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Stephen Berry



Stephen joined the Aberdeen office as a Paraplanner in September 2016.

He was part of the paraplanning team nominated at the 2017 Professional Paraplanner Awards in London in 2017, where Acumen Financial Planning was highly commended.

Stephen currently holds the Financial Services Products and Solutions (LP2) and Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics (R01) exam qualifications, and is currently studying for the Financial Protection (R05) exam.

A ‘proud Ayrshire boy’, Stephen is a lifelong Kilmarnock and Scotland fan. Having studied music at college and university, Stephen also enjoys playing the guitar and attending as many gigs and festivals as possible.

Stephen provides support to Angus Mackenzie.

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

“Acumen Financial Planning is such a forward-thinking, progressive company. I was aware of this before joining, and the company certainly lives up to its hard-earned reputation. The thing I like most about working here is that it’s constantly challenging in varying ways.”

What has been your proudest career achievement to date?

“Being part of the team that was highly commended at the Professional Paraplanner Awards in 2017. What a night!”

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

“I wrote for a music blog and student newspaper interviewing bands and writing about music.”