Phil has worked in the financial services industry since 1992, having started with a large insurance company. He went self employed in 1996 as an Independent Financial Adviser before setting up his first company, Needham Market Home Financial in 1999.
After four years, he decided to concentrate solely on mortgages and related insurances, and Needham Mortgage Centre was born. Since then, Phil has been influential in the opening of several new offices as the business continues to grow.
Graham started working in the financial services industry with Natwest Bank in 1977 before joining Ipswich Building Society in 1978 where he worked for 23 years. During this period, he gained experience in several roles including mortgage manager, branch manager and personal financial planner.
Since going into partnership with Phil in 2001, Graham has helped to oversee the expansion of the business throughout Suffolk, whilst continuing to provide a very personal service for his clients.
Rana has been working in the financial services industry since 2003, initially working for a market leading UK insurer. His career within the mortgage industry started when he joined one of the UK’s largest estate agency groups as a Mortgage Broker.
He joined Ipswich Mortgage Centre in 2007 and has been influential in growing the firm into the success it is today.
Along with Ipswich Mortgage Centre, Rana is also the Managing Director of the Felixstowe and Haverhill offices.
Roger’s career in Financial Services began in 1991, as a Financial Consultant for one of the country’s largest Insurance companies.
Since 2014, and prior to joining The Mortgage Centre, Roger worked as a mortgage broker for a large estate agency chain, where he successfully achieving his CeMAP qualifications and concentrated solely on Mortgage and Protection advice.
Nick joined Ipswich Mortgage Centre in 2017 as a Para-planner to the Mortgage Advisers. Within a short space of time he studied and passed his CeMap examinations and now works as a full time Mortgage Adviser.
He initially started his career as a property expert, working for a well-established independent estate agent in Ipswich for several years. This gave him a great level of knowledge of the property industry which is very useful when he advises his clients.
Nick is passionate about his role and genuinely enjoys helping his clients realise their goals. It is evident that his clients’ value his service as not only does he help them but he is known to help their family and friends through their recommendations.
In his spare time he enjoys a round of Golf at Purdis Heath, and a game of cricket in the summer.
Cat started working for The Mortgage Centres through the apprenticeship scheme in February 2012. After she successfully completed her course, she was taken on as a full time administrator in our Felixstowe office. She is currently studying for her CeMap exams which she hopes to pass in the new year.
Gordon joined the business in June 2017 and has nearly 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He is responsible for the Compliance of the company which includes the auditing of the advisers activity. All business is conducted under the regulation of the Financial Services Authority and it is Gordons remit to ensure that any mortgage, life assurance or any other related arrangement is written in the correct manner. He will always apply the Principal of “Treating Customer Fairly” throughout any activity with our clients.
Emily trained as a Compliance Officer 15 years ago, working for a large national insurance company. She joined the firm in 2004, taking on the role of Compliance and HR Manager. As the group has expanded, she is now specialising solely in HR and is currently studying for her HR Management Level 5 qualification through the CIPD.