Meet The Team
An introduction to the MLP Wealth team is by way of getting to know all of our staff whether a qualified adviser or administrators. We like to get to know our clients on a personal basis by way of allocating you a specific administrator to look after your financial affairs. This means you have your very own contact directly to deal with and no voicemails messages, just real people to talk to.
I 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 on a London based company in the early days before setting up on his own. After 3 years in the business decided to set up his own working from a small office in Hampton. Over the last 40 years covered most areas of financial planning and has built a solid and knowledgeable back office sales support team with fully qualified adviser 2 sons helping to assist clients.
In his spare time Paolo enjoys cycling to keep fit, likes travel, follows MotoGP and spends time with family.
Independent Financial Adviser
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, Paul holds several advanced qualifications.
Outside work Paul enjoys spending time with his family, he and his wife Maribel have three children. Paul is an avid sports fan, with a particular interest in martial arts. He holds a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt and loves to teach and train whenever possible.
Independent Financial Adviser
Seán Standerwick has always had 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 I spent the first 15 years of my working life in banking before moving to the pensions administration market. I have been working in this area for 15 years and now focus on defined benefit/ final salary pensions.
My hobbies include football, snooker, ice skating, films and eating in restaurants. I particularly enjoy watching my youngest son play football each week in the Little League, having previously enjoyed doing the same with his two older brothers.
Sandra Holton I began working in publishing before leaving to raise my two sons. I started working for MLP Wealth Management in 2005 as an administrator working mainly with pensions and investments.
I live in the local area and enjoy socialising with friends, reading and travelling.
Anita Spiers I began my working life as a dental nurse, before I moving to work for a large retail bank in their Wealth Management Division.
I joined the MLP Wealth Management team as a financial administrator in February 2014. I specialise in investments, life insurance and equity release. I am proud to be part of a team of financial advisors and administrators, each of whom provides top quality customer service to all our clients.
I live locally with my husband Ian and am a qualified ballroom dance teacher and examiner. I also enjoy reading and going to the theatre.
Clare Woods I have worked in financial services, banking and law for over 45 years and have qualifications in all these areas.
I had an 8 year break to work in community policing but returned to the financial sector when I joined MLP Wealth Management in 2015. I now work alongside a very experienced team of professional advisors and administrators.I enjoy being with my family and travelling. I trek for charity, primarily for The Royal Marsden and Pseudomyxoma.
I also ride horses, ski, enjoy aerobics, theatre, music and dance.