Senior Partner Practice of
St. James's Place Wealth Management

Ian Hill, Director

Ian is a Chartered Financial Planner with over twenty years experience, specialising in high net worth and corporate clients. Prior to joining
St. James’s Place nineteen years ago, he was a Senior Adviser with Barclay’s Premier, Barclays Corporate Banking and also served six years in the Royal Navy. He now specialises in investment planning and tax mitigation for private clients and business owners.

Andy Johnstone, Director

Andy has worked in the Financial Services Industry for over twenty nine years. Following a career in the Armed Forces, he worked with the Prudential Assurance and Legal & General as a Financial and Investment Consultant. Having gained a wide experience of working with private clients, he is now a specialist in investment and inheritance tax planning within Hill Johnstone.

Colin Hart, Financial Adviser

Colin is a Financial Adviser, has 20 years experience in financial services and has been with St. James’s Place for 13 years. Prior to this he worked in engineering and production management.

His main focus is with private clients, advising on investment and pension planning along with personal tax planning.

Charlie Foley, Financial Adviser

Charlie is currently working towards becoming chartered following a successful journey through the St. James’s Place Academy. He advocates that spending time analysing both private and corporate client’s circumstances and creating robust plans designed to achieve their objectives is the basis for a successful working relationship.

Charlie provides clients with investment and retirement planning advice, whilst also advising on more complex areas such as inheritance tax and trust planning.

Tom McCready, Financial Adviser

After successfully coming through the St. James’s Place Academy, Tom is now working towards his chartered status. As a former professional footballer, he specialises in advice for the sporting industry, specifically focusing on pre and post retirement planning. An advocate of personalised and bespoke advice, Tom works to build strong relationships with his clients and ensures client service is the priority in everything that he does.

Jayne Hill, Paraplanner

Having worked previously with Lloyds Bowmaker and GE Capital as an Account Manager, Jayne then joined Barclay’s Wealth as a Financial Adviser. Jayne supports the Partners and Financial Advisers, providing both paraplanning support and technical administrative support. Her experience brings a broad knowledge of the Financial Services sector to the team.

Joanne Rushton, Practice Manager

Joanne (Jo) is Practice Manager and is responsible for managing the office, co-ordinating work across the team, administrative support and ensuring our clients are provided with a high level of personal service. Jo is an accredited member of the St. James’s Place Practice Support Specialists, has previously worked in Recruitment and has over 20 years experience working in regulated business as a Customer Service Manager.

Andrew Lark, Technical Administrator/Trainee Paraplanner

Andrew joined Hill Johnstone in 2019 as a Technical Administrator/ Trainee Paraplanner providing administrative and technical support to the team. Previously Andrew worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland for 15 years managing a portfolio of Private Banking clients, gaining an extensive knowledge of the banking and advice industry.

This year Andrew is studying and completing exams in financial advice as he works on gaining his diploma in regulated financial planning.

Hayley Johnson, PA/Administration Assistant

Hayley is a new addition to the Practice, having joined Hill Johnstone in the Spring of 2019 and is primarily responsible for managing the diaries of our advisers’ whilst providing administrative support to the team. Hayley previously worked within the B2B IT Sector as a Sales Account Manager and has brought with her over 10 years’ experience in providing excellent customer service to her clients.