Meet the Team
Ian is the owner and Business Principal of Polestar Financial Planning, a trading style of Positive Solutions. His main responsibilities are the development of client support and the growth of Polestar to ensure a future sustainable client service. Ian is married with 2 sons, enjoys cycling, keeping fit and follows Camberley RFC.
Mark became a financial adviser back in 1993 after owning and running a number of retail businesses. Mark worked as an employed adviser for Friends Provident for 11 years before starting his own practice which merged with Polestar in 2019. Mark specialises now mainly in advising on pensions and investments. Mark is married with 3 […]
Rob has worked in Financial Services since leaving school in 1968, with large corporate companies such as Barclays Bank and Scottish Amicable (which has since been acquired by Prudential). He became an Independent Financial Adviser in 1999, working mainly in the Employee Benefits arena, assisting SME’s in structuring and managing their Employee benefits offerings. During […]
Hywel has worked in Financial Services since 1987, within large corporate companies such as Prudential, Eagle Star, John Charcol and Scottish Widows. During his time at Scottish Widows he became the regional chairman of the Life Insurance Association for Swindon. Hywel is married with two sons and enjoys coaching rugby, music and cooking. Hywel joined […]
Formerly a Personal Assistant working for the Economist at Nationwide Building Society for 13 years, then financial administration at Abbey Life, and Zurich for 2 years. Nicky holds the CII Financial Planning certificates level 1 and 2. Nicky was also the winner of the Swindon Business Womans Group Award in 2003.
Tracey is an experienced business administrator having been a PA at Director level for companies including ntl (now Virgin Media) and Whitbread plc. She has also worked as a Financial Director’s assistant for a small publishing company and a MD’s assistant for a company providing mobile solutions for PCs.
Go the extra mile to help
Nicky and the team are on the ball and will go the extra mile to help. It is a pleasure to do business with people who understand your needs and respond quickly and in a pleasant manner.