Kevin is a former proprietor of Francis Townsend & Hayward (Financial Services) Ltd, joined Wingate Financial Planning in July 2012 after the acquisition by the Wingate Group of Companies, thus creating a leading IFA in South London & Surrey.
Kevin has been in the financial services industry since graduating in Business Administration from Cardiff University in 1986. Kevin is also a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, holds the Diploma in Financial Planning and is a member of the Personal Finance Society, the UK’s professional body for financial advisers. This represents his commitment to high standards in knowledge, professional development and ethical behaviour.
Kevin advises a broad range of clients with a strong focus on those individuals approaching and in their retirement years. As such this covers a wide range of inter-related issues such as pensions, investments and all aspects of Inheritance Tax planning.
Living in Warlingham, Surrey, when he is not working Kevin is a keen sportsman; having ‘retired’ from playing football he now plays golf (badly) and has run marathons in London and New York. Kevin is also an enthusiastic but inexperienced cook and particularly enjoys pursuing this hobby in a tropical location.