Welcome to Hartley Pensions Technical section. Hartley Pensions is committed to help educate the UK on the complex world of financial services. If you can not find the answer that you are looking forward please contact the technical team at or complete the message section at the bottom of the page.

Meet the Technical Team

  • Andy Leighton LLB

    Technical Director

    Andy has worked in the pensions industry for over 40 years and has been a director of Hartley SAS Ltd since the organisation was established in 1981. Andy’s experience enables him to guide clients and their advisers through various pension processes in a way they can readily understand.

  • Richard Cropley DipPFS

    Technical Manager

    Richard has been working in the pension industry for over 10 years working in different areas of administration and joined Hartley SAS in 2010 starting off in the SIPP administration team and now works in the Technical team where his main responsibility is staff training. Richard completed the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning in 2018 and now looks to increase his knowledge by completing the Advanced Diploma.

  • Shaun Tucker DipPFS

    Technical Associate

    Shaun joined Hartley in 2015 as a SIPP administrator. Shaun held various positions within the administration teams and in 2018 he was awarded The Worshipful Company of Insurers prize for achieving the highest marks out of all candidates who completed the Award in Financial Administration in the 2017 testing period.


    Shaun went on to complete the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning before joining the Technical team in June 2019, where his main responsibilities are providing technical support, staff training and carrying out internal audits. Shaun is currently considering which additional qualifications to take to further increase his industry knowledge.

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