University College Birmingham Tim Barker

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University College Birmingham Tim Barker

Consultant (Financial Services)

Bristol, United Kingdom
Financial Services
  1. Self Employed
  1. Future Capital Partners,
  2. Magnus Consulting,
  3. Hartford Life
  1. The College of Law, Guildford
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Tim has 30 years experience in the UK retail financial services industry. Following graduation with a BA (Hons) in Law and qualifying as a Solicitor Tim held senior positions within Sun Life, AXA and The Hartford specialising in key relationship management and new business development.


  • Consultant (Financial Services)

    Self Employed
    – Present (5 years)

    Providing consultancy services to the financial services industry with a particular focus on marketing and distribution strategies.

    Business Development Manager

    Future Capital Partners
    (2 years 4 months)

    Identification and development of potential supporting firms of IFAs and Accountants. Helping firms through their due diligence process. Delivery of formal presentations to groups of Advisers.

  • Consultant

    Magnus Consulting
    (7 months)

    Promotion of Fund Management Groups to IFA Firms, Platforms and Wraps, Product Providers and Ratings Agencies. Strategic distribution advice.

  • Key Account Director

    Hartford Life
    (3 years)

    Developing and implementing a Key Account strategy for a new entrant into the UK Life & Pensions market. Establishing business to business relationships and negotiating strategic partnership agreements with leading IFA Distributors.

  • Key Account Director

    (18 years 5 months)

    Developing high value relationships with key strategic IFA businesses. Driving new business production through Broker Consultants and their Sales Managers against Account specific targets.

  • Managing Director

    Sun Life (Birmingham Midshires) Ltd
    (2 years)

    Managing the relationships with key tied Bancassurers and formulating and delivering joint sales and marketing plans.