Group Development Director

Dennis Reed entered retail financial services in 1988 with FPS Management and the French re-insurer, Groupe des Assurances Nationale (GAN) where he progressed from financial adviser status through to regional director within three years.

During 1995 Dennis was one of the founders of Inter-Alliance Group, which at its peak was one of the UK’s largest national IFAs. He was responsible for the management of Inter-Alliance’s northern division, ultimately encompassing six regions and 500 advisers, which he grew from a start-up operation.

Dennis was fundamental in delivering the successful AIM listing of Inter-Alliance which went on to achieve a market capitalisation of £225M at its peak. During his time with the business Dennis was involved in successfully integrating the sales forces from both Prudential and the US owned Lincoln Group as part of the businesses merger and acquisition plan. Dennis was also integral in heading up the company’s graduate development programme, which successfully brought through over 600 graduates across a seven year period.