OUR TRUSTEES

ALAN LESLIE

Having spent a number of years at a successful firm of independent financial advisers in Marylebone, Alan co-founded Templar Financial Planning in 1996, a firm of Chartered Financial Planners and business advisers, working on behalf of both ‘traditional’ entrepreneurs and businesses as well as Private Clients from the worlds of sport, media and entertainment. 

GRAHAM BALL

Graham obtained a business honours degree from Leeds University in 1972 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant three years later, becoming a senior financial analyst with BICC before starting up Controlaccount in 1980 from the back of a recruitment agency in Holborn.

LINCOLN ELIAS

Lincoln joined Sony/CBS straight out of school, a day after Live Aid 1985. He soon made a name for himself by signing and developing one of the most revered, mercurial talents ever associated with a UK label: Terence Trent D’Arby. Within just four years he became the youngest director of Sony Music.

IAN RIDLEY

Ian is the author of 12 sports books, including the No.1 bestselling Addicted, with the former Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams, which was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award.