Our People

Like you, our people are our greatest asset. They are expert in their respective fields and have one common aim, to provide you with the best advice possible.

The combined skills and experience of our senior management forms the basis of a formidable team for our client benefit. Here is some information about them

Jeremy Martell 

Jeremy has been one of the leading IFAs in the country for many years now. He has in his portfolio many successful business people along with clients from the world of music and film. Joining Elliott Bayley in 1987, and, after a successful sale in 2003, worked with AGONs new IFA brand Origen until late 2007 when he formed Group Rapport with Matthew. Jeremy advises both individual and corporate clients and holds the Diploma qualification.

Matthew Russell 

After graduating, Matthew began his career in financial services with a small firm in West London before moving to Elliott Bayley where he first met Jeremy. Whilst at Elliott Bayley Matthew established a very successful paraplanning department and quickly moved up in the company to become a qualified adviser. He and Jeremy left the firm to form Group Rapport together and Matthew has been instrumental in the development of the company and its proposition. Matthew advises both individual and corporate clients and holds the Diploma qualification

Rachel Lane – Independent Financial Adviser

Rachel qualified in 2008 having graduated from Sheffield University and joined Group Rapport in 2014. Treating each client as an individual and taking time to understand a client’s goals is her main strength, perfectly matching the Group Rapport philosophy.  Rachel was recognised by the Guildford chapter of the Chartered Institute of Insurance and awarded their Young Achiever of the Year for 2015.

Jo Nigrelli – Personal Client Administration Manager

Jo manages the Personal Client Administration Department at Group Rapport. Jo has been in the financial services industry since 1986 and is an experienced and highly valued member of the team. Her depth of technical knowledge and financial planning in general ensures that our clients receive the highest level of service and support.

Hayley Syrett- Senior Corporate Consultant

Hayley began her successful career in financial services in 1998 with a small firm in Surrey. Having qualified in 2006 Hayley has recently joined the Group Rapport Team as a Senior Corporate Adviser. Experienced in personal and corporate financial planning Hayley’s expertise is in Employee benefits packages for corporate clients.
Away from the office and in her spare time she is an avid football fan.