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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.

Vicky Heavens

Employee Benefits
Director of Client Services

With over 20 years’ experience managing client relationships offering bespoke support on the design, delivery and reviews of their pension, employees benefits and well-being propositions. Successfully implementing online platforms, improving company communications, financial and well-being education and increasing the uptake of voluntary flexible benefits.

Vicky is passionate about the client experience and understands that one size does not fit all, getting to know your business culture in order to provide suitable solutions.

Simon Reynolds

Employee Benefits
Director of Financial Planning

Simon has joined the employee benefits team to develop a financial planning practice as part of a joint venture with GPIM Limited. Simon has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and is a Chartered Financial Planner.

He has worked with many individuals and businesses for many years and is committed to providing quality financial advice to his clients.