Darion Pohl

Co-Founder and CEO

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.

Jackie Mitchell

Head of Operations

Jackie is responsible for the operational functions of the business ensuring the client and service proposition is delivered in an efficient, robust and compliant manner. Jackie has a proven track record of leading delivery in the areas of pension and wealth management.

With over 20 years’ experience in financial services operations, Jackie is a methodical and organised planner disciplined and dedicated to providing a first class service to all stakeholders.

Outside of work, Jackie enjoys hitting the open road and exploring the UK and its spectacular scenery in her VW campervan.

Steve Whyburd

International Financial Consultant

Originating from South Africa, Steve has over 25 years’ experience in pensions and wealth management across jurisdictions.

Steve specialises in compliant financial solutions for UK nationals and emigrants in Australia. He has advised many high-net-worth individuals – and worked with several leading multinationals including La Mondiale, AMP and Canada Life.

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.

Darren Wood

Chartered Paraplanner

Darren is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, a Chartered Paraplanner and has previously spent many years as a Pension Transfer Specialist. With over 20+ years’ experience advising on all types of UK pension schemes his specialisations include advising clients on Personal Pensions including SIPP’s, final salary pension transfers and company directors with regards to company SSAS’s. Outside work Darren is a keen long distance runner, enjoys reading crime novels and renovating his cottage.

Jayne Littlejohn

Financial Adviser (Servicing)

Jayne has worked in financial services for over 25 years, being Diploma qualified, having previously worked as a financial adviser with HBoS, specialising in the at-retirement market. Outside of work Jayne enjoys hiking, running and studying with the Open University.

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.

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.

Veronique Lang

Pensions Administrator

Veronique has worked in financial services, alongside Wealth advisers for 8 years and has dealt with all types of pensions, investments and protection policies. When not at work, Veronique enjoys baking and spending quality time with her friends and family

Andrew Lowe

Senior Customer Services and Operations Manager – Aust

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.

Juliet Connolly

International Tax Accountant (affiliated)

With over 20 years international tax experience, Juliet is a specialist UK tax accountant who advises clients on a range of complex UK tax and property issues.

A UK expat herself with over 20 years’ experience in this field, Juliet understands our clients’ complex challenges well.

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.