Our People

Edward Fisher APFS
Edward Fisher APFS, Director & Chartered Financial Planner
Tel. 0330 999 8877
Mobile. 07711 569 482
Email. ed.fisherga-ifa.co.uk
Ed is a Chartered Financial Planner with more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Ed is our investment and pensions specialist, he joined Gaudium Associates in 2012 having spent the earlier part of his career in the banking sector with various banks including Mizuho, Standard Bank and Bank One (now JP Morgan).
With a strong technical background Ed advises both private and corporate clients and provides tailored, professional advice that is clear and easy to understand.
Ed was awarded the "S.A. Parker Prize" from the Personal Finance Society for the "Best Diploma in Financial Planning".
Neil Patel Cert PFS, Cert CII
Neil Patel Cert PFS, Cert CII, Director & Property Finance Specialist
Tel. 0330 999 8877
Mobile. 07976 930 668
Email. neil.patelga-ifa.co.uk
Neil is our in-house Property Finance Specialist; he has more than 25 years experience in financial services. He started his career as a Management Consultant to the Re-Insurance industry and after 6 years he moved on to be a Private Client financial adviser, and has been an Independent adviser since 2005. Neil was a compliance officer with Zurich for 4 years before establishing his own business. He is responsible for ensuring that the advice our advisers give to clients is sound and in the clients best interest. Neil advises both Private & Corporate clients.
Bill Taylor Cert PFS, Dip IP
Bill Taylor Cert PFS, Dip IP, Financial Adviser & Equity Release Specialist
Tel. 0330 999 8877
Mobile. 07770 397 168
Email. bill.taylorga-ifa.co.uk
Bill is an experienced Financial Adviser solving problems for clients for over three decades, during which he has worked for three major Life Assurance Offices and in 1986 he became an Independent Financial Adviser. Bill brings wide experience to the role and understands the need for a common sense approach to deal with your affairs. Bill sat for 3½ years as a Council Member of the Association of Independent Financial Advisers (AIFA) and was a member of AIFA's working party dealing with the Financial Services Authority's Retail Distribution Review which had far reaching consequences in the delivery of financial advice in the UK. He was also a member of the Panel on Accessibility and Transparency at the Financial Ombudsman Service whose remit is to ensure the Ombudsman is a user friendly service. He has also contributed his knowledge as a member of working parties on behalf of the Equity Release Council, of which he is a member. Bill specialises in Later Life advice and Equity Release Mortgages.


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Main Office

Oracle House
11 Clarence Road
Southend On Sea
Telephone. 0330 999 8877
Email. enquiriesga-ifa.co.uk