About Us


The Team

Find out about our professional and experienced team - who they are, how they can help you and how you can contact them.

Jonathan Bingham Director & Independent Financial Advisor

Scott and Jonathan established the firm in 2007 and both strive passionately to build a firm that looks after the needs of all the clients both in terms of service and advice.

Jonathan has been advising clients for in excess of 20 years and prides himself on always putting the client at the heart of everything he does.  

When not working he enjoys spending time with family and friends and keeping fit, the latter not always so successfully!

Scott Woods Director & Independent Financial Advisor

Scott has been providing face to face financial advice for over 20 years and his passion for the industry only gets stronger.

By forging long lasting relationships built on trust Scott derives immense pleasure from seeing his clients have the ultimate peace of mind that their finances are in order.

Many of Scott's clients are approaching or are beyond retirement age.  The collaborative approach he adopts to establish how best to structure their income, both in terms of amounts and tax efficiency, is a favourite part of his job.

When not in front of the laptop Scott devotes his time to cars, fishing, keeping fit and his 4 beautiful rescue dogs.

Emma Selfe Mortgage Manager

Emma is one of the longest serving team members here at Bingham-Woods, joining in 2008. She manages the busy mortgage department and brings a wealth of experience in mortgage & protection advice, following over 9 years in the Banking Industry and time spent as an Independent Mortgage Advisor.

Emma is very approachable and prides herself on providing the best advice to her clients in an easy to understand way.

In her spare time, Emma enjoys trips to theatre and concert venues, travelling and relaxing with her friends at health spa’s as well spending quality time with her twin niece and nephew.

Ian Swift Independent Financial Advisor

Ian has been with Bingham-Woods since 2013 and he has over 20 years of experience offering bespoke financial advice, to both private and commercial clients.

Ian believes that the best way to provide a high quality service to his clients is to maintain regular contact so that he can respond to any changes in needs and circumstances.

Ian specialises in pensions and investments, but he also provides advice on protection products and mortgages.

Away from work Ian enjoys running, holidays, watching all sports and is a Peterborough United season ticket holder.

Ben Coddington Independent Financial Advisor

Ben joined the Bingham-Woods team in 2016 after previously working numerous years in the local property sector. Initially coming on board as a Mortgage Advisor, he soon qualified as a Financial Advisor, where he now undertakes all aspects of advice, from pensions, investments, life insurance and mortgages. Ben is also the main contact at Bingham-Woods for all Equity Release clients.

Ben places high importance on building long lasting personal relationships with his clients by ensuring they get the right recommendation for their individual circumstances.

Outside of work, he enjoys days out with his two young children, holidays, playing golf and following Arsenal Football Club.

Alex Wheldon Independent Financial Advisor

Alex joined the Bingham-Woods team in 2018 after studying for a master’s degree in Economics’ & Finance. Initially joining as a support role for the advisors, he went on to successfully complete his level 6 Diploma in Financial Advice. Alex is now an advisor, where he undertakes all financial planning, pension and investments cases.

Alex places high importance on investing for the long term with tailoring to each individuals’ goals and circumstances.

Outside of work, he enjoys days out with his young daughter, holidays, snowboarding, diving, running and generally keeping fit and active.

David Robinson IFA Support Manager

David joined Bingham-Woods IFA in 2014, with over 25 years Industry Experience, the majority of which is within training and compliance. David ensures that the processes we put in place meet both the regulatory requirements and the needs of our clients.  He also provides valuable assistance to our Financial Advisors in preparing support material and technical data for the client meetings.

David is married, with 2 children and enjoys keeping fit, spending time with his family including their own sporting interests and holidays in the Mediterranean.

Jane Robinson IFA Support Administrator

After joining the team in the summer of 2022, Jane brings to the team over 19 years of customer service and sales expertise from her time working within retail, and more recently, a variety of skills and a wealth of experience from her teaching role held for the past 13 years.

Jane is very much a team player, happy and always willing to support and help others. She currently works as part of the IFA support team primarily assisting the IFA Support Manager with preparation of client research and reports. Jane is married with two sons and in her spare time enjoying visits to the gym and spending time with her family

Isaac Graves IFA Support

Isaac joined the team in 2015, having just left sixth form with A-level qualifications in Business Studies, Economics, and Information Communication Technology. Isaac enjoys learning and developing both new and existing skills that come with working as part of the team at Bingham-Woods.

Isaac currently works as part of the IFA support team where he ensures the Financial Advisors have all required data and information ahead of their client meetings.

When not working, Isaac enjoys spending time with his friends and family, his dog and 6-a-side football team consuming most of his free time.

Alison Leeton Mortgage Support

Alison started her career in financial services over 20 years ago working for a local Building Society. After taking a career break to start a family, Alison returned to financial services and joined Bingham-Woods in 2012. Alison is currently using her years of experience as a Mortgage Advisor to provide valuable support to Emma in the Mortgage Department.

In her spare time Alison enjoys spending time with her family.

Claire Eyett Personal Assistant to The Mortgage Manager

Claire joined Bingham-Woods in 2016 following over 15 years as a Legal Secretary.

After spending time as an Office Administrator, Claire now supports Emma with all aspects of the day to day running of the Mortgage Department.

Claire’s organisational skills are invaluable in such a busy department.

In her spare time Claire enjoys spending time with friends and family and walking with her Dog.

Kerry Vertannes Personal Assistant to The Directors

With more than 30 years Financial Services experience, Kerry joined team Bingham-Woods in April 2018. She currently supports both Directors by processing their Financial Reviews and liaising with clients and providers alike. She also assists the Practice Manager when necessary, and more recently has undertaken the role of HR Manager.

Kerry’s soft skills are her strength, she invests time in building relationships with both customers and colleagues and very much enjoys working as part of a team.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, indulging her grandchildren and granddog, going to the theatre and eating out.

Heather Doubleday Practice Manager

Heather has been part of Bingham-Woods since 2015, having previously worked for a major high street bank for several years. She has exceptional customer service skills and you’re sure to always be greeted with a smile.

Heather enjoys being part of the Bingham-Woods team where she heads up the day to day running of the office and manages the administration team. She has a great working relationship with all the staff and is always happy, irrelevant of her workload.

In her spare time, Heather enjoys West End Musicals and playing the trombone and percussion in a local Band. She loves the outdoor life, especially days out on the Norfolk Coastline.

Sandra Prater Office Administrator

Sandra has been with Bingham-Woods since 2018 after previously working at Santander for 23 years. Sandra works part-time she carries out all administrative duties.

Sandra enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as enjoying holidays.

Where we are

2 Bridge Street, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1XA

Privacy Notice

Registered office address: 2 Bridge Street, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1XA

Registered in England and Wales under reference 05994922

Bingham-Woods Independent Financial Advisors Ltd is an appointed representative of Quilter Wealth Ltd and Quilter Mortgage Planning Limited, which are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority 07/05/2024

Quilter Wealth Ltd and Quilter Mortgage Planning Limited are entered on the Financial Services Register (https://register.fca.org.uk/s/) under reference 217742 and 440718 

The guidance and/or information contained within the website is subject to UK regulatory regime and is therefore targeted at consumers based in the UK.