Our People

Our People

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Cate Mason

Financial Planning Assistant
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200675
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Cate joined the Financial Planning Department in 2013 after a career break to be a mum. Prior to this, she worked as a Business Development Executive and later Stockbroker for Charles Stanley, working in both their London and Cambridge offices over ten years. Cate loves dancing, running, and “voluntarily” making fancy dress costumes for her children! 

Henry Metcalf Chartered FCSI PCIAM

Investment Manager
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200650
Mobile: +44 (0) 7900 823 838
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Henry is Chartered Wealth Manager and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments. He has an in-depth understanding of the financial markets and extensive experience of running multi-million pound funds and portfolios for Private Clients. Henry is also devoted family man, a blues guitarist, and a motoring aficionado. 

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Juliet Allan

Marketing Director
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200658
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Juliet is a founding mother of La Playa, and takes care of the way we look and feel. Her main job is translating corporate insurance speak into everyday language. She is passionate about business culture, playfulness and Corporate Social Responsibility. Juliet eats a lot of chocolate and breaks a lot of phones.

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Julie Brooklyn

Chief People Officer
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200660
Mobile: +44 (0) 7717 438194
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Julie’s financial services experience spans over twenty five years, including as Branch Manager at the Woolwich Building Society and then in financial planning at N W Brown in Cambridge. As Chief People Officer, Julie oversees staff welfare, hiring & recruitment, and contracts, as well as serving as Executive Assistant to the CEO. Julie’s also an avid bookworm.

Marcus Martin

Marketing & Administration Assistant
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200668
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Marcus has a background in performing arts as both a scriptwriter and actor. After graduating from Cambridge (studying the Psychology of Music & later Political Islam) he worked as a freelance scriptwriter, producer, and composer. When he’s not marketing, he’s usually working on his novel, or eating Christmas desserts out of season. 

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Sue Scammell

CFO
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200651
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Sue brings over 20 years of experience across Europe and Asia. Beginning her career at PwC, she later ran regional finance teams for large tech companies before returning to Europe and moving into insurance. As well as being La Playa’s CFO, Sue also performs the company secretarial function, and manages operations and compliance. Sue adores baking and spending time with her family.

Theresa Davison

Paraplanner
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 1223 200650
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Theresa joined La Playa Wealth in 2015, bringing with her twenty years of experience in financial services. For the last 8 years, Theresa has specialised in Para-planning. She holds the Financial Planning Certificate and is currently working toward the Diploma. In her spare time, Theresa enjoys concerts, eating out and travelling to new places. 

“I've been a client of Henry Metcalf's for quite a number of years now, and will be for many more to come. Primarily because I fully trust Henry with my all my financial needs, but just as importantly because he's always been friendly, reliable, and efficient. I can genuinely highly recommend Henry if you're looking for a Financial Adviser.”

Dan P

 

Ready to work with us?

You can call us to talk more about your business on +44 (0)1223 200650 or +44 (0)20 3865 0149

What's Covered?

Proactive advice
Clarity of vision
Real service
Confidential

About La Playa Wealth

Specialist & Independent

La Playa’s intelligent approach to financial services is founded on absolute integrity, an in-depth understanding of our clients, a high calibre team of advisers and a commitment to excellence in service.

Investing with Intelligence

  • Proactive advice: tapping into the intellectual capital of a Chartered Wealth Manager - your financial ‘life coach’
  • Clarity of vision: with cashflow modelling to show how and when you will reach your objectives
  • Real service: a regular, rigorous review of your plan - not just ‘service by mail’; and quarterly market insights and commentary
  • Real commitment: a long-term, personal relationship with face to face meetings - spending time with you to really understand your priorities

Together with our sister company La Playa Ltd, we offer a joined-up approach, with insurance and other financial services all under one roof. 

Get in touch - our initial consultation is free, and it could be the best move you make this year.

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