James Connor
Chief Executive Officer


Life Line

1974 – Born, the eldest of three sons, to Elaine and James, who runs a heating and plumbing business

1980 – First family member to attend private school: The Mall, in Twickenham

1987 – 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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