Investment Operations

Clare Wickert

Managing Director

Clare joined TAM as Head of Operations in December 2007 and is now our Managing Director. Clare has responsibility for all day-to-day operational and settlement related activities. Clare has over 25 years operational experience in stockbroking, settlements, PEP/ISA administration and back-office administration functions, having previously been a manager of a settlement agent and roles with James Capel and Robert Fleming.

Alan Field

Compliance Manager & MLRO

Alan joined TAM in 2018 as our Compliance Officer and MLRO. Alan has responsibility for the day-to-day compliance and anti-money laundering activities. Alan brings with him over 40 years of experience from working in the city, as a regulator with The London Stock Exchange before becoming a Compliance Officer and MLRO with, Walker Crips Stockbrokers. Subsequently working at, amongst others, Charles Stanley Group and CCLA Investment Management. He is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (MCSI).

Sophie Weller

Client Services

Sophie joined TAM in November 2012 as an executive assistant to our CEO Lester Petch, having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kingston University. In a matter of months Sophie's role developed signficantly to form an integral part of our Operations Team, and has more recently developed to include the management of client services. Sophie supports the Operations Team with all adminsitrative items, and is directly responsibile for supporting our clients with all new business and account opening matters.

Sally Smith

Senior Administrator

Sally joined TAM in January 2009 to support our Operations Team, who now have a long history of working together for settlement agents and, therefore, form a co-ordinated and cohesive department. Sally is now directly responsible for all administrative matters including client stock and cash transfers. She has over 20 years experience in this area, having previously worked for The London Stock Exchange, Hoare Govett and NatWest Stockbrokers.

Hollie Williams


Hollie Williams joined TAM in 2020 with extensive administrative and corporate receptionist experience across a varied spectrum of industries, including; the London Fire Brigade, Patterson & Brewer LLP and Basset & Gold.



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