Tony Byrne is the founder and financial planning director of Wealth and Tax Management, a firm of independent financial planners based in Milton Keynes. The company was formed in 1986.
He has a range of business interests including a serviced apartments business which is also based in Milton Keynes. He is also a property investor.
Tony is both a certified and chartered financial planner, a qualified accountant and a tax specialist. He is a former chairman of the Institute of Financial Planning (northern home counties branch). He is one of the most highly qualified financial planners in the UK.
His expertise is highly renowned in the financial services profession. He is a previous winner of the Financial Times Money Management Group Pension Planner of the Year Award. For over nine years, Tony has regularly written articles for the “IFA View” column in Money Marketing, and he is widely quoted in the financial press on a regular basis.
Tony has written a number of articles and financial guides which are all available as free downloads from his company’s website at www.wealthandtax.co.uk.
He is absolutely passionate about financial planning and its importance in the 21st century. He strongly believes that the role of the financial planner will become the pre-eminent profession because of changing demographics, an increasingly ageing population, the gradual erosion of the welfare state, increasing complexity and greater individual affluence.