 1994. He joined PORT in June 1993 and became a partner in 1994, replacing Ken Parker when he retired.
Ceris Evans was born and grew up in Porthmadog. He has lived in North Wales all his life and is a first language Welsh speaker. He is married and has three children: two boys and a girl.
In his younger days Ceris played football for Porthmadog and Nantlle Vale FC, but these days, come the weekend, he prefers to go walking in the mountains of Snowdonia.
He is the treasurer for Abergwyngregyn Regeneration Company Ltd., which recently received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Ceris Evans started working as an accountant when he left school in 1990 and qualified in 1996, having joined PORT the previous year. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (MAAT).
Buddug Ritchie was born and grew up in Pentrefoelas and has lived in Wales all her life and is a first language Welsh speaker who lives in Anglesey.
Buddug is from a farming background and enjoys attending Welsh cultural festivities such as Royal Welsh Show, National Eisteddfod and Rugby matches. She also enjoys walking and landscape photography especially the Anglesey coastal path.
She is also the treasurer for Bangor Rugby Club and is a Welsh rugby supporter.
Buddug graduated in 2008 having done an Accounting and Finance degree at University of Glamorgan (now known as University of South Wales) and in September of 2008 joined PORT accountants.
Buddug qualified in 2016 and became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Craig Steel grew up in Rhyl and has lived in North Wales all his life. He now lives in Towyn with his wife and two children.
Craig studied Accounting and Business in college in Abergele, before starting university in 2003. He graduated in 2006 from Bangor University with a degree in Accounting and Finance.
Shortly after graduating Craig went travelling for two years. He spent most of that time in Australia, as well as visiting Bali, New Zealand and Hong Kong.
In his spare time Craig loves to be outside walking with his dog. He is big football fan, and he is a former season ticket holder of Everton FC. He also volunteers at his son’s scout group in Rhyl.
Craig joined PORT accountants in 2013 and became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in 2017. He became a partner in the firm in 2020.