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!)
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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 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!
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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!
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 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.
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 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.
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.