Our Team

Chris Dando

Chris Dando

Job Position

Chris is the founding director of Burfield Financial Planning and has worked in Financial Services for over 30 years. He became Independent in 2001 and is one of the firm's pension specialists. Chris’s work is focused in the Retirement and Investment markets, but is also responsible for Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, and driving the “Treating Customers Fairly” policy throughout the business, (as well as running things on a day to day basis!)

Pete Jenkins

Pete Jenkins

Job Position

Peter is a director of Burfield and a Chartered Financial Planner. He has 30 years of financial services experience and has spent the last few years specialising in the “At Retirement” market. Peter is our Pension Guru. He has an enviable ability to explain complex issues in understandable ways. As well as dealing with a range of clients personally, he gets involved in all the defined benefit schemes the firm deals with as an expert in this area.

Sue

Sue

Job Position

She is our contact manager and is one of the team members that makes the initial calls to customers to see how we are able to assist with pension enquires. She has now been with the company for nearly two years and will be starting to work towards a level 4 qualification later this year.

Cadena

Cadena

Job Position

She has a wealth of pension knowledge and is in charge of ensuring your experience with Burfield is as smooth and trouble free as possible. Cadena runs the office and makes sure everyone is singing off the same hymn sheet!

Richard

Richard

Job Position

Richard is one of the original crew and has seen the company develop quickly over the last 3 years. Now responsible for providing the ongoing service to our clients and building a team to deliver a first class service.

Dan

Dan

Job Position

He deals with your pension provider to collect your policy information, he will be the one to update you during this part of the process.

Laurence (Monty)

Laurence (Monty)

Job Position

Laurence joined Burfield straight from college with the intention of becoming an experienced individual in the financial field. Laurence works in the Service Department, helping to look after Burfield’s client base, and is currently being trained in the IT area. Forever helpful and always friendly, Laurence is a valued member of his department.

Emily

Emily

Job Position

Emily fits in where ever needed to get the job done! She is flexible and adaptable and can work in any office department. She has joined under the apprenticeship scheme and is extremely capable and very keen. Emily’s main role is to assist with the processing of new business.

Ian

Ian

Job Position

Following working in advertising since leaving school, Ian had a career change and became an IFA in 2015 - He has since qualified a Pension Transfer Specialist and has a keen interest in Defined Benefit and Occupational Pensions. He is an avid football fan, although his spare time is mainly taken up by his three young children and his dog!

Kathryn

Kathryn

Job Position

Kathryn is very conscientious in all work that is put in front of her and is here to ensure that your new business case runs as smoothly as possible. You will have no worries at all, as you will be kept up to date from start to finish!

Dave

Dave

Job Position

David joined Burfield having previously worked for a well respected IFA practice in the Northwest. He has worked in financial services since 2008, initially for a major high street bank before moving into any advisory role in 2014.

Alex

Alex

Job Position

Alex is one of the financial advisers within Burfield. Having worked in a financial advice in Chester, he completed his mortgage qualification & Financial Adviser exams. He joined Burfield to further develop and specialise in pension advice. Outside of work he keeps himself fit playing football although in his own words ``The older he gets the more difficult it becomes...``

Simon

Simon

Job Position

Simon is one of our expert Financial Advisers. He has worked in a Financial Services since 1987. He joined Burfield to assist Richard in the service team to deliver the customers annual reviews and maintaining support to them. Outside of work he keeps himself fit cycling and swimming and is keen football fan.

Jon

Jon

Job Position

As a member of the adviser support team, Jon is responsible for assisting advisers in the writing and compiling of suitability reports as well as providing generalist technical support. He also provides a valuable oversight of the annual review processes. Jon is level 4 qualified and is working towards Chartered planner status.

Philippa

Philippa

Job Position

Philippa is a valued member of the initial contact team ensuring that the information packs are sent out. She is involved in gathering information from pension providers and keeping our clients updated along the way.

Chloe

Chloe

Job Position

Chloe works in the New Business team and loves a challenge! She is flexible, adaptable and very keen. Chloe’s main role is to assist with the processing of New Business.

Andy

Andy

Job Position

As part of Richard’s team, Andy writes and compiles the annual reviews, ensuring that clients receive the excellent service that Burfield is known for. He is also responsible for compiling and editing our new Burfield newsletter, which arrives every other month!

Zoe

Zoe

Job Position

Zoe is a member of the service department and provides support and an ongoing service to our clients using the Personal Finance Portal. Zoe has gained her vast experience having previously worked at both O2 and Comms-Care providing customer support.

Ashley

Ashley

Job Position

Ashley started his career in financial services as a mortgage and protection adviser with a large high street bank. After a number of successful years, he sought to developed his career by completing his level 4 qualification in financial planning. He particularly enjoys the retirement aspects of financial planning and is intending to study of his advanced pensions qualifications in the near future.

Ursula

Ursula

Job Position

Ursula has worked in financial services for over 7 years and is a valued member of our New Business Team. Her role is to ensure your experience with Burfield is a positive one. She will liaise between the various parties to provide a smooth and pleasant journey, whilst keeping you updated on progress.

Rob

Rob

Job Position

Rob has almost 22 years of experience working within Financial Services and aims to provide a first class service during your New Business process.

Alanah

Alanah

Job Position

Alanah is a keen apprentice within the New Business team. She has a passion to learn and improve her academic qualifications. Her main role is ensuring our client files are complete and up to date, whilst also providing general assistance to the New Business department.

Naomi

Naomi

Job Position

Naomi is one of the apprentices here at Burfield. While her main role is to help out the New Business Department, she is also studying for her Level 2 in Business Admin.

Lisa

Lisa

Job Position

As part of the main client contact team, Lisa ensures that your first contact with Burfield is a pleasant experience from the offset. Lisa’s key role is to build relationships with any prospective clients to ensure that the road ahead is as smooth and efficient as can be.