We're passionate, ambitious & committed

Our clients are at the heart of our business

“At our core is the desire to deliver fully innovative solutions that create real value & make a genuine difference.”

Raymond Kirk, Founder

Trusted Professionals

As holders of Chartered status, the ultimate symbol of trust and professional standing, you can be confident that you are dealing with one of the Regions leading firms, wholly committed to providing you with the best possible advice, service and support.

Innovative Solutions

Our core desire is to deliver truly innovative solutions, through the highest possible standard of advice, that create real value and make a genuine difference to our clients. Clients are at the heart of our business.

Clear Financial Advice

Our service is about creating a protection and wealth accumulation plan that is right for you. We aim to provide all clients with clear financial direction and provide each and every client with the very best financial advice.

We’re a select team of financial professionals, with a wealth of experience & knowledge, dedicated to achieving your financial goals

Raymond Kirk - Chartered Financial Planner, Managing Director

Raymond Kirk BA(Hons) FPFS

Chartered Financial Planner, Managing Director
Founder of evolve wealth, the regions first directly authorised practice of Chartered Financial Planners, dedicated to professional independent advice.

Raymond originally studied at the Royal School of Military Survey where he qualified as an Air Survey Technician before being stationed in Germany. On his return to the UK in 1993, Raymond began his career in the financial planning profession with United Friendly Assurance before joining a regional practice of Chartered Accountants where he progressed to become the Financial Planning Director.

Raymond lives in Cleethorpes with his wife Jane and his children who also works within the practice. A current member and Past Chairman of both Grimsby 70 and Area 30 (Lincolnshire) Roundtable, Raymond takes an active roll in the local and wider community.

Fellow of PFS

Raymond is one of approximately 34,000 members of the Personal Finance Society, the professional body for financial advice, promoting the highest standard of professionalism, knowledge, client service & ethical practice.

Qualifications Held

Qualified at the highest level as a Chartered Financial Planner, Raymond also holds a BA(Hons) degree in Banking, Insurance & Risk Management together with numerous other specialist pension and investment papers.

Jane Kirk Director

Jane Kirk BA(Hons)

Client Services Director
Jane has extensive experience in client advocacy in both the public and private sector at senior levels.

In her current position at evolve wealth she dedicates her time to ensuring the smooth running of the practice and ensuring our service exceeds our passion for excellence.

In her spare time Jane is a keen gardener and also devotes her time to her children and numerous pets.

Alex Mayne

Alex Mayne

Deputy Compliance Officer
Alex has worked in both the public and private sector, managing and overseeing Communications within Government Office and later working as a Fraud Investigator within the Banking sector for 8 years. He holds qualifications in Administration and Fraud Analysis.

Alex joined evolve wealth in 2017 as a Compliance Administrator and has since taken the role of Deputy Compliance Officer and is also training towards becoming a Chartered Financial Planner.

Alex recently moved to Grimsby from South Wales and is enjoying getting to spend time with his soon to be wife and daughter.

Donna Moore

Donna Moore DipFA CeMAP

Financial Planner
Donna started her career in banking in 2007 spending 7 years advising the clients of a high street banking institution. In that time she gained qualifications in mortgage advice and later banking and financial administration & planning. Donna spent the last 2 years with the institution providing protection advice to clients. She then dedicated her time to achieving her diploma in financial advice.

Donna joined the evolve wealth team in January 2016 as a Financial Administrator and quickly gained promotion to Senior Financial Administrator before achieving Financial Planner Status in February 2018.

Donna lives in Grimsby with her husband, son and cocker spaniel and enjoys nothing more than spending quality time with her family.

Samantha Lingard

Samantha Lingard

Financial Administrator
Samantha started her career in financial services in late 2013. She initially worked internationally in Malta and then returned to the UK having gained a wide range of capabilities in administration & planning.

Samantha joined the evolve wealth team in December 2016 and is curently studying for her certificate in mortgage advice.

Samantha lives locally with her soon to be husband Gary and baby daughter Rosie and loves watching sport on a Saturday night with the family.

Joe Kirk

Joe Kirk

Financial Administrator
Joe joined the team as an apprentice in 2014 after completing a finance qualifaction at college.

He has recently achieved the 'Award in Financial Administration' qualification and has now begun further advanced study to achieve his goal of becoming a Chartered Financial Planner.

Luke Kirk

Luke Kirk

Financial Administrator (Apprentice)
Luke joined evolve wealth directly from 6th form college after completing qualifications in both Finance & Economics placing among the top of his class and is now looking forward to an exciting future in the profession.

Luke’s Hobbies include an avid interest in History & Politics, He is also active in his surrounding communities participating in charity events around Grimsby & the Midlands.

In addition Luke is a member of Grimsby 70 Roundtable and is currently serving in a senior officer role as Table Secretary.


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