Revealed: Who were the winners at this year’s PFS awards night?

Carbon Financial

Simon Glazier, chartered financial planner at Aberdeen-based Anderson, Anderson and Brown Wealth, has scooped the ‘financial planner of the year’ award at the annual Personal Finance Society awards dinner.

Glazier was one of seven winners at the society’s gala awards night at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London yesterday evening.

Carbon Financial Planners, from Edinburgh, scooped the corporate financial planner of the year award, while the paraplanner of the year gong went to Helen Parker of Birmingham-based firm.

James Manning of Saunderson House took home the highest achiever in the advanced diploma prize, with Rachel Nimmo of Standard Life victorious in the highest achiever in the diploma category.

Tom Ryan, of Preston-based Astute Wealth Management, claimed the pro-bono award for 2015.

Finally, the John Ellis award – given to an individual who has shown a “significant contribution” to the professional development of the financial services sector – was won by Brian Steeples of Turris Partnership in Glasgow.