After working for three years in scientific research, Vanessa joined a national firm of financial advisers in 1986. Over the next 10 years she became a recognised pension specialist and received an Independent Financial Adviser Of The Year Award. Having established Hannay Investments in 1996, Vanessa is proud to be leading a three woman adviser firm directly regulated by the FCA.
Vanessa enjoys travelling with her family, particularly to their cottage in Normandy. Vanessa, Kelly & Anne were profiled in the History of Parliament Voice & Vote commemorative album celebrating 100 years of Votes for Women.
In September 2018, Vanessa was appointed as a Director to the board of the Personal Finance Society and is particularly supporting the PFS executive as they open up discussion on the importance of Diversity and Inclusion to members and their clients.