Guy Austin

Chartered Financial Planner

“I enjoy the responsibility that the role demands and gain great satisfaction in knowing that I have made a difference to simplifying people’s finances and helping them achieve their long term goals. I feel that a combined offering of working closely with an accountancy practice is of great value to both new and existing clients.”

Key role at Kirk Newsholme Financial Planning:

A Chartered Financial Planner with a broad range of qualifications and experience gained after working in the Financial Services industry in Leeds for over 20 years, Guy has worked closely with corporate and personal clients’ existing accountants and solicitors to provide continuity in their planning by ensuring all parties are fully appraised of their financial position.

Specialist areas of expertise:

I have recently worked as both a subject matter expert in retirement planning and in helping clients negotiate the minefield of funding long term care though my experience is broad across the financial planning spectrum.

Pastimes: Crossfit, football & sports-coaching
Team: Leeds United
Food: Thai, Mexican, Indian (something spicy but not too hot!)
Book: Historical fiction, anything by Robert Harris or Hilary Mantel
Quirky Fact: My first name is actually Thomas, my mum says that they started using Guy (my middle name) as my brother who is 2 years older found it much easier to pronounce, so I can thank him for all the jokes at school around bonfire night each year!!