Meet a few members of our business development team to find out how we can support you.
Our Business Development Team
Enzo Sanfelice - Head of Business Development
With over 25 years in Financial Services sales; 10 of that in the Platform space, the aim remains the same, to have a real impact in growing business in a way that meets both the needs of our company and you, the adviser. It’s really important for us to ensure we create strong partnerships with the right people and that we do this in the right way.
In my current role, as Head of Business Development, I am responsible for not only leading the acquisition of new customers but also the growth of a talented and focused sales team. Something I’m proud to say we’ve worked hard to develop and evolve.
I have a wealth of experience of working with small, medium and large sized advisory businesses, focusing on business development and business consultancy; specifically on building and evolving client propositions. There is nothing more satisfying than to be seen by our customers as having been integral to the success of their businesses.
Sean Hawkins – Strategic Partnerships Manager
In my current role as Strategic Partnerships Manager, I work with the extensive range of third parties whose products and services are available through the platform, particularly DFMs and fund managers. I am responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key partners where the combination of our respective propositions creates mutually beneficial opportunities.
With 17 years of experience in Financial Services, both as an IFA and with Ascentric, my aim is to utilise my working knowledge and experience of the intermediated market to support both advisers and providers in delivering their propositions most effectively. I’m very much of the view that strong relationships are at the heart of delivering mutually beneficial business partnerships.
I work with businesses of all sizes on both the IFA and provider side and my time is split between more conventional business development work with our partners and consultancy services with our advisory users. On a practical level, the work with our users tends to focus on helping them shape and deliver their investment proposition within the wider context of their overall client offering.