One of the UK’s most experienced and well-qualified financial wellbeing experts, who combines academic research with world experience.
Jason Butler is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute for Securities & Investment and a Chartered Financial Planner. He had a 25 year career as a financial adviser to wealthy UK-based families, until he became semi retired at the age of 46.
He is the author of editions 1 (2011) & 2 (2014) of The Financial Times Guide to Wealth Management; Squeezing the Orange: Simple ways ways to live a full life; Money Moments: Simple steps to financial well-being; and co-author of Essential Personal Finance: A practical guide for students (2017) and employees (2020).
Jason has been a personal finance columnist for the Financial Times since 2015 and Head of Financial Education at Salary Finance since 2018. He deliver’s live keynotes and webinars on financial wellbeing to employees of some of the largest UK employers including Tesco, Mitie, BT, NHS Trusts and local authorities.
He drew on his own childhood experiences of growing up in a poor single parent household in the tough 1970s and the 1990s property crash and his slide into debt, together with thousands of interviews with people about their money, to craft emotionally engaging and high impact insights that help people develop a better relationship with money.