• When did you join Ovation? September 2001
  • What makes you cry? IT
  • What was the first record you bought? Donny Osmond – Puppy Love
  • Who would you most like to have for dinner? Don’t mind as long as they cook!
  • What makes you laugh? One glass of wine
  • One thing you would like to do before you die? Give up work and travel

Vickie Batchelor

New Business Administrator

I have the singular honour of being Ovation’s longest serving member of staff, bar Chris B of course.

I’ve worked through a variety of roles with Ovation, learning more about the business over the years. My current role involves co-ordinating all activities for our Online Investment Portfolio, which I thoroughly enjoy. Effectively I am responsible for purchasing, payments, en-cashments and fund movements for Ovations clients so I get to liaise with clients, which is one of the real upsides of the role.

I work very closely with Ascentric and our in-house advisors to make sure actions happen as and when they should. This requires me using the skills I developed and honed to perfection in my out of work full-time role as a mother of four. After years of organising four children and their various activities, this job seems straightforward by comparison.

Blog: August 2019

We welcomed Paraplanner Paul Wells on to the team.Click here to find out more, including the first record Paul bought and why he wanted to join Ovation. As you know the Ovation Team are trying hard to reduce our plastic consumption in the office. Paul shared with us a very simple, but great way we … Continued

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August 31, 2019

Episode 46 – The Sharing Economy with Professor Tim Kasser

Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo for part 2 of our interview with Professor Tim Kasser. This time the focus is on practical ideas for financial wellbeing through consuming less. They also have the added bonus of helping to save the environment! With listeners questions and a serious tip not to be missed in #tightasstommo we have a very interesting episode for you.

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