Truro People


Christopher Bolshaw
Christopher Bolshaw
Branch Manager
Chris is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and a Chartered Wealth Manager, with 30 years’ experience as an investment manager. Throughout this time he has taken care of the interests of his wide range of clients, managing portfolios for individuals and their families, Trusts and local charities. He also works closely with local solicitors, accountants and other professionals. Having formerly served as a Navigator with the Royal Air Force for 8 years, flying Phantoms and Nimrods, Chris channelled the background of his Economics degree from Manchester University and his enthusiasm for the markets into his principal career. Cementing his commitment to Cornwall he went on to co-found and run the independent firm, Truro Stockbrokers, for 10 years, before joining a national firm in 2008, managing their Truro office for the next six years.
Simon Burnett
Simon Burnett
Investment Manager
Simon began his career in the City of London working on the equities trading floor at Goldman Sachs. Simon went on to work on the open outcry trading floor in Amsterdam before returning to London as a Senior Equity Dealer at State Street Global Advisers. In his final few years in the City, Simon worked as a Director at the international equities broker ITG, before relocating to Cornwall in 2011 with his young family. Simon is now responsible for managing portfolios for private clients, charities and trusts and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments. He holds a degree in Economics and a Masters in International Securities, Investment and Banking.
Matthew Dickinson
Matthew Dickinson
Investment Manager
After graduating from Oxford Brookes University, Matt initially gained managerial experience before embarking on a career in the financial industry in 2002. He quickly advanced to become a risk assessor for the financial arm of a US multinational before securing a place at a local firm of advisory stockbrokers. Matt went on to join the Truro branch of Charles Stanley in 2012 before moving to Walker Crips with the rest of the team in 2015. Matt specialises in constructing and managing portfolios for private clients and their families, companies and trusts. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and a qualified Chartered Wealth Manager.
Jonathan Rowland
Jonathan Rowland
Branch Operations Manager
Jonathan is a Chartered Member of the Institute for Securities & Investment. Having spent 12 years working in accountancy practice, he decided to have a change of direction into the investment industry, joining Chris and Jeremy when they started their independent firm of Truro Stockbrokers in 1998. He has been a member of their team ever since, both at Truro Stockbrokers, and subsequently Charles Stanley, dealing with Compliance, and looking after the back office, IT, official reporting, execution only dealing, and general operational functions.
Rebecca Gouldstone
Rebecca Gouldstone
Trust and Probate Executive
Rebecca completed a degree in Psychology, then spent a period of time in London, before returning to Cornwall in 2005 to join the stockbroking team in Truro. Rebecca provides an efficient estate administration service encompassing the provision of probate valuations and the sale or transfer of investments once Probate has been granted. Having been part of the team for over 10 years she has formed strong relationships with local solicitors, accountants and financial advisers. She has also passed the Level 4 Investment Advice Diploma and assists the investment managers with day to day portfolio administration.

Investors should be aware that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and that the price of shares and other investments, may fall as well as rise and the amount realised may be less than the original sum invested.


Walker Crips Group plc (Old Change House, 128 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4BJ), registered in England, registered number 1432059, incorporates the following companies which are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority: Walker Crips Investment Management Limited registered in England number 4774117 member of the London Stock Exchange, Walker Crips Wealth Management Limited registered in England number 3790291, Ebor Trustees Limited registered in England number 3514268, Barker Poland Asset Management LLP registered in England and Wales number OC341149.