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Adviser Len Warwick dies

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Len Warwick

Warwick Butchart Associates chairman and founder Len Warwick has died at the age of 68.

Warwick was a founding board member of the Association of Independent Financial Advisers and former Life Insurance Association president.

He founded Warwick Butchart Associates in 1981 and served as a director of the Securities and Investment Board.

Warwick, who was a regular contributor to Money Marketing, was awarded a CBE in 1996 for his services to financial regulation.

Warwick Butchart managing director David Burren says: ”Having worked with Len for many years, I know he was a man of great integrity who set high standards for everybody in the sector.

“His impact upon financial services has been enormous and he leaves behind a great legacy.”



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  1. A thoroughly decent man, he will be missed by many

  2. My goodness! I nearly fell out of my chair. What an awful shock. His poor family.
    I only saw him about a month ago. One hardly knows what to say, life can be so very cruel. What a lovely man he was. In every sense of the word a true gentleman. This industry will be immeasurably poorer without his wise head. A very sad day indeed. Sincere condolences to his family.

  3. I did not know Len personally but his LIA presentations and his many articles were always thoughtful and helpful. My memories of him are from a time when the LIA meant a lot to us and the profession was perhaps rather more relaxed than it is now. He is someone who will be missed by many.

  4. Agreed! Thoroughly decent man who always put his clients first

  5. Len was an exceptionally nice man whom it was a privilege to have known for many years.

  6. Allan Rosengren 29th April 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Len was both a charming and highly effective man, a rare combination. He made a significant contribution to the UK financial services sector and to clients of his firm. The world has lost a wonderful gentleman who had the power to enthuse and drive positive change. Sincere condolences to his family and colleagues.

  7. A true gentleman who showed the way through his professionalism and caring attitude towrds everyone. His book is called “Making a difference” and that, he certainly did .Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

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