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Isla Leask

Chartered Financial Planner


Isla joined the Support team in Aberdeen in 2014, before training as a Paraplanner and qualified as a Chartered Financial Planner in 2024.

She has worked in the profession for over 20 years and helps clients plan for current and future life events as well as reporting on these matters. Isla’s financial qualifications include:

  • Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning
  • Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Award in Pensions Update
  • Certificate in Financial Services
  • Certificate in Mortgage Advice
  • Certificate in Life & Pensions

Isla’s time outside work is usually spent running between her daughters’ activities and spending time with family. When she does have free time, she enjoys drawing and swimming.

What has been your proudest career achievement to date?

“Achieving my Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and gaining my Chartered status with the CII.”

Tell us one thing that people would be surprised to find out about you.

“After leaving school, I trained as and became a fully qualified hairdresser.”

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“Concentrate on things that you can control and don’t focus on the things you can’t.”