Ahead of the inaugural Women In Financial Advice Awards, COVER magazine meets the Intrinsic CEO to discuss what needs to be done to attract, cultivate and support female talent within the financial advice industry
Starting life as an adviser almost 30 years ago, Andy Thompson is no stranger to the inner workings of financial services. With a background managing branches, including for Allied Dunbar's London operations, which became Zurich Advice Network, he went on to grow Blueprint, a holistic advice business of around 180 advisers, bought by Intrinsic in 2012. Through his experience working across mortgages, financial planning (including protection) and private clients, few members of the industry have...
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