We are a specialist in ISA and SIPP Investment and together with our clients have an estimated £75 million actively invested1. Our ‘Shadow Investment Service’ gives you the opportunity to look over our shoulder and buy the same funds that we personally own.
We are a small, warm and friendly investment company that was started back in 2001 by brothers Stephen and Paul Sutherland. Stephen, a bestselling investment author and Paul are known as two extremely likeable, down to earth individuals who both live in Manchester. Our main office is situated on King Street, arguably one of the best and most exclusive streets in Manchester city centre. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ISACO’s FCA firm reference number is 525147.
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Stephen Sutherland, Chief Investment Strategist
Stephen, one of ISACO’s co-founders and head of our investment team has been successfully investing in the stock market since 1997.
Stephen has passed the IFS level 3 adviser examinations prescribed by the IFS School of Finance and authored two bestselling books, the highly acclaimed Liquid Millionaire and the very popular How to Make Money in ISAs and SIPPs.
Stephen is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (Individual reference number: SXS02566).
Paul Sutherland, Managing Director
Paul Sutherland is the Managing Director of ISACO and a key member of our investment team. Paul founded ISACO with his brother Stephen in 2001 and his role in the firm is...
1) Ensure the satisfaction of our clients.
2) Help ISACO achieve its investment aims of 6%-8% per year.
Paul has passed the IFS level 3 adviser examinations prescribed by the IFS School of Finance and has been successfully investing in the stock market since the year 2000. He is personally regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (Individual reference number: PXS02056).
Steve Todd, Chief Global Strategist
Steve completes ISACO’s investment team and has been successfully investing in the stock market since 1999. Like Stephen and Paul, Steve has passed the IFS level 3 adviser examinations prescribed by the IFS School of Finance.
Karen Harrop, Chief Financial Coordinator
As well as acting as Stephen and Paul’s personal PA, Karen is the first point of contact for any queries providing clients with information, help and support.
Kevan Thorn, Chief Compliance Officer
Kevan is a FCA Compliance specialist, with 10 years’ experience in the retail sector (banking, financial advice, mortgage and insurance) and a further 10 years’ experience as a compliance consultant. He is qualified to the CII Diploma level with additional qualifications in pensions and mortgages. He is a member of the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants. The APCC ensure that members provide quality support services and abide by the industry's code of ethics.
Steve Oakman, Chief Marketing Officer
Steve is the Managing Director of Concentric Marketing and a Chartered Marketer with over 20 years experience on both the client and agency sides of the industry.