Tony has lived and worked around the UK, working mainly for major financial institutions, eventually settling in Teesside in 1998 with his wife and two daughters.
He has gathered a wealth of experience and knowledge over the years in all aspects of financial planning, specialising in the areas of Pensions, Retirement and Investment Planning and he is a regular contributor to BBC Tees on financial matters.
Tony is a Member of The Personal Finance Society by Diploma and holds the designation DipPFS. He holds qualifications in Pensions (G60); Taxation and Trusts (G10) and Investment Planning (G20). He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers.
He also has an in depth knowledge of mortgages due to his 10 years at Woolwich plc (now part of Barclays) where his last position was as District Manager.
Tony is a keen networker and is a member of several networking groups in the Tees Valley area. He is a firm believer in working with and collaborating with other like-mined businesses.
His spare time it taken up with keeping fit at the gym (or so he claims!) and spending time with his family. Tony is a keen Newcastle United supporter - although mostly from the comfort of an armchair these days!