Quentin Holland

I have more than 25 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry, and was a founder and the Managing Director of PQR Financial Planning Limited, which is now part of The Private Office.

Prior to PQR, I read Agricultural Economics at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, then spent 5 years as a Commissioned officer in the Blues and Royals, leaving as a Captain in 1990. 

I was then at Lloyd’s of London as a Fine Art, High Value Household and Specie Insurance Broker.

After leaving Lloyd’s, I retrained as a Financial Adviser initially with Prudential and then at a national IFA firm, before setting up PQR with colleagues in January 2004.

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What drives me?

In my spare time, I enjoy paragliding, paddle boarding, adventure travelling, riding and sailing.

My qualifications

I am a Chartered Financial Planner with an award in Long Term Care Insurance and my qualifications are:

  • Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Financial Planning Certificate
  • Certificate in Equity Release
  • Award in Pensions Update
  • Certificate in Mortgage Advice
  • Certificate in Life & Pensions
  • Award in Long Term Care Insurance 2019
  • Diploma in Financial Planning

I provide advice in all areas of financial planning, but have particular expertise in working with entrepreneurs, landed estates and in arranging high value life insurance.


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How I can help you

  • Chartered Financial Planner
  • 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry
  • Expertise in working with entrepreneurs, landed estates and in arranging high value life insurance.
  • Awarded in Long Term Care Insurance, delivering vital planning options to vulnerable individuals.

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