StaffFinancial Advisers and Staff at The Investment Coach Ltd
Our Staff Members
We’re a small but focused team ensuring you get the best possible Investment services. Alternate between the tabs below to read about all our members of staff.
Andrew Reeves, Director
Andrew Reeves is the founder and director. He has worked within financial services since June 1996 and is one of the most highly qualified UK advisers by examination (source: Personal Finance Society and The Institute of Financial Planning).
He has also seen the business through to being the first UK advisory business to be assessed against the ISO 22222 standard (source: Standards International). He is widely reported in the press and has been made a New Model Adviser “Cover Star”.
Andrew is a Chartered Financial Planner, Certified Financial Planner (cm) and a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. He is also approved by the Universities Superannuation Scheme to give advice to members.
Cris Downing, Office Manager
Cris is the office manager and client-facing coordinator. She has worked in Insurance Administration since 1991, joining The Investment Coach Limited in 2008. During her career she has managed a number of prestigious accounts.
Hobbies / Interests: Cris has a keen interest in all things equestrian and likes to attend outdoor country events whenever possible. She also likes to travel, enjoys music concerts and the theatre.
Nigel McTear, Locum
Nigel is on standby to look after our clients if anything untoward happens to Andrew! Based on many years of working together Andrew vouches that he is a “good egg” with similar qualifications – so you will be in good hands. Nigel explains …
“I have been involved with Financial Services since 1985 have held a number of corporate roles within Provident Mutual, Scottish Provident and Zurich Financial Services. These roles have always had a technical and marketing bias.
I am a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Planning and a Certified Financial Planner(CM).”
Amelia Reeves, Office Support
Amelia has worked in various Marketing and Advertising roles since 1996, managing key accounts, many of which were within the financial services sector.
Her role within The Investment Coach is to provide general support to the team.
Jay Downing, IT Consultant
Jay is the Part-Time IT Consultant at The Investment Coach.
He specialises in web & graphic design and development and has over 7 years of professional experience in digital media. Jay is fluent in most aspects of IT, and thoroughly enjoys being involved in the thriving IT economy.
Mark provides regulatory risk management for The Investment Coach and its clients.
Mark owns WLC Holdings, which has two subsidiaries, one delivering management consultancy services, the other offering low cost services to smaller retail clients. He is QCA level 4 qualified with T&C and advanced pension qualifications.
Married to Sue, Mark has 3 adult children. He has five interests in life – his family, sport, walking, photography, and sadly, equity markets!