Senior Partner Practice of
St. James's Place Wealth Management

Sandro Forte - Managing Partner

Sandro Forte has built a business which centres on relationships and client service.

He represents the interests of some of the UK's wealthiest and highest profile sports stars, celebrities and business owners, with all new enquiries coming from personal introduction from existing clients or from other professionals.

He has written a best-selling book (now published in 8 languages) and lectures on businesses success and personal development all around the world.

Sandro and the team at Forte Financial LLP have a strong reputation for sound advice, supported by a real commitment to long term partnerships with the individuals and businesses they support.

Ryan France - Partner

Prior to joining the financial services industry, Ryan enjoyed a short but very successful career as a professional footballer with Hull City and Sheffield United.

Ryan now specialises in providing bespoke financial plans to professional sports people, business owners and individuals enabling them to achieve their financial objectives.

Demonstrating honesty, reliability and a strong commitment to the best interests of his clients and beneficiaries, Ryan is passionate about building a wealth for life plan that is consistent with their values and wishes.

Mark Brock - Mortgage Specialist

Mark Brock is something of a ‘veteran’ as a financial services professional, and he has built an impressive portfolio of clients and contacts through his ability to take the seemingly difficult (and often impossible) and get a positive outcome.

Mark operates from the Forte Financial office in Rickmansworth and so many of his clients are based in the London area, though the work he does for both individuals and businesses covers the whole of the UK.

In 2013 Mark was made a Partner of Forte Financial due to his loyalty and outstanding contribution to the business and the clients we serve.

Julia Withers - Client Services Administrator

Julia started her career in the Financial Services industry in 1988 working for Clerical Medical Investment Group as a Senior Support Adviser until leaving for a career change in 2006.

A role in Crime Analysis for a local Police Authority followed until Julia returned to work in financial services, joining Forte Financial LLP in 2016 to provide additional support in a Client Services Administrator role.

Bev Addison - Client Services Administrator

Bev joined the team in January 2019 supported by a long career solely within the financial services sector. She previously worked in successful administrative roles with companies ranging from Castlegate Partnership LLP, for the last 16 years to Pearl Assurance and Eagle Star, with over 30 years combined experience and knowledge.

Bev’s role as Client Services Administrator is to provide an outstanding level of service to our clients and a trusted working relationship with our service providers alike.

Vikki Goodman - Administration Manager

Vikki joined Forte Financial LLP in 2009. She supports all office operations by organising and implementing administrative systems and processes for Sandro Forte and other members of the team.

Vikki has 25 years secretarial experience, having worked predominantly in the legal profession encompassing a variety of roles within different departments including litigation, probate and corporate. Her final position was Paralegal in the Criminal Department providing support to Barristers at client conferences and also attending Crown Court hearings.

Vikki has a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience within the work environment and compliments the team at Forte Financial LLP.

Sue Collings - Diary, Travel & Events Manager

Sue joined Forte Financial LLP in July 2016.

Sue looks after Sandro’s diary including all his meetings and travel. She is responsible for arranging all Forte Financial client events/seminars and works closely with Vikki Goodman offering administration support to the business.