The Sandringham Board Members

Tim Grey, Managing Director

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Tim began his career at HMRC before taking a compliance role with RP Hodson (latterly Oval Insurance) in 2002. He has held positions at SimplyBiz, Vitality and as an adviser before joining 2plan Wealth Management in 2010.

In 2015 he joined Sandringham where he was appointed a director in 2016. Tim currently has oversight of the firm’s compliance, investment and training functions and his team of 16 includes the Sandringham Review Services team delivering our Precision reports to clients and Partners.

Tim is passionate about providing quality professional services to clients and believes that Sandringham is uniquely positioned to offer an honest and transparent relationship to advisers and clients alike. Away from the office, Tim is a keen golfer and is married with two young children.

Steve Bainbridge, Chief Commercial Officer 

Steve, a chartered accountant with CII diploma, originally joined Sandringham just after it’s inception in 2012.

Originally working in the compliance department Steve quickly moved to Finance, becoming Financial Controller and then joining the board and becoming Chief Commercial Officer in 2019.

John Watson, Non-Executive Director


John, a Chartered Accountant, has exceptional all round experience of the regulatory environment, and in particular brings additional non-executive challenge and overview of the firms finance, risk and compliance functions.

As well as sitting on the Board, John chairs the Sandringham risk committee and will focus on risk and governance in the business as well as providing external oversight to our finance function as we continue to significantly grow top line earnings.

John’s financial services experience includes being the UK Group Finance Director for IFG Group plc from 2000 to 2015. John sat as Finance Director and as regulatory Controlled Function for all of the Group’s UK regulated businesses, including James Hay and the prestigious City-based IFA, Saunderson House. During this time John helped lead the acquisition and integration of James Hay from Santander. John has also been Chief Operating Officer for the regulated Division of Equiniti plc.

John is the founder and CEO of CFO & More, which provides a broad range of CFO and board services to developing firms within the financial services industry. CFO & More focuses on strategic opportunities including acquisitions, disposals and restructuring as well as providing senior executive resource to businesses during periods of regulatory challenge.

John also holds the position of CFO and NED of Delta Financial Services Limited, a FinTech company specialising in technology for the lifetime savings market.