Meet our spokespeople

The Share Centre's spokespeople are qualified to comment on a wide range of financial and investment subjects. On this page, you'll find details of their specialisms. If you have any enquiries, please contact the press office.

Gavin Oldham, Chairman

Gavin founded The Share Centre in 1991 and throughout his career, has kept personal investors at the forefront of everything he does. Gavin plays an active role in business affairs, campaigning for personal investors and is a regular contributor to radio and TV. 

Richard Stone, CEO

Richard has been Chief Executive of The Share Centre since 2014 and has been with the company since 2006. Richard is a qualified Chartered Accountant and was previously an equity research analyst. Richard is happy to comment on industry, economy and politically-charged topics.

Andy Parsons, Head of Investments

At the helm of our investment research team is Andy Parsons. Andy is also co-manager of The Share Centre’s top performing multi-manager funds. Andy joined The Share Centre in 2006 as a fully-qualified financial adviser and has over 25 years financial services industry experience. 

Sheridan Admans, Investment & Fund Manager

Sheridan is the other co-manager of The Share Centre’s top performing multi-manager funds. Sheridan is regularly talking to and meeting with trade journalists to discuss the performance of our propositions, as well as what’s going on in the economy and the wider fund industry.

Graham Spooner, Investment Research Analyst

As one of a team of three expert equity analysts, Graham specialises in a number of big sectors, such as utilities, banks and media. Graham was fundamental in the creation of The Share Centre’s preferred list of investment trusts and regularly features in national and trade press. 

Helal Miah, Investment Research Analyst

Helal is a well-known commentator within the broadcast space, regularly featuring on television and radio. As well as being an expert equity analyst focussing on oil, mining and pharmaceuticals, Helal is responsible for our preferred list of ETFs. He is also spokesperson for our quarterly ProfitWatch UK report. 

Ian Forrest, Investment Research Analyst

As a previous journalist for Thomson Reuters, Ian’s industry knowledge is extensive. Sectors that he covers include general retailers, travel & leisure and beverages. Ian is regularly speaking to journalists and features greatly in national and trade press.

Linda Roberts, Director of Partnerships and Change

Linda has accountability for relationship management with our third party partners and delivery & change management. Linda has extensive experience of project management and whilst at The Share Centre, has been responsible for oversight of all major project implementations in recent years.

Richard Stollery, Director of Customer Experience

In his role as Director of Customer Experience, Richard has responsibility for the operations and front-facing service teams, including the dealing, investment research and customer service departments. Richard has worked in leading customer experience roles for some of the most recognised brands, including Lego, Marks & Spencer and Adidas. 

Paul White, Head of Marketing & Customer Engagement

Paul has been at The Share Centre for three years and currently looks after our digital platforms, as well as customer journeys and processes, offline and online. With growth of the business at the forefront of his mind, Paul also oversees the marketing, PR and customer engagement functions.