Allan Ball Protection and Business development adviser

My career in financial services started in1992 with Royal London, initially as a financial adviser before taking up a management role in 1994 as an assistant district manager in Sunderland before becoming an Area Manager in 2000 in York. In my time with Royal London, I achieved Competent Adviser Status both as an adviser and as a Supervisor also achieving the Financial Planning Certificates 1,2 & 3.  In my role as assistant manager and Area Manager, I was responsible for the supervision, training, and competence of a team of advisers. 

In 2002 I joined Newcastle Financial Services Ltd as a financial adviser, before joining Richardson & Associates in 2005 as an independent financial adviser, before moving into the role of protection and business development manager in 2013 to the present date