Molly Ford-Powell

Client Administrator


Molly is the first person you’ll see at Ardent when you visit our offices. She is responsible for making sure client’s feel welcomed when they visit, and also answering telephone calls, and organising the mail.

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Molly loves scrapbooking, reading and socialising with her friends, going to the cinema or a shopping trip.


We’re delighted to say that we are a ‘Top Rated’ firm on VouchedFor.

Spotlight questions

On an ideal weekend, you can find me:

In town on a sunny day with an ice vanilla latte, freshly painted nails, and some good food with good company

My favourite holiday destination is:


My favourite song to play in the car is:

Dreamers – Rizzle Kicks

The first album I bought was:

Pop Princesses 2009

If I could be any fictional character, I would be:

Olaf the Snowman

If I could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, I would win a medal in:


When the dessert menu arrives, I’m looking for:

Hot chocolate pudding

The three qualities that draw me to new people are:

Smile, talkative, cheery

My pet peeve is:

When people are late

The best gift I’ve ever received is:

A Disney Up hoodie

The three people at my dream dinner party would be:

Olaf the snowman, Santa, Dobby the house elf

The three small things that make my day better are:

A surprise, being served by someone who’s kind, something nice for tea

Three things I haven’t done so far include:

Travelling, skydiving, going to Disney Land Florida

Meet the team

Based in the beautiful historic city of York, Ardent’s team is a professional yet friendly group who are highly qualified in their field. But away from work, they also have interesting lives and hobbies too, so click below to find out more about them.

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Gary O’Brien

Chartered Financial Planner and Managing Director

Mark Fisher

Director & Financial Planner

Ruth Norman

Financial Planner

Chris Tordoff

Technical Manager

Andy Tatterton

Client Relationship Administrator

Daniel Sanderson

Client Relationship Administrator

Declan Coates

Client Relationship Administrator

Donna Skidmore

Client Relationship Administrator

Elain Hughes

Business Manager

Trish Newton

Business Administrator