Meet our
team

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…




Directors

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



Advisers

  • 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
    Dip PFS, IMC Financial Adviser



Accounts

  • Roger Naylor
    Bookkeeper
  • Robin Woodcock
    Company Accountant & Financial Controller



Administrators

  • Terri-Ann Chapman
    Investments, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Narjis Hadi
    BA Hons Investment, Pension and Protection Administrator
  • Krishna Patel
    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 Administrator
  • Tabitha Bryant
    Adviser Support
  • Rebecca Clare
    Administrator
  • Balpreet Gerwal
    Paraplanner
  • Anne Gill
    Cert PFS Paraplanner
  • Beth Ross
    Administrator
  • Benjamin Wooltorton
    Adviser Support



Office Support

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



Founders

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.