Meet the Team

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Simon Faulkner

Head of Chase Wealth Solutions

Simon has been providing Investment advice since June 2007 and specialises in lifestyle cash flow planning, investment planning and portfolio construction for both investment and pension plans. In previous careers Simon set up and ran several companies after a period working for both Shell and IBM. Simon is accredited with a BA Honours degree in Economics from Leeds University, a Diploma in Economics from the University of York and the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Cranfield University. Simon is a member of the Personal Finance Society and holds a Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning with Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).

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Gerald Chase

Director Chase Financial Services

Gerald founded the parent company, Chase Financial Services, in 1997 and specialises in pension and Investment advice.

Gerald is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB).  He is a member of the Personal Finance Society and holds a Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.

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Paul Chase

Director Chase Financial Services

Paul joined Chase Financial Services in 1999. He and his team, who are based within Financial Options, provide expert mortgage and protection advice so that Chase Wealth Solutions can provide a truly comprehensive financial planning service.

Paul holds a degree from Warwick University, is a member of the Personal Finance Society and holds a Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.

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Jon Barwood

Financial Adviser

Jon has worked within wealth management for over ten years and holds Level 4 Diploma Status with the Chartered Insurance Institute. He also has a first class degree in Winemaking from Brighton University which, while not particularly useful, provides some interesting talking points around the office!

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Mark Gilmartin

Financial Adviser

Mark has a wealth of experience gained over nearly 45 years working with Standard Life and as an Independent Financial Adviser in the UK. With Mark’s knowledge of UK pensions and his thorough understanding of how a UK Financial Adviser operates, Mark’s knowledge brings further skills to our well-established team.

Mark will focus on providing pension advice for Chase Wealth Solutions.


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Rosy Craine

Investment Coordinator

Rosy supports the team administratively, providing an invaluable point of contact for our clients. Rosy ensures that all our clients receive regular financial reviews, thereby ensuring we provide ongoing advice and service in order to fully meet client needs. Rosy has a wealth of experience gained from working within the Financial Services Sector since 1996 and is a well-known local Road and Fell runner.

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Rhiannon Naylor

Rhiannon also provides administrative support for the team, preparing documents for client meetings and ensuring our database of client details is always up to date. Rhiannon has a great deal of experience in customer service and administration having worked within Banking for 3 years.

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Paul Wheeler

Paul joined Chase Wealth Solutions in October 2017 and was approved as an Independent Financial Adviser in June 2018. He has 25 years’ experience in financial services and holds the level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning through the Chartered Insurance Institute, as well as the Certificate for Financial Services (Trusts & Estate Planning) from the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners.  

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