Independent education represents a significant financial outlay. This session gives you insight into the help that might be available and tips for managing what can be a 14-year commitment.

John and Paul, St James's Place Wealth Management, are specialists in helping families plan for and manage their children’s education costs. With over 30 years of joint experience in understanding the needs of supporting children through school and university, they have successfully helped many families create a financial strategy for dealing with what for many is the second largest outlay of a family's life. Whether a grandparent, new parent, high earner or international parent, Paul and John will aim to help you consider all of your options.


John Solosy

John Solosy began his career in financial services in the City of London prior to looking for a little excitement and joining the British Army. John attended Sandhurst and after 10 years and having achieved the rank of Major he had a family of his own and decided to re-embark on a career as a Financial Advisor. John is a Chartered Financial Planner specialising in intergenerational wealth planning and tax efficient school fees planning.

Paul Jones

Paul Jones gained an interest in financial services whilst as a professional international rugby player having observed the financial pitfalls of incapacity due to injury. As a financial adviser, his early career specialised in wealth management for medical and dental professionals, and this over time has developed into helping high earning parents plan and pay for their children's education.

Hear from the sector's brightest thinkers, discussing the trends and topics that will affect your child's future.
New for this year there will be two theatres running concurrently, The Sunday Times Education Theatre and the London Parents Forum.

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