Headteacher to adviser: Kenneth Hopewell on emotional intelligence

‘I like meeting people and wanted to do something where I help others’

Isabel Baxter
clock • 2 min read

Kingswood financial adviser Kenneth Hopewell talks to Isabel Baxter about his career change from a headteacher in a South Korean school to an adviser

IFA Kenneth Hopewell is based in Kingswood's Sheffield and Grimsby offices and offers all aspects of financial advice including retirement planning, tax planning, estate planning, protection, and overall financial education. Prior joining the world of financial advice, he was a headteacher at a school in South Korea teaching English, business studies, history, politics (UK, American, and Korean) and debate, including national debate competitions with many students winning honours at the national level. In addition to that, Hopewell ran the university and job placement interview scheme...

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