Barry is a Chartered Accountant who has been in private practice since 1972.
For 16 years he headed his own firm, Kernon & Co, until he joined H W Fisher & Company as a consultant when the two firms merged in 2002.
Barry acts for a great many authors, journalists and others in the media world, and is an acknowledged expert in the tax treatment of individuals in the creative industries. He also advises many smaller business operating in a wide variety of sectors.
Barry is the Honorary Treasurer of the Society of Authors, a Director and Honorary Treasurer of English PEN and an enthusiastic volunteer for TaxAid.