• About Us •

Our Values


We technically assess candidates and only put them forward if they demonstrate appropriate competence for the defined role. We continuously review and improve our processes to ensure that The Acuity MethodTM is consistently at the vanguard of technical assessment and validation. We encourage and facilitate our employees to achieve their full potential and recognise outstanding contribution.


We conduct our business in accordance with the highest ethics of the accounting profession.

Community Responsibility

It is our mission to engage with the wider community and participate in charitable activities.

• Ben Mekie • Principal and Founder •

Ben Mekie is an accomplished and highly experienced board advisor and an active entrepreneur with a proven track record in founding and building successful businesses through to market sale, generating premium shareholder value.

*Strategy development / vision / value creation
*Defining and delivering growth strategies
*Identifying and implementing business change
*Steering and leading strategic business sales
*Recruiting and building high performing teams
*Strategic M&A / Buy & Build
*Board / committee chairmanship
*Financial management and corporate governance
*Corporate finance

• John Sills • Operations Director •

John is Acuity Associates’ Operations Director and leads the Technical Assessment Team.
A commercially oriented Finance Director John has worked successfully in businesses at all stages of development including start-ups, maturing small businesses and established multi-nationals.
John has held senior finance and operational positions at Action for Children (Director of Finance), Econet Wireless (Finance Director), Orange (Finance Director: B2B mobile), Wanadoo / Freeserve (CFO and Director of Operational Finance / CFO) and the Dixons Stores Group.