Mark Turney – CeMAP CeRER CeRCC AdvCeMAP CeCM DipMAP CeRCH – MD & Mortgage Adviser
Mark has been a Financial Adviser since 1991, setting up Mortgage Solutions as an Independent Financial Adviser in 2000 offering mortgage, insurance, investment and pensions advice. Then in 2004, Mark created Turney & Associates Ltd., working from a tiny converted garage where the company grew so rapidly it necessitated the move to our current premises. Mark has particular expertise in Commercial and Buy-to-Let mortgages and finance and Equity Release.
Highly qualified and bringing a wealth of knowledge, Mark likes to help people and gets great satisfaction assisting clients achieve their goals.
A qualified pilot, Mark enjoys skiing and cycling and often visits his more local clients on his bike!
Sarah Turney – Company Secretary & General Manager
Sarah joined the company shortly after it’s inception in 2000.She is the Company Secretary and General Manager and is also responsible for all the firm’s Accounts, Payroll and Human Resources functions. In addition, Sarah assists our Compliance Officer ensuring that we not only meet but exceed our obligations as set out by the FCA (previously FSA).
Sarah enjoys keeping the office running smoothly and in a particular appreciates opportunities for customer contact especially with many of our older clients who have been with us for years and ask for her personally.
In her spare time, Sarah adores the theatre, good food and fine wine and occasionally, scuba diving.
If you take out a mortgage or insurance policy with us, one of our Administrators will be assigned to support you and ensure that all the various related administrative tasks are completed efficiently.
Jessica started at Turney & Associates as a part-time Receptionist / Administrator in July 2017. Her vast experience in administration and the retail industry is considered a great asset to our team.
In her spare time, Jessica regularly visits the gym and enjoys swimming, badminton, music, reading and socialising with friends.
Evie started working at Turney & Associates as a full-time Administrator in December 2017. Prior to that she worked in the insurance industry and for a personal injury law firm. Her experience in both legal & insurance work has proved very useful in dealing with the range of clients at the company.
She lives in Cambridge with her partner and has a dog called Lulu who lives with her parents. She enjoys cycling & walking, baking and socialising with family & friends. Evie has an NVQ Level 2 in business administration, and is currently studying towards the CeMAP qualification.
Ellen started at Turney & Associates in March 2018 as an Administrator, having spent 15 years working in the insurance claims industry, initially dealing with personal injury claims, then as a corporate liability claims handler. Her background means she is very comfortable talking with clients and gathering the information needed to progress applications.
Ellen lives in a village outside Cambridge and in her spare time enjoys going to concerts & music festivals, baking, walking, and spending time with her young daughter.
Anna started at Turney & Associates in July 2018 as a full-time Administrator, having previously worked in property management in Essex. Her experience in database administration enabled her to fit into our team and provide a professional service to clients from the outset.
Anna lives in a village in East Cambridgeshire with her partner, cat and rabbit. She enjoys listening to live music and spending time with family & friends. She intends to begin working towards the CeMAP qualification in the near future.
Ashleigh began working at Turney & Associates in November 2018 as a full-time Administrator. Her previous roles have ranged from recruitment to events coordinator, in diverse business environments such as a hospital, retail and licensed establishments.
She lives in Cambridgeshire with her partner, is a regular at her local gym, a keen cook/baker, and enjoys socialising with friends including attending ‘house’ music festivals. She wants to start the CeMAP qualifications soon.
Our Compliance Officer
In general, compliance means confirming to a rule or rules, such as a specification, policy, standard or law. We are governed by the regulations laid down by the Financial Conduct Authority and we have to be vigilant about maintaining a full understanding of their regulatory compliance requirements.
Liz Blake – ALIBF APCIP BA(Hon) BSc(Hon) MSc JP
Liz started working at Turney & Associates as our Compliance Officer in May 2018, having spent over 30 years with a major high street bank, the last 18 in their fraud investigation department, which included compliance investigations. She came to the company with a wealth of relevant experience which is proving very beneficial to us all.
Liz lives in a semi-rural location just over the border in Suffolk with her five cats. In her spare time she is a keen amateur photographer, and enjoys singing in a local choir, going to the theatre, growing her own vegetables and entertaining friends and family at home. She is also studying towards the CeMAP qualification.
The Turney team at their annual Christmas dinner party, 2018.