Bryan Graduated from the University of Leeds in 1985 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Dodd & Co in Carlisle. He then returned to Yorkshire where he worked in independent practices. He joined Holeys in 1996 where he was encouraged to specialise in taxation; achieving membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 1999. He became a partner in the practice in 2002.
He is a member of Knaresborough Cycling Club. In his spare time if he is not on one of his 4 bicycles he might be at the cinema, keeping up with current affairs or stood over his jam pan.