Our Board of Directors

Forrester-Hyde’s Board of Directors share nearly 150 years of experience working within the Company

Nick Hyde
Founder
Nick founded Forrester-Hyde in January 1971 but has recently retired and in enjoying a gentler pace of life.
Matthew Barber
Managing Director
Matt joined Forrester-Hyde on 1 November 1988 and is both a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Financial Planner. Along with being Managing Director of Forrester-Hyde, Matthew is also Head of Private Client and sits on the Investment Committee.
James Hyde
Director
James joined Forrester-Hyde on 6 October 2003, has achieved his Diploma in Financial Planning and is closing in on Chartered status. James is Head of Corporate Client and sits on the Investment Committee.
Howard Imbert
Director
Howard joined Forrester-Hyde on 1 August 1995, has achieved his Diploma in Financial Planning and is close to attaining Chartered status. Howard is Head of Corporate Risk and in tandem with Jan Burton specialises in Mortgages and Individual Protection.
Mike Robinson
Director
Mike joined Forrester-Hyde on 31 October 1988 and is both a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Financial Planner. Mike is our Pensions Technical Director, working alongside Jonathan Gray specialising in all aspects of technical Pension, Pension Self Investment and Retirement Planning. He also sits on the Investment Committee.
Rob Marek
Investment Director
Rob joined Forrester-Hyde on 28 June 2000 and is both a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Financial Planner. Rob is Forrester-Hyde’s Investment Director, Chairs the Investment Committee and his role expands to include all aspects of Estate Planning and Tax Mitigation.
Gill Hawes
Company Secretary
Gill joined Forrester-Hyde on 7 May 2007 and is the Company Secretary and Financial Controller. Gill is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.