• Kristopher Heck Founder, Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

    Kris came to the UK in 2007 with one of the world’s largest asset management companies. Having experienced many of the challenges faced by American expats in the UK, he decided that he wanted to help other expats solve those problems.  He set up Tanager in 2012 to do just that and, as our CIO, utilises his extensive investment experience and knowledge to help structure our clients’ portfolios to maximise US/UK tax efficiency.

  • Jeff Hedges Founder, Partner, Senior Financial Advisor

    Jeff is a Founding Partner and Advisor at Tanager, providing investment advice to US families living in Europe. Combining cross border know-how with an extensive international network, Jeff delivers robust solutions for his clients, using both his 25 years of experience in institutional banking and a decade in wealth management. By the time Jeff was 24 he had attended 17 different schools and universities and resided in Africa, Asia, Europe and the USA.

  • David Costello Partner, Financial Advisor

    David came to the UK having been a financial advisor for 13 years in Boston.  As well as a liking for Boston sports teams, David is an experienced financial planner who has quickly grasped the issues that fellow American expats in the UK face.  David specialises in building financial plans for UK-based households that include US taxpayers and leads the Tanager Financial Planning Team.

  • Kyle Pettigrove Partner, Financial Advisor

    Kyle joined Tanager in London in 2016 having moved to the UK with his fiancee. A US/UK dual citizen and Philadelphia native, Kyle previously worked as a financial adviser in the US specializing in retirement planning.  Now spearheading Tanager’s Philadelphia office Kyle brings both relevant personal and professional experience to his role and is an avid traveler and craft beer enthusiast.

  • Patrick Mulhern Partner & Financial Advisor

    Patrick has been an off-and-on resident of the UK since 2003, when he came to university in Scotland and subsequently met his English wife.  He brings years of experience as an advisor and financial planner in America, where he worked for a number of prominent international firms.  He has also spent time in the legal industry, and is a published author on trusts and estates law.  Patrick specialises in financial planning with a focus on trusts and inheritance issues and he enjoys helping his clients navigate the intricacies of living and working between the UK and the USA.

  • Abbas Somji Partner & Financial Advisor

    Abbas joined Tanager in early 2018 having previously worked at an RIA in Houston, Texas.  Holding the US CFP®, Abbas is an expert in US retirement planning and, being married to a Brit, understands the tax and planning issues faced by Anglo-American households.

  • Jeremy Bailey Senior Financial Advisor

    Jeremy joined the Tanager team in 2019 bringing 15 years of experience in helping clients align their finances with what is most important to them. He specialises in retirement income strategies and multigenerational planning. Jeremy decided to leverage his US/UK dual citizenship status to relocate to London in 2017. He quickly identified the breadth of financial challenges faced by Americans and US connected families living and working abroad. Jeremy comes to London via Cleveland Ohio and Miami Florida. In his free time, he enjoys running the Thames path, spending time outdoors, and travelling.

  • Nicole Ralph Senior Financial Advisor

    A global wealth professional for over 15+ years, I specialize in helping US expats and foreign nationals relocating to the US optimize their finances and acclimate to their new financial life through holistic financial planning.

    A dual US/UK citizen myself, I am intimately aware of the complex challenges and decisions facing families moving across borders having moved back and forth three times with my family. My most recent move was in late 2018 when we moved from Madison, Wisconsin to Hove on the south coast of England.

    As the world grows smaller and families explore options to live and work on a global scale, obtaining appropriate professional financial advice on their global assets and income has become the key foundation to realizing professional and personal dreams of living abroad.

  • Susan Blaylock Financial Advisor

    Susan has over a decade of experience in the financial services industry, mostly as a CPA. What she loves about financial planning is the opportunity to help people understand and achieve the financial goals that are most important to them. She enjoys the challenge of working with the particularly complex situations of US expats. Susan shares Tanager’s philosophy of developing strong relationships with clients and gaining a deep understanding of their financial situations and life goals.

    After moving to London in 2019, Susan joined Tanager. When she’s not at work, she enjoys exploring London and the surrounding areas, especially going on countryside walks and stopping for cream tea.

  • Gail Hamilton-King
    Gail Hamilton-King Financial Advisor

    Gail joined Tanager in 2021 as a financial advisor with 15+ years of experience in senior investment banking and management consulting roles at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank.   She enjoys leveraging her financial experience to make a tangible difference for Americans living in the UK by helping to manage their complex finances globally.

    Gail moved to the UK from Chicago to complete an MBA at London Business School. As a dual UK/US family living in west London, she understands the challenges our clients face.