Meet John Hebblethwaite, IoD Ambassador for Financial Planning and Wealth Management
John has had a successful career in financial planning and investment management and has been a member of the IoD for over 25 years. He hopes to add great value to our local community, highlighting the benefits of IoD membership, particularly its business tools, research, its national voice and, most importantly, networking with like-minded successful people.
Q: How long have you been involved with the IoD?
11 years as a Committee member, over 25 years as a member!
Q: Can you tell us a little about your career to date?
I sort of fell into financial planning and wealth management by default and jch: has grown organically since inception in 2007. I get great satisfaction from helping clients achieve financial peace of mind.
Q: What do you hope to achieve as an IoD Ambassador?
To help profile the invaluable bedefits of being a member of the IoD locally whilst part of a national body with a very strong voice.
Q: If you could give your 21 year old self some advice what would it be?
Find your passion and don't deviate from it, everything else, including success, will follow.
Q: What keeps you busy outside of work?
Spending quality time with my family and travel (both home and abroad)
Q: Are there any business related or policy issues that keep you awake at night?
Only the impact of Brexit and how our politicians have handled it.
Q: Why do you think business leaders should join the IoD?
To gain access to invaluable business tools and research, whilst networking and learning from like-minded people.