Our Team

William E. Hunter

With over 24 years in the financial advice arena he has used his knowledge and experience with clients, gained from working with major investment and financial advisory businesses. William previously successfully sold an advisory business, culminating in the establishment of the successful independent wealth management business “HWM Hunter Wealth Management” Independent Financial Advisers in 2011.

Always friendly and approachable, William  is a family man with 4 children and lives in Edinburgh. Predictably, he likes playing golf, watching football, rugby and when he has a moment socialising.

Through his track record in providing straight talking, sound and extremely successful advice to clients and businesses over 24 successful years, William is extremely well placed to lead the team and truly deliver outstanding results for clients.

He enjoys developing and maintaining long term relationships with clients, rather than conduct purely transactional work.

He has built up a very strong contact base of solicitors, accountants bankers and other professionals to add value to the advisory process and achieves better client outcomes because of this.

Chris Evans – Senior Mortgage and Protection Specialist

Chris has over 20 years in providing financial advice and specialises in the mortgage and protection arena.

We are totally independent of any lender so can offer the best advice in the marketplace and find you the best deal.

He is able to help with first time and next time buyers, with specialist schemes such as LIFT and Help to Buy.

He can help with Buy to Let mortgages, whether it is your first investment or with larger portfolios.

He adds a lot of value by helping source properties and liase with Solicitors and Surveyors helping you achieve the right offer figure for properties.

Chris is always willing to meet with you at our cost, to help explain the process at our offices, or at your home, or place of work with no obligation on your part.

Out of the office, he enjoys good food, socialising, football and spectator sports.

Darren Hunter

Darren is a cornerstone of the organisation. Normally the first contact for clients on a day to day basis.
From a previous banking and business background, his experience ensures smooth running of all aspects of the office. Taking care of day to day client liaison and administration, as well as supporting advisers with paraplanning and research.
In his spare time he enjoys sport, particularly watching football, socialising, music and travel.

Howard McKenzie

Howard is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Director. He brings over 30 years of experience in education, academia and business to his role advising the company on growth, risk management, affiliates, charities, public relations and marketing.

He is Married to Rachel, has 2 adult children and is an Edinburgh Rugby fanatic and currently Chairman of the Edinburgh Rugby Supporters Association.

In addition to his role as Non Executive Director, he currently spends significant periods of time on international Consultancy, particularly the Middle East.

His open and pragmatic style fully supports our client relationship ethos and clarity of message.