Our Team

Andy Dyson

Managing Director

Andy has spent all his working life in Financial Services, clocking up 34 years in the industry, with the majority of those spent advising individual clients who are, or have been business owners / principals and corporate entities.


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Steve Straw


Steve joined T&R in 1998 from a corporate banking background. A qualified banker by profession, he developed his skills by advising mainly owner managers and directors of corporate bodies in financial planning, and has a particular interest in tax planning and wealth management.


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Elizabeth Hogan

Chartered Financial Consultant

Elizabeth joined Thompson & Richardson 10 years ago having previously worked in pension administration. Since joining she has widened her knowledge considerably and Elizabeth now advises clients on planning and securing their financial futures. Elizabeth is married with a son.


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Trudi Giles

Financial Consultant

Trudi has worked in Financial Services for 24 years with all this time being for one leading Building Society. Her job roles have in the past included Mortgage Consultant, and Financial Adviser. Trudi is married with one son, and spends her spare time with her family.


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Nick Dyson

Mortgage Consultant

Having completed an undergraduate degree in BSc Sport Business Management at Sheffield Hallam University, and having spent a year working in recruitment. Nick begun working for T&R in 2014 and provided administrative support to our mortgage adviser whilst working towards full adviser qualification himself, which he achieved in 2015.  Nick enjoys playing rugby in his spare time and does so to a high standard.


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Lucy Berridge

Business Manager

Lucy has worked at T&R since 2002, in a support role to a number of our Consultants and Directors. As her experience and knowledge has grown over the years, Lucy has been more involved with the operations of the company and is now a part of the management team in the role of Business Manager. This role sees her providing support to the client’s of our Managing Director, Andy Dyson and overseeing the day to day running of our client Support Team.


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Hayley Burrows

Accounts Manager

Hayley has worked in Accounts since 2013, and acquired her MAAT qualification in Accounting in 2015. Now with Thompson & Richardson, she looks forward to developing her career further. In her spare time she enjoys watching Football and Ice Hockey.


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Sally Hardy

Client Manager

Sally is a Law Graduate and worked for an Insurance Claims Department for two years before joining Thompson & Richardson. Sally is currently studying for her Financial Planning qualifications. In her spare time she enjoys travelling and going to the gym.


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Stephanie Dowle

Client Manager

Steph joined Thompson & Richardson in July 2018 and has worked in Mortgage and Protection for the last three and a half years and in customer services for the last five years. Steph is now looking to develop these skills and move forward in her career. In her spare time Steph enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


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Alison Marrows

Client Manager Support

Alison has worked in Financial Services for 14 years, and came to Thompson and Richardson in January 2012 after a career break. Her private life is spent mainly with her two young children. Her other interests include history and reading.


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Rachel King

Client Manager Support

Rachel is a psychology graduate who has previously worked in Human Resources, before moving to Financial Services. She joined T&R in May 2016 and is looking forward to developing her career further. In her spare time she enjoys travelling and cooking Thai food.


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Rachel Hurford

Client Manager Support

Rachel joined Thompson & Richardson in March 2018 with a Customer Service/Administrative background and is looking forward to further developing her career. In her spare time Rachel enjoys spending time with family and friends.


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Ann Ward


Ann has been providing secretarial support to the Directors and Consultants of T&R for over ten years. Her love of walking has resulted in completing a number of long distance footpaths, with many more to conquer.


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