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School of Management Researcher Shortlisted for National Awards

Richard Pearse, Leicester researcher and Managing Director of Fortify Investments Ltd.

School of Management Researcher Shortlisted for National Awards

Health Insurance and Protection nominate Richard Pearce and Fortify Investments Ltd for industry awards

Published on 13 October 2010

Richard Pearse, Researcher in the School of Management who is also the Managing Director of Fortify Investments Ltd, is shortlisted for Two National Awards.

As the founding director of Fortify Investments Ltd the firm provides independent wealth management and general financial planning advice to members of the general public and small medium size enterprises was recently shortlisted by “Health Insurance & Protection” for:

  1. Best Protection Intermediary and
  2. Best Training and Development Intermediary, 2010

These prestigious industry awards are made annually at the Health & Protection Insurance networking event of the year, held at the Grosvenor House, London. The gala award ceremony in Mayfair that is attended by leading industry figures is scheduled for the 21st October. If Fortify Investments Ltd wins either of the awards they are automatically entered into the ‘Health Insurance Intermediary of the Year Award’ for 2010.

When the Managing Director, Richard Pearse was asked how he felt about being shortlisted he stated:

"To be recognised by your industry peers in providing a service of excellence is very satisfying. From a personal perspective, it further validates our client business proposition that is predicated upon combining proven academic theory and financial practitioner experience to work. Our clients continue to respond well to our approach of providing client education of complex financial planning issues in simple jargon free terms with our clients being absolutely thrilled at their association with a growing young successful firm."

You may well ask why an Independent Regional Wealth Manager serving the people of Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland has been shortlisted for these Two Prestigious National Awards. In simple terms; under Richard’s continued leadership Fortify Investments Ltd commitment to excellence in providing a complete independent financial advisory service inclusive of wealth management (incorporating investment and portfolio management advice) and general financial planning (incorporating health and protection needs) to members of the general public and local businesses is recognised by industry experts as amongst the BEST in the UK.

They are no strangers to success in being recognised for their expertise in serving the general public and local businesses. In 2009 they also gained the following independent Regional Awards:

  1. Business Achievement of the Year
  2. Businessman of the Year (twice awarded to Richard Pearse, Managing Director for his leadership)
  3. Financial Services Provider of the Year, and
  4. Wealth Management of the Year

Should you want to know more Richard Pearse can be contacted on, 01664 474613, or email him at:


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