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Dave Cooke DipPFS Cert CII (Life and Pensions) - DGS Chartered Financial Planners

Dave Cooke DipPFS Cert CII (Life and Pensions)

About me

I hold the function of Compliance Officer based at our London office.  The purpose of my role is to effectively manage the compliance in DGS whilst ensuring adherence to relevant internal procedures and FCA requirements.

My history

I joined the financial services industry in 1983 as a District Agent with Prudential.  I then held a managerial role between 1989 until I left in 1996.  I was an Independent Financial Adviser from 1997 with a local IFA practice and became a self-employed mortgage broker in 2004 before joining DGS in 2007.

My qualifications

  • J07 – Supervision in a regulated environment
  • G60 – Pensions
  • IFS – Certificate in lifetime mortgages
  • IFS – Certificate in equity release
  • FPC – Financial Planning Certificate
  • CeMap – Mortgage advice