James Connor | Connor Broadley
  • James

    Chief Executive Officer

  • 1974

    Born, the eldest of three sons, to Elaine & James, who runs a plumbing and heating business

  • 1980

    First family member to attend private school: The Mall, in Twickenham

  • 1984

    Head boy, and captain of school rugby, football and cricket teams

  • 1992

    Signs as a professional footballer, a dream fulfilled, for Millwall FC

  • 1993

    Buys first property, at age of 19

  • 1996

    1st team debut for Millwall

  • 1997

    Football career cut short by injury, with no insurance cover. Peter Mead, Millwall’s chairman, offers the lifeline of a job in advertising at his agency Abbott Mead Vickers (AMV)

  • 2001

    Leaves advertising to start career in personal financial advice, with Lucas Fettes

  • 2003

    Meets future wife Sarah on the train home. They go on to have three children, Jimmy, George, and Maggie

  • 2007

    Co-founds Connor Broadley with best friend Peter Broadley, just before the global financial crisis, as it turns out

  • 2011

    Influenced by experience of the financial crisis, Connor Broadley launches its own discretionary investment management service

  • 2017

    Celebrates Connor Broadley’s 10th anniversary

  • 2019

    Completes family home refurbishment. Never again

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