The West Financial Management Team

Warm and welcoming, the team at West Financial Management are here to help you plan and protect your financial future. One of the most important things is protecting your investments so that you pass on the maximum amount (with minimum tax) to the next generation.

A Bit About Us

Based in central Plymouth, we’ve been providing bespoke financial planning services since 2003 and have built up a loyal and satisfied client base. We have achieved the ISO22222 standard and are committed to staying up-to-date with industry developments.

We aim to help you to develop sustainable, tax-efficient income and work on growing your assets to keep pace with inflation. You’ll find our advice is always impartial, always keeping your interests as the priority.

Along with our vast industry experience, it’s this careful, personal service that keeps our clients coming back. So what can we do for you?

Helen West

Helen West

About Helen

Director and Chartered Financial Planner

Helen has been a qualified Independent Financial Adviser since 1998, achieving the Chartered Financial Planner status in 2010.  Helen has acquired a wealth of experience in Inheritance Tax Planning and Trusts, Investment Planning, Pensions and Long Term Care. She is also actively involved with Roborough Rotary, Mutley Baptist Church and is a Trustee for YMCA Plymouth.

Chris Finan

Chris Finan

About Chris

Chartered Financial Planner

Chris has been a qualified Independent Financial Adviser since 1997, achieving Chartered Financial Planner status in 2007.  He joined the West Financial Management team in 2012. Chris provides full financial planning services and specialises in retirement planning, including pensions advice at a technical level.

Tina Blagdon

Tina Blagdon

About Tina

Business Manager

Having worked for a high street bank for 26 years, Tina has extensive management and financial experience, together with the CeFA qualification. As the Business Manager, she oversees the day-to-day running of the office, delivery of client promises and manages the team. She is actively involved in West Financial Management’s marketing and development plans.  Tina also volunteers as a Governor at a local academy and returned to tap dancing after a 35 year break!

Sue Wilson

Sue Wilson

About Sue

Compliance Officer

Sue has worked in Financial Services for over 35 years and has the FPC1 qualification.  She supports West Financial Management in meeting its compliance and regulatory  requirements and prepares the suitability reports and client valuations.  Sue is married with 3 grown up children and in her spare time she enjoys walking and eating out.

Rachael Eastley

Rachael Eastley

About Rachael

Client Relationship Manager

Rachael has worked in Financial Services since 2005.  She is CeMAP qualified and is working towards becoming a fully qualified Independent Financial Adviser. In between her studies, Rachael helps with the office administration and will be working with Helen to fulfil the Client Care Service meetings.  Rachael has two young children and a husband, who keep her very busy outside of work.

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Tel: 01752 228382    Email:

Address: 55 Hyde Park Road, Mutley, Plymouth, PL3 4JN