Stephen Ridgway
Stephen Ridgway, Head of Financial Services
Tel. 0161 443 4558
I joined Edward Mellor over 20 years ago as a trainee adviser and was delighted to become Head Of Financial Services in 2016.

I spend most of my time ensuring the smooth running of the team, but I do get to see the odd client, which is still a part of the job I enjoy.

Across the team we recognize the importance of delivering the same high level of service and advice to each individual client regardless of their needs or circumstances. This caring approach forms the cornerstone of our business.

Away from the office, I spend the majority of time with my wife and two children although I do find time for the occasional game of golf.
Briony Gilman
Briony Gilman, FS Administration Team Leader
Tel. 0161 443 4524
Briony joined us in 2015 and is our Team Leader in the mortgage administration department.
Her role is to manage the admin team to process, submit and package mortgage and protection applications and see them through to completion being on hand to answer any questions you may have during the process.

Outside of work she enjoys cooking, visiting friends and family up and down the country and getting out in the fresh air to visit new places with her dog.
Calum Begg
Calum Begg, Group Financial Services Manager
Tel. 0161 443 4560
Calum is our most experienced adviser starting with Edward Mellor in 1991.
His role as Group Financial Services Manager involves providing mortgage and protection advice to clients and coaching new and existing advisers.

Outside of work, his hobbies include most sports (mainly watching these days), record collecting and attending concerts.
Sharon Ann-Ogun
Sharon Ann-Ogun, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4572
Sharon Ann has worked in Financial Services for over 20 years working for a number of High Street Banks providing Financial Advice. She joined Edward Mellor in 2010 and is now one of our Senior Mortgage Advisers.

She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends when she's not working.
Terry Hill
Terry Hill, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4576
Terry joined Edward Mellor in January 2014 but has been in Financial Services Industry for almost 30 years, starting his career as a Financial Adviser with an Insurance Company.

He is happily married and enjoys walking, dining out and watching movies in his spare time.
Phil Greenwood
Phil Greenwood, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4632
Phil joined Edward Mellor in November 2018 as a Mortgage & Protection Adviser. He is our Buy To Let specialist.

In his spare time he likes going to the gym, running, and spending time with his son.
Paige Howard
Paige Howard, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4571
Paige was our first successful graduate of our in house Mortgage Adviser Training Scheme. She initially joined us as a Sales Negotiator and is now enjoying her role as a Mortgage Adviser.

Outside of work she enjoys socialising and spending time with her partner.
Heather Renshaw
Heather Renshaw, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4575
Heather joined Edward Mellor in 2013 initially as part of our Estates team and has now become another one of our successful recruits through our internal Adviser training scheme.

In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym, relaxing watching a film or dining out with her friends and family.
Niall Crocken
Niall Crocken, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4552
Niall initially joined Edward Mellor as a Sales Negotiator in our estate agency, whilst working there he progressed through our Mortgage Adviser Academy Scheme. Moving onto our Financial Services Outbound team and is now a fully licensed Mortgages and Protection Adviser.

In his spare time Niall enjoys going to the gym and trips away with his family and friends.
Nikki Mandviwala
Nikki Mandviwala, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4522
Nikki joined Edward Mellor in November 2020 but has been in the Financial Services Industry for almost 10 years, starting her career as a Mortgage Adviser with Santander.

She is happily married with a toddler and enjoys trips out, travelling and cooking in her spare time.
Ryan Constantine
Ryan Constantine, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4633
Ryan joined Edward Mellor at the end of 2020, having worked in the financial industry for around 7 years starting in insurance and changing over to mortgages early 2019.

He lives with his partner and puppy, and has now reached the age where he enjoys walking the dog and having a glass of red wine at the weekend.
Chris Grindey
Chris Grindey, Financial Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4631
Chris has worked in the financial services industry for 15 years and joined Edward Mellor in 2013. He primarily started giving mortgage and protection advice but now has moved in to the wealth world giving advice on Investments, Pensions and Equity Release.

He likes to spend his spare time mainly with his family but also enjoys playing cricket.
Christopher Taylor
Christopher Taylor, Mortgage and Protection Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4554
Chris joined our graduate trainee mortgage adviser scheme after previously working as a teacher. He recently successfully completed the exams and licensing course and is now part of our mortgage adviser team.

He enjoys spending time with family and socialising.
Paul Brassington
Paul Brassington, Financial Adviser
Tel. 0161 443 4561
Paul joined Edward Mellor in September 2015, having worked for ten years in Banking and previously in Financial Services, as a Financial Adviser. He is Edward Mellors pension expert and is referred to as "Pension Paul".

He enjoys most sports but participates in water-skiing, which he tries to do each weekend.
Millie Palmer
Millie Palmer, Mortgage Administrator
Tel. 0161 4434535
Millie initially joined us as part of her Business & Administration apprenticeship and we were delighted to offer her a full time position when she completed it in April 2018. She is now a full time member of our dedicated mortgage administration team.

In her spare time she enjoys baking and spending time with her friends.
Joshua Finigan
Joshua Finigan, Mortgage Administrator
Tel. 0161 443 4528
Josh joined us as part of the undergraduate mortgage and protection adviser scheme and is currently working in our mortgage administration team.

In his spare time he enjoys the gym, hiking, holidays and going to music events with friends.

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