Limetree Financial Services is based in Cambridge and London and has been providing expert independent advice since 1990. In that time, we’ve earned a reputation for our personal and honest approach, backed by a first rate knowledge of the mortgage and insurance markets. Our friendly team offer a warm welcome to all customers regardless of whether you are a commercial property client or a first time buyer, your satisfaction is our goal. Our client testimonials speak for themselves.
With over 75 years’ experience, our financial advisors work with their clients to provide the highest levels of customer service. Our open approach means we avoid speaking industry jargon. It’s our job to ensure you understand the details of your policies or contracts so based on our advice, you can make the decision that is right for you.
Whether you’re a first time buyer or seasoned remortgager, our combined experience, contacts and can-do attitude will find you the very best deal. Our team of financial advisors take great pride in offering absolute impartial advice so you can rest assured, your best interests are at the heart of the services we offer.
Buying a house is a stressful business and our goal is to remove as much of that stress as possible. By offering the best mortgages available on the market and by helping you insure your prized possessions, you can relax safe in the knowledge that your move is in experienced hands.
We enjoy the challenge of creating the best deals for our clients and strive to offer the best service at all times. Our Cambridge based team of advisors enjoy getting to know their clients and therefore we understand the wide range of needs that each may have. By listening to your requirements we guarantee we can provide the right solution.
Our advisors have a vast amount of experience and as our standards are high, their ongoing training and CPD ensures that you, the customer are working with one of the most knowledgeable teams in the market. Offering a quality customer service is paramount to the ethos of the Limetree team.
If our services are of interest then why not get a personal Limetree expert working for you today?
Meet the team
James HammondContact me
James qualified as a full IFA (Independent Financial Adviser) at the age of 18 and has been working for the last 20 years around Cambridge and Peterborough.
James worked in a number of local estate agents and operated his own mortgage brokerage before setting up TuckerGardner Financial in 2008, rebranded as Limetree Financial in September 2010.
James specialises in helping high net worth clients find residential mortgages in excess of £500,000.
David BairdContact me
David moved from his home in Northern Ireland to study at Anglia Ruskin in 2008. Afterwards, he worked in retail management, then moved to Saffron Building Society. As a customer consultant, David dealt with investments and mortgages.
By focusing on specialist mortgages and first time buyers, he got to know the local area very well. Indeed, he plays rugby for Shelford RFC.
David holds a Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) qualification.
Sian HammondContact me
Sian has worked in Financial services for in excess of 10 years, previous to that she worked in the science sector since leaving university in 1995. Sian has 2 young children who both swim which means during her free time you can normally find her at the pool…. When she does get any free time she enjoys attending the local gym and meeting up with friends.
Katie GawlerContact me
Katie has worked in financial services since leaving university in 2004, gaining experience across the investment and mortgage industries. Her most recent role before joining Limetree was heading up an operations team at Seven Investment Management LLP in London.
When she is not kept busy running about after her young daughter Katie enjoys spending time with friends and trying to stay active, playing netball for a local league and having undertaken several 10K and half marathon running events.
Katie holds the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC), has completed the first CeMAP paper and passed exams in financial protection and investment and risk.
Adam NunnContact me
Adam began his career in Financial Services shortly after finishing Long Road Sixth Form College in 2011. He worked at The Cambridge Building Society for 4 years, gaining valuable experience in savings, insurance and mortgages. Adam joined Limetree this year as a Trainee Mortgage and Protection Advisor and is currently studying his CeMAP qualifications to enable him to provide financial advice.
Outside of work Adam enjoys keeping fit, playing football, and socialising with friends.
Jackson SwainContact me
Jackson has worked in financial services since graduating from University in 2010. Prior to joining the Limetree team Jackson worked in investment management at Australia's largest independent financial advisory firm, Shadforth Financial Group. He also studied a Masters Degree in Financial Planning.
Jackson moved to the Cambridge area with his partner in 2016. Like many Australians, Jackson is an avid cricket fan which sees him both play and coach locally. Outside of the workplace he enjoys most sports, particularly golf, and also travelling abroad.
Jackson is currently working towards his Mortgage Adviser qualifications.
Michael Taylor-BrownContact me
Michael has worked in the financial services industry for 5 and a half years as a mortgage and protection adviser, most recently specialising in the new-build sector assisting many clients with his experience in the Help-to-Buy market before joining Lime Tree in September 2016.
As part of his career in financial services Michael has worked throughout East Anglia in Norwich, Ipswich and more recently Cambridge, mostly within estate agency where he gained his qualifications in UK Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics (CF1) and Mortgage Advice (CF6).
Outside of work Michael is a keen runner and all round sport enthusiast with a history of being a season ticket holder for Ipswich Town FC.