Alan Hobbes

Senior Associate

About Alan

Alan spent 4 years with Old Mutual SA & then teamed up with the Primesure Consulting Group, where he became a director. He later joined Absa Special projects advising clients on onshore Financial Planning.

He then decided to take the independent route as a Financial Advisor and started Honeycomb Financial Planning, later joining forces with Fish Financial Advisory Services T/A Trinitas for 9 years. He was then approached by Carrick where he gained vast experience in the offshore investment planning space. He has since joined Holborn Assets being the 2nd largest independent wealth advisory in the world.

It is of utmost importance to Alan that his clients are backed by an organisation like Holborn where the ultimate value add to the client is having absolute peace of mind in achieving their current and future financial planning goals, knowing that their assets are safe and secure no matter where they are in the world.

Alan Is passionate about people in between being musically creative.


  • Registered Financial Planner & Certificate in Wealth Management NQF5 and completion of the RE exam
  • The Registered Financial Planner certificate was completed through The Financial Planning Institute of SA
  • The RFP2 Board assessment was completed for the NQF qualification
  • The RE exam was completed. It was necessary to do this exam as standard practice according to legislation for all advisors
  • The Certificate in Wealth Management course was completed under the Guise of PSG and Stellenbosch university

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