James Baker DipPFS Certs CII (MP & ER)

Independent Financial Adviser

James is an experienced Independent Financial Adviser at Niche. In his time at the company, he has gained the knowledge and qualifications needed to progressed through the ranks and has been advising clients for a number of years. He brings with him a deep understanding of client needs and technical acumen as a Pension Transfer Specialist.

Not only does James possess a comprehensive suite of advisory skills, he spent his formative years studying Actuarial Science at the University of Kent. This helped provide him with a superior knowledge of mathematical and statistical assessments of risk within finance and other fields, ensuring that he was a key player in the development of CashCalc - the suite of online cashflow planning tools - which was launched in 2015.

When he's not advising, James likes to unwind by keeping fit - playing cricket and rugby. His time as a cricketer in particular has been storied and is currently the captain at Pontymister & Crosskeys. During the winter, he braves the elements as a Centre for Cwmcarn Rugby.


Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning

Certificate in Mortgage Advice

Certificate in Equity Release

Pension Transfer Specialist

AF7 - Pension Transfers

R01 - Financial services, Regulation and Ethics

R02 - Investment Principles and Risk

R03 - Personal Taxation

R04 - Pensions and Retirement Planning

R05 - Financial protection

R06 - Financial Planning Practice

CF6 - Mortgage Advice

ER1 - Equity Release


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 5 & 6 Waterside Court, Albany Street, Newport, NP20 5NT


01633 851805


[email protected]


5 & 6 Waterside Court, Albany Street, Newport, NP20 5NT