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Meet our team

At Johnson Fleming Future Life Planning we work as a team to deliver the best possible service and support to you. As well as your adviser you will have a team of people working in the background to help you with your future life plan.

Simon Thorpe

Head of Future Life Planning

Simon is our Head of Future Planning and we asked him to set up this part of the Johnson Fleming Group in 2014.

He loves helping people to reach their ‘light bulb’ moment, when they see how their money really works to help them live the life they want.

Simon spent 4 years at MetLife before joining Johnson Fleming, and took a year out before that to spend time with his young family.

He has 3 sons, is attempting to live life without Social Media, and endures a support of Leeds United and Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

Michelle Baylis-Edkins

Future Life Planning Manager

After graduating from university Michelle started her career in Financial Services during 2001.

With over 13 years of experience Michelle joined Johnson Fleming Future Life Planning Limited as a Financial Planning Specialist, providing technical and administrative support to advisers and clients.

Michelle holds the CII Certificate in Financial Planning and is currently working towards her Diploma in Financial Planning.

Outside of work Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. In the remaining time she enjoys running, outdoor activities and circuit training.

Richard Harley DipPFS

Future Life Financial Planner

Richard has extensive experience within the Financial Services industry gained over the last 25 years including individual and corporate pensions, discretionary fund management as well as onshore and offshore investment.

He enjoys helping his clients to understand their current and future financial needs giving them immediate piece of mind and a plan to achieve their goals.

Richard is married with two sons, enjoys an outdoor lifestyle and good food.


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