Meet our

At Michael Ambrose Limited we have a team with many years’ experience of delivering high quality service to our clients and we work to deliver a fast and efficient service. All of our advisers are members of the Chartered Insurance Institute and are qualified at diploma or chartered status with the Personal Finance Society.

Our objective is to be part of the team that enables you to plan and deliver your financial future and our independent recommendations for products and services will always be in your best interests.

The team that works with you…


  • Ian Walsh
    ACII, FPFS, IMC Managing Director
  • Mike Watson
    MA Hons, Dip PFS Director Company Secretary


  • Jacqui Barrable
    APFS Chartered Financial Planner Financial Adviser
  • Faisal Hamed
    BA Hons, APFS Chartered Financial Planner
  • Martyn Holmes
    ACII, CFP, FPFS Chartered Financial Planner Senior Financial Adviser
  • Laura Ripley
    APFS, IMC Chartered Financial Planner


  • Roger Naylor
  • Robin Woodcock
    Company Accountant & Financial Controller


  • Terri-Ann Chapman
    Investments, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Rebecca Clare
  • Narjis Hadi
    BA Hons Investment, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Krishna Gohil
    Assistant Manager
  • Stephenie Pereira
    Investment, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Gill Scott
    Investment, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Niamh Warner
    Investment, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Paula Woodcock
    CertPFS Administration Manager

Client Planning Team

  • Kate Astill
    BA Hons Adviser Support
  • Balpreet Gerwal
  • Anne Gill
    Cert PFS Paraplanner
  • Benjamin Wooltorton
    Dip PFS Adviser Support
  • James Clare
    Adviser Support
  • Nitesh Mistry
    Adviser Support

Office Support

  • Sarah Ballard
  • Sarah Davies
    BA Hons Compliance Support Assistant
  • Mark Ruscoe-Romanov
    Office Support and Co-ordinator


Michael Ambrose

Michael, together with Astrida Balodis, founded the company in 1982. Having been involved in setting up self managed pensions and the investment of their assets since 1974, Michael held a non advisory role to the Michael Ambrose Group, prior to retiring in 2015.

Astrida Balodis

Astrid, together with Michael Ambrose founded the company in 1982. Astrid was involved in setting up and administering self managed pension arrangements since 1977 and acted in an advisory role to the Michael Ambrose Group, until she retired in 2015.