Our People

Our people are very important to us, as is making certain we provide you with the best possible professional financial advice. Below is a short biography for each of our colleagues together with their contact telephone number. For further contact details please see our "Contact Us" page.

Ian Murray John
Ian Murray John, Practice Principal and Financial Consultant
Tel. 0131 524 1300
Email. murray.johntheopenworkpartnership.com
I have been advising clients for over 25 years and now specialise in the more complex areas of investment planning and Inheritance tax mitigation. When I'm not running around after my large family I enjoy rugby and the mountains of Europe.
Tim Culham
Tim Culham, Practice Financial Consultant
Tel. 07775773713
Email. tim.culhamtheopenworkpartnership.com
For over 25 years now I have been advising clients in all aspects of financial planning, including investments, insurance, loans and mortgages along with more specialist areas of investment and tax planning too. I often work from home in the Borders and am diverted by a wide array of livestock on our small farm.
Stephen Dunkerley
Stephen Dunkerley, Practice Financial Consultant
Tel. 07748635222
Email. stephen.dunkerleytheopenworkpartnership.com
I am an award winning financial consultant with over 13 years’ experience. I advise on all areas of financial planning including wealth management, tax-efficient investing, inheritance tax mitigation, protection and mortgages. Based in Dunfermline, I have 2 young children who ensure that I hit my weekly quotas of exercise, activity and laughter.
Emma Allan
Emma Allan, Practice Financial Consultant
Tel. 07877 666 258
Email. Emma.Allantheopenworkpartnership.com
I have been working in Financial Services for over 20 years and advise on all aspects of Financial Planning. I have two young children and a husband who fill my life with love and laughter. I like to expend the stresses of life by running and I'm aiming to get back to half marathon distance.
Douglas Grieve
Douglas Grieve, Practice Financial Consultant
Tel. 07766 695210
Email. Douglas.Grievetheopenworkpartnership.com
I have been advising clients for nearly 40 years. I'm married to Hilary and we have a son, Harry, and a daughter, Lucy. I keep fit by walking and am in the process of walking across the US (virtually, on a treadmill) and the Scotland 500 (mileage recorded while walking our dog). My other interests are reading, films and golf.

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