Meet the team

JimJim Aitkenhead BA(Hons)Econ FCII APFS ACSI
Chartered Financial Planner

Jim has over 30 years’ experience and holds a degree in Economics. As a Chartered Financial Planner, Jim is qualified to the highest standard.

Jim also specialises in investment management and is an associate of the Chartered Securities Institute. He chairs the Hunter Aitkenhead & Walker Investment Committee, overseeing over £70M of client assets.

AlysonAlyson Hunter FCIPD
HR Director

Alyson oversees all matters HR at HA&W. She has spent twenty years leading HR teams across the country, including for the Leicestershire police force, the National Farmers Union and the RAF Association.
AlasdairAlasdair Walker APFS CertPFS (DM)
Chartered Financial Planner

Alasdair joined the practice in 2011 and is an award-winning Chartered Financial Planner. He has particular expertise in pension and investment planning, both for private clients and small businesses and is authorised to deal with pension transfers.

Alasdair deals with new enquiries and sits on both the board of directors and the HA&W investment committee. He also holds the Certificate in Discretionary Investment Management.
RobRob Handford APFS
Chartered Financial Planner

Rob is a Chartered Financial Planner with 30 years’ experience, specialising in taxation and pension issues, particularly pension transfers. He has been working as a consultant with HA&W since 2012, advising the business on quality of advice and regulatory compliance. From June 2017, he has joined the business as a Chartered Financial Planner, in order to help meet the growing demand for advice on complex issues.

As well working with HA&W, Rob will continue to act as Subject Matter Expert for wider industry projects.
DawnDawn Haynes FPC
Office Manager

Dawn has worked for the practice since 2001 and has over 30 years’ experience in the industry.

Dawn is qualified to FPC standard and is involved in all aspects of financial planning administration as well as ensuring the smooth-running of all things office related.
LizLiz Taylor FPC
Investment Administrator

Liz joined the practice in 2008 and is an experienced investment administrator with former advisory experience. She is qualified to FPC standard and provides the technical information and number-crunching for investment reviews.
CarolCarol Saunders
Corporate Client Administrator

Carol has worked for the practice since its inception in 1978 and provides administrative support to our advisers on all corporate client matters. This includes dealing with scheme member enquiries as well as the day-to-day management and annual reviews.
LouLouisa Chapman
Reviews Administrator

Louisa joined the practice in 2013 and provides administrative support for our advisers, organising and co-ordinating all reviews for our personal clients, and managing client payment accounts.