Team

Darion Pohl Co-Founder and Chairman
Darion Pohl

Co-Founder and Chairman

Darion is a fully qualified actuary and pension transfer specialist, with over 20 years’ experience advising clients across a wide range of pension issues in the UK and internationally.

As well as guiding the company strategy and retaining an involvement with clients, Darion has undertaken many key note presentations, been featured as a pension specialist on the BBC and been invited many times to assist large pension providers (local and international) with pension product design and strategy.

Outside of work and travel, he enjoys spending time with his family, music and triathlons.

Julie Hansen, Managing Director
Julie Hansen

Managing Director

As our MD, Julie is ideally placed to lead the implementation of our strategy. She is responsible for the conduct and performance of the company and overseeing all business operations and stakeholder interests. Prior to joining us, Julie has held Chair and Director level financial services roles, specialising in sales, business development and distribution whilst ensuring good governance and ethics.

Although not undertaking an advisory role with us, Julie is also a qualified and experienced financial adviser. Outside of work, Julie enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking in the countryside and practising yoga.

Charlotte Barnes Operations Manager
Charlotte Barnes

Operations Manager

Charlotte has worked within the financial services industry for over 20 years with over 15 of these years within financial advice, where she has gained a broad knowledge of pensions, including pension transfers and administration.

Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys spending time with her family, running and spending time by the sea.

Michael Hall Financial Adviser
Michael Hall

Financial Adviser

Michael has been advising on pensions since 1995, starting his career with a major insurance company before going independent in 2000. His role has also brought him experience in the UK employee benefits arena and he has spent time working overseas in Luxembourg and Malta advising EU clients.

Michael holds the Advanced Diploma in Financial Advice and qualified as a Defined Benefits Pension Transfer Specialist in 2002. Whilst he continues to advise on all areas of pensions and investments, since 2016 his focus has been on Final Salary Transfers.

As well as spending time with his children and grandchildren, his interests include walking in the Peak District, ancient music, choral singing and baking.

Alan Martin Financial Adviser / Pension Transfer Specialist
Alan Martin

Financial Adviser / Pension Transfer Specialist

After spending many years as an Actuary consulting to Trustees of Retirement Funds, Alan switched focus to work with individuals. Alan has an in-depth knowledge of final salary and money purchase pensions the UK and abroad. Since joining PX Pension Exchange in 2016, Alan has specialised in providing strategic pension and investment advice in local and cross border markets. Alan is qualified as an Actuary, Financial Adviser and Pension Transfer Specialist. Outside of work, he enjoys many sporting activities.

Jean Sahman Senior Pensions Administrator
Jean Sahman

Senior Pensions Administrator

Jean has worked within the financial service sector since 2006, dealing with Pensions, Investments and Protection administration. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and holidaying abroad.

Daniel Bennett

Business Development Manager

Dan has worked in the financial services for over 6 years dealing with pensions, protection, mortgages, loans, credit cards and bank accounts. Dan worked at a pension transfer specialist company for 2 years and has gained extensive knowledge in this industry. Outside of work Dan enjoys spending time with family and friends and going on holidays.

Andrew Lowe Senior Customer Services and Operations Manager – Aust
Andrew Lowe

Senior Customer Services and Operations Manager

Andrew’s role includes a blend of operational system design, customer services and administration with a focus on retirement and investment planning. With close to 20 years’ financial services experience in Australia, Andrew’s prior expertise includes working with the Australian Tax Office and in a variety of financial advisory and superannuation focussed roles. Andrew has also completed his studies towards obtaining the Australian Diploma of Financial Planning. Outside of work, Andrew is a family man, loves all sports, enjoys football and is a qualified cricket coach.

Jarrod Heideman

Marketing Associate

Jarrod’s background in customer service, digital marketing, financial services training and UK connections mean that he is ideally placed to help co-ordinate our internal marketing activity. Outside of work, Jarrod is an avid sports spectator, gym junkie and likes to socialise.

Catherine Harford Accounts Manager
Catherine Harford

Accounts Manager

Catherine is a qualified accountant with over 10 years’ financial services experience.

She looks after accounts and budgets at PX Pension Exchange.

Lindsay Sherman

International Tax Adviser

With over 40 years cross border tax experience Lindsey advises clients on U.K. and cross border personal tax issues, including income, capital gains and inheritance taxes.