Alastair Thornton

FPFS, Certs CII (MP & ER)

Chartered Financial Planner

Alastair Thornton

Career Profile

With a successful career spanning 25 years in financial services, Alastair joined Active in October 2012. His former work included twenty years employment at The Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC where he worked as both an Adviser and Manager. Alastair spent the final ten of these years as an Independent Financial Adviser, working with High Net Worth Individuals and Companies, specialising in pensions, investment and inheritance tax planning. Over the years, Alastair has worked to gain a number of advanced professional qualifications, achieving the status of Chartered Financial Planner in 2009 and Fellow of the Personal Finance Society in 2015.

Key Services

As one of our Chartered Financial Planners Alastair provides excellent service to his clients across all areas, but considers himself best known for his work in pensions, investments and inheritance tax planning.
Alastair tends to work with clients who are based in the North Yorkshire area, including but not limited to, York and Harrogate.

Qualifications

Fellowship of the Personal Finance Society (FPFS, 2015

Certificate in Equity Release (Certs CII MP & ER, 2014)

Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning (ACII, 2009)

Chartered Financial Planner 2009

Certificate in Long Term Care Insurance (CF8, 2009)

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