Meet The Team

We consider ourselves extremely lucky to work within a fantastic team – our ‘Q Family’.

Get to know the family a little better…

Q Financial Services Team

Q Financial Services (UK) Limited is an appointed representative of The Openwork Partnership, a trading style of Openwork Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

The Directors

Our dynamic directors are the driving force behind our continued success and are the guys with the vision of how to do things differently within our industry…

Mitchell Gough

In a Nutshell: Mitch is one of seven Q directors and has 25+ years of financial industry experience – specialising in Corporate Business Protection and Mortgages.

Fun Fact: Has a passion for competitive Motocross racing and only stopped at age 47! (We think he should get back into it!)

           

Stuart Mackintosh

In a Nutshell: Stu is an ex-golf professional and footballer – his claim to fame is playing against England in front of Sir Bobby Robson.

Fun-Fact: Loves his fly fishing and often ventures to Lake Vyrnwy and the Scottish highlands to escape the hustle and bustle. He’s also recently discovered the benefits of Yoga. His extended family tree has ties to royalty… or so he says!

        

Ryan Wheeler

In a Nutshell: Ryan is an avid sports lover, he is also an ex-professional golfer and failed footballer!

Fun Fact: Loves all things Aston Villa – even when it’s bad (which is most of the time). Ryan loves to travel and his claim to fame was enjoying a Big Mac and drink with One Direction’s Harry Styles and Niall Horan… we think they were the privileged ones!

        

The Advisors

 

Our highly qualified but personal advisers are keep things simple for our clients, taking the confusion out of Mortgages and Protection……

Ben Wootton

In a Nutshell: Ben originally started his career as a Care Worker supporting children and adults with disabilities and went onto manage various Care Homes and delivered training around the country. Ben set up Little Rascals Indoor Play centre in 2015 and founded Little Rascals foundation, a charity supporting children with disabilities in 2016. Ben is now really enjoying his career in financial services as a mortgage and protection adviser.

Fun Fact: Ben’s job interview involved going on a 3 day “business trip” to Vilamoura to showcase his worth to the Directors – Ben nearly hindered his chances by throwing one of the directors shoes into the Atlantic Ocean!

        

Andrew Dunn

In a Nutshell: You will find Andrew at the side of a football pitch or on the side of a lake/swimming pool, spending most of his spare time helping out coaching his daughters football team or travelling to and from open water and swim training for the other one.
Andrew spent a number of years within the motor trade industry, selling vehicles on behalf of JLR, Ford Direct & RCI before re evaluating his situation at the beginning of the pandemic, completing his CII industry qualifications in fine fashion before joining us here at Q Financial to join the Mortgage & Protection team.

Fun Fact: Loves a scotch Egg, hot or cold!

And on a separate note, just needs Fabio Silva to prove his price tag…

        

Jacques Moulson

In a Nutshell: Jacques has over 6 years’ experience in banking and finance working for NatWest bank in retail and commercial banking.

Fun Fact: Played for Port Vale and Shrewsbury Town as a kid. He was also named after famous F1 race driver Jacques Villeneuve. Follows Manchester United.

        

Client Liaison Team

Our indispensable admin team are the ones who keep Q ticking! The Client Liaison Team help facilitate the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis, following up with cases and ensuring no stone is left unturned…

Kirsty Ambrose

In a Nutshell: Kirsty joined the Q Financial Services team in August 2019 after a previous career in childcare and mental health rehabilitation. Having come from a non-industry background, she has utilised her previous skills alongside training from her colleagues to become an important cog in the client liaison team. 

Fun Fact: In Kirsty’s spare time she enjoys taking her dog Meg for walks, going swimming, socialising and occasionally going on holiday! 

Piers Hindhaugh

In a Nutshell: Piers has joined our administration department and is taking his first steps into the financial services world. Piers is Shropshire born and grew up in the village of Pontesbury. Piers is very driven and is already showing a great understanding of the industry. He brings a positive approach and has fit in perfectly with the Q Family.

Fun Fact: Piers is a keen golfer and can often be seen at Arscott golf club wearing his very extravagant gear.

Q Commercial Finance Team

Q Commercial Finance (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

The Directors

Our dynamic directors are the driving force behind our continued success and are the guys with the vision of how to do things differently within our industry…

Steve Parry

In a Nutshell: The head of Q Commercial Finance, Steve has over 15 years of experience in Commercial Banking. He is a specialist in the industry and has a passion for helping businesses grow!

Fun Fact: As well as being an Aston Villa fan he also captains his local Sunday league football team each week. He is a disgraceful golfer and can often be found hacking up the fairways of Wrekin Golf Club when the suns out.

        

The Partners

Alongside Director and advisor Steve; Josh and David are our accomplished Partners of Q Commercial Finance…

Josh Timbrell

In a Nutshell: Josh has a decorated history of experience in the finance market and is no minor when it comes to providing professional advice on all things Commercial. He has an excellent success rate completing deals and enjoys tackling more complex difficult cases that takes creativity and initiative to achieve his clients requirements.

Fun Fact: After over a decade of commitment, Josh achieved his 3rd Dan Blackbelt in Kickboxing before joining Q. 

        

David Wells

In A Nutshell: David joined Q after running two premier golf venues before achieving his Golf Professional Teaching Degree. Having mastered the world of golf, Dave fancied a new challenge and following a chance meeting with one of the Q Directors he was inspired to join the company. Dave is a huge football fan and follows his beloved Wolverhampton Wanderers across the country, you can also regularly find him on the golf course. He loves office banter, working with the team and helping people achieve their dreams.

Fun fact: David used to be a Teaching Golf Professional and also played junior volleyball for the West Midlands (many years ago)

        

Client Liaison Team

Our indispensable admin team are the ones who keep Q ticking! The Client Liaison Team help facilitate the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis, following up with cases and ensuring no stone is left unturned…

Marie Brocklehurst

In a Nutshell: Marie supports the Commercial team in their day to day operations ensuring all the cogs run smoothly. She has worked in the financial services industry for the last 9 years and loves being able to help our clients achieve their financial goals with a friendly and professional service, always.

Fun Fact: In her spare time, Marie enjoys navigating at 4×4 off road competitions with her brother and a group of friends, where she enjoys nights away camping and socialising around the camp fire.

           

Harry Woodburn

In a Nutshell: Harry has joined the commercial team as a university graduate looking to take his first steps into the commercial finance world. He is a talented and well-motivated individual who has already shown a great level of understanding within the industry, he has the perfect characteristics to thrive within this field and is a great addition to the Q team.

Fun Fact: Harry could’ve made it pro in football if he didn’t get injured, well that’s what he likes to believe anyway. However, he has now taken up golf playing on a regular basis hoping to follow a similar path to Gareth Bale and retire from football to play golf.

           

Q Wills & Legacy Planning

The Wills and Legacy Planning Team

 

Our dedicated Wills and Legacy Planning team is the driving force behind our commitment to helping you plan for the future and leave a meaningful legacy. With a deep understanding of estate planning, wills, and legacy management, our team is here to guide you through the process and ensure your wishes are carried out effectively.

Tara Dinan