Meet the team

Whatever support you need, we have a highly qualified team on hand to help you build a business you can be proud of

Tom Hegarty - Partnership Director

Tom’s role is to lead the M&G Wealth Advice network, which includes The Academy. His career in financial services spans three decades, during which time he has gathered experience across the entire sector with perspectives of an adviser, a provider, a network, and a training and development academy.

Dan Conaway - Onboarding Development Manager

Dan’s role is to oversee the end-to-end journey of the Academy programme. He supports partners with their onboarding requirements for both themselves and their firm, and helps with regulatory obligations and developing operational efficiencies, to help drive the firm forward.

Jack Kennedy - Academy Coach

Jack's role is to coach and develop trainees when client contact commences. He’ll develop and action a tailored route to competent adviser with each individual. Jack provides coaching and development in areas ranging from initial client contact, providing the best client outcomes and building and growing your business.

James Brunning - National Business Development Manager

James and his team support the development of trainees once they become partners of M&G Wealth Advice. They’ll observe meetings with clients and provide appropriate coaching and development in areas ranging from initial client contact to submitting a business file and everything in between.   

Avril Dallas - Partnership Consultant

Avril will be the trainees main point of contact for general Academy queries throughout the duration of the programme

Ewan Findlay - Training Manager

Ewan and his team manage the induction programmes for new trainees. Involved at subsequent stages of the Academy programme, Ewan and his team are the trainees first point of contact if they have any questions about their Diploma training.

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About us

M&G Wealth uses all of our established business knowledge, experience and expertise to help support our advisers, to help their clients make the right decisions on how to achieve their financial goals.

The Academy programme

The Academy can support you in becoming a fully qualified financial adviser.


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