Meet The Team
Andrew Stevenson - Sales Manager
Andrew has over 20 years experience in Financial Services gained in the Investment and Property arenas. He has worked for a major bank in the UK and with a major UK property developer.
His spare time is spent with his family and he likes to watch and participate in as much sport as possible.
Anthony Charles - Corporate Consultant
Anthony joined the Direct Parking team after re-locating to England from Canada. He has extensive experience working in the US, Europe and the far-east on the stock exchange and in property in the private and corporate sector.
In his spare time he enjoys doing charity work in the community and enjoys playing football.
Christopher Spencer - Senior Investment Consultant
Christopher has nine years’ experience brokering commercial property and has recently worked in the United Arab Emirates as an agent to various residential developments, selling mostly to the expatriate British community.
He mostly enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, and is a big fan of European city-breaks.
Peter Tomlinson - Senior Investment Consultant
Peter has over 35 years financial planning experience. His key priority has been to focus on providing a tailored bespoke service to satisfy the needs of his clients, utilising innovative and trusted solutions.
“A key objective for me is not just to provide a commitment to service, standards and value but to introduce clients to proven investment opportunities which deliver high yields and capital growth.”
Amanda Price - Investment Consultant
Amanda has many years' experience in Financial Services and is committed to delivering first class customer service, which exceeds client expectations.
In her spare time, she enjoys watching Polo and spending time with family and friends.
Bikram Tikka - Investment Consultant
Bikram has over a decade of experience in a regulated Financial Services environment, is a qualified mortgage adviser and has a degree in mathematics and economics. He started his career working in Investment Banking in London, managing derivative portfolio risk with the banks´ international counterparties, and enjoys investing in residential property both at home in the UK and overseas.
In his spare time, Bikram enjoys music, skiing and eating out.
Christopher Thompson - Investment Consultant
Chris has over 15 years experience in the financial services sector. He has gained experience in all areas from Insolvency all the way through to corporate bonds and property investments. He gets real pleasure in helping customers seek alternative high yielding investments as investors are always looking at different routes to get their money working harder.
Chris enjoys spending time with his family in his spare time and enjoys keeping fit.
Jane Reynolds - Investment Consultant
Jane was a lawyer for 21 years specialising in Property and Employment Law. Having worked in the Bristol/Bath area and then becoming a Partner at a very well established 150 year old firm in Somerset.
“I put real importance in finding investments which will maximise my clients returns and I also feel that the more I can personalise the relationship between myself and my client, the better I can fully realise their objectives from any investment".
Jane loves dog walking, mountain biking and is a keen traveler who enjoys discovering new places and cultures.
James Holden - Investment Consultant
James has over 12 years experience in the investment industry. His previous employment has seen him hold various positions with major institutions in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong.
In his spare time James enjoys volunteering in his local community center, long distance running and spending time with his wife and two young children.
Lieve Terry - Investment Consultant
Lieve worked in a number of different countries within Europe before returning to the UK to teach Physical Education and French.
Since then she has turned her talents to the property and investment market, dealing with global clients.
Lieve says "The most important thing for me is to build a solid relationship with my clients in order to get the best possible results to meet their goals and objectives."
Lieve is fluent in English, Dutch, French, German and Spanish and her hobbies include travelling and adventure sports, but also relaxing with a good book.
Michael Sullivan - Investment Consultant
With 25 years' experience in banking, investment and property, I feel I am in an ideal position to match client requirements to the most appropriate investments.
Outside of work I enjoy keeping fit, most sports and spending quality time with my family and friends.
Philip Mason - Investment Consultant
Philip has worked for over 20 years in both Singapore and Hong Kong where he was a regulated individual with the MAS and SFC for various institutions such as HSBC and Morgan Stanley.
In his spare time, he is an avid badminton player who plays for a local club team and enjoys spending time with his young son playing football and the great outdoors.
Louise Wilson - Investment Consultant
Louise has worked for over 20 years at management level. After working as Finance Manager within a successful private company, she diversified into property and became Area Manager for a large International company which led to her going into the investment side of the business. She has worked and lived internationally in Europe and Asia.
“The most important thing for me is to understand my clients' needs, look for the best option for them, and that the whole investment process be as simple as possible. I think the best customer care is imperative in my line of work."
Louise is fluent in Spanish and her hobbies include travel and reading. At the weekends she likes to spend time socialising with her family.
Stephen Smith - Investment Consultant
Stephen has worked within the financial services industry for 8 years and for the last 5 years, has held the position of Senior Life Insurance Adviser. He has also managed a team of financial advisers at Money Expert which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority & Financial Services, before homing his skills into the investment industry.
Stephen enjoys playing badminton and spending time with his children and friends.
Raj Shah - Investment Consultant
Raj has over 15 years’ experience within the Financial Services Industry. He was a Director of a large European Private Bank and specialised in Investment Management. He has in depth knowledge of various asset classes including equities, fixed interest and property.
When he is not busy with his young family Raj loves both playing and watching sports, in particular, cricket and golf.
William Whittaker - Investment Consultant
William has worked in the banking sector for many years and has helped some of the UK’s newest banks to establish long term relationships with some of the UK’s top brokerages.
In his spare time, he trades stocks, shares, and derivatives and enjoys spending time with his family and going for dinner.
Trish Collantine - Investment Consultant
Trish has over 20 years´ experience in Financial Services that encompasses two of the ´big four´ major UK banks. She has a personal interest in the UK property based investment sector and enjoys working with clients who want to grow their portfolios in the commercial property sector.
In her spare time, Trish likes travelling, gardening and supporting her two sons on the touchline.
Matthew Carter - Client Liaison Manager
Matt has 25 years' experience in account management and relationship building, working across various market sectors, including finance in both blue chip and SME's organisations.
Matt is very much a family man and his main leisure interests include hockey, badminton and cricket.
Andrew Edmondson - Client Liaison Manager
Andrew started working in financial services, specialising in pensions and investments. He then went to work in Property Finance and has spent the last four years in business consultancy.
Andrew is a keen footballer and if not on a pitch, you will find him up a mountain or on a long walk.
Abigail Nixon - Administration Assistant
Abigail has previous experience working in the financial industry under the regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority and has a wealth of experience gained from her banking background.
She takes great pride in ensuring each client receives a bespoke experience tailored to their individual needs, and to surpass all expectations set, whilst providing unique experience.
Abigail likes to spend her spare time socialising with family and friends and visiting the theatre.
Caroline Holt - Administration Assistant
Caroline has 30 years of experience in a regulated Financial Services environment, having worked as a data analyst in IT for a top 3 bank.
In her spare time, Caroline enjoys holidays and spending time with her 2 horses, friends and family.
Mandy Burchill - Administration Assistant
Mandy has previous experience working in the financial sector for both UK and worldwide organisations and has gained a wealth of skills and experience in a vast range of roles including customer care and administration management.
Her variety of positions has given her an excellent grounding for her current role and she takes great pleasure and pride in ensuring every client receives the highest professional service.
Mandy loves the outdoors and in her spare time, enjoys walking, hiking and spending time with her husband and 2 boxer dogs.
Victoria Wardley - Administration Assistant
Vickie has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years at management level, working in lending, insurance and compliance. She has brought with her substantial experience within these fields.
Vickie also has a property portfolio of her own.
In her spare time, Vickie likes to go to the theatre, and to travel, experiencing new places and cultures.