Our Staff

David Ford
Director of Corporate Benefits

David is Director of Corporate Benefits at MacRobins in London, and works mainly providing advice and service to employers, ranging from charities and service companies to foreign banks and businesses in the high-tech sector. While the main focus of his role is on the employers needs, many of their Directors and employees take personal advice from David, especially around planning before and at retirement.

David has been a financial adviser since the late 1980s. He has worked as a specialist pensions IFA and employee benefits consultant since the late 1990s

Richard Leonard
Senior Consultant

Since leaving BP as a Management Consultant in 1993 Richard has worked in the Financial Services Industry. 


Previously a Financial Consultant at Equitable Life, and then Lighthouse IFA, Richard joined MacRobins in 2005. His main areas of expertise are with large corporate clients and individual high net worth clients, covering key areas such as retirement planning, investments, and estate planning.

Richard is now one of MacRobins' Senior Consultants working out of the Central London office.

Joe Allen
Independent Financial Adviser

Joe is a fully qualified Independent Financial Adviser and has been in the financial services industry since 2005.

Joe has become very active in the Employee Benefits side of the business and in offering Automatic Enrolment solutions to corporate clients.

He demonstrates a thorough and concise work ethic, and thanks to this and his professionalism, has won the trust, confidence, and loyalty of an increasing client portfolio since joining the Hoyl Group as an IFA in 2009.