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Chris Darling

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Chris Darling
Independent Financial Adviser

Chris joined the Vision team having worked within Financial Services for almost 40 years, in a variety of sales and management roles with companies such as Legal & General, Barclays, Lloyds, Co-Op Bank and Royal London.

Having been an IFA in the past, he knew what to look for when choosing a partner to operate under, a truly independent model, and chose to join Vision based on their overall client proposition and ongoing commitment in allowing him to offer completely Independent Financial Advice to his clients. He has always had a passion for building long standing professional relationships with his clients, built around trust and service, whilst providing tailored advice to meet their individual needs.

Chris’s vast experience enables him to give sound advice on all aspects of financial planning and he prides himself in being able to deliver technical subject matter in an easily understandable format to his clients.

Chris lives in Upminster and looks after a broad spectrum of clients across London, Essex, Surrey and Suffolk. He is happy to meet you at your home or place of work to discuss your financial needs and objectives and you can get in touch with him directly using the contact details below. Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and has a passion for golf.

Mobile 07921 780626 or email

‘I have confidence that my adviser understands my investments aims and attitude to risk. I have had friendly conversations and never felt pressure to make a decision I am not happy about. I value the experience and professionalism of my IFA, and I am satisfied that my investment is well-managed’

‘Chris Darling could not be kinder and explain any points we bring up in detail. He is respectful in all ways. Comes smartly dressed and respects our home. Would be very sad to change him.’