Arena Wealth

Client relationships are built on trust with a focus on wealth protection and ethical conduct

Our People

Senior Management

Our reputation is our greatest asset and this has been established through the professionalism and integrity of our people.

David Lumley

David Lumley

David is a co-founder and Joint Managing Director with executive responsibility for our sports client-related business, investment management services and all areas of non-sports client-related business. He spent 16 years managing IMG’s Sports Client Financial Division, was a partner in the management buy-out of the business and has long experience providing advice to clients in sports, entertainment and high net worth individuals. He is a chartered accountant and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Philip Barker

Philip Barker

Philip is a co-founder and Joint Managing Director of Arena Wealth with executive responsibility for the sports client-related business of the company and has established the golf financial management division as the recognised global market-leader. He qualified as a certified accountant and spent 9 years at IMG in the Client Financial Division before partnering in the management buyout of the business. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Alex Hills

Alex Hills

Alex is a senior client manager, responsible for the financial management of many high profile clients in the areas of golf, tennis and entertainment. He joined the firm in 2008 having previously worked in audit at RSM Robson Rhodes (now Grant Thornton) and private client banking at Barclays Wealth. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Melissa Tovell

Melissa Tovell

Melissa is a senior client manager with responsibility for the accounting and administration of a number of clients. She joined Arena Wealth in 2013 having spent 13 years at PWC where she qualified as a chartered accountant specialising in audit and forensic practice and has significant professional experience of the charity sector.
Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson

Ashley is a portfolio manager at Arena Wealth with responsibility for client investment portfolios. He joined the firm in 2013 from a background in family offices for high net worth individuals. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance and is a Chartered MCSI of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.