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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 DAMs clients in the North-West of England.

From creating the initial bespoke plan to the ongoing review meetings, Alastair works closely with DAM’s private clients to ensure that their investments are maxmised and they feel comfortable and prepared for the next stage of their life.

alastair@damgoodpensions.com

Graeme Buchanan

Graeme Buchanan

Client Services Administrator

Graeme Buchanan
Client Services Administrator

Graeme joined DAM in 2017, and has worked in the financial services industry since 2015 dealing primarily with corporate clients at a national IFA.

Dealing primarily with DAMs list of private clients, Graeme carries out a range of tasks from pension transfers to creating individual client reports on a daily basis.

Currently, Graeme is working towards achieving his Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.

graeme@damgoodpensions.com

David Hastie

David Hastie

Director

David Hastie
Director

David previously managed Stewart Hastie Asset Management since 1996, and along with Russell Davidson founded the DAM Wealth Management team in 2017.

As well as creating bespoke financial plans for individuals, David specialises in the design and implementation of employee benefit schemes for corporate clients UK wide.

david@damgoodwealth.com

Lorraine Kellie

Lorraine Kellie

Managing Director

Lorraine Kellie
Managing 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 passed the auto enrolment exam, enabling her to help DAM’s corporate clients in complying with auto enrolment over the past couple of years.

Taking on the title of Managing Director in 2018, Lorraine continues to lead the administration teams within DAM, covering our corporate clients’ group insurance and pension schemes, and liaises with the Human Resources, Compensation & Benefits, and Financial teams within the client companies on a regular basis.  

She also brings her employee benefits expertise to the client meetings which she regularly attends.

lorraine@damgoodpensions.com

Russell Davidson

Russell Davidson

CEO & Founder

Russell Davidson
CEO & Founder

Managing director of DAM, Russell founded the DAM Good Wealth team in 2017, alongside Director David Hastie. 

Spending time with clients, understanding their story as well as their financial goals and ambitions, Russell will convert these into financial plans that will help grow their wealth and offer superior returns at retirement. 

Offering clients an accurate depiction of their financial future, he'll help to provide clarity that their funds will last so that they can relax retire and enjoy their retirement. And if not, he'll work with them to identify alternative paths they can take to refocus their spending priorities and save accordingly.

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

russell@damgoodwealth.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 works alonsgide DAMs private clients to create bespoke financial plans that will help to meet their individual needs. Alex’s past experience incorporates group risk, pensions, flexible and international benefits, all of which make him a knowledgeable consultant to our clients.

Alex’s position in London also sees him regularly network with those in the industry based in the capital.

alex@damgoodpensions.com

Lesley McLean

Lesley McLean

Client Services Manager

Lesley McLean
Client Services Manager

Primarily dealing with DAMs private clients, Lesley carries out a range of paraplanning activities on a daily basis - from individual recommendation reports through to tax planning.  

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.

Having already completed her Diploma in Paraplanning, Lesley is currently working towards achieving her Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.

lesley@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

Jordan Cairney

Jordan Cairney

Consultant

Jordan Cairney
Consultant

Jordan joined DAM in 2017 having previously worked with Barclay's Stockbrokers. As well as a BA (Hons) in Economics and Human Resouce Management from Strathclyde University, Jordan has completed his Level 4 Investment Advice Diploma with the Chartere Insitute of Securities and Investments.

Responsible for DAMs clients within Scotland and the North-East of England, Jordon works alongisde them to create bespoke financial plans that help to ensure their money is well invested and they are prepared for the future.  

jordan@damgoodwealth.com

Rachel Miller

Rachel Miller

Marketing and Client Services Administrator

Rachel Miller
Marketing and Client Services Administrator

DAMs most recent recruit, Rachel, joined the team in 2018.

As well as carrying out a range of tasks for private clients, varying from pension transfers to fund comparisons, Rachel is also responsible for marketing within the company and spends some of her time writing blog posts, updating our social media and organising upcoming events.

Currently, Rachel is working towards achieving her Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning.

Rachel@damgoodwealth.com