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Christopher Griffin

Director / Chartered Financial Planner

Chris joined Compass after previously managing relationships between major e-retailers such as Amazon and Ebuyer. Chris was responsible for negotiating new commercial agreements such as those with Tesco Direct, Costco and Wowcher

Chris is a Fellow of the PFS and has a wealth of knowledge on financial advice. Chris has obtained chartered status and holds an Advanced Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. During his time at Compass, he has built strong relationships: one of the reasons for this is our holistic approach to advice.


Chris has always been ambitious and in his career he has achieved the following accreditations:


  • Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning (APFS)
  • Fellow of the CPFS (FPFS)
  • Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (DipPFS)
  • Certificate in Discretionary Investment Management (CertPFS (DM))
  • Certificate in Securities Advice & Dealing (CertPFS (Securities))
  • Certificate in Advanced Mortgage Advice (Cert SMP)
  • Award in Pensions Update
  • Certificate in Equity Release (Cert CII (ER))
  • Certificate in Mortgage Advice (Cert CII (MP))
  • Certificate in Life & Pensions
  • Award in Long Term Care Insurance

He has also passed the following CII exams:


  • CF2 Investments and Risk
  • CF6 Mortgage Advice
  • ER1 Equity Release
  • CF8 Long Term Care Insurance
  • J10 Discretionary Investment Management
  • J12 Securities Advice and Dealing
  • R01 Financial Services, Regulation & Ethics
  • R02 Investment Principles and Risk
  • R03 Personal Taxation
  • R04 Pensions and Retirement Planning
  • R05 Financial Protection
  • R06 Financial Planning Practice
  • R07 Advanced Mortgage Advice
  • R08 Pensions Update
  • AF2 Business Financial Planning
  • AF3 Pension Planning
  • AF4 Investment Planning
  • AF5 Financial Planning Process

Chris spends his spare time with his wife Adele and their 2 daughters Sophia and Emily. He also enjoys car detailing and going to the gym



What services can Chris help with?


  • Wealth management & investments
  • Pensions & retirement planning
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Protection
  • Long Term Care

Service areas

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