Richard Wakem


After 10 in the Royal Engineers leaving with the rank of Corporal, Richard started his financial services career in 1988 at Equity & Law which later became part of the AXA Group.

He worked in a variety of sales management, technical and advisory roles with AXA and in 2007 became Area Development Manager for Thinc as part of the AXA Group, working closely with advisers both locally and nationally.

Richard joined Buchanan & Associates Financial Planning Ltd in February 2008 in an advisory role. Richard has lengthy experience in all aspects of financial services including pensions, both individual and company pensions and investments and looks forward to being involved in the continuing growth of Buchanan & Associates Financial Planning Ltd where he now can focus on providing a local, personal, face to face advice service to his expanding client base.

The Team

Our team is truly independent, so can offer you advice from across the market, finding the most suitable products and services which suit you. Whatever your requirements, we have many years of experience in meeting our customers’ needs.

Andrew Buchanan

Managing Director

Janine Martin

Client Manager

Rachel Wood

Financial Advisor

Ben Kerr


Lois Stephen

New Business Administrator

Lynne Roy

Office Manager

Gillian McKenzie


Freya Begg


Lynsey Gillies


Matthew Buchanan


Richard Hemsley


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Buchanan & Associates Financial Planning Ltd.
Skybrae House
28 David Street
AB39 2AL