Declan has worked in financial services for 13 years and joined the family business in 2012. Starting as a client support assistant and general brew maker, he worked his way up to a technical paraplanner role, before eventually becoming a fully qualified financial planner. He now specialises in pension and retirement planning, helping clients achieve their dreams for this stage in life.


Declan is engaged to his fiancée Charlotte and they have two cats, Eric and Benny. He enjoys cooking (mainly the eating and drinking aspect!) as well as keeping active; you’ll often find him at CrossFit or walking in the Lake District. Declan and Charlotte also love to travel, whether it’s a short city break, somewhere hot or skiing in the Alps.

Spotlight questions

On an ideal weekend you can find me:

Usually in the outdoors, doing some sort of activity or putting the BBQ on at home on a sunny day. Nothing better than creating something good to eat with a cold beer.

My favourite holiday destination is:

Skiing in the Alps

The first album I bought was:

Eminem – The Slim Shady LP… wow!

If I could be any fictional character, I would be:


When the dessert menu arrives, I’m looking for:

Sticky toffee pudding!!

The three people at my dream dinner party would be:

Alex Ferguson, David Attenborough, Freddie Mercury

If I could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, I would win a medal in:

Most Aero bubbles eaten in a minute.

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