Keith French Managing Director

Keith French has spent his entire career in the field of finance.  Initially as a building society manager and then running the financial planning arms of two accountancy practices.  He founded his own firm in 1989.

He enjoys working with clients to devise comprehensive and flexible financial plans.  He has won major national awards for various aspects of financial planning and been asked to contribute to articles in the national press. 

Any spare time is spent on the golf course and cooking

 


Barry Huntley Financial Consultant

Barry has been involved in the insurance world all his working life moving into the life and pensions side in 1984.  Before joining French & Associates he was a broker consultant with Norwich Union (now Aviva) but decided that life as an independent adviser was far more interesting. 

He strives to give his clients an excellent service and enjoys helping them select cost efficient protection policies and value for money investments.  He is a keen golfer and is very involved with a local society.

 


 

Mark Robinson Mortgage Manager

Mark is fully qualified to provide mortgage and equity release advice.  Mark enjoys keeping up with all the changes in the mortgage market in order to provide clients with a comprehensive and very personal service.

Access to the latest technology enables him to keep up to date with this fast moving marketplace where today’s best rate may be tomorrow’s obsolete deal.  Mark can help with all types of loans and mortgages from domestic to commercial. 

He enjoys helping first time buyers get on the initial rung of the property ladder and is happy to provide a support service on all aspects of the move.  Keeping fit is important to him and he achieved a black belt in the Korean martial art of Tang Soo Do at the very young age of 13.  He ids a keen fisherman.

 


 

Paul Drew Financial Consultant

Paul started working in the Financial Services industry in 1979 and has been an authorised financial adviser since 1987. He specialises in wealth management but is also a qualified mortgage and equity release adviser. Paul enjoys watching most sports and can be found on a golf course in his spare time.

 


 

Ash Carpenter Paraplanner

Ash Carpenter is the company paraplanner.  He undertakes research and prepares reports for consideration by the advisers – using the latest technology.

Ash researches suitable funds for clients and working with the advisers is able to provide solutions to the client’s financial planning needs. 

He holds advanced qualifications in a number of subjects. He is a keen golfer and enjoys cooking.

 


 

Tina Huntley Administration Manager

Having worked for Barclays for 24 years, including running a team of Sales Advisers, Tina joined French & Associates in 2004, later becoming Administration Manager and recruiting some of her former colleagues to the company to strengthen the back office of this very busy IFA practice. 

She enjoys entering competitions, with considerable success in winning prizes and also likes to travel.