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Meet the Team

Neil Warne

Neil Neil joined Harrold Financial Planning, in 1993 after 7 years with Aviva (formerly Norwich Union), straight from school. Since then he has been advising clients in many areas of financial planning. Following Paul’s retirement in January 2015 he is now joint owner with Robyn.

Robyn Lovatt

Robyn Robyn joined HFP in July 2001 and prior to joining he had amassed 15 year’s service with Aviva (formerly Norwich Union). Robyn is a Chartered Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Personal Financial Society. In his spare time he enjoys watching most sports (particularly Norwich City Football Club), travelling and spending time with his family (especially his grandchildren). Following Paul Harrold’s retirement in January 2015 he is now joint owner with Neil.

Max Samuel

Max Max has worked in the financial services profession since 2002 and joined HFP in 2004. Having worked as an administrator and then paraplanner within HFP he has held the role of Independent Financial Adviser since 2010 and he subsequently achieved the Diploma in Financial Planning. Max’s main areas of expertise are retirement planning and investments and he prides himself on paying close attention to detail, allowing him to deliver on promises and a continuous quality service. Outside work Max takes a keen interest in sport and likes to travel with his partner Kat.

Gordon Carver

Gordon Gordon has worked in the financial services profession since 1997. He has obtained the Diploma in Financial Planning and the FCA’s Statement of Professional Standing and is well qualified to help clients as a member of the HFP advising team. In addition Gordon also holds specialist qualifications in the field of Long Term Care planning.

He is married to Laura with two young children, Sonny & Nieve, and enjoys football, formula 1 and travelling.

Anna Needs

Anna Anna has worked in financial services since 1988 and joined Harrold Financial Planning Ltd in June 2008 as a mortgage adviser. In her spare time Anna enjoys running, weight training and socialising with family and friends.

Patrick Dewing

Patrick Patrick worked at Aviva for 23 years before joining Harrold Financial Planning Ltd in February 2009, supporting the advisers in day to day administration. He is married to Joanne with two children.

Jo Foster

Jo Having previously worked at HMRC & Virgin Direct, Jo joined HFP in April 2008 following a 9 year career break, spent bringing up her two daughters. Her role mostly involves working closely with Neil whilst also providing support to colleagues and the other advisers when required.

Jonathan Rider

Jonathan Jonathan joined HFP in October 2016, after spending 6 years at Aviva. Based full time in our Norwich office, he mainly works with Robyn, assisting with client work and report writing. He is married to Claire and has one child, Claudia, and a cat called Colin.

Sarah Sayers

Sarah2 Sarah joined HFP in January 2013 working under Anna as a mortgage administrator. She has previous experience in the mortgage industry and has worked with Anna in the past. She has 2 young children and spends nearly all her spare time with her family and their pet dog.

Lisa Kemp

Lisa Lisa joined HFP in October 2016, working in the Mortgage Team as an administrator.
She has over 13 years' experience within the mortgage industry and, has worked with Anna and Sarah in the past.

She has a son who she spends most of her time with but also enjoys socialising, running and mountain climbing.

Steph Fairman

Steph Steph joined HFP in November 2016 to cover maternity leave for Kirstie and has stayed to now share that role with her. Steph was previously at Aviva (formerly Norwich Union) in 1991 where she worked for 17 years before leaving to be a full time mother.

Kirstie Wright

Kirstie Kirstie joined HFP in November 2010 and is Robyn’s daughter. Kirstie started as an office administrator and in 2015 she started a new role as Office Manager, a role she now shares with Steph since returning from maternity leave. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her husband, daughter (Tilly) and her pug Darcy!

Maddy Warne

Maddy Maddy joined HFP in February 2018 as an office administrator. As the youngest member of the team Maddy's role involves day to day administration as well as helping out Jo, Patrick and the advisers when needed. Maddy enjoys going to the gym and swimming with her boyfriend and any free time she spends with her family and dogs.