Our Management Team

The people leading One Four Nine

Our management team. The people leading One Four Nine Group to become a nationwide, independent financial advice and fund management group.

Matthew Bugden, Chief Executive Officer, Our Management Team

Matthew Bugden

Matthew is the Chief Executive Officer of One Four Nine.

He leads One Four Nine in its pursuit to become one of the UK’s leading financial advice and fund management groups.

Matthew has overall responsibility for all aspects of the Group including the operation and performance of delivery of professional advice nationwide through its nationwide One Four Nine Wealth Locations. Matthew is passionate about the collaborative and supportive relationship that exists between the entire One Four Nine executive team and each and every colleague within the One Four Nine Locations. His door is always open.

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Gabrielle Beaumont, Managing Director, Our Management Team

Gabrielle Beaumont

Gabrielle, Managing Director at One Four Nine, leads our acquisition programme.

Gabrielle owns the entire journey for financial advisers looking to join One Four Nine, from the tentative and exploratory discussions with firms and their principals right through to creating a mutually beneficial deal structure and timetable. Following completion of a transaction Gabrielle maintains close relationships with all One Four Nine Wealth advisers and their teams.

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Dr Bevan Blair, Chief Investment Officer, Our Management Team

Dr Bevan Blair

Bevan is One Four Nine’s Chief Investment Officer.

He has the responsibility for developing and delivering the model and bespoke portfolios of our in-house discretionary fund manager, One Four Nine Portfolio Management.

Bevan and his team work closely with One Four Nine Wealth Locations to show how our own model portfolio service strengthens the advice proposition by providing  advisers with confidence that their valuable investments are expertly managed. He provides ongoing additional support in the form of factsheets, financial commentary and analysis, plus high quality updates on portfolio performance that advisers can use to develop their relationships with both clients and introducers.

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Patrick Goulding, Chief Financial Officer, Our Management Team

Patrick Goulding

Patrick Goulding is the Group Chief Financial Officer of One Four Nine and Main board director.

Patrick is responsible for the development and implementation of One Four Nine’s financial strategy to progress its strategic ambitions. In addition to management of the finance function, responsibilities include execution of the Group’s M&A strategy, treasury management and supporting One Four Nine’s advisers and businesses on all financial matters.

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Sue Holmes, Human Resources Director, Our Management Team

Sue Holmes

Sue is the Group Human Resources Director at One Four Nine.

She is responsible for the development and implementation of One Four Nine’s entire people agenda and will partner with all One Four Nine Wealth Locations to ensure that all employees are appropriately supported Groupwide.

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Ian Pickford Advisory Team

Ian Pickford - Advisory Team Member

Ian is acting in a Non Executive advice role to the One Four Nine Management Team.

He has exceptional knowledge of financial planning businesses and operations within accountancy firms, gathered across an extensive career as an independent financial adviser, with three decades experience spent working in financial planning within accountancy practices.

In 1996 Ian joined, national UK accountant, Mazars as a founding director of Mazars Financial Planning Ltd. Today, as a Partner of Mazars, he continues to lead its national private client business including its financial planning and wealth management teams.

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Jasper Berens Non-Executive Director

Jasper Berens - Non-Executive Director

Jasper is a formal independent Non-Executive Director of One Four Nine Portfolio Management.

He provides invaluable and relevant industry experience to complement the One Four Nine Management Team and support the growth aspirations of One Four Nine’s discretionary fund management business.

Currently head of client services and distribution at CCLA, the UK’s largest charity investment manager, Jasper is an extremely well known, highly respected industry figure and leader, during a career spanning 28 years in the fund management industry.

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Steve Cohen, Finance Director, Our Management Team

Steve Cohen - Non-Executive Director

Steve is a Non-Executive Director for One Four Nine Group.

Providing expertise and advice to the One Four Nine Management team, Steve is helping the Group to achieve its objective to build one of the leading UK financial advice and fund management groups.

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Our management team brings unparalleled expertise with over 100 years of cumulative experience

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One Four Nine Group acquires second firm in Scotland

Russell Gibson acquired by One Four Nine

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Portfolio Review – Q2 2022

Chief Investment Officer's comments on global markets alongside a fund comparison

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Tax Efficient Alternative Investment Panel Launched

One Four Nine Group launches its Tax Efficient Alternative Investment Panel

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