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    Colin Eldridge

    Senior Partner

    Colin Eldridge is the Senior Partner of deVere Italia. He moved to Milan in 2012 to set up and establish deVere’s presence in Italy. The Milan team he manages has now grown into a European hub for client support, training and development.

    Colin builds strong relationships with his clients and team members alike. He has developed a diverse set of clients and helped many people to achieve their financial goals.

    Away from work, Colin is married to Georgina, and they have 3 beautiful daughters of which they are extremely proud.

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    Andrew Daglish

    Area Manager

    Andrew is an Area Manager of deVere Italia where he manages a team of advisers in Milan and looks after clients across Europe. He has been in the financial services industry for over 27 years and is extremely knowledgeable in all areas of long-term financial planning. He specializes in retirement pension planning with an emphasis on tax efficiency.

    Andrew is passionate about classic cars and visiting museums and galleries across Italy.

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    Anna Kirk

    Director & Area Manager

    Anna is Director of deVere Italia and is a fully qualified UK advisor that brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the industry. She spent several years working in Geneva prior to moving to Milan 5 years ago, where she continues to be passionate about helping clients reach their goals through ongoing professional advice.

    As a Senior Manager of the team, she is a strong advocate for promoting and encouraging more women into the financial sector. Outside of work, Anna enjoys playing tennis, skiing and travelling.

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    Kerry Newcombe

    Area Manager

    Kerry Newcombe is the Manager of the client servicing team. She joined deVere in 2012 in Spain and moved to Milan in 2019, having spent time in both Malta and Prague, where she now trains and mentors new advisors to the industry.

    She is passionate about building relationships and ensuring that everyone understands the importance of both having and achieving long term financial goals. Kerry has acquired an exceptional level of knowledge and experience in the field which helped her to become fully UK qualified advisor.

    During her spare time, she loves taking care of her grandchildren and spending time with her family.

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    David Mihelic

    Area Manager

    David is an Area Manager of deVere Italia and now helps to grow the Hungarian team. David has enjoyed executive positions throughout his career in diverse fields from product management, product marketing, technical sales to CFO International Rescue Unit. His personal and professional experiences have taught him to specialize in helping clients to formulate a savings and investment strategy to point them in the right direction.

    In his spare time, he loves getting stuck into a new woodwork project and spending time with his family.

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    Laura Lockett

    Team Leader

    Laura has been with the company for almost 8 years and has progressed from a graduate in Malta to the newest member of the management team at deVere Italia. She graduated with a mathematics degree which led her into the financial services sector. Laura takes great pride in ensuring her clients across Europe meet their financial goals through ongoing advice.

    In her free time, she enjoys travelling, playing the piano and spending time with family and friends.

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    Zachary Stafford

    Senior Wealth Consultant

    Zachary is a Senior Wealth Manager at deVere Italia. He joined deVere’s graduate scheme in 2014 after completing university. Having successfully completed his training in the company's Geneva office, he moved to Milan to develop his career as an advisor. He is a fully qualified advisor and has developed valuable client relationship skills while progressing to become a core member of the team.

    Outside of the office, Zachary is a huge sports fan and avid follower of Manchester United Football team. He enjoys the occasional aperitivo and walking his labradoodle, Merlin.

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    Peter Smith

    Senior Wealth Consultant

    Peter is a well-respected International Financial Advisor with deVere. Since joining deVere Italia back in 2014, he has helped an extensive range of clients across the whole of Europe to achieve their financial goals. Peter specialises in helping his clients to map out their entire financial future from savings plans, tax efficient investment opportunities, retirement planning and pension protection planning.

    In his spare time, he loves enjoying sharing a bottle of Ripasso with his wife and walking Luna his furry companion.

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    Tom Van den Eynde

    Senior Wealth Consultant

    Tom has been part of deVere Italia for over 3 years now and worked his way through the graduate program to be a fully-fledged Wealth Manager. Having grown up in Antwerp, he has an in-depth understanding of the Belgium market and helps countless people achieve their financial goals both in Belgium and across Europe. He focuses on helping clients in multiple jurisdictions and he continues to develop his knowledge and skills to improve his service level.

    During his spare time, he loves spending time by the coast and sailing.

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    Seana Corr

    Wealth Consultant

    Seana is a Financial Advisor who has been part of the Italia office for over 4 years. She is an integral member of the European and Swiss advisory team who assisted in the start-up and expansion of the team over the years.

    Providing an extensive range of advice in all forms of wealth management, Seana has been able to assist clients with cross-border work experience with a focus on repatriation. Seana has been particularly focused on her professional development and continues to add to her global qualifications and experience.

    In her spare time, she likes to travel, socialize and generally enjoy the European lifestyle.

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    Christopher O'Sullivan

    Wealth Consultant

    Christopher is an Advisor in the client serving team in Milan. He originally joined deVere as an Associate in Tokyo where he lived for three years. Since moving to Italy, Christopher is focused on creating, building and maintaining client relationships. He is passionate about meeting new people and providing regulated advice having recently qualified as a UK level 4 advisor.

    Outside of work, Christopher is an avid Ireland supporter.

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    Elena LPris

    Wealth Consultant

    Elena is a Wealth Consultant at deVere Italia. Educated in the Civil Engineering society of Canada, she has lived in Australia, the UK, Spain, and UAE working on major projects, before transferring to Italy and joining deVere Italia. Elena’s experiences shed light on understanding her client’s needs and expatriate challenges. She is also keen to support women in breaking down societal challenges in the business sphere.

    She loves traveling and exploring new countries and spending time with her cat, Kisa.

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    Pedro De Macedo

    Wealth Consultant

    Pedro is now part of the client serving team, having been promoted through the ranks. Born in Portugal and an Economics graduate, Pedro prides himself in offering expert financial advice in retirement, education planning and tax-efficient investment strategies across Europe.

    He is a keen sports enthusiast and enjoys travelling to new places, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people. Pedro speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English.

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    Priory Bazley

    Wealth Consultant

    Priory is an Advisor working with deVere Italia in the client servicing team. She creates a positive financial experience for her clients and prospects across the whole of Europe. With a background in art and a Masters in chemistry, she utilizes both an analytical and creative approach to finding the best solutions for her clients.

    Outside of work she loves running, hiking with her dog, triathlons and volleyball when she is not busy in the streets of Europe photographing and sketching its unique beauty.

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    Thomas Budd

    Wealth Consultant

    Thomas is a Senior Member of the client services team based in Milan. Thomas started his career in Vienna and moved to Milan to focus on helping clients in multiple jurisdictions. His advice is focused on helping busy professionals to simplify complicated financial matters.

    In his spare time you will find Thomas enjoying the Italian countryside on his motorbike.

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    Toyosi Osideinde

    Wealth Consultant

    Toyosi is a Wealth Consultant at deVere Italia. Having been recently promoted from the client servicing team, he takes great pride in offering the highest level of advice to all his clients, which is reflected in his enthusiastic personality. His vast knowledge means that he can offer advice in various jurisdictions and areas of financial planning.

    Outside of the office, Toyosi likes to spend his time travelling, exercising and engaging in charity work.

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    Zoe Burt

    Wealth Consultant

    Zoe is a Wealth Consultant at deVere Italia. She has been in Milan for 3 years now training alongside our director Colin Eldridge. Zoe has recently been promoted and now looks after clients across Italy and Europe. She is a UK Level 4 qualified adviser and speaks fluent French, Spanish, German and Italian.

    In her spare time Zoe enjoys spending time in the mountains whether it be skiing or climbing.

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    Bradley Lewis

    Wealth Consultant

    Bradley joined deVere Italia in early 2020. He has a degree in investment and finance, and after stepping up from a role as an associate under a director.
    He is now part of client servicing team and he is focused on give specific advice to clients in multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe, helping people primarily with personal investment planning.

    Outside work he loves travel, cooking and watching football with his friends.

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    Michael Kearns

    Wealth Consultant

    Michael joined deVere Italia in 2020, from an accounting background.
    After step up from the BDA role, is now part of client servicing team.

    He provide specific advice to clients in multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe, specialising in Switzerland.

    In spare time he loves to play rugby and he has joined a local team here in Milan. He also like to explore new places and travel.