Physiotherapist to adviser: Tom Barnes on a passion for people

‘I want to give people options on what they want to achieve’

Sahar Nazir
clock • 3 min read

In this new interview series, Professional Adviser speaks with a range of people across the UK who have left their established career and turned their hand to financial advice.

Tom Barnes always wanted to be in what he describes as "a caring profession". He started off his career in physiotherapy in 2008 and is now working as a financial adviser at Barnes Wealth Management - a career he believes allows him to "nurture" his caring side. Barnes' career took an unexpected turn three years ago when he transitioned from physiotherapy to finance. As a physiotherapist, he experienced first-hand the impact of helping patients through long-term relationships and now as an adviser, he applies those interpersonal skills to assist business owners in need of advice. S...

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