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Stephen Jones

Chartered Financial Planner

Email: stephenjones@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in financial planning and is one of the highest qualified planners in the UK having attained both Chartered and Certified status. In addition Stephen has passed the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners specialist examinations and is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). Stephen was elected as a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) in 2010. Fellowship of the CII is universally regarded as the premier qualification for those working in the insurance industry.
Stephen has been advising private clients on post retirement issues including inheritance tax planning since 1999 and has received numerous national awards for his advice via the Financial Planner of the Year Awards which are run by one of the Financial Times’ specialist publications: Money Management. Whilst Stephen’s technical expertise is second to none, he believes that it is his approachability and skill at making complicated solutions easy to understand, which makes his advice so popular.

Mark

Mark Bonsall

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Email: markbonsall@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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Mark has worked in financial services since 1998 and has been advising clients on their mortgage requirements. Mark has passed advanced exams in mortgages which qualify him to discuss all aspects of mortgage planning including; house purchases, re-mortgages, buy to let, commercial mortgages and debt consolidation.

Mark is also qualified to provide advice for clients in later life, who wish to release value from their home via an equity release mortgage or home reversion plan. Mark uses the whole mortgage market place in providing advice and feels that this independence allows him to make sure that he not only provides the right advice, but he is also able to secure the best deals available.

Mark also acts as the company Compliance Officer.

David Porter

David Hamilton Porter

Independent Financial Adviser

Email: davidporter@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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David is a director at 75point3 and is one of our founding partners, specialising in providing both private clients and businesses with comprehensive financial planning solutions. He also works closely with other professionals, such as accountants and solicitors, to meet their clients’ financial objectives.

David has been awarded the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Diploma in Financial Planning, and he believes the financial planning process should always be focused on helping clients identify what is important to them and what they are looking to achieve. This involves undertaking a detailed review of each client’s personal circumstances and finances, covering areas such as retirement planning, family protection, capital investment and inheritance tax planning advice.

David always aims to take a relaxed, personal approach to helping clients achieve their goals.

Tracy

Tracy Brookes

Chartered Financial Planner

Email: tracybrookes@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

I can speak Welsh

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After 18 years’ experience in financial planning, Tracy is one of the highest qualified financial planners in the UK having attained both Chartered and Certified Status. Tracy is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society which is evidence that she has attained the most prestigious level of professional achievement. In addition, Tracy is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) having passed the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Diploma in Trust & Estates and the Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising.

Tracy has been providing advice to private clients and business across investments, pensions, taxation and estate planning since 2007 and believes her friendliness and ability at making complicated solutions easy to understand makes her a popular and successful adviser. Tracy is a Welsh speaker and able to offer a bilingual service.

Rory Durkin

Chartered Financial Planner

Email: rorydurkin@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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During his many years in financial services, Rory has been awarded Chartered status – one of the highest exam-based qualifications for financial advisers in the UK – and attained a Distinction grade in the G20 Personal Financial Planning examination. He has been advising private clients on investment and retirement issues, including inheritance tax planning, since 1991.

Rory has been elected a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society – evidence of his technical knowledge and commitment to professional development. He has also been awarded the Certificate for Financial Services (Trusts and Estate Planning) from the world-renowned Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Rory works closely with all his clients, helping to plan and organise their finances, and bringing them the reassurance of knowing that their financial lives are in good shape.

Emma Hall

Chartered Financial Planner

Email: emmahall@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Emma’s skills and professionalism were recognised early in her career when she was voted Newly Qualified Independent Financial Adviser of the Year at the Financial Adviser Life and Pensions awards in 2010. Since then she has gone from strength to strength, attaining Chartered status in 2014 and being elected a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, highlighting her technical knowledge and commitment to professional development.

Emma specialises in providing advice to private clients and businesses across investments, pensions and protection, and she particularly enjoys using cashflow modelling to complete her holistic approach to financial planning.

David Jones

Chartered Financial Planner

Email: davidjones@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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David’s extensive experience in financial services has seen him complete the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Advanced Diploma, and he has also attained Chartered status. This highlights his detailed technical knowledge and commitment to professional development.

David provides advice to private clients and businesses across investments, pensions and protection, specialising in corporate pensions.

Antonia Lopez

Chartered Financial Planner

Email: antonia@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Antonia achieved Chartered Financial Planner status in 2024 after successfully completing the rigorous Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning via the Chartered Insurance Institute. Chartered status is a symbol of technical competence and signifies a public commitment to professional standards.

Having gained extensive experience in a wide range of financial matters over her career, which started with 75point3 in 2007, Antonia now offers investment and pension advice to private clients, trusts and attorneys, either directly or via professional connections.

Antonia prides herself on offering a friendly, approachable service which allows her to work closely with clients, their families and other advisers to develop and implement effective retirement planning, investment strategies, protection analysis and inheritance tax planning.

Thomas Durkin

Paraplanner

Email: thomasdurkin@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Thomas has completed the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning and the Certificate in Paraplanning, and is currently working towards his Advanced Diploma and Chartered status.

Thomas’s main focus at 75point3 is providing technical and financial research and support to our financial advisers. His specialist knowledge of pension and investment planning means that he can work closely with advisers to make sure clients always achieve their financial and personal goals.

Kirsty Haydock

Independent Financial Adviser

Email: kirstyhaydock@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Kirsty has completed the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Diploma in Financial Planning and is currently working towards her Advanced Diploma and Chartered Status.

She provides advice in all aspects of financial planning including life insurance, pensions and investment solutions, specialising in corporate pension schemes. In October 2014, she gained national recognition when she was named as runner-up for the UK Automatic Enrolment Planner of the Year award by the Financial Times’ specialist publication, Money Management.

Kathleen Lunn

Independent Financial Adviser

Email: kathleenlunn@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

I can speak Welsh

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Kathleen joined 75point3 in April 2022 as a Trainee Financial Adviser having completed her degree in Accounting & Finance at Bangor University. Having successfully achieved her Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning, Kathleen has become a qualified Independent Financial Adviser providing advice on investments, pensions, taxation and estate planning.

Kathleen is already working towards her Advanced Diploma and Chartered status which demonstrates her dedication in enhancing her knowledge in financial planning. Kathleen is known for her friendly approach and is able to simplify complex financial concepts so clients can make an informed decision. Kathleen is a Welsh speaker and able to offer a bi-lingual service.

Maxine McNicholas

Senior Accounts Manager

Email: info@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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Maxine McNicholas is our Senior Accounts Manager at 75point3 and has been for the last two decades! As the Financial Controller, she oversees all accounting responsibilities, including recording financial transactions, bank reconciliations, invoice payments, and general administrative tasks. With qualifications such as Sage Level 3 and VAT, Maxine's expertise and dedication are integral to the company's financial operations and success.

Kimberley Knight

Compliance Officer

Email: kimknight@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Kim holds Chartered status and is working towards becoming a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. She has undertaken numerous industry roles including paraplanning, advising and training and competence, and has developed considerable expertise across a wide range of roles.

Kim oversees all aspects of compliance, training and competency for our business, and is looking to expand her knowledge further into management and compliance.

Chloe Evans

Compliance Assistant

Email: Chloeevans@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

I can speak Welsh

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Chloe Evans, Compliance Assistant based in 75point3’s St Asaph. Chloe is originally from North Wales and joined 75point3 in January 2021 after graduating with a BA (Hons) from Leeds Beckett University.

Driven by a passion for maintaining regulatory integrity and risk management Chloe is an integral part of the compliance team, overseeing all aspects of compliance and training and competency at 75point3. Chloe is working towards attaining the CII Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning, showcasing her commitment to continuous learning and growth.

Chloe is bilingual communication in both Welsh and English.

Martyn Wickens

Specialist Protection Adviser

Email: martynwickens@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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During Martyn’s years with 75point3 he has held a number of roles within the company. These include time spent as a paraplanner, mortgage adviser and independent financial adviser.

Martyn has achieved his diploma in financial advice and is currently working towards attaining Chartered status. He provides advice to private and corporate clients on all aspects of financial protection.

Zac Smith

Paraplanner

Email: zacsmith@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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With over 9 years of dedicated experience in the financial services sector, Zac brings a wealth of expertise to the team. Currently serving as a paraplanner at 75point3, he has also contributed his skills to Lloyds Banking Group in the past. Zac's journey began with the completion of his Bachelor's Degree in Law from Bangor University in 2014.

Zac's professional growth is marked by his achievement of the CII Diploma in regulated Financial Planning. Eager to continuously enhance his qualifications, he is actively pursuing his Advanced Diploma and Chartered Status.

In his current capacity, Zac plays a pivotal role in providing both technical and financial research. He collaborates closely with Financial Advisors to formulate well-suited recommendations. With a strong command over protection, pension, and investment planning, Zac's insights contribute significantly to helping clients realise their individualised financial aspirations.

Lee Tudball

Paraplanner

Email: leetudball@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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With an impressive 25-year career in financial services, Lee is a senior paraplanner at 75point3. Beginning as a Financial Adviser in 1999, he transitioned to paraplanning in 2017, drawing on his extensive adviser experience to provide valuable insights.

Lee's proficiency in crafting precise recommendations, coupled with his technical expertise, stems from his deep industry knowledge. Collaborating closely with advisers, he ensures clients' personal and financial goals are achieved.

Having joined 75point3 in June 2022, Lee's impact is already evident. His qualifications include a Diploma for Financial Advisers, reflecting his commitment to growth. Lee's role encompasses research, support for advisers, and report writing. He's a valued member of both the Investment and Decumulation Committees, contributing to our strategic direction.

David Haycocks

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Email: davidhaycocks@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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David has worked in financial services for many years, and is qualified to discuss all aspects of mortgage planning including house purchases, remortgages, buy to let, commercial mortgages and debt consolidation.

David is also qualified to provide advice for clients in later life who want to release value from their home via an equity release mortgage or home reversion plan. His advice is based on the whole of the mortgage market, with this independence allowing him to make sure that not only does he deliver suitable advice for each client, but that he is also able to secure the most competitive deals available.

Ffion Berry Evans

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Email: ffionberry@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 536333

I can speak Welsh

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Ffion’s years in financial services have seen her pass advanced exams in mortgages, qualifying her to discuss all aspects of mortgage planning including house purchases, remortgages, buy to let, commercial mortgages and debt consolidation.

She has particular in-depth knowledge of affordable housing and the planning restrictions and conditions placed on local housing. She also advises on protection products including life insurance, critical illness and income protection, and is a Welsh speaker who is able to offer a bilingual service.

Sandra

Sandra Davies

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Email: sandradavies@75point3.com
Tel: 01286 674500

I can speak Welsh

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Sandra’s qualifications enable her to discuss all aspects of mortgage planning including house purchases, remortgages, buy to let and debt consolidation, and she has been advising clients in these areas for several years. She draws on the whole of the mortgage market when giving her advice, and feels this independence allows her to make sure that not only does she provide appropriate support to each client, but she is also able to secure the most competitive deals.

Sandra works closely with clients, builders and estate agents, and also advises clients on protection products including life insurance, critical illness and income protection. She is also a Welsh speaker, and is therefore able to offer a bilingual service.

Carol Oliver

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Email: carololiver@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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Carol is qualified to discuss mortgage-related areas including house purchases, remortgages, buy to let, commercial mortgages and debt consolidation. With access to the whole of the mortgage market, she is able to provide suitable advice tailored to each client’s needs, while also securing the most competitive mortgage deals.

Carol specialises in new builds, working closely with clients to ensure the transition for first-time buyers and home movers into their new homes is a smooth one. She also helps clients using government housing schemes and assists with their implementation, and advises on protection products including life insurance, critical illness and income protection.

Nisha Hampshire-Jones

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Email: nisha@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 536333

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Nisha’s experience in financial services includes passing mortgage exams that qualify her to discuss all aspects of mortgage planning. This includes house purchases, remortgages, buy to let, commercial mortgages and debt consolidation.

Nisha refers to the whole of the mortgage market when providing advice, and is committed to delivering advice appropriate to each client while also securing the most competitive deals available. She also advises on protection products including life insurance, critical illness and income protection.

Adrian Barlow

Adrian Barlow

Head of Commercial Funding

Email: adrianbarlow@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299 or 07967 634739

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Adrian is Head of Commercial Funding @ 75point3 and has over 30 years' experience in business finance, gained over his career in banking, working with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) on their funding needs. Specialising in SMEs for many years gives Adrian the edge when it comes to structuring and sourcing deals for his clients.

Adrian’s remit is to focus on sourcing business finance for a wide variety of sectors to include development finance, real estate, healthcare and finance for trading businesses. Facilities arranged will include commercial mortgages, bridging finance, secured and unsecured loans together with cashflow lending and asset finance.

Small business owners often don't know what the best route would be for them or how to start deciding, this is where an early chat with Adrian can be invaluable.

Mobile: 07967 634739

Ruth Eaves

Ruth Eaves

Commercial Finance Consultant

Email: rutheaves@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

I can speak Welsh

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Ruth, a seasoned finance professional with over three decades of experience, is a Commercial Finance Consultant at Commercial Funding @75point3. Known for her customer-centric approach and innovative thinking, she focuses on building enduring client relationships.

With a deep industry understanding and a vast network, Ruth specialises in sourcing business finance for sectors such as development finance, real estate finance, and trading businesses. She offers products like commercial mortgages, bridging finance, cashflow lending, asset finance, and invoice discounting.

Carole Evans

Financial Services Assistant

Email: caroleevans@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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Kathryn Morgan-Jones

Financial Services Assistant

Email: kathrynmj@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Kathryn Morgan-Jones has been with 75point3 since October 2018, bringing over 17 years of experience from Barclays, where she started in Accounts and rose to Assistant Manager.

In her role as a Financial Services Assistant, Kathryn provides comprehensive support across various aspects of the company. She has demonstrated her dedication to professional growth by completing several exams, including RO1, CF6, R05, R03, and R02, as part of her pursuit towards achieving the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning - aiming to achieve this by the end of 2024.

Emily Jones

Financial Services Assistant

Email: emilyjones@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Jordan Pattullo

Financial Services Assistant

Email: jordanpattullo@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 536333

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Jordan Pattullo joined 75point3 in 2021. He carries out a dual role at the company’s Colwyn Bay branch supporting Ffion Berry Evans and Nisha Hampshire-Jones with mortgage advice as well as looking after the Principality Building Society agency. Both roles are very demanding with high level customer expectations related to house purchase, keeping introducers up to date with developments, meeting lender and regulatory requirements as well as 75point3 and Principality internal procedures.


Jordan has signed up to complete the Chartered Insurance Institute diploma in financial planning and completed his first module towards the end of 2023.

Paula Parry

Financial Services Assistant

Email: paulaparry@75point3.com
Tel: 01286 674500

I can speak Welsh

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Joseph Bache

Financial Services Assistant

Email: josephbache@75point3.com
Tel: 01286 674500

I can speak Welsh

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Delyth Morris

Financial Services Assistant

Email: delythmorris@75point3.com
Tel: 01758 444144

I can speak Welsh

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Keeley Westwell

Financial Services Assistant

Email: keeleywestwell@75point3.com
Tel: 01492 877299

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Keeley Westwell joined 75point3 in September 2023 as a Financial Services Assistant. With prior experience in the estate agency sector, Keeley brings a valuable perspective, having touched on mortgages during her time there. Currently, Keeley works alongside Carol Oliver doing the administration work on her Mortgages, this role is very demanding and comes with a high level customer expectations related to house purchases, keeping introducers up to date with developments, meeting lender and regulatory requirements as well as 75point3's.

In pursuit of professional growth, Keeley holds a degree in Business Management and is currently studying for R01 certification. Her dedication to progress within the company is evident, with a keen focus on advancing her skills and knowledge.

Katie Aitchison

Financial Services Assistant

Email: katieaitchison@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Katie Aitchison joined 75point3 in October 2023 as a Financial Services Assistant, bringing valuable experience from Accounting Departments. Currently providing support to the IFA's and New Business team, in April 2024 Katie is preparing to transition to the Accounts Department, where she will play a crucial role during the transition period, supporting both teams.

Outside of work, Katie enjoys walking her dog, attending the theatre, and spending quality time with loved ones.

Jade Hughes

Financial Services Assistant

Email: jadehughes@75point3.com
Tel: 01745 530202

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Jade Hughes joined 75point3 in December 2023 as a Financial Services Assistant, providing support to the IFA's and New Business Team. Despite entering with no prior financial industry experience, Jade is eager to learn and is currently working her way toward completing exams as she aims to progress to become a financial adviser in the future.

Outside of work, Jade stays active through exercise, running, and indulges in her passion for travel. She also treasures spending quality time with loved ones and her dogs.