Meet Simon O’Connell

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Simon O’Connell

Job Title: Director, Financial Planning at Evelyn Partners
Firm name: Evelyn Partners

Simon is Regional Head of Evelyn Partners Family and Divorce Team for the South and Chair of their national oversight committee. Simon is a committee member of Resolution’s Training & Learning Committee, Kent Resolution and on the Steering Group for Supporting Separated Families: Kent (SSFAK). Active member of 3 Kent Collaborative POD’s.

Simon was a finalist at the 2023 Resolution awards for Working in Collaboration and provides training for family & divorce professionals. He enjoys working as a financial neutral and helping couple’s come to a sensible and fair, pragmatic settlement where possible through mediation.

Simon had worked in financial services for over 30 years and been a Financial Planner since 2002. He joined Evelyn Partners (formerly Tilney) in January 2020 and works from their Maidstone office. He was previously Branch Head for a national IFA and also managed pensions, new business and claims departments at a Life Assurance company.