Meet our amazing team

With vast experience in financial services, we prioritise tailored solutions and personalised guidance. Our expertise spans mortgages, wealth management, retirement planning, and personal protection. Committed to client satisfaction, integrity, and transparency, we navigate complexities with precision, ensuring clients' financial security and success.
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Darren Dix qualified as one of the youngest independent financial advisors in the country in 1997 when he established Sterling Financial Services. Initially specialising in Mortgages and protection he quickly added a wealth management arm due to the high demand from his clients
Darren DixPrinciple
With over three decades of experience in financial services, Guy demonstrates a profound dedication to his profession. With fifteen qualifications, his relentless pursuit of knowledge exemplifies a commitment to excellence. Currently striving towards becoming chartered, he epitomises continuous growth and expertise in his field.
Guy CremerWealth Management Advisor
Aaron began working at Sterling Financial Services helping out with mortgage-based administration work, before moving into a more specialist role in processing life insurance applications. He is now a qualified mortgage & Protection Adviser, helping secure mortgages and loans from complex cases to first-time buyers making the big step.
Aaron DixMortgage and Protection Advisor
With over 16 years in mortgage and protection brokerage, Mark's transition from entertainment to finance brings unique insights into the financial needs of individuals in this sector. Specialising in tailored solutions for entertainment professionals, he navigates fluctuating income streams and offers personalised guidance, ensuring stability in an ever-evolving industry
Mark GillardMortgage and Protection Advisor
Since 1988, Paul has excelled in Financial Services, beginning as a pension’s administrator for AMP, later acquired by Pearl Assurance. At Sun Life of Canada, he obtained FPC certification. With over 30 years' expertise, Paul focuses on advising on mortgages and protection, specialising in self-employed and buy-to-let mortgages, bridging loans, and development finance.
Paul DowzerMortgage and Protection Advisor
Pam has been working in financial services for more than 25 years, including 16 years working for AEGON and joined Sterling in 2018.
Pam ClunieWealth Management Administrator
Mary started working in Financial Services, in the mortgage industry over 20 years ago. She has gained a great deal of experience over these years and has worked with a variety of clients. Mary has gained a number of regulatory exams for mortgages, Protection and Equity Release, including holding the level 4 certificate in Advanced Mortgage Advice with CII.
Mary Hendrie-Burse Mortgage and Protection Advisor and Mortgage Administrator
Celine has been at Sterling for 18 years and helps with the administration, having previously been a PA for a famous musician.
Celine DixAdministrator