With over 20 years in the Financial Planning environment, Helen brings paraplanning, advisory and compliance experience to a challenging role. A member of trhe Personal Finance Society and with Dip PFS under her belt, Helen is currently studying for her Advanced Diploma.
Helen first worked as a Personal Financial Adviser for a well-known high street bank, prior to consultancy roles with a regional IFA firm and one of the ‘top four’ accountancy firms.
Helen works closely with George and the IFAs in fulfilling a critical role in monitoring compliance with the FCA and other regulartory requirements. Helen and her team are responsible for undertaking client file reviews against in-house policy and for for compliance purposes, and conducts regular face-to-face feedback with IFAs. She is also responsible for complaints handling, and for creating, updating and maintaining corporate policies for the company. Helen’s role also encompasses the identification of relevant training opportunities to ensure True Bearing Chartered meets the required industry competencies and to ensure the firm continues to meet the high standards it adheres to.
Previously True Bearing’s Compliance, Training and Competence Manager, Helen was appointed Compliance Director in May 2013.
Helen lives in Halsall with her family and is an active member of her son’s school PTFA committee. A keen runner and sports enthusiast, Helen loves all things Italian.