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We are a proudly independent financial advice firm, offering impartial advice to clients across East Anglia, the South-East and London areas, with advisers located across Suffolk and Surrey.

Our team will provide you with complimentary expert advice either at our offices, in your home, your place of work, or over an online video call. We are flexible to suit your needs and requirements, whatever your current circumstances.

All of our financial advisers are qualified to the highest standards, and will take the time to fully get to know you and your present situation. We will discuss the various options that are available to you, offer our recommendations and address any queries or concerns that you may have.

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Meet the team

Matthew Pescott Frost

Company Director / Independent Financial Adviser

Matthew is the head of our company, having established Matthew Douglas back in 2003. His role includes advising clients, managing and raising the profile of the business…

Mark Norman

Director / Independent Financial Adviser

Mark is an adviser and director at Matthew Douglas, having joined the firm in 2006. He has been in the financial services industry since 1994 and has seen a lot of changes…

Russell Brett

Director / Independent Financial Adviser

Russell’s main role is advising our clients in the South East of England. Having opened a second office with the firm in 2014, he is regularly advising clients south of the Thames…

Paul Hardy

Independent Financial Adviser

Paul joined our team in January 2018, having moved from a customer service and banking background with Nationwide Building Society. He then qualified as a financial adviser…

Frank Wampamba

Independent Financial Adviser

Frank is a Financial Adviser here at Matthew Douglas, with a wealth of experience in mortgages and financial planning stretching back over 32 years. He also heads up…

Oliver Pescott Frost

Independent Financial Adviser

Oliver (aka Ollie) has been a member of our team since joining directly from university, having completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Leeds Beckett University…

Thomas Pescott Frost

Independent Financial Adviser

Thomas (aka Tom) joined Matthew Douglas in September 2021, graduating from the University of Kent with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics in 2017, following four years of teaching maths…

Joshua Wilding

Independent Financial Adviser

Joshua joined the team in February 2022, having previously worked in the financial sector as a debt caseworker with Citizens Advice. He graduated…

Harry Badman

Trainee Adviser

Harry brought years of valuable experience when he joined the team in January 2023, having previously worked within the business during summer 2020…

Rebecca Pescott Frost

Director of Operations & Human Resources

Rebecca is the Chief HR Officer and part of the Senior Management Team. She has been an integral part of the Matthew Douglas team since its inception in 2003…

Oliver Scott

Client Services Executive

Ollie joined Matthew Douglas in August 2023 after finishing college and a stint of work experience before joining the team full time. After studying accounting…

Martin Catchpole

Client Services Executive

Martin is one of the younger members of the team, having joined Matthew Douglas in late 2020, working in administration. He has a determined interest…

Andrew Bongard

Client Services Executive

Andrew joined our team in September 2021, having previously worked in the financial services industry as a paraplanner, whilst also running a will-writing company…

Maxine Catchpole

Front of Office Support

Maxine works as our Front of House Office Support and has been with us at Matthew Douglas since 2017. Previously, she worked for the local council, Tendring District…

Chloe Smith

Client Services Executive

Chloe joined the Matthew Douglas team in August 2022, working in our client services department. Before this, she worked in the haulage industry since leaving school…

Charlotte Goff

Financial Controller

Charlotte joined our team in July 2022 on a part-time basis, with previous experience working in HR for the NHS, and as a primary school teacher. She graduated from the…

Allan Wong

Operations Manager

Allan joined the Client Servicing Team in May 2023, following a previous role as a customer adviser with a global health insurance provider. He helps us to provide…

Andrew DeGroot

Executive and Business Coach

Andrew works with our senior management team (SMT), where he supports our owners and directors with their strategic growth plans across all areas of the business…

Carole McMahon

Compliance Consultant

Carole is a member of the Matthew Douglas Risk Team, providing guidance on the implementation of regulatory changes, maintenance of policies and monitoring…

Jonathan Buttress

Business Development Director

Jonathan helps to manage Matthew Douglas’ discretionary portfolios with Evelyn Partners. His role revolves around support for specific clients, as well as general…

Andrew Moss

Paraplanning Consultant

Andy started working with us as an external consultant in 2020, supporting our advisers with paraplanning. He helps to ensure that they offer the best possible solutions…