About Us

kendal ifaEstablished since 1985 our firm offers an impartial and personalised approach to Independent Financial Advice.

As independent financial advisors we are not owned, affiliated with or tied to any financial services product provider which ensures we are able to provide you with fully independent and unbiased financial advice. Pegasus Portfolio Planning LLP are directly authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Number 446163).

Many of our clients have been with Pegasus Portfolio Planning for over 30 years and have recommended their friends, family and colleagues to us. We currently have 3 qualified Advisers.

We also enjoy close working relationships with businesses that offer services which are of benefit to our clients, including Solicitors and Estate Agents in Cumbria and Lancashire.

After a free initial consultation, you may decide to instruct us to work on your behalf.


Nigel Ryan DipPFS, Certs CII(MP & ER)
Nigel has over 30 years experience as a Financial Advisor and takes pride in servicing new and existing clients and offering his recommendations of many areas of personal and corporate financial planning, mortgages, investments, retirement planning and life assurance. Nigel is one of the few Equity Release specialists in the area.

Our Team

Stuart Mills Dip FA, MLIBF.

Stuart has worked in the Financial Services industry since 1975 and was a partner of an IFA firm based in Penrith. Stuart has been working with Pegasus since 2003, but since May 2018, has been working from the Kendal office on a consultancy basis looking after his existing and new clients.

Stuart was a keen sportsman and played Rugby to a high standard. He now sits on the committee of Penrith Rugby Club and still likes nothing better than watching his local club. Stuart also enjoys spending his “out of office” time with his four grandchildren, cycling and walking around the Lake District.

Paraplanner and Technical Research
Jon Lowson
Jon has worked in the Financial Advice industry, for around 15 years, and is a Chartered Financial Planner and an Investment Manager. He has advanced qualifications in Pensions, Investments and Taxation & Trusts and provides consultancy services to the firm’s Financial Advisers, in complex planning cases. Jon’s market research and analysis also informs Pegasus’ Model Portfolio Investment Service.

Administration Staff (Head Office)

Lynne O’Toole
Administration Manager
Having relocated to Cumbria from Southampton, Lynne joined Pegasus in 2003 and came to us with a wealth of over 40 years secretarial/administration experience, having previously worked within the insurance and NHS sectors.  Following the expansion of Pegasus in 2006, Lynne became our Administration Manager, dealing with the day to day office processes, overseeing the implementation of new office procedures and staff recruitment.

Where you have a complaint or dispute with us and we are unable to resolve this to your satisfaction then we are obliged to offer you the Financial Ombudsman Service to help resolve this. Please see the following link for further details: http://financial-ombudsman.org.uk