Berkhamsted Adviser Awarded Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning Prize

Living Magazines Ed Evans, Stringer Mann Financial Planners

Financial Adviser, Ed Evans, has been awarded the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning Prize for the 2022 academic year by The Insurance Institute of London, also known as the London Institute of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Personal Finance Society (PFS).

Ed was awarded this prize for obtaining the highest average mark in the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning examinations across the 100 London Institute members who completed the examinations in 2022.

He will be presented with his certificate by the President of the Insurance Institute of London, Dominick Hoare ACII, at a special prizegiving ceremony at The Old Library, Lloyd’s of London, on 27 February 2024.

The RQF (Regulated Financial Planning Qualification) Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning meets the FCA’s qualification requirements for retail investment advisers, developing core technical knowledge and financial planning capabilities. It covers six core areas of: financial services, regulation and ethics, investment principles and risk, personal taxation, pensions and retirement planning, financial protection, and financial planning practice.

Ed joined Stringer Mann Chartered Financial Planners in Berkhamsted, in 2022 after completing a comprehensive training programme at the St. James’s Place Financial Adviser Academy. Ed began his career in financial services in 2019, working in the Investment Management team at St. James’s Place with a particular focus on multi-asset portfolios and alternative investment strategies. He also holds a First Class degree from the University of Oxford, where he studied Classics.

Ed Evans, Financial Adviser at Stringer Mann Chartered Financial Planners said: ‘I am delighted and more than a little surprised to have won the Insurance Institute of London’s Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning Prize for 2022, sponsored by HSBC. Many thanks to the St. James’s Place Financial Adviser Academy team for their fabulous support with the Diploma, and many thanks too to family and friends for tolerating me during revision season!’