Tim Lewis, DipPFS
Founder of Lewis Investment in 1987.
Tim is the founder and Managing Director of Lewis Investment, starting the business in 1987. He has over 35 years business acumen and financial planning experience and holds the Chartered Insurance Institute Diploma in Financial Planning.
Tim is always looking for new ways to enhance investment opportunities for our clients. He has a passion to enable everyone to meet their evolving needs throughout their lifetime.
Outside the office, Tim is a keen cyclist, kite surfer and enjoys the less travelled overseas adventures along with some very unusual dining experiences including tarantulas – he even has a photo to prove it!
Nikki Farrar, APFS
Working with us since 2013.
Nikki joined Lewis’ in April 2013 and has 13 years’ experience within the financial services industry. She holds the Chartered Insurance Institute Diploma in Financial Planning and is also a qualified Pension Transfer Specialist.
Nikki is currently studying the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning to attain status as a qualified Chartered Financial Adviser.
In her free time, Nikki enjoys spending time with her daughter going on family days out and trips to the theatre. She also enjoys the odd night out, fine dining and wine!
David joined Lewis’ in 2015 and following completion of an administration apprenticeship he became an administrator in the Auto Enrolment Department. Never one to stand still, David completed all the exams required to achieve the Chartered Insurance Institute Diploma in Financial Planning in two years and has now joined our team of advisers having successfully completed the Company certification training programme..
Outside the office David enjoys travelling and various sporting activities including tennis, climbing and football Fridays!
Matthew Piggin, DipPFS
Working with us since 2013.
Matt has worked for Lewis Investment for 6 years and has been in financial services industry for 24 years providing face to face advice. He likes building strong professional relationships with new and existing clients and helping them achieve their goals with financial solutions and ongoing proactive advice.
Matt is studying towards chartered status.
Outside of work his time is taken up by his young family and when he gets a spare minute his hobbies include tennis and cycling.
Kristan Ward, DipPFS
Kristan has worked for Lewis Investment since 2004 and in financial services for over 30 years. His main role as an Independent Financial Adviser, is to provide independent advice on pensions, investments and protection planning, along with our commercial property syndicates. He has specialist investment qualifications and sits on the investment committees for both the Lewis Master Trust and Lewis Capital Management.
In his spare time, he is often found wandering the fairways of Broadstone Golf Club trying to keep his 5 handicap from getting higher!
Sophie Potts, Dip PFS
Sophie joined Lewis’ in 2017 as a member of the paraplanning team and progressed to become a trainee advisor within The Lewis Workplace Pension Team. She holds the Chartered Insurance institute Diploma in Financial Planning having passed all modules in two years and has recently completed her adviser training.
Outside the office when not looking after her young daughter Sophie enjoys keeping fit by running and yoga. She loves to travel and explore new places.
Alan Eddie, DipPFS
Working with us since 1998
Alan has over 40 years’ experience in Financial Services and joined the firm over 20 years ago.
He also holds the CII Diploma in Financial Planning and looks after the investment and pension needs of many of the long-established clients of the firm.
He holds a mortgage qualification and is also the ‘Equity Release’ Specialist within the firm.
As a father of two and now with four grandchildren under 3, he has a wealth of experience and can relate to clients in all stages of life.
Alan and his wife have a passion for Boxer dogs and have owned one (or two) for most of their lives. He has also found a new love in Pilates and wonders why it took him so long to try it.
Working with us since 2006.
Jo has worked as an independent mortgage adviser for the last 17 years. And has high standards and aims to provide excellent mortgage advice to all her clients whether they are starting out with their first home, moving home, or just wanting to ensure they have the best rate available.
Jo’s clients often comment that she made the whole process easy and even enjoyable.
Outside the office Jo enjoys spending time with her husband and family and enjoys visiting new places.
Lee van Hoyland, APFS
Lee is a Chartered Financial Planner with 14 years’ experience, joining Lewis’ in 2006 and was appointed as a Director 2016. Lee is also approved as a Financial Conduct Authority Pension Specialist which means he can advise on safe guarded pensions.
In addition to this he is a Trustee of The Lewis Workplace Pension Trust and Head of Auto Enrolment playing an integral role in the investment committee that oversees The Lewis Workplace Pension Trust investment portfolios. He also has a BA (Hons) Business Administration and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law.”
In his spare time, he enjoys running, coast walking, football, road cycling and even Kite surfing when the weather is good!
Matthew Pike, DipPFS
Working with us since 2017.
Matthew has over 30 years of experience in financial services, qualifying as a financial adviser in 2001. He has worked as a bank manager and a financial adviser for the UK’s largest bank, and as an adviser at a wealth planning company specialising in corporate pension & benefit schemes prior to joining Lewis Investment in 2017.
At Lewis Investment, Matthew manages corporate clients, and advises both workplace and personal clients. Matthew passionately believes that people need good sound financial advice. Through ‘The Lewis Workplace Pension Trust’, Matthew provides financial planning services to both businesses and their employees – to help people achieve their financial aspirations by ensuring they receive regular a financial advice reviews – not just at the start but for the longer term.
Matthew is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), The Society of Mortgage Professionals, and the Personal Finance Society. Matthew holds the CII Diploma in Financial Planning and as a Pension Transfer Specialist holds the CII Certificate in Pension Transfers qualification.
Outside the office, Matthew is a keen bell ringer and enjoys foreign travel with his family.