Solidus team

Malcolm Noblett

Malcolm Noblett

Malcolm is the owner and Managing Director of Solidus IEP Ltd. He has run Solidus since 2006, having previously been involved in international sales and marketing roles for multi-national companies. During this period, Malcolm has transformed Solidus from an IHT focused business into a highly respected trust company, offering a broad range of trust solutions aimed at protecting the assets of Financial Planners’ clients.

Claire Beach

Claire Beach

Claire has 19 years experience of Trust Solution services at Solidus, having previously worked for an international bank. She holds several industry qualifications including the leading Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation. Claire heads up our Trust and Will drafting team.

Sarah Griffett

Sarah Griffett

Sarah’s previous role was leading the Ombudsman team at the Dispute Resolution Ombudsman Service where she spent five years. Sarah read law for three years prior to graduating with honours in 2008 before developing expertise in consumer law. She also obtained a level 5 BTEC in Complaint Handling and Investigation and has completed a Leadership and Management course at City University. Sarah volunteers for the Citizens Advice Bureau in Stevenage, where she is a Trustee. In addition to taking on the office manager role, Sarah is developing our Trust Registration Service, ensuring that our Licensees are fully supported with this new directive.

Olivia Bechtel

Olivia Bechtel

Olivia is our Estate Planning Executive; her role requires the quality checking of all client documents so that we maintain a high-quality level of service throughout all stages of the Trust solutions that we offer. Olivia has extensive knowledge on property matters after previously working in a law firm as a paralegal within a real estate team where she assisted with multiple commercial and residential cases.

Jo Roskilly

Jo Roskilly

Jo has been with the company for seven years and has knowledge and experience of most Solidus solutions and processes, she has also undertaken formal Trust and Estates training with STEP. Her varied role includes providing pre-sales advice in the form of Client Overviews, drafting Deeds of Appointment and Loan Assignments as well as undertaking Trust Registration. As Business Support Executive, she has been working on a number of key projects to develop and improve our services to Licensees.

Elzette Zinserling

Elzette Zinserling

Elzette has been working in the marketing field for almost a decade. Elzette is a key member of our Solidus team and will be managing the website and our social media platforms. Additionally, she will be the first point of call for our training workshops and will be working on webinars and upcoming annual conferences. She is our dedicated team member for online and digital communications.

Michelle Rex

Michelle Rex

Michelle previously worked in the pensions industry for eleven years before joining Solidus in 2013, bringing with her a wealth of experience in this area. She works primarily within our financial trust team for pensions, DIS and life assurance trusts, and is your key point of contact for these solutions.

Orla Mitchell

Orla Mitchell

Orla is the key point of contact for new estate planning case entry and initial document drafting. She has extensive customer service and financial services experience including working as an administrator in a conveyancing firm and as a mortgage and loan processor for a national mortgage provider.

Hannah Renney

Hannah Renney

Hannah has worked for Solidus since 2017. She is responsible for drafting, checking, printing and sending original client documents in relation to Trust Fulfilment Services and Deed of Variation solutions. Hannah is a key point of contact for these areas of the business.

Shivanee Talsania

Shivanee Talsania

Shivanee has an honours degree in Law and joined the Solidus team in 2018. Previously, she was a deposit protection adviser for the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. Shivanee focuses on Trust drafting, Trust fulfillment, Deeds of Variation, Lasting Power of Attorney and printing and checking original documents.

Nicole Streeton

Nicole Streeton

Nicole has joined the team who are responsible for checking and verifying original documents and printing clients’ blue binders. She will also be responsible for storage of original documents and land registration. Nicole has also commited to a 6 year open university degree course in her evenings and weekends, starting in October, studying Business Management and French.

Victoria Devane

Victoria Devane

Victoria has joined the team responsible for drafting, checking, printing and sending original client documents and also preparing clients’ LPAs. Victoria has recently graduated with a 1st class degree in law from the University of Hertfordshire.

Paulina Kloc

Paulina Kloc

Paulina has joined the team responsible for drafting, checking, printing and sending original client documents and preparing clients’ LPAs. Paulina has recently graduated with a first class degree in law from the University of Liverpool. She previously worked at the Liverpool Law Clinic where she spent a year in the role of Student Researcher. More recently, Paulina volunteered at Citizens Advice Bureau in Liverpool, as a telephone and digital advisor.

In addition to the Solidus team, Phil Plant has responsibilities for accounting procedures, capital adequacy and compliance. His position as part of the graduate assessment board at the Halifax has stood him in good stead and he is an integral part of our recruitment process and ongoing HR support.