Douglas Bridges DipPFS

Financial Adviser

Douglas started his career at Smith & Pinching in 1992 and became a Financial Adviser in 1994. In 1996 Douglas joined Aviva (at that time Norwich Union) where he enjoyed 17 successful years as a Financial Consultant, before returning to Smith & Pinching as a Consultant at the start of 2014. 

Douglas holds the CII Diploma in Financial Planning as well as CII Certificates in Mortgage Advice and Equity Release. He is currently studying towards the CII Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning.

One of Douglas' responsibilities is to take on new clients to RJL, so if you would like to have a chat with him please do not hesitate to contact us on 01603 499 599, or alternatively email him directly on and take advantage of our free initial consultation.

To view Douglas on the FCA register, click here.

To view Douglas' Statement of Professional Standing, click here.



Below are PDFs of Douglas' exam certificates. Click the name of the exam which you want to view.

  • J01 - Personal Tax
  • J05 - Pension Income Options
  • R01 - Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics
  • CF2 - Investment and Risk
  • AF5 - Financial Planning Process


  • CF6 - Mortgage Advice
  • CF7 - Lifetime Mortgage Activities
  • HR1 - Home Reversion Plans
  • FA1 - Life Office Administration