Founder: Rebecca Collins (Handelsbanken)
Rebecca is a Corporate Product Owner for Handelsbanken, following an eight year career with HSBC Bank both in Devon and Cardiff. Rebecca moved to Handelsbanken in July 2008 due to their decentralised approach and their long held view that the customer is at the centre of everything they do. Handelsbanken is one of the largest Nordic banks and has been ranked top by both Corporates and Individuals in terms of customer satisfaction and loyalty in a recent independent survey. Handelsbanken offers both personal and corporate facilities to high net worth individuals and Rebecca develops products for corporate customers.
Founder: Melanie Hamer (Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice)
Melanie has specialised as a family lawyer since 1989 and is one of the founding partners of Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice LLP which started in 1996 as the first niche family law practice in Wales. Melanie’s background prior to that was in Eversheds, Cardiff. The Firm now has a team of thirteen lawyers (including a collaborative lawyer) specialising in all aspects of Family Law and Wills and Probate. Melanie’s particular expertise is in dealing with divorces and cohabitee disputes for high net worth individuals. The Firm is top ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners where Melanie is also ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’. The Firm has strong links with local charities.
Founder: Alison Hazledine (Kilsby Williams)
Alison is a Tax Manager for Kilsby and Williams a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and tax advisers in South Wales. Following a career starting in acountancy, Alison specialised in tax and attained membership to the Institute of Taxation while working for Ernst and Young in Cardiff. After a number of years at Ernst and Young, Alison worked for KPMG before joining Kilsby and Williams in 2002. Kilsby and Williams takes pride in having a highly experienced and qualified team of professional staff offering business, accountancy and tax advice. Alison manages a portfolio of clients which comprise largely owner managed companies and directors.
Organiser: Sharon Hubbard (Handelsbanken) – COMING SOON
Organiser: Rebecca Knight (Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice)
Rebecca is a specialist family lawyer who has worked alongside Melanie Hamer since 2011 and is an Associate Solicitor at Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice. She often assists Melanie with her cases and specialises in all areas of family law. Rebecca’s particular expertise is in dealing with divorces and financial disputes as well as matters involving children. Rebecca is a keen promoter of local charities and is the organiser of the Firm’s charitable events. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog, Marley.
Organiser: Lucy Lloyd (Kilsby Williams)
Lucy is a Client Manager for Kilsby & Williams, working alongside Alison Hazledine in the tax team. Qualifying as a chartered tax advisor with the firm in 2017, Lucy has a mixed portfolio of both personal and corporate clients. She has a keen interest in Research & Development tax credits and is part of Kilsby & William’s specialist R&D team. In her spare time, Lucy enjoys fitness, reading, and attempting baking recipes from one of her numerous cook books.