Barry Woolley, DipFA, MLIBF

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Barry Woolley, DipFA, MLIBF

Barry is based in Preston for Charter Financial Planning, that became part of One Four Nine Group in October 2021. Before forming the business in 1981 which became Charter Financial Planning, Barry held a senior managerial position with Hambro Life. Prior to that, he worked for two major insurance companies – Standard Life and Guardian Assurance. Over the years, he has also held various voluntary positions in the insurance industry and regulatory bodies. He was awarded the honour of representing more than 12,500 members of the Life Insurance Association as its President in 1990/1991. Following this, he was elected as a council member of the independent sector regulator, FIMBRA, as it was then known – the Financial Intermediaries Brokers Regulatory Association – one of the forerunners of the current regulatory body, the Financial Conduct Authority. He has also served as a Committee Member, Chair and Divisional Vice President for MDRT, an international US based organisation representing 63,000 worldwide members.

Barry is married to Brenda and they have two children, Catherine and Steven, and two grandsons, Oliver and James. Outside of work, his interests include golf and sailing.

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