About us

About us

Our expertise in managing substantial portfolios enables us to navigate complex financial landscapes with confidence and precision. We understand the importance of preserving and growing your wealth, and we are committed to leveraging our knowledge and experience to help you achieve your financial goals. Whether you seek to safeguard your retirement or maximise your investment returns, our team is equipped to provide you with strategic guidance and support every step of the way. When you choose us, you’re partnering with a trusted advisor who will go above and beyond to ensure your financial success.

Michael Thorn


Director and Chartered Financial Planner

Michael joined Astute in 2013, and achieved Chartered Financial Planner status in 2019. Michael is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority under number ‘MJT01296’.

Orion Baden-Powell


Junior Paraplanner

Orion joined Astute in 2021 through the CII Apprenticeship scheme as a Trainee Paraplanner. He has achieved the CII Certificate in Paraplanning and is continuing his studies with further CII exams.

Tim Santry 


Director and Principal Financial Planner

Tim founded Astute Wealth Planning in 2012. He has been advising high net worth clients for more than 30 years. Tim is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority under number ‘TMS00002’