Advise Wise welcomes Craig Faulkiner as Head of Distribution
22 July 2020
Advise Wise is pleased to announce Craig Faulkiner has joined the team as Head of Distribution.
Craig has been working in financial services for over 15 years and has a deep understanding of the later life lending market, having worked as an adviser and adviser team manager for a large part of his career.
With more than 10 years’ experience within the industry, in his most recent position as Business Development Manager, Craig has been Financial Reporter’s BDM of the Year and a finalist in the same category at the Equity Release Awards.
Aligned with Advise Wise’s mission to support later life lending advisers, in his new role Craig will be expanding the relationships with both brokers and lenders, while he will bring his valuable experience and market understanding to the team.
Commenting on his appointment, Craig said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the Advise Wise team at such an exciting stage of their development. They’ve achieved a great deal in a very short period of time and as part of my role I look forward to enhancing the company’s proposition further and supporting it in fulfilling its true potential.”
“I’ve been impressed with the growth and development of the equity release market over the years. I believe with Advise Wise I can draw upon my varied experience and existing relationships within the industry to add value to our members and, ultimately, help the market grow”.
Jonathan Thirkill, Chief Executive Officer at Advise Wise commented: “We are delighted to welcome Craig on board, he is a great addition to the team. His vast experience and his knowledge of the market will be a valuable contribution to the work we are doing, which has a main focus on advisers.”
“Like us, Craig is passionate about supporting brokers and will help Advise Wise on its journey to simplify and streamline the advice process in the later life market.”