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Meet the Team

John Heavens MIPW, Finst S&MM

Managing Director

John is in his fifteenth year in the Will and estate planning sector and is a full member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers having personally managed just over three thousand cases during his time in the sector. He also has a wealth of ‘front line’ and strategic experience, having previously worked for twenty years in the corporate arena; ten in marketing and a further ten with an international management consultancy. His previous specialisation includes the contracting, design and delivery of transformational programmes for corporate bodies. John holds international experience working in the UK and Europe having accumulated an impressive collection of skills, knowledge and quality thinking. His brief as Managing Director is clear; to deliver exponential growth in a qualitative secure and sustainable environment.

Natasha Howard

Practice Manager

Natasha Howard previously worked for our sister company Insight and was in her eighth year before her promotion to Practice Manager in 2014, working in the financial services sector has built up considerable experience in a number of disciplines, particularly in marketing. Natasha oversees all aspects of running Foresight Estate Planning, keeps a detailed account of finance and has first-line responsibility for administration processes and team management. Her first line of reporting is to the directors providing key business data, client development, finance and support to the Business Development Manager. Natasha’s role sees her managing various projects and ensures their successful delivery and timely completion. Natasha possesses an innate attention to detail and rapid problem solving skills. Consequently she has quickly become a vital member of the Foresight Estate Planning management team.

Mike Phillips

Business Development Manager

Mike is an experienced Estate Planning Consultant with more than 28 years’ experience in financial services and tax-planning. Mike is a director of Foresight and advises on all aspects of estate planning to both corporate and private clients. His expertise includes: Family Estate and Trust advice and Inheritance Tax planning.
Mike joined the Insight Group of businesses at the start of 2010 and prior to this he was part of one of the UK's premier financial advisory firms.
As a registered Independent Financial Adviser at Insight Financial Associates, Mike is also able to advise his clients on all aspects of their retirement, protection, investment and tax planning.

Erica Chow

Business Support Administrator

Erica has worked in estate planning for five years providing quality management to the business. Her role entails dealing with all active cases and ensuring that all case work is administered quickly and correctly. Furthermore, Erica has constant contact with clients keeping them informed as to the progress of their cases via telephone, messaging and emails. Erica also deals with client file archiving for the company. Her role is a vital to the business and one that requires finite levels of detail.