Meet The Team
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.
Andrew Edmondson - Investment Consultant
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.
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.
Michael Jordan - Investment Consultant
Michael is a qualified financial adviser and buy to let specialist, with over 20 years of finance experience, gained in a number of blue chip companies. He is a member of the Personal Financial Society and Society of Mortgage Professionals.
“My aim is to ensure that every new client experiences a fully compliant, transparent and timely service whilst being introduced to unique investment opportunities that form a lasting and profitable relationship”.
Outside of work, his interests include Mountain Biking, Traveling and Creative Photography.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dean McDonough - Client Liaison Manager
Dean has 35 years' of investment related experience, starting with a career in Banking with Halifax PLC. He has spent most of his career in Wealth Management as both an Independent Financial Adviser and as a Partner with St James Place working with a diverse array of clients, both private and corporate. Dean’s focus is on clients and relationship building to provide a personal and friendly approach to investment Management.
Dean is 53 years old and has two children and a grand-daughter. He enjoys both music and sport with his main focus on live music in personal and intimate settings, and is also very appreciative of stand-up comedy.
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.