Partner Practice of
St. James's Place Wealth Management

Russell Lowe, Director

Russell has worked in Financial Services since 1999, founding the Practice in 2013 following a successful Wealth Management career with both Lloyds Bank and HSBC.

Alongside his Private Clients, Russell works closely with Business owners in the SME space, focusing on protecting their business, maximising capital extraction and retirement/succession planning. A critical area within this is developing effective retirement planning strategies as well as analysing current arrangements.

Tel: 01564 432 150
Mobile: 07880 961674
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Julian Sawyer, Director

Following a career with Lloyds Bank since 1989, Julian co-founded the Practice in 2013.

Julian works closely with Private Clients creating strategies to protect family capital, help mitigate Inheritance Tax and provide Intergenerational Planning. Investment Planning is another area of specialism with clients requiring sophisticated portfolio construction and regular reviews. Julian often works jointly with Russell on complex cases, offering his expertise with particular regard to pension strategies for Company Directors.

Tel: 01564 432 150
Mobile: 07799 762160
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Andrea Cloughley, Adviser

Andrea accepted an invitation to join Lowe Sawyer in 2017, recognising her previous success as a Financial Adviser for both Lloyds Bank and most recently Wesleyan.

Andrea specialises in offering bespoke advice to GP’s, Dentists and Consultants. She understands that healthcare professionals find the time to manage their finances daunting. With her in-depth experience of the industry, Andrea can assist with both personal and business planning, with a key focus on tax efficiency and retirement strategies.

Tel: 01564 432 150
Mobile: 07399 437749
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Patrick Sills, Practice Manager

As the Practice Manager, Patrick is responsible for managing the day–to-day running of the office and ensuring the team is fully supported.

Patrick’s other main responsibility is to initially conduct research into appropriate investment and pension providers, with the final objective of preparing clients’ financial reports, ensuring they meet with the necessary compliance requirements. Patrick ensures that the advice we offer to our clients is thoroughly checked, which enables St. James's Place Wealth Management to guarantee the advice.

Tel: 01564 432 150
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Zoe Pryke, Practice Administrator

Having previously worked for another St. James's Place Practice since 2014, Zoe was invited to join the Practice in 2018.

Zoe has a wealth of experience in dealing with clients on a daily basis and acts as chief liaison between the Directors and their clients. Zoe also oversees the Practice systems and ensures the smooth running of the procedures in place.

Zoe is currently studying to achieve the CII Diploma in Financial Planning.

Laura Bloomer, Practice Administrator

Laura joined the Practice in 2018 following a successful four year career at Barclays.

She is equipped to provide administrative support to the Directors and Advisers to ensure our clients receive the highest levels of service when telephoning or visiting the Practice. Laura ensures that all work and enquiries received are processed in a timely and professional manner.

Laura is currently studying to achieve the CII Diploma in Financial Planning.