Andrew Hill – Managing Director, Chartered FCSI CFP
Andrew started a career in Financial Services in 1988, after 17 years in the Merchant Navy, qualified as a Class 1 Master Mariner. In 1993 he established Andrew Hill Ltd (AHL), an Independent Financial Adviser practice. By 2003 Andrew saw the need for progress, and reshaped AHL to practice Lifestyle Financial Planning. He regularly works in conjunction with clients' other professional advisers.
Andrew's qualifications include Core and Advanced Financial Planning Certificates with the Chartered Insurance Institute, as well as the international Certified Financial Planner qualification.
Andrew holds Chartered Financial Planner status with the CISI and is an active member and Chartered Fellow of the CISI.
Mark Hopwood – Director Wealth Management, Chartered FCSI
Mark has significant experience in financial services, having helped clients with their wealth management needs for over 30 years. During his career Mark has provided advice as an Independent Financial Adviser (Yorkshire Bank), Wealth Manager (Coutts), and Investment Manager (Rowan Dartington - part of the St James's Place Group), both in the UK and internationally.
Mark joined Andrew Hill Ltd to give the business capacity to grow, and to be an additional point of contact for existing clients. He helps clients achieve their financial and lifestyle goals by using his experience and knowledge of investment planning, tax minimisation, and risk management. Being happy to co-ordinate with clients' other professional advisers, Mark ensures the most effective, bespoke outcome.
Mark holds several qualifications, culminating in the level 6 (degree level) Private Clients Investment Advice and Management (PCIAM) qualification with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI).
Mark holds Chartered Wealth Manager status with the CISI and is an active member and Chartered Fellow of the CISI.
Darrel McManus – Independent Financial Adviser, DipPFS
Darrel has a strong background in finance, having worked in the sector for over 30 years. He worked in banking development for Halifax Plc, during which time was integral in the set-up of Intelligent Finance's bank reconciliation systems and procedures. His other key role whilst working for Halifax Plc was as Banking Advisor, funding and reconciling Halifax's cash at banks.
Darrel joined Andrew Hill Ltd in 2008 as a Paraplanner to Andrew, then in 2011 he fully qualified as an Independent Financial Adviser. With a flair for Lifestyle Financial Planning, Darrel has helped the company evolve into its present-day status. Darrel is an active member of the Personal Finance Society and devotes a lot of his time to research and technology.
Beverly Jackson – Office Administrator
Beverly began her career in Banking and worked over 20 years for Santander as a Senior Customer Service Adviser with a variety of roles including credit control, probate, and internet banking.
Beverly worked for several years at the Financial Adviser Network, Tenet Group, before joining Andrew Hill Ltd in 2019.
Hannah Haigh – Office Administrator
Hannah has over 13 years’ experience in financial services at Nationwide Building Society, Yorkshire Building Society, Capita and LEBC and has worked in various customer-facing roles including client support executive, customer service representative and ISA application administrator.