• Kristopher Heck Founder, 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.

  • Alex Eichhorn Partner, Client Service, Compliance, Operations

    Alex is responsible for the day to day running of Tanager with a focus on Client Service. With over 16 years experience in private banking and wealth management, working both with clients and having valuable operational and compliance experience, Alex is our in-house project manager and go-to guy for non-investment related issues. He also explains the rules of cricket to the rest of the team and takes the blame for the rain.

  • David Costello Partner, Financial Advisor

    David came to the UK as a trailing spouse 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.

  • Kate Hedges Partner, Head of Communications

    Kate has been a US expat for over 25 years with her family. Initially working in Germany and then moving to the UK in 1995, Kate has combined a career in corporate communications with raising three sons and a daughter.  A keen blogger herself, Kate is editor of our podcast, Tanager Talks, and oversees our client communications.


  • Matthew Freeman Trainee Portfolio Manager

    Matthew is a US citizen born and raised in London. Bringing with him experience and knowledge of the finance industry Matthew joined Tanager in September 2016 to apply a recent Physics graduate’s mind to the task of helping the Partners and Advisors with investment decisions and daily portfolio management dealings.

  • Kyle Pettigrove Partner, Financial Advisor

    Kyle arrived in the UK in late 2016 and joined Tanager shortly after.  A US/UK dual citizen and Philadelphia native, Kyle most recently worked as a financial adviser in the US specializing in retirement planning.  Kyle brings both relevant personal and professional experience to his role with Tanager and is an avid traveler and craft beer enthusiast.

  • Jason Wong Financial Planning Assistant

    Jason spent five years studying in the US, where he earned his degree and MBA at Midland University, NE. Having adapted to the Mid-Western culture, he spent time interning at a local financial services firm. Once returning to the UK, he quickly found Tanager where he now provides support to our advisors.

  • Patrick Mulhern 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.