About The Chatsworth Practice

The Chatsworth Practice is a family business established 2006. Our team is led by David Skinner. Prior to creating their own Independent company, David & Keith worked for St James’s Place Wealth Management based in their London and  Nottingham offices.

All clients have a direct relationship with David. We provide regular face to face meetings to help ensure that our clients have a source of trusted advice as their lives develop.


David is a founding Director of The Chatsworth Practice. He specialises in providing bespoke Investment and Pension Management services to clients.

Previously a Partner at St James’s Place Wealth Management, David left in 2007 to be an Independent Financial Adviser. He provides advice in all areas of personal financial planning including Investments, Pensions, Annuities, Mortgages and Insurance.

In his spare time David enjoys spending time with his wife and young children. They enjoy outside activities around Bournemouth, Poole, Studland and the New Forest. David’s interests include History, Art, Books and Music. David graduated from Hull University in 2001.

Co-Founder and Mortgage Specialist

Keith is a founding member of The Chatsworth Practice, specialising in client relationship management. He is our mortgage specialist, helping clients ensure their mortgage and insurance application process is successful and trouble free.

Keith started his financial services career in 1984 as a Financial Adviser and mortgage specialist with Legal and General, before becoming a partner of St James’s Place Wealth management in 1997.

In his spare time Keith enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, friends and family. He is interested in motoring, reading, music and good food.

Practice Manager

Cordelia is our Practice Manager. She provides client relationship management. Her role includes marketing, research, preparing client review documentation and assisting in client meetings. She is currently training to become a Financial Adviser.

Prior to this role, she worked as an NHS Staff Nurse in a variety of roles and hospitals in the UK.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and young children. She enjoys outdoor activities in Bournemouth, Poole Harbour, Studland and the New Forest. She enjoys Reading, Music, Theatre and spending time with friends and family. Cordelia Graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in 2007.

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