Our Team

Chris Ryan BA (Hons) Dip PFS, Managing Director

A Senior Financial Adviser and Managing Director with 25 years experience. Chris is qualified to Level 4 Diploma standard, with specialist qualifications in Trusts and Estate Planning, and Long Term Care. He provides financial solutions for retired clients focusing on trusts, investing and later life needs.

Richard French BSc, Financial Planner

Richard French graduated from Sussex University with a degree in Chemistry, then spent 12 years at J.P. Morgan. Having achieved the Level 4 Diploma for Financial Advisers through private study, Richard joined the firm in September 2015, initially as a paraplanner. He is now a fully qualified IFA and Pension Transfer Specialist.

David Robinson BA (Hons), Administrator

David joined the team in 2013 to provide administration support, having graduated in Law at Manchester University. He then gained many years experience in financial services in the UK and overseas. David’s expertise is in providing our clients with accurate and timely information about their financial plans, and managing our systems and procedures.

Eleanor Hollywood

Nella has joined the team as an administrator. She spent several years on various contracts with Barclays Bank and is now in a permanent role with us. She enjoys socialising, walking and going to the cinema.

Christopher Hoar BA (Hons), Paraplanner

With his BA (Hons) in Business Studies with Human Resources Management, Chris’ transition into financial advice administration was a natural move. He joined us in September 2017 and has become a valuable member of the administration team. Chris is Level 4 qualified in paraplanning to support the advice team.

Dan Howe BA (Hons), Trainee Paraplanner

Dan has rejoined us having completed his Business & Management degree at Bournemouth University as a full-time trainee Paraplanner. Dan enjoys playing 6-a-side football in his spare time, as well as supporting AFC Bournemouth.