The right team to support your business
John Netting - Compliance Director
John was one of the co-founders of Sense and has responsibility for the regulatory support supplied to members via the Network’s compliance support functions. John has worked in financial services for almost 20 years and has held senior compliance positions in a large directly regulated firm and large network environment.
Leanne Williams - Finance Director
Leanne’s responsibilities are wide ranging, and include managing reconciliation of commission and adviser fees, production of management and financial information for the Board and acting as Company Secretary.
Steve Young - Chairman
Steve Young has spent over 30 years working in financial services. He has extensive commercial experience and has spent many years in senior roles responsible for sales, marketing and business development. Steve has responsibility for helping to develop the commercial strategy of Sense.
Catherine Mellor - Head of Training & Competence
Catherine’s wide ranging financial services experience includes adviser propositions, compliance, and project and operations management. At Sense, Catherine leads a team who develop and support business principals and advisers, with a focus on regulatory compliance, process efficiencies, and delivering the best possible service to their customers.
Rosie Ashbrook - Head of Compliance Support
Rosie has been in Financial Services for over 20 years, working in various compliance roles at a large network and a directly authorised national IFA firm. Rosie is a compliance ‘all-rounder’ with considerable management experience, her core compliance knowledge and flair for IT means that she can help financial services businesses in a wide variety of Compliance related IT projects.
Adam Owen - Learning and Development Specialist
Adam’s experience in financial services has spanned three regulators, during which time he has worked closely with firms in matters of compliance and adviser development. Adam launched and developed successful practices under the PIA and FSA. Over the last decade, he has drawn on this considerable experience to provide practical compliance and T&C solutions to advisory firms.
Tim Davis - Membership Director
Over the last 30 years Tim has gained extensive experience as a distribution development executive for asset management, network, service provider, financial institution, wealth management and technology firms. As a member of our senior management team he has responsibility for our future technology strategy, member retention and new member growth.
Jason Kirk - Head of Compliance
Jason has worked in financial services since 1987 and has spent the majority of that time in compliance related roles for a large insurance company, a number of networks, a large national financial advisory business and a compliance consultancy firm. Jason heads up the compliance functions within Sense including case review and adviser supervision.