About Our Team


Nicola Whateley

Independent Financial Adviser
Pension Transfer Specialist

07714 466191

Nicola has worked in financial services since leaving education. She worked in a high street bank, working her way up to be a branch manager when she was 24. Inspired to expand her knowledge further she started training to be a financial adviser in 2009. After choosing to take redundancy in 2013 Nicola is now enjoying her role as an Independent Financial Adviser. Her goal is to become a Chartered Financial Planner and she is continuing her personal development by studying for advanced qualifications.

In her spare time Nicola enjoys baking and taking her two dogs Missy and Alfie on long walks through the local countryside, regularly visiting the Lickey Hills and Waseley Hills.

Nasreen Akhter

Independent Financial Adviser
07811 112327

Nasreen began her career in Financial Services in 2001.  She has previously worked for a High Street bank and as an Independent Financial Advisor before joining Whateley Wealth Management in July 2016.

In her spare time she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.

John Harrison

Independent Financial Adviser
07770 511125

John joined Whateley Wealth Management as an Independent Financial Adviser in January 2017.  He brings a wealth of experience having worked in financial services for the past 29 years.  He started working as an Investment Adviser for an insurance company in 1988.  John became an Independent Financial Adviser in 2007 and worked for a number of firms before joining the Whateley Wealth Management team.

John is a fan of classic cars and rock music and in his spare time he enjoys attending concerts, travelling, and walking his Jack Russell.



James Reid

Trainee Independent Financial Adviser
0121 285 8528

Babita Nahal

Mortgage and Protection Adviser
07791 064469

Babita, or Babz for short, qualified as a Mortgage Advisor in 2008 and joined Whateley Wealth Management in 2016 having previously worked as a Mortgage and Protection Adviser for a High Street bank and as an Independent Whole of Market Adviser. She offers tailored mortgage and protection recommendations based on her client’s individual needs and circumstances.  She is currently studying to become an Independent Financial Adviser.

In her spare time Babz enjoys spending time with her two very active children, relaxing with a good box set and is a self-confessed foodie.



Daisy Whateley

Mortgage and Protection Adviser
07710 140807

Daisy joined Whateley Wealth Management as a Mortgage and Protection Administrator in February 2016 after working in a pharmacy for 12 years.  She completed the UK financial services, regulations and ethics qualification in August 2016.  Daisy is also the company’s Pension Auto-Enrolment champion and has completed the Pensions Management Institute’s Certificate in Pension Automatic-Enrolment.

In January 2017 Daisy obtained the Certificate in Mortgage Practice and Advice qualification to allow her to become a Mortgage and Protection Adviser.

In her spare-time Daisy is also studying law and is in the third year of her bachelor of laws degree.  Studying aside, her favourite thing to do is to spend time with her two children.


Maria Cockayne

Trainee Mortgage and Protection Adviser
0121 285 8528

Administration Team

Laura Trickebank

Office Manager
0121 285 8528



Emma Daly

Accounts Assistant
0121 285 8528

Emma joined Whateley Wealth Management in October 2017 from a background in customer service.  She has completed her AAT Level 1 & Level 2 qualifications and intends to continue studying for a Level 3 diploma in Accounting.

In her spare time, Emma enjoys spending time with her young son and going out for nice meals and cocktails. 




Jane Mitchell

Financial Services Administrator, Assistant to Nicola Whateley & Marketing Co-ordinator
0121 285 8528

Jane joined Whateley Wealth Management in 2016 and brings over 10 years of experience delivering administration and customer service support in the public, private and voluntary sectors.  She has previously worked for a Credit Union and a High Street bank.  In recent years, Jane has been responsible for administration and marketing coordination at a number of Business Support programmes. She completed the Chartered Insurance Institute Certificate in Financial Services in September 2017.  Jane is currently studying diploma-level qualifications and working towards becoming a qualified Paraplanner. 

Jane is a fan of a wide range of music and regularly attends concerts and festivals. In her spare time Jane enjoys cooking, gardening and walking her pet greyhound in the local countryside.


Matt McVerry

Financial Services Administrator & Assistant to Nasreen Akhter
0121 285 8528

Matt joined Whateley Wealth Management in October 2016. Coming from a background in retail and the NHS, Matt is experienced at delivering in customer service roles. He also has a Degree in Film and Television Production.  Matt completed the UK financial services, regulations and ethics qualification in May 2017.

 In his spare time Matt plays for a local football team, enjoys playing a variety of sports and socialising with friends.

Lee Harrison

Financial Services Administrator & Assistant to John Harrison
0121 285 8528

Lee joined Whateley Wealth Management in January 2017.  He has worked as a Financial Services Administrator for a number of firms since leaving education in 2012.  He is currently studying for the Certificate in Financial Administration and Planning. Prior to working in financial services lee studied at music college. In his spare time Lee enjoys playing guitar, socialising, and has a keen interest in film and cinema.



Georgia Savage

Financial Services Administration Apprentice

Georgia joined Whateley Wealth Management in September 2017 as an apprentice financial services administrator and is working towards a Business Administration qualification.

Georgia works closely with our Mortgage & Protection team and is planning on studying for Mortgage qualifications.

Georgia left school in 2016 and has previously worked as a waitress, in a warehouse, and was a campaign ambassador for a national children’s charity.

In her spare time Georgia enjoys shopping, socialising and is a bit of a foodie


Elaine Mead

Financial Services Administrator


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