Our People

Peter Button

Role

International Financial Adviser

Location

The Netherlands

Previous Experience

After obtaining his law degree and Masters in Finance, Peter worked at World Wide Broker from 2012 until the company’s successful merger with BFMI in 2014

At an early stage Peter adopted a very personal approach in his dealings with clients, at all times upholding a strong fiduciary relationship with them. Peter has maintained his role as financial adviser to many people throughout the world. From Korea to Brazil, Peter’s clients continue to praise his excellent level of service, attention to detail, integrity and professionalism.

Areas of Expertise

Peter’s areas of specialism include:

Qualifications/Accreditations

  • 2020 – Pension Transfer Specialist (PTS)
  • 2020 – CISI Pension transfer and Investment Planning
  • 2018 – Cii RO4 Pensions and Retirement Planning
  • 2018 – Cii RO2 Investment Principles and Risk and 2018
  • 2017 – London Institute of Banking and Finance Diploma for Financial Advisers (DipFA)
  • 2015 – Cii Award in Investment Planning
  • 2014 – Cii Award in Financial Planning
  • 2013 – TiasNimbas Masters in International Financial Manageement
  • 2011 – LLB University of South Africa – Bachelor of Law

Memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Insurance
  • Golden Key Honours Society – recognition of academic excellence

Testimonials

“My experience with Peter has so far been very pleasant. He has been patient and attentive to my needs and clearly has a good knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the financial world. He is also very warm, friendly and approachable on a personal level.”Mr. Paul Campbell – European Patent Office

“I am proud to recommend Peter Button in his role as Financial Advisor at Blacktower. Peter has been my personal investment advisor for the last two years. During this time, Peter has advised me on the restructuring and optimization of my investment portfolio in a way that suits my short-term and long-term personal needs. The quality of his services has not only been excellent but has also resulted in financial gains significantly above initial targets and expectations.

Besides his technical competences and financial expertise, Peter excels because of is his honesty and his continuous willingness to support his clients. This trust has helped me established a long-term relationship with him and his company. 

In addition, Peter is always approachable and I always get a quality response to my queries/ issues in a very short period of time. This is perfect for someone like me who relocates countries every 3 years due to work related matters. 

Without hesitation, I recommend Peter Button in his capacity of financial advisor.” Mr. Raed Karame Hamade – Shell International

“I am glad to write a recommendation for Peter. He took over my investment portfolio and ever since the performance have improved substantially. Moreover Peter is very responsive and provides advise in a very professional manner, tailored to my family’s needs.” Mr. Gaetano Casale – Liaison Office Manager at UNESCO-IHE

“Peter saved me a lot of money. I could write a figure or a percentage. Both please me. I bought a small house to be closer to the city centre. Peter found it……… it took ME 3 hours to find. He explained the things I didn’t understand and made something important (because I’d worked for it) become simple and understandable. If you have a Forces pension in Britain (do they still call it Britain?…. or is it ÚK now) talk to Peter.” Mr. Kevin Cutler – Commissioning Manager

“Peter is highly service oriented and dedicated to delivering results. He is perceptive and was able to structure tailored solutions that met my personal requirements. I have no hesitation in endorsing Peter in his capacity as financial advisor.” Mr. Neil Martin – Funds Director at Nesec Financieringen

“Peter is very knowledgeable, attentive and always quick in answering any question you might have. His focus on your situation’s details and his dedication to providing an excellent service make him an extremely good person to work with.” Daniele Rispoli, HPC Linux Project Engineer at ClusterVision

“Peter is a very attentive professional, always looking to establish a personal connection with all his clients. He is very kind, careful and ready to respond to any requests. I enjoy the relationship with him and his attitude, which is clearly very important when it comes to financial advise.

I wish Peter a great success and growth in his business and personal life.” Luca Mossini, Chief Operating Officer at Open Circles Academy

“Lost in my new country of residence I decided to trust my instinct that told me Peter was the right financial consultant. Direct, honest, and fully trustworthy, time has proven my first impression was indeed correct. Beyond the very good results obtained thanks to his work, Peter’s high standard of professionalism and his capacity to explain and guide his clients are to me invaluable assets.”  Edoardo Benzi, European Space Agency

“Peter – thanks for your support and financial advice over the past few years. Always great to work with someone so professional and trustworthy with your best interests at heart.  Looking forward to your advice in the future management of my investment portfolio!” – Mark East , General Logistics Systems (GLS).

“Peter, I am honoured to be able to recommend you. For more than two years you have shown immense professionalism that went far beyond the “call of duty” as you found solutions to my multi-juridical conundrums/questions; many of which were of a “having one’s cake and eating it” nature. Not once did you show anything but a laser focused professionalism and the desire to find the best solution. Others have highlighted your honesty, supreme professionalism, attention to detail, customer focus, patience and more. To these I would only add your passion to improve the reputation of the industry through your personal behaviour and actions, and your seemingly endless studying as you deepen even further your industry certification.” V. Davey

“Having known Peter for many years and seeing his continual progression, positive attitude and client focused approach, I would have no hesitation in recommending his abilities to potential clients. He has a genuine desire to develop his understanding of the financial advice process and is always seeking ways to enhance his abilities. A friendly and approachable individual as well.”  B. Honeyman

“As an expat from South Africa, Peter has looked after my multi country investments for a number of years and I can highly recommend him as an extremely professional and caring individual for all his clients. He has always provided me with excellent advice in a simple but thoroughly understandable manner. His ambition to be the best is reflected in the amount of ongoing studying and training he does to keep himself completely up to date with the complex financial world, especially in the EU. I continue to be his client as I move towards a planned retirement and am confident that the plans he has put in place will allow me to be financially secure in the future.” Dave Popplewell

“Peter has provided extraordinary advice, help and support as my financial adviser over the last 4 years. An unusual and unforeseen sequence of events in my personal life has made this anything but a straight-forward task, but thoughout Peter has always been there with a solution to the next curve-ball. Responsive, well researched, and understanding of changing circumstances, he’s provided sound advice, and found solutions to difficult/unusual issues. He’s been extraordinarily patient, and knows both my circumstances and needs so well – enabled by his thoroughly-engaging manner – that he’s comes up with great recommendations and solutions. I have enormous trust in him.” Robin Hutchinson

“Peter is my current Financial advisor and has been absolutely brilliant. Particularly as an expat living in the Netherlands, Peter has comprehensively assessed my needs and made some great recommendations. He is highly knowledgeable, detailed and makes the complex world of investing simple to understand. Peter is very personable and responsive, and if you are looking for someone you can trust to manage your money, Peter is your guy!” Justin Rhodes-Harrison

 
“For the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure providing online help to Peter with his Level 6 financial planning exams. Peter is an outstanding financial planner who balances his technical prowess with effective soft skills. His approach is to put his clients’ best interests at the heart of his business, with his mental technical library accessed where necessary, and the ability to explain technical concepts simply. Throughout our journey thus far, he has posed brilliant questions, challenged where anything isn’t clear, and made evident his want to be the absolute best he can be for his clients. Having met Peter for coffee, in between our online tutorials and discussions, I found him to be personable, courteous, and very sharp. If you’re looking for an international financial planner, why not give Peter a call and find out for yourself?” Michael Pashley

“I consider myself very lucky to have met and to have Peter as my financial advisor. As we all go fast through life we rarely stop and think “am I doing the right thing with my finances?”, and Peter helped me sort out these aspects. He always responds to my questions and challenges I present and he’s a great friend on top of all that. If you haven’t already – get in touch with Peter and go through your finances.” Andrei Enache

“I am delighted to recommend Peter Button in his capacity of financial advisor and financial management. My being an inherent sceptic he quickly laid to rest my fears and anxieties with my financial requirements as a UK expat to the Netherlands. A number of years have passed and I am still delighted with the advice he gave me. Keep it up Peter and best wishes” Virginia Jonker

“My husband and I contacted Peter to assist and advise us with regards to starting our investment journey as a young family. Peter offered helpful and wise financial advice which we really appreciated. He helped us to fully understand the ins and outs of investing and provided a sturdy investment plan for our future investments. He is really knowledgeable in his field. We also thoroughly enjoyed his friendly and approachable manner. An overall great guy who really understands the world of investing.” Nerina Mills

“I received cold calls on a regular basis with the usual “I came across your profile on LinkedIn…”, Peter is different. I enjoy our relationship, which is built on trust, integrity and confidence. He is very personable and this is important, but not as important as offering sound advice and the right recommendation for the client. Peter makes topics easier to understand enabling me to make informed decisions and sleep well at night in the knowledge that I am taking the right actions now to plan for the future of myself and my family!” Kevin Molyneux

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