MEET OUR TEAM OF EQUITY RELEASE ADVISERS

 
Paul Saroya, BSc
Director

I have have been involved with advising members of the public since 1998 with many years of industry experience with Aviva, formerly Norwich Union.  I truly believe in putting you the client first and have built up numerous lifetime clients who are so happy with my help that they ask me to look after their friends and relatives too!

Mark Lambert
Mark Lambert
Director

I have been advising members of the public since October 2003, specialising in equity release since October 2005 with one of the largest providers of Equity Release in the UK. During my time as a Lifetime Mortgage and Equity Release specialist I have helped hundreds of customers release over £30,000,000 of equity from their property.

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Dave Hulin
Dave Hulin
Senior Adviser

I'm a Diploma qualified Lifetime Mortgage specialist who is proud to work for Viva Retirement Solutions, an award winning Equity Release/Lifetime Mortgage advice company.  I am a graduated member of the Answers in Retirement Later Life Academy. I have been giving advice to clients since 2000 on releasing equity from their homes, which I truly believe has changed their lives.

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Gerard Hucker
Gerard Hucker
Adviser
Gerard Hucker
Adviser

I have worked in Financial Services for 25 years and have a wealth of experience in all areas of financial planning. I am fully qualified and enjoying providing a personal service to suit my clients needs. My experience with Equity Release and Lifetime Mortgages goes back 18 years.

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Russell Coneron
Russell Coneron
Advisor

I have worked in Financial Services for 33 years and have a wealth of experience in all areas of financial planning. I am fully qualified and strive to understand my client’s needs and objectives before finding the right solution(s) for them.

Nick Craddock
Nick Craddock
Advisor

Prior to joining Viva Retirement Solutions, I worked for the world’s largest building society; Nationwide, for 32 years. Putting customers at the heart of everything I do matches perfectly with Viva’s service ethos, and I am delighted to have the opportunity of advising our clients as to how they can achieve their later life aspirations.

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Liz Murley
Liz Murley
Adviser

I have been working in the financial services advisory sector for nearly 40 years with a key focus on providing quality advice to clients to meet their needs.  I have extensive experience of the mortgage industry but more latterly, following my retirement from a long career in banking, I have turned my attention to advising the over 55’s who wish to use their housing wealth to meet a wide range of needs.

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Gerard Hucker
Adviser
Shaun Tillyer
Adviser
Shaun Tillyer

I have worked in the financial sector for 20 years and have gained a wealth of experience in client services and delivering solutions that best suits a client’s needs. I feel very proud to have joined such an experienced and highly regarded team and I am really looking forward to the challenge faced in resolving key issues around later life.

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Rob Polworth
Rob Polworth
Advisor

I have worked in the property and finance markets for the past 17 years and have seen many changes to both industries in that time. I hold certificates of excellence in mortgages CeMAP and equity release CeRER. My attention was drawn to the equity market three years ago when a raft of product changes made it the excellent solution it is today.

Dawn Evans
Dawn Evans
Advisor

I have been working in the financial service industry or 20 years from managing building society branches, training new mortgage advisers, to the fundamental compliance structure before going back to my love of workingdirectly with clients. My journey through this industry has highlighted my passion for delivering the best later life mortgage service I can, as thejob is so rewarding.

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Robert Walsh
Robert Walsh
Adviser

My career in Financial Services began in Mortgages and Pure Protection. I am now fully focused on the Equity Release and Later Life sector, providing advice on Lifetime Mortgages as well as other areas that tend to become more important to clients over time such as estate planning, wills and trusts.

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Gerard Hucker
Adviser
Susan Williams
Adviser
Susan Williams

I am truly Honoured and delighted to be working with Viva Retirement Solutions, their reputation in the industry is second to none! When I started my search for a new company to call my home, I wanted more than anything to work with likeminded people, real people that put their clients’ needs and wants above the ££.

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David Grasham
David Grasham
Advisor

Having spent my early working years of life abroad, as a property manager I returned to the UK in 2004 to work as a Mortgage & Protection Adviser. I am fully qualified in equity release through The Chartered Insurance Institute and began working as an equity release adviser in 2018. I am delighted to have joined Viva Retirement Solutions. Their holistic and ethical approach to advising on equity release is in line with my own views and I am proud to have joined an award-winning team.

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Gerard Hucker
Adviser