Our people are very important to us, as is making certain we provide you with quality professional financial advice. Below is a short biography for each of our colleagues together with their contact telephone number. For further contact details please see our "Contact Us" page.
Mobile. 07971 838512
After his father was taken ill in 2006, all this changed, and Richard & Gayle moved back to Tunbridge Wells - joining the practice in 2007. Having made the decision to specialise, he achieved Chartered Financial Planner status. As such he is one of the most highly qualified UK advisers by examination (source: Personal Finance Society and The Institute of Financial Planning).
Richard is also featured in the VouchedFor's UK top rated financial adviser list for 2019.
His IT background means he loves to embrace new technologies, such as Voyant financial forecasting or ‘Timeline’ pension income software, to provide a better, more interactive client experience.
Outside of work, when not enjoying spending time with his family, Richard’s also interests include kitesurfing, floorball hockey, golf and winter sports.
Mobile. 07980 554964
To achieve Chartered status James had taken and passed AF3 (Pension Planning), AF1 (Taxes and Trusts), J10 (discretionary asset management) AF4 (investment planning) and AF5 (Financial Planning Process).
As well as bringing a large number of new clients to Hitchell Associates via referrals, James also advises many of the firm's longer standing clients. James has a particular interest in multi-generational financial planning. His hobbies include most forms of sport but especially football and golf.
Mobile. 07487 787746
Mobile. 07889 109563
Chris adds his valuable business experience to help us continue to improve our service proposition to clients. Chris has previously been at board level transitioning national IFA practices and now works as a consultant for Openwork.
What we do
We use the latest software, our professional acumen and our years of experience to provide trusted advice.
We just think of it as doing our professional utmost to exceed the standard of service you should expect, treating you in the way we’d like to be treated ourselves.
And we don’t believe in keeping you waiting all year to find out how your portfolio is doing, either. Instead, we give you online access, which lets you see an instant snapshot of your financial position on your phone, computer or smart TV, wherever you are and whenever you like.
Richard Hitchell is proud to be included in the Vouchedfor top rated adviser guide 2019