South African born Steven joined the firm in 2007 as a Trainee with the responsibility of providing administrative support to the Wealth Management team, and helped setup the Worcester office in 2008.
Steven has gained qualification through the CII, and increased his development by working closely with the Directors of the company. Steven completed his Certificate in Financial Planning in June 2011 and was promoted to the role of Para-planner upon completion of his Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning, therefore, meeting all requirements for the RDR changes from 2013.
He was promoted to Senior Para-planner leading the team of administrators in the Worcester office and helping them to develop their knowledge and skills before being registered with the FSA (now FCA) in August 2012 and joined the advisory team as an Independent Financial Advisor with a thorough understanding of the processes and ethos of McCarthy Taylor Ltd.
Steven has since gone on to become a highly qualified Chartered Financial Planner and is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. In 2017 he joined the board of Directors responsible for heading up our Training and Competence Scheme across the firm, and plays a key role in developing staff in much the same way that he himself went through progression.
Out of work, his family is his priority and spends most of his time with his daughter. He is also keen marathon runner when time allows, and has raised considerable amounts of money for Cystic Fibrosis the firm’s charity and one which is close to his own heart having lost a family member to the disease
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