A little bit about us

Helping you make an informed decision

At Quays Wealth Management we seek to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and will have a face-to-face conversation with you around risk and help you to make an informed decision.

A key part of our investment process is understanding your attitude to risk and the level of risk you can afford or want to take. Ensuring that you are comfortable with your investment strategy is important to us, if you don’t understand anything here please ask, there are no wrong questions when it comes to looking after your money!

Our team of experienced, professional advisers are equipped to provide independent and tailored advice on all aspects of investment management and financial planning. This includes wealth management, mortgages, retirement planning, pensions, life assurance and inheritance tax planning.

Our Team
Stephen
Stephen Leadbetter
Independent Financial Adviser
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David
David Bowers
Independent Financial Adviser
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Our Partners
Quays wealth management code of ethics

At Quays Wealth Management we seek to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and are committed to observing the highest standards of ethical behaviour. Our advisers observe and abide by the following: -

To act in the best interest of clients and treat them fairly and to act honestly and fairly at all times when dealing with clients.

To uphold the highest personal and professional standards.

When carrying out financial services activities to observe applicable law, regulations and professional conduct standards.

When engaging in any form of market dealings to observe the standards of market integrity, good practice and conduct required or expected of participants in markets.

To only make recommendations that are appropriate, suitable and that puts the interests of the client first.

To decline any engagement for which you are not competent unless access to the required advice and assistance is available to allow you to competently carry out the work.

To meet our obligations as a firm regulated by the FCA.

To act with integrity in fulfilling the responsibilities of your appointment and seek to avoid any acts, omissions or business practices which damage the reputation of Quays Wealth Management and the financial services industry.

To commit to continued learning to ensure the knowledge, skills and expertise are at the highest level and to attain and actively manage a level of professional competence appropriate to advice responsibilities.

Stephen
Stephen Leadbetter
Independent Financial Adviser

Stephen is the firm principal and is responsible for the day to day running of the business.

His career in Financial Services started almost 20 years ago, initially with a large Employee Benefits Consultancy before moving into regulated financial advice. Stephen is an experienced adviser providing relationship based financial planning advice to both private and corporate clients.

Stephen is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and holds the highest qualifications in Personal Tax and Trust Planning, Pension Planning and Investment Planning.

He is also a Pension Transfer Specialist, which allows him to provide bespoke advice on complex areas of pension planning, such as final salary transfers.

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Alex
Alex Burgess
Independent Financial Advisor

Alex is an Independent Financial Adviser offering a wealth of experience and knowledge to all clients.

Alex’s passion for offering quality advice and supporting people to meet their long term life goals started almost 13 years ago, when he started working for a leading UK Bank as a Corporate Account Manager. Alex went on to Provide advice on various aspects of financial planning including Investments, Protection, Pensions and Long Term Care to a wide variety of corporate clients for the banking organisation.

Looking for a change he went onto specialise in financial planning for healthcare professionals and high net worth individuals and has a wealth of knowledge around their needs and solutions.

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David
David Bowers
Independent Financial Advisor

David is an Independent Financial Adviser offering a wealth of experience and knowledge to all clients.

David began his career in financial services over 35 years ago. He has worked for life assurance companies, and spent many years with one of the UK's top investment houses, as well as carrying out several roles in the industry as an independent adviser. Since 2003 David has been a self-employed adviser and for many years was a part time lecturer at Blackburn College delivering a degree course in financial services.

He graduated with a degree in English from the University of Sheffield and also has a postgraduate certificate in Education. A former cricketer, David now enjoys a round of golf and watching football.

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