Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Nov 2015

Senior Observational Researcher

Shopperpedia Ltd
Senior Observational Researcher Collecting data on customer interaction with certain product categories based in large supermarkets across the Bolton region. This was a time critical role with a major emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
Apr 2013 - Jul 2013

Funeral Planning Consultant

Golden Charter Ltd

Field sales role which encompassed the full sales cycle from appointment making to the presentation of the company product. Salaried with a commission package and car allowance.

Nov 2012 - Feb 2013

Sales Agent


Agent selling sainsbury's credit cards to sainsbury's customer in stores across the North West region. This position was self employed.

Apr 2012 - Aug 2012

Homeloan Officer

SD Taylor Ltd

I worked for a national company specialising in the homeowner loan market, the role involved collecting payments on a weekly basis in the Blackburn area together with dealing with customer issues, account problems and the issuing of new loans, HP and vouchers as and when required. I increased the productivity of this area by 60% during my time there.

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012


Active Nation

Campaigner I worked in the campaigns department for a local charity that operates the local council leisure centres. I worked from Clayton Green Sports Centre, the role was a combination of face to face and tele-marketing sales with new/existing members. The role was targeted against headcount and revenue which must all be met for commission to be paid, I exceeded all targets whilst there. The role also had extensive customer service within it, account management and problem solving.

Sep 2010 - Jan 2011

Telesales Executive

Contentys Ltd
Telesales Executive I joined Contentys Ltd t/a Local Link Up in Sept 2010 as a Telesales Executive with the objective of selling Google SEO packages to SME's across all sectors. Whilst there was no specific training given and given my lack of experience in this type of role/sector, I succeeded to become one of the top 25% in the office. Whilst relatively successful I soon discovered this was not the type of work I was seeking so I left to explore new opportunities.
Apr 2000 - Aug 2010


Regency Mortgage Bureau Ltd

Sole Director The role was that of mortgage and protection adviser to retail and business clients on a face to face basis either in their homes or latterly in my office. I covered all sectors from self cert to prime mortgages, secured loans, debt management, conveyancing, general insurance and protection. Although I did not work to targets, I did work under a compliance framework as an Appointed representative of Pink Home Loans for 5 years and always maintained an‘ excellent' grade. I self generated an income in excess of £40, 000. Unfortunately this business suffered due to the collapse of the mortgage market and I left my high st office in Dec 2008 and spent the next 18 months or so diversifying the business offering. The Ltd Company ceased trading in 2010 with no liabilities.

1998 - 2000

Associate Personal Financial Adviser

Abbey life
Associate Personal Financial Adviser. Started with Abbey Life as a self employed associate in september 1998, giving face to face advice on a range of financial products including but not restricted to pensions, investments and life assurance to orphan clients whilst trying to establish my own client bank. I left in Jan 2000 when Allied Dunbar bought the salesforce. Qualifications & Achievements
Sep 1998 - Jan 2000

Snooker Coach

​ CII Financial Planning Certificate(FPC 1, 2, 3) CII Mortgage Advice Qualification(MAQ)​ Mar 2011- WPBSA​ Qualified World Snooker Coach. Additional Skills Competent IT skills Attentive to detail with good organisational skills Excellent people skills, easy going but hard working Good listener and a team player coupled with sound leadership qualities.


1995 - 1996


Runshaw College