About Us

Find out more about our experienced team members.

Jonathan Bingham

Director and 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 25 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 2 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 everyone should have access to the very best advice and products available. He is passionate that cost should never be a barrier and that advice should always be independent.

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, watching all sports and following Arsenal Football Club.

 

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.

 

Alex Wheldon

IFA Support

Alex joined the Bingham-Woods team in 2018 after studying for a master’s degree in Economics’ & Finance. Joining the team in an IFA support role he currently supports Bingham-Woods Advisors in all aspects of financial planning, pensions and investments. Having completed the Diploma in Financial Advice, Alex is currently working towards the level 6 Diploma with aspirations of achieving Chartered status.

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.

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 granddaughter 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 two offices 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

 

Kaye Bunn

Office Administrator

In 2007, Kaye was the first person to join Jonathan and Scott at Bingham-Woods, and is now their longest serving employee. Finance is the area of work that Kaye has always followed and this includes over 19 years experience with a high street bank.

Kaye has recently handed over the Practice Manager reins to Heather, but continues to work 2 days a week as administration support.

She has witnessed the growth of the company, and with her ‘can do’ attitude has supported all of her colleagues in their roles.

Kaye has many hobbies including walking, theatre and reading, but her greatest loves are ballroom dancing and enjoying social times and holidays with family and friends.

 

Sandra Prater

Office Administrator

Sandra has been with Bingham-Woods since 2018 after previously working at Santander for 23 years. Sandra works part time between our Spalding & Holbeach office, where she carries out all administrative duties.

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