Janet Knight

Senior Associate


Janet studied with the UK Chartered Insurance Institute and is a certified Financial Planner registered with the Society of Financial Advisors and qualified as an International Advisor.

Janet’s approach adheres to the highest standards of professionalism. She values getting to know her clients and delivering a continuing service with the best advice. With over 20 years experience, Janet feels she has much to offer in terms of advice and recommendations for expats.

In her career, Janet has had an exciting time. Janet met a lot of famous people when she began her career in hotel management in her 20s. She worked in some very illustrious hotels such as the’ Inn on the Park’, Park Lane, and the Gosforth Park Hotel. She developed friendships with many stars like Sean Connery, Rick Parfitt, John and Bo Derek, Elton John and, not forgetting her favourite, the late Omar Sharif. Bruce Springsteen even dedicated a song to her team whilst on bended knee at Newcastle Arena.

Skills and expertise

    • Member of CII
    • Member for the MDRT
    • Certificate of financial planning – Cert PFS
    • FPC 1,2 and 3, ICFA
    • Intl.Certificate of Wealth Management
    • CF2 investment and Risk
    • AC1, CF1, CF2, CF3, CF4, CF5, FP1, FP2, FP3
    • Certificate of continued professional development (QROPS Forum)
  • Her favourite quote is:

    If I had my way, I would write the word “insure” upon the door of every cottage and upon the blotting book of every public man, because I am convinced, for sacrifices so small, families and estates can be protected against catastrophes which would otherwise smash them up forever

    – Winston Churchill
  • “Janet has been advising us on our financial planning for a number of years and we have always found her to be extremely knowledgeable, helpful, professional – and a pleasure to work with. Janet takes time to fully understand your needs and requirements before making any recommendations and, in our experience, never ‘pushes’ her clients into a decision that they are not 100% in agreement with. I would, without hesitation, recommend her to anyone needing impartial financial planning advice.” – Keith & Lorraine T.

    “I have known and worked with Janet for over 10 years now. In fact, she “inherited” me after one of her colleagues left the UAE. In that time, I have always found Janet helpful, professional, organized and responsive with my financial planning needs. She has a lot of patience, and with that patience gets through good advice for the future.” – Mark R.

    “Janet Knight is a huge credit to Holborn Assets.  It was a pleasure meeting Janet four years ago.  Janet took the time to find out our needs, helped us choose the best packages with the best benefits and has continued to deliver ever since. Janet’s knowledge of her services and ability to match them to our needs has certainly made a huge difference to our accounts today. It has been a joy doing business with Janet and we look forward to many more years to come. We have highly recommended Janet to many friends who have also been pleased with her wonderful expertise and service.”  Sue and Barry S.

    “Janet Knight has been our financial adviser for almost two years now.  She provides a very good service with her methodical approach, preparedness, patience and reliability.  She is always approachable, accessible and friendly and we can recommend her very highly.” Ian and Monica B.