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.

Internal estimation taken January 1st 2015 of total ISA and pension assets owned by the ISACO Investment Team and ISACO premium clients.  

Frequently asked questions

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Our team

Stephen Sutherland, Chief Investment Strategist

stephenStephen, one of ISACO’s co-founders and head of our investment team has been personally investing since 1997. Stephen has 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).


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Paul Sutherland, Managing Director

Paul SutherlandPaul, co-founder of ISACO ensures the absolute satisfaction of all our clients. Paul has been investing since year 2000, is a key member of our investment team and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (Individual reference number: PXS02056).


Steve Todd, Chief Global Strategist

Steve ToddSteve completes ISACO’s investment team and has been personally investing 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

KarenAs 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 copyKevan 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

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Steve is the MD of Concentric Marketing and a Chartered Marketer with over 20 years experience on both the client and agency sides of the industry.

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