John joined Downing in 2015 and works as Business Development Manager covering Central London. He has over 25 years’ experience in financial services encompassing pensions, tax planning, platforms and asset management. Most recently he worked at Axa Wealth for seven years in a number of roles for their platform Elevate. John is an advocate of holistic financial planning and believes that Downing’s products can be an important part of this. John is a Chartered Financial Planner from the Personal Finance Society (PFS) and a Certified Financial Planner from the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP).