Our Staff

Our Corporate Client team

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.
James Dear
Financial Adviser
James joined Forrester-Hyde on 16 July 2007, has obtained his Diploma in Financial Planning and is close to attaining Chartered status. James advises our Corporate Clients and sits on the Investment Committee.
Cheryl Shrimplin – Senior Administrator, Forrester Hyde
Cheryl Shrimplin
Senior Administrator
Cheryl joined Forrester-Hyde on 28 March 1994 and is a Senior Administrator specialising in Corporate Pension Schemes, working in tandem with Julie Darby.
Julie Darby – Senior Administrator, Forrester Hyde
Julie Darby
Senior Administrator
Julie joined Forrester-Hyde on 9 October 1989 and has achieved the Certificate in Financial Planning. Julie works in tandem with Cheryl as Senior Administrators in the management of Corporate Pension Schemes.
Jan Burton
Senior Administrator
Jan joined Forrester-Hyde on 7 August 2006 and works with Howard Imbert in the management of our Corporate Risk Schemes. In addition, having worked for eleven years with HSBC and Barclays as a Mortgage Adviser, lends her significant expertise in the administration of both Mortgages and Individual Protection.

Our Private Client team

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. Alongside being Managing Director of Forrester-Hyde, Matthew is also Head of Private Client and chairs the Investment Committee.
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.
Jonathan Gray
Senior Financial Adviser
Jonathan joined Forrester-Hyde on 29 March 1999 and is both a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Financial Planner. Jonathan specialises in Retirement Planning and works closely with Mike Robinson on all aspects of Technical Pension and sits on the Investment Committee.
Jake Payne
Investment Analyst
Jake joined Forrester-Hyde on 1 July 2014 as an Investment Analyst and since joining has achieved his Investment Management Certificate and Diploma in Financial Planning. He will now focus on working towards Chartered status. Jake manages our Client Portfolio’s and sits on the Investment Committee.
Amber Walters  – Paraplanner, Forrester Hyde
Amber Walters
Paraplanner
Amber joined Forrester-Hyde on 1 October 2012 and is currently working towards her Certificate in Financial Planning. Amber’s time is currently split between supporting our team of advisers, working primarily alongside James Hyde and James Dear, and assisting in the day to day running of our Client Portfolios.
Alison Scott – Paraplanner, Forrester Hyde
Alison Scott
Paraplanner
Alison joined Forrester-Hyde on 6 July 1992 and has attained her Certificate in Financial Planning. Alison primarily supports Mike Robinson and Jonathan Gray.
Meryl Crossley
Paraplanner
Meryl joined Forrester-Hyde on 1 March 2017 and is currently working towards her Certificate in Financial Planning. Meryl provides full support to our team of advisers for all pension and investment related tasks.
Ray Turner
Investment Analyst/Trainee Adviser
Ray joined Forrester-Hyde on 21 August 2017 and has begun studying towards the Diploma in Financial Planning. Ray will support and learn from our team of advisers, whilst assisting in the management of our investment portfolios.

Our Mortgages & Protection team

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.
Jan Burton
Senior Administrator
Jan joined Forrester-Hyde on 7 August 2006 and works with Howard Imbert in the management of our Corporate Risk Schemes. In addition, having worked for eleven years with HSBC and Barclays as a Mortgage Adviser, lends her significant expertise in the administration of both Mortgages and Individual Protection.
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