Piers Mepsted
Piers Mepsted, Independent Financial Adviser, Managing Director
Tel. 01905 731 864
Qualification(s): Full Diploma in Financial Advice
Specialism: Pensions, Investments, Protection, Tax Planning, Teachers Pensions

Piers joined Financial Advice Centre in 2009. He joined as a partner with the founder and previous Managing Director. Piers brings a wealth of experience gained from over 20 years in the financial services industry, having previous roles in bank assurance and with a corporate financial services provider. He joined the business to help implement changes driven by industry regulation within financial services. Clients have seen many benefits to this including a new cost effective service based approach providing greater transparency in fee structures. This ongoing, dynamic and future focussed approach ensures clients continue to benefit from Financial Advice Centre being at the cutting edge of client management.
Adam Smith
Adam Smith, Independent Financial Adviser, Operations Director
Tel. 01905 731 864
Mobile. 07979528817
Email. adamface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Full Diploma in Financial Advice
Specialism: Investments, Pensions especially Public Sector schemes including the NHS and Teachers Pensions Schemes

Adam joined Financial Advice Centre in May 2003 as a Financial Adviser concentrating on Mortgage and Life Cover. His experience has evolved to include a vast amount of experience specialising in Pensions and Investments as well as Teachers and NHS Pension Schemes. Adam has a high degree of technical experience in dealing with challenging pension cases, helping to build on our company’s reputation as experts in pension planning and solutions.
Craig Gracey
Craig Gracey, Independent Financial Adviser, Head of Wolverhampton Branch
Tel. 01902939150
Mobile. 07811043511
Email. craigface-uk.com
Qualification(s): DipPFS Level 4 Diploma through Cii
Specialism: Inheritance Tax Planning, Pensions, Bespoke investment solutions

Craig heads up our Wolverhampton branch and is an experienced adviser and wealth planner. With over 20 years’ experience Craig is well regarded for his insights and holistic approach to financial advising and wealth management. Craig works with high net worth clients assisting with issues associated with inheritance tax planning, pensions and construction of bespoke investment solutions.
Steve Baker
Steve Baker, Independent Financial Adviser, Head of Bromsgrove Branch
Tel. 01527 362490
Email. steveface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Chartered Financial Planner. Pension specialist G60 (Distinction)
Specialism: Investments, Inheritance Tax, Pensions, Cash flow analysis, Wealth planning

Highly experienced Inheritance Tax Planner and Pensions practitioner. Steve has been involved in the financial services industry and working with clients his entire career of more than 30+ years. Steve joined Financial Advice Centre in 2020 as a lead adviser and to head up our Bromsgrove practice.
Doug Caldwell
Doug Caldwell, Independent Financial Adviser (Bromsgrove)
Tel. 01527 362490
Email. dougface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Diploma for Financial Advisers
Specialism: Pensions, Investments, Protection, Inheritance Tax Planning

Doug has been in the financial services industry for 40 years. He brings extensive experience across multiple disciplines including insurance and investment. This depth and breadth of understanding and experience provides extensive insights to both corporate and private clients.
Katrina Williamson
Katrina Williamson, Independent Financial Adviser (Bromsgrove)
Tel. 01527 362490
Email. katrinaface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (DipPFS), CF6 Mortgage Advice, AF7 Pension Transfers
Specialisms: Pensions, Inheritance Tax Planning

Katrina has deep insight into the world of financial services having worked across many disciplines for large multinationals in areas including Re-Insurance and Compliance. She became a qualified Adviser in 2004. Katrina has worked with the team at Financial Advice Centre throughout her career and prides herself on building long term relationships. She joined the business in 2020 working out of the Bromsgrove branch.
Dean Edmunds
Dean Edmunds, Independent Financial Adviser
Tel. 01905 731 864
Email. deanface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Full Diploma in Financial Advice
Specialism: Pensions, Investments, Protection, Tax Planning

Dean joined Financial Advice Centre in 2011 to concentrate on providing independent financial advice in all areas of retirement and tax planning. Dean gained 18 years’ experience before joining the business in regulated roles within HSBC and Halifax.
Edward Dalley
Edward Dalley, Senior Associate & Independent Financial Adviser
Tel. 01905731 864
Email. edwardface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Diploma in Financial Advice (DiPFA), Award in Pension Transfers (AwPETR).
Specialisms: Pensions, investments and tax planning. Key interest in Court Of Protection, Power Of Attorney and Trust Work.

Edward joined Financial Advice Centre in 2020. Edward has extensive experience with complicated pension cases and dealing with professional deputies and trustees. Edward’s key objective is to work with clients to assess and plan their investment and retirement planning needs and to review these strategies regularly keeping them on track over the long term to achieve client financial objectives.
Steve Hemming
Steve Hemming, Independent Financial Adviser (Wolverhampton)
Tel. 01902939150
Email. Stevehface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (DipPFS), CF6 Mortgage advice
Specialism: Public & Private sector Pensions

Steve began working in financial services in 2006, joining an independent advice firm in 2018 to complete the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. He is currently undertaking the intensive process to become a Chartered Adviser whilst providing advice across all areas of wealth management out of our Wolverhampton office.
Niamh Byrne
Niamh Byrne, Head of Mortgages
Tel. 07340 375 529
Email. niamhface-uk.com
Qualification(s): CF1 – Regulation & Ethics, CF6 – Mortgage Advice, ER1 – Equity Release.

Niamh is a highly regarded 5* rated mortgage adviser with approximately 10 years experience. She is highly skilled in providing suitable, comprehensive and tailored advice to help clients achieve property and mortgage goals.
Kirsten Palmer-Jeffery
Kirsten Palmer-Jeffery, Marketing & Partnerships Manager
Tel. 01905 731 864
Email. kirstenface-uk.com
Qualification(s): Diploma Chartered Institute of Marketing, BA Hons Politics & Economics

Kirsten has been an Adviser to Financial Advice Centre since 2017 looking at client communication, brand building and creating successful business partnerships and local community.
Liz Chapman
Liz Chapman, Paraplanner
Tel. 01905 731864
Qualification(s): DipPFS CertPFS Cert CII (MP) Cert CII

Liz has over 35 years finance services experience having worked in many disciplines including as an Adviser, Compliance, Training and Senior Support. Liz joined Financial Advice Centre in 2021 as a Paraplanner, bringing her expertise to complement all aspects of client financial planning.
Amy Spencer
Amy Spencer, Office Manager
Tel. 01905 731864
Email. officeface-uk.com
Amy joined Financial Advice Centre in 1999, the year it was created. Amy oversees the running of the office and assists in the administration of our Group Pension Schemes.
Mandy Wade
Mandy Wade, Executive PA/Client Support
Tel. 01527 362490
Qualifications: FPC1, FPC2

Mandy has worked in financial services since 1998, starting as a PA then progressed her expertise moving into Admin and Sales Support roles and finally Paraplanning. Mandy works out of the Bromsgrove office supporting Stephen Baker and Katrina Williamson and joined the Financial Advice Centre team in 2020.
Angela Whillians
Angela Whillians, Compliance Manager
Tel. 01905 731864
Email. angela.whilliansface-uk.com
Angela joined in 2016 and assists the Compliance Director with regulatory functions within the company and provides an integral administrative function within the team.
Jo Baker
Jo Baker, Client Support
Tel. 01527 362 490
Email. jo.bakerface-uk.com
Qualifications: Certificate in Financial Planning
Joanne has enjoyed working in the financial services sector for a number of product providers and Independent Financial Advisers since leaving school. Skilled in Operations, Business Management and Client Relationships, she joined the Financial Advice Centre team in 2020 in the Bromsgrove office.
Nicky Jameson
Nicky Jameson, Administrator
Tel. 01905 731864
Email. nickyface-uk.com
Nicky joined in 2015 and her responsibilities include providing administrative support to the MD, as well as preparing our regular client strategy and investment review schedule.
Jo Johnson
Jo Johnson, Finance Officer
Tel. 01905 731864
Email. jo.johnsonface-uk.com
Jo joined the team in 2018 after working alongside us since 2015. She now completes all the payroll and supports the Finance Director, on a week to week basis. Jo is part time and works two days a week.
Dawn Buffery
Dawn Buffery, Adviser Support
Tel. 01527 362490
Email. dawnface-uk.com
Dawn has worked in the Financial Services industry since 1988 for Product Providers and Independent Financial Advisers. She joined Financial Advice Centre in October 2020 and provides Adviser Support to Douglas Caldwell at our Bromsgrove office.
Jo Bayliss, Client Support
Tel. 01902 939472
Email. jo.baylissface-uk.com
Qualifications: CF1
Jo has worked in the Financial Services Sector since 2012, with small, family-owned IFA practices. She enjoys the personal touch of looking after clients directly and works to ensure their needs are met. Jo joined the Financial Advice Centre team in October 2020 and provides dedicated admin support to Craig Gracey at our Wolverhampton Office.
Angie Gracey, Client Support
Tel. 01902939150
Email. angieface-uk.com
Angie’s background is in senior legal and financial support roles within a large UK corporate Plc. In 2017 she transitioned to the financial services industry providing adviser and client support. Angie joined Financial Advice Centre in 2020 working out of our Wolverhampton office.