Our Team


David Stealey APFS

Chartered Financial Planner & Managing Director

David is the managing director and principle owner of Romilly Financial as well as a client facing Chartered Financial Planner. David’s ‘Chartered status’ is considered the gold standard in financial planning, assuring you receive the highest possible delivery of tailored and technical financial advice. David began his journey in financial services in 1989 at the age of 21. Initially he worked as a home service agent for Pearl Assurance, moving on in 1993 to Legal & General until he set up Romilly Financial in 1997. Pearl Assurance was a service focussed company that gave him valuable insight into client care. Legal & General developed this experience with the addition of multi-disciplined advice to personal and corporate clients alike. David specialises in wealth management and strategy planning for both private high net worth and corporate clients alike. He focusses on retirement and estate planning, wealth preservation and effective tax planning



With over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services sector Marcus has an extensive knowledge of working with clients both corporate and retail, helping each achieve their aims and goals.  Starting with Chemical Bank in Cardiff (now JPMorgan Chase) he worked with large corporate investors on multi-million pound transactions in the foreign exchange markets.  He joined Romilly Financial in 2010.  He has an excellent reputation working closely with his clients ensuring they are financially stable, well protected and achieving their long-term financial goals.


Specialising in pensions, investing and estate planning he is a member of The Institute of Financial Services (IFS), and Society of Trusts and Estate Planning (STEP). Diploma qualified with IFS he is also has later life, long term care and equity release qualifications. He has clients from a wide range of professions, business owners and sole traders and focuses on tax efficient savings and investments.

Owen Morgan DipPFS


Owen, a fluent Welsh speaker graduated from Cardiff University in 2015 and joined Romilly following a five-year career as a professional cricketer with Glamorgan CCC. He has attained his Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning and is working towards Chartered status. 

In his free time most summer weekends are spent captaining St Fagans Cricket Club in the South Wales Premier League.

Mandy Godfrey

Paraplanner & Office Manager

Mandy joined Romilly Financial as an office junior in 2000. Over the last 22 years she has been an integral contributor to the success of the firm. As office manager she is responsible for not only the day to day operations of the firm but also maintains key compliance oversight and client care. She also ensures all regulatory requirements are adhered to. During her time at the Firm, Mandy has established and maintains an excellent relationship with clients, assisting with income payments, new payments in, claims and any admin related queries. Mandy has also increased her professionalism over this time by taking and passing exams in both financial administration and advice modules. She has a depth of knowledge and experience unrivalled in our profession. 

Tina Leonard

Marketing & Client Management

Tina joined Romilly Financial in 2003. In that time she has gained a vast experience in financial administration with a specific focus on client service and management. As a longstanding and valuable member of the team she also developed specialist knowledge in protection and general insurance. Tina continues to broaden her knowledge and expertise within the industry having recently acquired both FA1 Life office administration & FIT Foundation Insurance test. Among her many roles she maintains the client management systems & coordinating our marketing proposition. Given the length of time since Romilly Financial was established she spends most of her time involved in the annual review process, liaising between with existing clients and their adviser. 

Katy O'Brien

Mortgage Processor

Katy joined Romilly Financial in 2017 and has been confidently working through CII mortgage exams. Her role within the firm includes the extensive knowledge of the mortgage market products and criteria, providing the initial case assessment prior to full underwriting, submitting new applications, monitoring pipeline cases, updating clients and ensuring work is managed effectively and efficiently. Katy’s role requires her to work closely with case managers, solicitors and lenders and Romilly clients from first time buyers to later life equity release applicants.