Meet The Team
We pride ourselves on our teamwork to achieve the very best client outcomes. Therefore every client works directly with a qualified Adviser, and each case will be assigned with a dedicated Administrator to help look after your financial affairs with a personal touch. This means you'll always be able to speak to someone and not have to go through switchboards or speaking to answer machines.
Paolo Standerwick joined the financial service industry at the age of 24 and worked for 2 different life assurance companies back in the late 70’s. Paolo was responsible for a team of 17 advisers in a London based company in the early days, before setting up on his own in a small office in Hampton. Over the last 40 years he has covered most areas of financial planning and has built a well established firm with a knowledgeable team of Administrators and Advisers.
Paolo recently featured in an article ranking him in the top 10 Advisers in the country.
In his spare time Paolo enjoys cycling to keep fit, travelling, following the MotoGp action, and spending time with his every growing family.
Chartered Financial Planner
Paul Standerwick joined the financial industry immediately after leaving university in 2001. He qualified as an adviser in 2005 and has been working as a part of the MLP Wealth team ever since. As well as a wealth of experience in the industry, in 2020 Paul completed his advanced level 6 diploma, earning him chartered status.
Outside of work he likes to spend time with family and friends. Paul is an avid sports fan, with a particular interest in martial arts. He holds a first dan Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt under Ricardo Da Silva and trains at Nova Forca, in Epsom.
Independent Financial Adviser
Seán Standerwick has always had a keen interest in finance, beginning his career as a Foreign exchange (FX) broker, and obtaining the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) in his spare time. He worked at Bloomberg for 5 years covering FX, Equities, Fixed Income and commodities markets across southern Europe, managing some of the biggest buy side, sell side and commodities houses. After 7 years he decided to leave the city and join the family business to become a fully qualified Financial Adviser. He is now working towards becoming chartered.
Outside of work and finance Seán has many passions. Having read Italian Studies at University, he speaks Fluent Italian, and loves visiting Italy and most things Italian, including his wife! He is keen in sports; a cyclist who races, loves motorbikes and supports Juventus. Music is another passion, and he likes reading. Seán and his wife Alice have a young son called Filippo, and he enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Lee Rowe has over 30 years experience in financial administration. He spent the first 15 years of his working life in banking, deciding to move into the pensions administration market 15 years ago, where he has worked ever since.
His hobbies include football, snooker, ice skating, films and eating in restaurants. He particularly enjoys watching his youngest son play football every week in the Little League, having previously enjoyed doing the same with his two older brothers.
Anita Spiers began her working life as a dental nurse, before moving to work for a retail bank in their Wealth Management division.
She jointed the MLP Wealth Management team in February 2014. She specialises in mortgages, investments, life insurance and equity release.
She lives locally with her husband Ian and is a qualified ballroom dance teacher and examiner. She also enjoys reading and going to the theatre.
Claire Woods has worked in financial services, banking and law for over 45 years and holds qualifications in all these areas.
She had an 8 year break to work in community policing before returning to the financial sector when she joined MLP Wealth Management in 2015. She now enjoys working alongside a very experienced team of professional advisors and administrators.
In her spare time enjoys being with my family and travelling. She treks for charity, primarily for The Royal Marsden and Pseudomyxoma.
She also rides horses, skis, enjoys aerobics, theatre, music and dance.