Meet The Team
David Nix, Managing Director
David founded Ready4Retirement after spending many years with the UK’s largest funeral planning provider. David grew up in a family business on the Isle of Bute and worked in a call centre prior to beginning a successful career in IT. Having setup large service operations for O2, T-Mobile and Vodafone he then moved to the funeral industry to setup a new call centre operation for Golden Charter. As an executive director of Golden Charter for over 6 years he created the legal arm of the business. During this time he also obtained a Masters degree in Business from Edinburgh Business School. It was through this experience that David saw an opportunity to improve the products and services offered in the market. He has worked to focus our business on ensuring customers and their families are the single top priority.
Jonathan Cooper, Director of Legal Services
Msc, Bsc, MSPW, Member of Inst. Paralegal
Jonathan is the Legal Services Director at Ready4Retirement and is responsible for the day to day operation of the legal team. He gained his first degree at Glasgow Caledonian University and then completed his Masters degree at Napier University. After beginning his career in the National Health Service he then moved to the Financial Services industry working as a Financial Advisor for ten years with the Co-op before working for Golden Charter in Estate Planning for almost another decade. Jonathan’s experience in estate planning and customer service marries together perfectly to meet the needs of Ready4Retirements customers; his skills ensure we provide industry leading solutions to meet our customers needs. Jonathan is also a member of the institute of Paralegals and the Society of Will Writers which means he is a specialist in legal matters concerning estate planning.
Jim Sinnet, Director of Sales and Marketing
Jim is a prolific figure in the Funeral Planning industry having first gained industry expertise at the Combined/AIG insurance group shortly after the millennium. Jim established the Scottish team of funeral planners for the funeral planning business Avalon prior to spending time building direct sales teams at Golden Charter. Jim has held senior roles within Combined/AIG Insurance, Avalon Funeral Planning and Golden Charter prior to joining Ready4Retirement. Jim specialises in leading teams to service customers needs and achieving fantastic results. Jim’s great passion is Football. In his early career Jim was a professional footballer with Clydebank, Ayr United, Stenhousemuir and Cowdenbeath. He has won the Scottish youth cup four times, once as a player and three times as a manager. In recent years Jim has managed junior club sides at a successful level and has also been recognised by the Scottish government for services to football.
Pamela Adamson, Customer Planning Consultant
Pamela covers Edinburgh and the Borders. Pamela has previous experience in sales and training processes, customer service, B2B direct sales, account management, financial services and investment and marketing. Pamela is skilled in building a great rapport with the customer and delivering a fantastic customer service.
Christopher Woodcock, Customer Planning Consultant
Christopher covers the whole of the North East of England. Christopher has an honours degree in Law and is qualified as a Criminal Solicitor. Christopher’s previous career as a Criminal Solicitor enabled him to ‘read’ people well so that, coupled with a sense of humour make him excel as a Customer Planning Consultant.