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Ian O'Dowd

Ian O'Dowd

Independent Financial Adviser

Office: Torquay
Telephone: 01392 880034


Ian began in Financial Services 11 years ago working for a lending subsidiary of HSBC Bank.  In 2007 he became the Sales and Service Manager in the Plymouth City branch, subsequently moving on to become a Financial Planning Manager for the Bank which covered much of the South West.

After 2 years Ian looked to broaden his horizons and took the decision to become self-employed under the Openwork Network. Although he enjoyed working for the practice and network he was a part of, he wanted to take his career a step further and become Independent. Joining Pavey Group has given Ian the opportunity to achieve this goal.

Having been a Financial Adviser for nearly 8 years, Ian has chosen to specialise in the Investments and Pensions sector, in particular ensuring that clients are getting the most from their Pension Provision.

At home, Ian is married with a 8 year old son and most of his spare time is taken up helping his community as Firefighter for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

Qualifications: DipPFS

Latest Blog Contributions

A Guide to Retirement Planning - You & Your Pension

Posted by on June 12th 2017 in Featured , Financial

Retirement planning and pensions have become a hot topic over the last couple of years. People are starting to think more about what their retirement will look like. Will it be champagne and holidays in the sun, or a cup of tea in the back garden? If its champagne and holidays you want, then careful planning can help achieve this....

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance - Which is right for me?

Posted by on November 1st 2016 in Featured , Financial

Ian O'Dowd, Independent Financial Adviser talks us through the options available and differences between Term and Whole Life Insurance.

Personal protection can be a complicated subject. When considering this you may ask yourself questions like “How much cover do I need?” or “How long do I need the cover for?” or even “What type of policy do I need?”

To help...


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