Professional Business Advice in the UK




About A&B Corporate Connect

Meet the Team



Giancarlo Augustoni

Head of Tax Planning, Asset Management and Asset Protection

Giancarlo qualified as an accountant in Italy 40 years ago, where he founded an accountancy practice in Torino and Mondovi.

Its success provided the funds to launch A&B with business partner Ilario Brocchieri in London in 2009. The company went from strength to strength and has many clients worldwide.

Giancarlo’s experience as an entrepreneur and his global contacts book make his expertise a valuable asset to those he works with. He is an expert in International tax planning, asset management and asset protection, with a proven track record of helping businesses make sound financial decisions on the international stage. 

His client list extends all over the world and features large UK registered companies as well as international concerns. His knowledgeable, friendly approach is trusted to bring a strategic vision that equips businesses with the tools to grow and safeguard against the future.

His strengths include extensive knowledge on how a small business works with a brilliant grasp of international tax corporation law, tax planning, accountancy and asset management and protection. He is also a committed philanthropist.



Shaula Canale

Head of Legal and Director of Client Relations

Shaula’s wide-ranging knowledge of UK and international law, and experience in a variety of jurisdictions means she is the go-to person for all aspects of law. In addition to this, she is responsible for the general management of A&B with a particular focus on client management and client relations and the first point of contact for businesses.

Fluent in Italian and English her passion for her subject and determination to provide the very best service marks her out as an engaging, professional partner for your business.

She graduated with LLB Hons in Law and subsequently completed the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University, then moved to London to start her training contract as a solicitor. She came to A&B as a consultant in 2019 but her flair, commitment to the company’s customer-focused ethos and success for her clients meant she was soon taken on permanently.

If you would like to work with Shaula or for more information about business advice in the UK, please contact us.



Bev Flanagan

Marketing and Business Development Consultant

Bev is a marketing and business development professional with a proven track record in marketing in the private sector, and in senior management roles within the education sector.

She worked in an international role for Sony and Motorola as a public relations manager and then moved into education as director of marketing, and later on as principal of the University Technical College in Aylesbury.

She now lends her expertise to A&B Corporate Connect as a marketing and business development consultant, where she helps businesses of all sizes, drawing up and implementing marketing plans and advising on business development and strategic planning.

Bev’s key skills lie in identifying customers and creating a marketing strategy to reach them. Her expertise also covers communications, profile development and expanding companies’ network of contacts.

If you would like to learn more about the A&B Corporate Connect team or you are looking for business advice in the UK, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.





 James Flanagan

Head of Property Maintenance & Refurbishment

James has worked in the maintenance and building industry for the past 20 years. A combustion engineer by trade, James started his own company five years ago and now also works in partnership with A&B ensuring that all properties are maintained to the highest levels. As well as this, he spearheads our property refurbishment department allowing our clients to build their perfect investment!




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