About Us

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Find out about our professional and experienced team - who they are, how they can help you and how you can contact them.

Paul Taylor

Financial Adviser and Director

Paul’s financial services journey began in 2001 at Windsor Life where he was part of a Pension Review Team.  Since then, he has worked as a Team Leader, worked in a compliance department and as a Financial Adviser for a major bank.  Paul joined John Cannaby Associates Ltd in 2015 and enjoys providing first class advice to our customers and their families.  Paul has been instrumental within so many areas of the business and was made Director in 2018.

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Shane Lunnon

Financial Adviser

Shane’s financial services career began in 1989 at the age of 27 when he joined the Oxford Office of Manulife.  In 1992 he moved to the Isle of Wight and joined Prudential.  He moved to Shropshire in 2018 and joined John Cannaby Associates Ltd.  Shane currently holds DipIP in investment and pensions advice, CeMAP mortgage qualification, CeLTM & CeRER qualifications for Equity Release (Lifetime Mortgages and Home Reversion Plans) and CeLTC Long Term Care exam. 

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Sharon Haines

Office Manager and Director

Sharon worked for Shropshire County Council for over 10 years as Administrator before moving to Bridgnorth where she worked for Bryan & Knott Insurance Brokers.  In 2009 Bryan & Knott was sold so, along with 3 colleagues, decided to start up a new company offering professional local financial advice.  Sharon has watched the business grow from strength to strength over the years and made it the success it is today. 

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Callum Brown

Administrator

Callum joined the company in January 2021.  He attended the University of Birmingham and graduated with a First-Class Honours Degree.  He is now studying towards his Level 4 DipFA and CeMap Qualifications in Financial Planning and Mortgage Advice via the London Institute of Banking and Finance. Next year he will fully qualified Financial and Mortgage Adviser and provide good advice and long-term financial solutions to customers in the Bridgnorth area and beyond.

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John Cannaby

Company Founder Member

John is a local man and has lived in Bridgnorth all his life.  After leaving school he worked underground at Highley Colliery.  He entered The Financial Services Industry at age 22 and retired in November 2020 at the age of 77.  John has a non-advisory connection within the company.

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Maurice Knott

Company Founder Member

Maurice originally owned and ran his own financial services business for over 50 years before retiring.  With his knowledge and experience he helped to launch John Cannaby Associates Ltd in 2009.  He still remains involved within the company.

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