Our People

Our people are very important to us, as is making certain we provide you with the best possible professional financial advice. Below is a short biography for each of our colleagues together with their contact telephone number. For further contact details please see our "Contact Us" page.

John Butler Dip PFS
John Butler Dip PFS, Director/Adviser
Tel. 01223 846726, Mobile. 07816 814187, Email. johndowningfinancial.co.uk
John formed DFM Ltd in the year 2000 having spent 15 years with Lloyds Bank Insurance Services Ltd, the independent financial services arm of Lloyds TSB. He is passionate about the role that Financial Advisers should be playing to help people understand their finances, how best to shelter them from the ravages of taxation, and how best to protect wealth in the event of life's unforeseen circumstances. Married, with 2 children; when time permits, past-times include golf and salmon fishing (and riding his motorbike!).
Paul Jackson Dip PFS
Paul Jackson Dip PFS, Senior Adviser
Tel. 01279 724662, Mobile. 07815 086429, Email. pauldowningfinancial.co.uk
Paul has over 25 years experience working as an IFA. He enjoys providing advice to clients and helping them find solutions to their varying needs and objectives. He likes to provide a good service and build a long term client relationship. He firmly believes the services of a good Financial Adviser can prove invaluable to a client.

He is married and lives in Sawbridgeworth, Herts. His cricket and football playing days are over but he now plays golf (badly).
He likes real ale but doesn't wear sandals! He enjoys a wide range of arts from Shakespeare to Dylan.
Hannah Wing
Hannah Wing, P.A.
Tel. 01223 846726, Email. hannahdowningfinancial.co.uk
Hannah is John's full time P.A. and has been with DFM since 2011. She enjoys horse riding and socialising with friends.
Karen Chamberlain
Karen Chamberlain, Accounts
Tel. 01223 846726, Email. karendowningfinancial.co.uk
Karen is DFM Ltd's part-time book-keeper and has been with DFM since 2005. She enjoys horse riding, skiing and is a trustee of an orphanage based in Nepal. When not pre-occupied pursuing these activities, Karen is kept busy by her young family!.