We provide bespoke, professional and impartial mortgage and protection advice. Through decades of experience within the financial services industry, our team has the skills and knowledge to help you find the most suitable product. Whether you are a first-time buyer, home-mover, looking to remortgage or invest in the property market with a buy to let, we can access to the whole UK market to find and compare the most appropriate solution for your individual circumstances.
Chris Hughes - Director & Adviser
Chris has worked in the financial services and property industry for over 20 years. With a range of experience in banking, the UK property market, estate agency and financial advice, Chris opened Dragonfly Financial Services in 2013. Chris offers professional, impartial, tailored mortgage and protection advice based on your personal circumstances. As an independent broker, Chris is able to offer Whole of Market advice based on a wide range of products. His specialist knowledge across the UK finance and property sector ensures a high quality service is provided to clients. In his spare time, Chris enjoys cycling, mountain biking, skiing, hiking and paddleboarding along with his wife and sons.
Christina Hughes - Office Manager
Christina is an experienced professional who joined the firm in 2021 after 17 years working in education. Her diverse range of skills, academic achievements, flexibility and approachability have brought new opportunities to the firm. In her new role as Office Manager, Christina oversees the daily running of a creative, positive working environment, assists in the development of the firm’s policies and procedures, supports with compliance, coordinates CPD and promotes wellbeing across the team. In her spare time, Christina loves spending time with her family, teaching yoga and enjoys outdoor pursuits including paddleboarding, hiking, skiing, training and reading. As a dedicated life-long learner, Christina is also working towards her CEMAP qualifications.
Andrew Vickers - Adviser
Andrew is an experienced adviser and joined our team in 2019. With over 30 years’ experience within the industry, Andrew has a sound understanding and extensive knowledge of the UK property market. Andrew offers expert, impartial mortgage and protection advice and has specialist knowledge in the buy to let market. With access to whole of market products, he is able to work closely with clients to secure the most suitable product, whilst providing a high quality, professional service. Andrew enjoys dining out with his wife. He also has a keen interest in cars and enjoys a range of sports including playing golf.
Jodi Kendall - Adviser
Jodi brings a wealth of experience having worked in financial services for 20 years. By taking the time to understand both your current situation and your future plans Jodi is able to offer you bespoke mortgage and protection advice tailored to your individual circumstances. She is also a specialist in all aspects of business protection. With access to Whole of Market Jodi will aim to find the most suitable products to meet your needs. Outside of work Jodi enjoys spending time with her family, running, going on long walks with the dog and reading.
Duncan Hughes - Adviser
With over 30 years’ experience in the mortgage and protection industry, Duncan brings extensive knowledge, experience and expertise to the firm. After running a highly successful mortgage and protection firm for over 20 years, Duncan is now semi-retired and enjoying a slightly steadier work pace as part of the team at Dragonfly Financial Services Ltd. In his spare time, Duncan enjoys playing golf, travelling and spending time with his family.
Sharon Blackburn - Mortgage Administrator
Sharon has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years. Her previous roles range from working for the Halifax bank, to estate agency support, general insurance and mortgage administration. Sharon has a sound understanding of the mortgage process, consistently working and communicating with a range clients, lenders and providers. She aims to make the process as smooth and seamless as possible by providing a high level of case file management, administrative support and outstanding customer service to our clients. Sharon enjoys travelling and spending time with her young daughter, family and socialising with friends.