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Our expert wealth management team provides holistic financial planning that matches financial solutions to your personal circumstances, making your money work hard for you.

We work in close partnership with all of our clients, using our extensive experience to deliver tailored wealth management strategies based on your specific and individual needs.

All of our consultants are qualified to the highest standards and are experienced specialists in many areas of wealth management. They are dedicated to helping you get the most out of your assets and advise you on strategies that may help to protect against financial risks.

For an insight into each of the team's background and area of expertise, read our individual work profiles. If you have any questions, please contact us and we’ll reply as soon as possible. 

Alastair Pickard

Alastair Pickard

Consultant

Alastair Pickard
Consultant

Alastair joined DAM in 2007 after graduating in Mathematics just around the corner at the University of Glasgow. After working initially within the administration team, Alastair achieved the Diploma in Financial Services and, as a result of the continued expansion of the firm, now works within the consultancy side of the business. He is responsible for the implementation and ongoing servicing of clients in Scotland, the North and Ireland.

From group presentations to individual benefit meetings, Alastair works closely with DAM’s clients to ensure that their benefit packages are utilised and communicated effectively.

alastair@damgoodpensions.com

David Hastie

David Hastie

Director

David Hastie
Director

David previously managed Stewart Hastie Asset Management since 1996 and founded the DAM Wealth Management team in mid 2017. As well as creating bespoke financial plans for individuals completely aligned to their needs, he specialises in the design and implementation of employee benefit schemes for corporate clients UK wide.

david@damgoodwealth.com

Lesley McLean

Lesley McLean

Client Account Manager

Lesley McLean
Client Account Manager

Lesley is one of DAM’s more recent recruits, having joined in 2012, but she has already established herself as an expert in the office and handles the pension administration side of the business. Lesley has been in the financial services industry since 1989, working with both Life Office and National IFA and she has achieved the Certificate in Financial Administration (both life and pensions) as well as the Certificate in Financial Services.With her years of experience in the pensions industry, every pension-related query that comes in is handled with the care and consideration that Lesley puts into all aspects of her work.

lesley@damgoodpensions.com

Russell Davidson

Russell Davidson

Managing Director

Russell Davidson
Managing Director

The founding member of DAM, Russell specialises in the design and implementation of employee benefits for corporate clients. Russell meets with directors from all DAM’s clients on a regular quarterly basis to make sure DAM is delivering the best service possible. Russell also manages all new enquiries, ensuring the solution offered is perfectly suited to the client’s expectations and not simply a generic one. He gets to know how each client works and what employee benefit package would work best for them- we could go on and on to tell you about his expertise, or you could simply take a look for yourself at our client case study results.

An Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Insurance, Russell also has various specialised pension qualifications.

russell@damgoodwealth.com

Amanda McLardie

Amanda McLardie

Client Account Manager

Amanda McLardie
Client Account Manager

Amanda is a former employee of Stewart Hastie Asset Management and brings over 14 years experience in administering both the group pensions market and individual financial solutions. Amanda is also a qualified mortgage advisor.

amanda@damgoodwealth.com

Lorraine Kellie

Lorraine Kellie

Operations Director

Lorraine Kellie
Operations Director

Lorraine has been a member of the DAM team since 2005, having previously gained experience in employee benefits while working for a number of large national employee benefit consultancies. Lorraine has also recently passed the auto enrolment exam, enabling her to help DAM’s corporate clients in complying with auto enrolment over the past couple of years. Lorraine is responsible for the administration of all DAM’s corporate clients’ group insurance and pension schemes and liaises with the Human Resources, Compensation & Benefits, and Financial teams within the client companies to make sure all employee data is correct, quotations requested, invoices issued, relevant cover arranged with insurers and providers and that dedicated websites are maintained.

Lorraine leads the DAM administration team and also brings her employee benefits expertise to the client meetings which she regularly attends.

lorraine@damgoodpensions.com

Jacqui Sweeney

Jacqui Sweeney

Mortgage Consultant

Jacqui Sweeney
Mortgage Consultant

Jacqui is DAM’s mortgage consultant and joined the business back in 2005, having previously worked for RBS for over 20 years years in both Branch and Mortgage Centre capacities. As a fully qualified specialist in the mortgage industry, Jacqui helps clients assess their options and find the perfect mortgage. Guiding both private and corporate clients through every step of the  housebuying/remortgaging process, Jacqui's expertise helps to ensure that each and every client is provided with the help and advice they need to meet their individual circumstances. 

Her clients are always giving her glowing reviews and remain thankful for her help with what is, for most people, the biggest financial decision of their lives whilst the on-site advisory days that Jacqui runs for corporate clients remain extremey popular with staff.

jacqui@damgoodpensions.com

Alex Keddie

Alex Keddie

Consultant

Alex Keddie
Consultant

Alex joined the team in 2012 and is located in DAM’s London office. Having worked within financial services for over 20 years, Alex brings a wealth of experience to his role and takes a pro-active approach to account management with existing clientele as he engages staff with their benefits through employee one-to-one meetings and staff group presentations. Alex’s past experience incorporates group risk, pensions, flexible and international benefits, all of which make him a knowledgeable consultant to our clients.

In addition to account management, Alex’s position in London sees him regularly network with those in the industry based in the capital.

alex@damgoodpensions.com