The Avantis Wealth Team

Robert Carroll

Chief Executive Officer

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Chief Executive Officer

Robert Carroll

Rob has worked through his career alongside financial organisations including Grant Thornton, Insight Investments, Findlay Park and EY to deliver innovative solutions across their channels.

He is focused on researching and constructing a portfolio of well-scrutinised fixed-income investments that are not available on the wider market.

He has an approach to business that is both creative and analytical: based on experience, backed by in-depth research, brought together with a dose of imagination and inspiration. 

Bringing 25+ years of proven client centric experience, along with a breadth of technical knowledge to maintain industry standards across all channels. 

He is currently studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst, specialising in alternative investments.

 

Mark Northcott

Chief Operating Officer

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Chief Operating Officer

Mark Northcott

Mark has many years’ experience as an administrator and manager working in a number business sectors, including higher education, the creative industries, and financial services.

He has held a variety of roles including Operations Director, Finance Officer, and University Lecturer. He is a business graduate of Kingston University with a PGDip in management studies and an MBA.

Mark is also a singer in an indie rock band and an LTA qualified tennis coach.

 

 

Tobi Ford-Western

Head of Sales

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Head of Sales

Tobi Ford-Western

Tobi trained as a barrister at a top London Law school. He has worked in finance for nearly a decade, including Lloyds and American Express. Tobi is often invited to speak publically on a variety of topics in and around the Brighton area. Outside of Avantis Wealth, Tobi is a long suffering Arsenal fan.

 

 
 

Maria Thomas

Clients Services Manager

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Clients Services Manager

Maria Thomas

Maria has worked extensively in customer service roles, the last 10 years of which were for RBS, initially within retail banking before progressing into commercial banking. Interests outside of Avantis Wealth include listening to music, going to gigs and travelling to new places. She has an ambition to visit every state in the USA – 19 down with 31 to go.

 

 

Claire Davidge

Investment Broker

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Investment Broker

Claire Davidge

Claire brings more than 30 years commercial management across fmcg, publishing, SaaS, cash management and travel. With a focus on business development and client account management, her major passion has always been about connecting businesses, people and opportunities.

On a personal level she loves ‘all things property’ and would refurbish a property each month if she could! She brings a high energy approach to the adventure of life, travel, learning, entertaining friends and being with her family.

Natasha Deadman

Marketing Manager

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Marketing Manager

Natasha Deadman

Natasha has 15 years’ experience in financial services, luxury travel and lifestyle marketing including 12 years at American Express. Natasha is a Marketing & Advertising graduate of The University of the Arts London and is very passionate about marketing and customer experience.

Outside of work Natasha is very passionate about travel, is an advanced scuba diver and recently gained a creative floristry qualification.

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