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Martin Waistell DipPFS Certs PFS(DM)

Independent Financial Adviser



Martin started his career in Financial services with Nat West Bank as a management trainee in 1991 where he worked for 3 years before moving to Halifax Building Society. Martin worked for the Halifax as a Financial Adviser for 12 years helping his clients with a variety of needs within various areas of financial planning.


Martin joined Strategic Solutions in 2013 to be able to provide Independent Advice for his clients. He is committed to providing a high level of customer service in the world of financial services and is happy to work with any new clients who require assistance with financial advice.

Martin is married with a son. In his spare time Martin enjoys spending time with his family, overseas travel, motor sport, football and golf, as he's trying to improve his game!


He is a member of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) and hold the following professional qualifications;


Cefa 2,3,4 - Certificate in Financial Advice
Dip FA - Diploma in Financial Advice

R04 - Pensions and retirement planning

J10 - Discretionary Investment Management

AF4 - Investment Planning

J12 - Securities Advice and Dealing

R01 - Financial Services Regulations and Ethics

R06 - Financial Planning Practice

FPC1 - Financial Planning Certificate 1

FPC2 - Financial Planning Certificate 2

RO8 - Pension update

AF3 - Pension planning