Our People

Our team is here to help you fulfil your financial objectives. Please click on each photograph to read more about our people.

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    Darren Booth DipPFS

    Director

    Independent Financial Adviser

    Darren is a founding partner of D&G Independent Limited and brings with him a wealth of in-depth knowledge and experience.

     

    Darren began his career in 1997 as an apprentice financial adviser at Britannic Assurance. He later held positions at London & Manchester Assurance, Friends Provident and Barclays. Included in Darren’s numerous CII qualifications is the J10 certificate in Discretionary Fund Management.

     

    In 2007, he assumed the role of Business Development Manager at an international company based in Shandong Province and operating in Beijing, Dalian and Guangzhou. In 2010, he returned to Chester as an IFA before co-founding D&G Independent in 2012.

     

    Darren’s career in business and finance spans twenty years. He retains a positive outlook and determination to provide the best possible solutions for his valued customers.

     

    darren.booth@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07949 270 169

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    Peter Chappell BA HONS

    Whole of Market

    Mortgage Consultant

    Peter is a highly experienced whole of market Mortgage Consultant having been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (previously Financial Services Authority) for almost twenty years.

     

    He is highly versed in all main mortgage products and adeptly secures mortgages for first time buyers, arranges remortgages of existing arrangements and advises on buy-to-let investments. He also offers guidance on mortgage protection and possesses in-depth knowledge about Government sponsored schemes, such as Help To Buy.

     

    peter.chappell@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07961 946 744

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    Darren Tew

    Business Support & Compliance Manager

    Darren started his career at the Prudential where he worked as a financial consultant for almost a decade. A move into retail management saw him driving sales, managing audits and delivering outstanding customer service at one the UK’s leading high street stores for over seventeen years.

     

    Darren returned to the financial services sector when he joined D&G Independent in May 2017. As the company’s business support and compliance manager, he provides extensive administrative support for our Independent Financial Advisers. Darren has embraced the team ethos and is very much part of the vibrant spirit of D&G Independent.

     

    darren.tew@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

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    Kathryn Jenkinson

    Marketing Manager

    Kathryn provides marketing support for D&G Independent and proactively manages our external communications. Kathryn publishes regular news via our website and social media channels, and is our primary liaison with local and industry press. Having started her career in financial services, she brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise.

     

    info@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07812 186 523

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    Gary Slater DipIP AwPETR

    Director

    Independent Financial Adviser

    Having amassed over thirty years’ experience in the banking and financial industry, Gary is a highly qualified founding partner of D&G Independent.

     

    Prior to forming D&G Independent Limited in 2012, Gary worked at Barclays for twenty-three years and spent his last twelve years there as a Financial Planning Manager.

     

    As an Independent Financial Advisor, Gary offers impartial advice from the whole of the market on a wide range of financial products. He is extensively qualified in financial advice, investment planning, mortgages, regulated equity release, long-term care and pension transfers, and opt outs.

     

    Gary is passionate about forging long-term relationships with customers throughout North Wales and the North West.

     

    gary.slater@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07788 177 076

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    Phill Davies DipPFS

    Office Manager

    Independent Financial Adviser

    Phill has worked in the banking and financial industry for over thirty years and offers customers a wealth of experience and expertise.

     

    He began his career as a Business Development Manager at AXA Life where he worked for twenty-two years dealing with all aspects of life assurance, investments and pensions. He later assumed business development and account management roles at Barclays and the Prudential before joining D&G Independent. Phill offers expert guidance on a range of financial products.

     

    phill.davies@dangifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

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    Dave McGeough CeMAP

    Whole of Market, Mortgage & Protection Advise

    Dave has spent several years working in customer-facing roles in the financial services industry. Originally from Dublin, he was named the youngest Credit Union Manager in Ireland before moving to Wales with his family. For the seven years prior to joining D&G Independent, Dave worked directly with Barclays’ customers in branches across North East Wales.

     

    A qualified CeMAP mortgage adviser and protection specialist, Dave spends most of his time visiting clients throughout North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.

     

    dave.mcgeough@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

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  •  

    Darren Booth DipPFS

    Director

    Independent Financial Adviser

    Darren is a founding partner of D&G Independent Limited and brings with him a wealth of in-depth knowledge and experience.

     

    Darren began his career in 1997 as an apprentice financial adviser at Britannic Assurance. He later held positions at London & Manchester Assurance, Friends Provident and Barclays. Included in Darren’s numerous CII qualifications is the J10 certificate in Discretionary Fund Management.

     

    In 2007, he assumed the role of Business Development Manager at an international company based in Shandong Province and operating in Beijing, Dalian and Guangzhou. In 2010, he returned to Chester as an IFA before co-founding D&G Independent in 2012.

     

    Darren’s career in business and finance spans twenty years. He retains a positive outlook and determination to provide the best possible solutions for his valued customers.

     

    darren.booth@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07949 270 169

  •  

    Gary Slater DipIP AwPETR

    Director

    Independent Financial Adviser

    Having amassed over thirty years’ experience in the banking and financial industry, Gary is a highly qualified founding partner of D&G Independent.

     

    Prior to forming D&G Independent Limited in 2012, Gary worked at Barclays for twenty-three years and spent his last twelve years there as a Financial Planning Manager.

     

    As an Independent Financial Advisor, Gary offers impartial advice from the whole of the market on a wide range of financial products. He is extensively qualified in financial advice, investment planning, mortgages, regulated equity release, long-term care and pension transfers, and opt outs.

     

    Gary is passionate about forging long-term relationships with customers throughout North Wales and the North West.

     

    gary.slater@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07788 177 076

  •  

    Peter Chappell BA HONS

    Whole of Market

    Mortgage Consultant

    Peter is a highly experienced whole of market Mortgage Consultant having been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (previously Financial Services Authority) for almost twenty years.

     

    He is highly versed in all main mortgage products and adeptly secures mortgages for first time buyers, arranges remortgages of existing arrangements and advises on buy-to-let investments. He also offers guidance on mortgage protection and possesses in-depth knowledge about Government sponsored schemes, such as Help To Buy.

     

    peter.chappell@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07961 946 744

  •  

    Phill Davies DipPFS

    Office Manager

    Independent Financial Adviser

    Phill has worked in the banking and financial industry for over thirty years and offers customers a wealth of experience and expertise.

     

    He began his career as a Business Development Manager at AXA Life where he worked for twenty-two years dealing with all aspects of life assurance, investments and pensions. He later assumed business development and account management roles at Barclays and the Prudential before joining D&G Independent. Phill offers expert guidance on a range of financial products.

     

    phill.davies@dangifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

  •  

    Darren Tew

    Business Support & Compliance Manager

    Darren started his career at the Prudential where he worked as a financial consultant for almost a decade. A move into retail management saw him driving sales, managing audits and delivering outstanding customer service at one the UK’s leading high street stores for over seventeen years.

     

    Darren returned to the financial services sector when he joined D&G Independent in May 2017. As the company’s business support and compliance manager, he provides extensive administrative support for our Independent Financial Advisers. Darren has embraced the team ethos and is very much part of the vibrant spirit of D&G Independent.

     

    darren.tew@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

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    Dave McGeough CeMAP

    Whole of Market
    Mortgage & Protection Adviser

    Dave has spent several years working in customer-facing roles in the financial services industry. Originally from Dublin, he was named the youngest Credit Union Manager in Ireland before moving to Wales with his family. For the seven years prior to joining D&G Independent, Dave worked directly with Barclays’ customers in branches across North East Wales.

     

    A qualified CeMAP mortgage adviser and protection specialist, Dave spends most of his time visiting clients throughout North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.

     

    dave.mcgeough@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

  •  

    Kathryn Jenkinson

    Marketing Manager

    Kathryn provides marketing support for D&G Independent and proactively manages our external communications. Kathryn publishes regular news via our website and social media channels, and is our primary liaison with local and industry press. Having started her career in financial services, she brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise.

     

    info@dandgifa.co.uk

    T: 01352 754 272

    M: 07812 186 523

T: 01352 754272