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Our Team

Our Team

Key People

Trevor Best

Managing Director

Trevor is Corpad’s founding Director, with overall responsibility for the group.

He brings a wealth of experience, having spent a lifetime in the occupational pensions field.

Previous posts include Managing Director of AWD Chase De Vere Consulting and Operations Director of AWD Group PLC.

Gillian Best


Joanna Wilkinson

Head of Finance

Joanne is responsible for finance and delivery of services to clients.

She has an honours degree in Business Studies and over 25 years’ experience in business administration and finance roles.

Joanne has previously worked at Zurich Insurance and JLT Consulting.

Samantha Eamonson

Operations Manager

Samantha is responsible for the effective delivery of services to clients.
This includes the implementation of compliant processes and best practice across the group.

Previous posts include Administration Manager for AWD’s northern Employee Benefits Division and Cigna Employee Benefits.

Dave Dresner Barnes

Development Director

Dave is responsible for the design and introduction of new services within Corpad.

Previously an IFA, he has over 30 years’ consulting experience, advising both corporate and personal clients.

Dave also manages the relationship with several larger clients and provides technical support on pensions and employee benefits.

Andrew Clarke

Wealth Management Director

Primarily responsible for managing client relationships; advising at both private wealth and corporate level.
He has worked in pensions throughout his career, including 12 years as an Independent Financial Adviser.

Previous posts include Sedgwick Noble Lowndes and Towry Law and has worked closely with the Corpad Executive Team since 2008.

Stuart Stroud

Employee Benefits
Managing Director

Stuart is Managing Director of the Employee Benefits division and brings over 27 years of experience to the leadership team.

He has a proven track record of creating and developing successful long-term client relationships; and by providing a proactive, consultancy-led service, his clients are able to maximise the return on their employee benefits spend.

Howard Cox

Employee Benefits Director

Howard is responsible for developing and expanding client relationships, working with companies to communicate and deliver bespoke employee benefit solutions.

He has extensive board level management and regulatory experience in managing retail financial services businesses in the corporate, private client and investment management space.

Howard has been CEO and director of several national financial services businesses and more latterly a partner within a top ten accountancy practice.

Charlotte Marshall

Employee Benefits
Marketing Director

Charlotte is responsible for all facets of marketing including strategic planning, brand management, communications, PR and business development.

She has a proven track record within the corporate benefits, private wealth management, banking and investment management industries.

As Marketing Director and Chartered Manager, she has a wealth of experience working alongside accountants, solicitors and financial service providers.