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Madailein Alexander



After graduating from university in 2016, Madailein knew that paraplanning was the path for her. She joined Acumen Financial Planning’s Aberdeen office as a Financial Planning Administrator in 2018 and began working as a Paraplanner in 2019.

She has earned various qualifications from the Chartered Insurance Institute, including a Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (R01-6) and qualifications in the following:

LP2 – Financial Services Products and Solutions

J05 – Pension Income Options

AF5 – Financial Planning Process

J10 – Discretionary Investment Management

Madailein is competitive and enjoys being active. She likes spending her free time in the gym, taking part in a yoga class or enjoying a round of golf.

Madailein supports Financial Planner Jenny Madhoo.

What do you like most about working at Acumen Financial Planning?

“I love being part of a hard-working but positive and friendly team and having a varied workload.”

What has been your proudest career achievement to date?

“I was very proud when I moved from admin to paraplanning as I knew it was what I wanted to do. And earning my diploma in regulated financial planning was incredibly fulfilling.”

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

“I have an honours degree in History from the University of Aberdeen.”

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

“Don’t be busy, be productive.”