Meet The Team.

Meet our ever growing team of brokers & advisers - learn about them and how they can help you.

Senior Staff

Ian Morley

Managing Director

I am entering my 5th decade in financial services and feel as spritely as I did when I was in my early 20’s. I established YFC in the year 2000 and we have steadily grown ever since. Entering the new decade we have ambitions plans for further growth.

When you were a child what did you want to be when you grew up?

  • Billy Bremner.

Where is your favourite place in the world?

  • Barbados.

Who is your biggest influence?

  • Positive People.

Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with?

  • Alex Ferguson.

Jonathan Needham

Operations Manager

I have been in the financial services industry for 24 years starting as a cashier at the Nationwide Building Society, I believe strongly in team work and spirit and if this is in place, you can achieve anything!

If you could choose 4 people dead or alive to attend a dinner party, who would they be?

  • My Grandfathers, Winston Churchill, Brian Clough

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

  • Gareth Southagte

Who is your biggest influence?

  • Anyone who overcomes adversity

Favourite family tradition?

  • Pantomime at Christmas

Mortgage Brokers

James McGowan

Mortgage Broker

I come from a banking background, I gained knowledge from retail banking before progressing my career into mortgage and protection services. I currently cover our Barnsley area and specialise in working with emergency services and NHS staff though i do not limit my clientele.

When you were a child what did you want to be when you grew up?

  • A bin man.

Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with?

  • Graham Norton.

If you could choose 4 people dead or alive to attend a dinner party, who would they be?

  • Alex turner, Leonardo da Vinci, Dave Grohl and Kevin Hart.

Favourite place in the world?

  • Mexico.

Julie Smyth

Mortgage Broker

I have been involved in The Buy to Let market since 2005, and have experience in selling land to developers and builders.  I have secured mortgages for numerous clients, along with completing my Cemap qualification. My sales background was developed through with Nestle Rowntree. 

What is your favourite food?

  • Spicy food, especially spicy curry.

What is your favourite drink?

  • Not very classy, but I’m a Geordie, what do you expect? An icy cold Peroni!

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

  • The Queen!

What did you want to do when you grew up?

  • I wanted to be in the Army as I loved sport and running (I did an Army assault course and realised I wasn’t as fit as I thought)!

Scott Hawksworth

Mortgage Broker

I have worked Financial services for the past two years, originally starting with a High street estate agent.  My passion is proving solutions to a client’s problem and then relaying this in a simple way.

Which four people would you invite to a dinner party (dead or alive) ?

  • Winston Churchill, Gordan Ramsay, Barack Obama, Joe Rogan.

Where is your favourite place?

  • Australia.

Who inspires you the most?

  • Mrs Hawksworth.

Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with?

  • Donald Trump.

Michelle Worrall

Mortgage Broker

What did you want to be when you grew up?

  • A dancer, i used to be an Irish dancer and a disco dancer.

Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with?

  • Jeremy Corbyn.

Where is your favourite place in the world?

  • Dubai.

Favourite drink?

  • Champagne.

David Scott

Mortgage Broker

I started Finance in 1997 at Royal London, then Royal Liver. As of 2009, I started my career a as a mortgage adviser based in the Lake District.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

  • An Astronaut!

Where is your favourite place?

  • Anfield.

Who inspires you the most?

  • Jurgen Klopp

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

  • The Prime Minister

Sarah Rose

Mortgage Broker

I wanted a career in cookery demonstration or expert pastry chef, purely fell into financial services after short stint in cosmetic industry. I Love making a difference to my clients lives, love my job. Best career move was joining YFC group and studying for Equity Release.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

  • A ballet dancer!

Who inspires you the most?

  • My Husband.

Who would you want to swap places with for a day?

  • Peter Jones

Favourite drink?

  • Chablis.

Protection & GI Specialists

Jack Morley

Protection Specialist aka, G.I. Jack

I am 24 years old, I have recently acquired the role of general insurance & protection specialist here at YFC. I enjoy travelling, meeting new people, house/techno music and festivals.

Favourite Drink?

  • Kraken rum.

Where is your favourite place?

  • Laos in South East Asia, or Ibiza.

Favourite Family Tradition?

  • Christmas eve.

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

  • Pep Guardiola, i’d sign a contract at LUFC for 4 years!

Case Managers

Charlotte Harding

Case Manager

I am 22 years old and live at home still. I love going on nights out with my friends on a weekend and I also love my holidays! I’m a smiley person and will always try to cheer people up when needed! I love/hate going to the gym!

Where is your favourite place?

  • New York, I must go again!

If you could choose 4 people dead or alive to attend a dinner party, who would they be?

  • Beyonce, Anthony Joshua, Justin Bieber and Maya Jama.

Who would you least like to be stuck in a lift with?

  • Katie Hopkins – she irritates the life out of me.

Favourite Drink?

  • Non alcoholic – Fanta Lemon. Alcoholic – all flavoured gins, strawberry and lime rekorderlig.

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Yorkshire Financial Consultancy Limited is an Appointed Representative of PRIMIS Mortgage Network. PRIMIS Mortgage Network is a trading name of First Complete Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for mortgages, protection insurance and general insurance products.

In general, Buy to Let mortgages are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Your property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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