Tanya Birnie

Corporate Benefits Assistant

Work­ing for a com­pa­ny who val­ue every­one at every lev­el equal­ly, and treat you like a per­son instead of a num­ber is refresh­ing, and I’m look­ing for­ward to my future with them.”

Tanya Birnie


  • JO7 Supervision in a regulated environment
  • ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management
  • Certificate in Life and Pensions
  • Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice

About Me

I fell in to working in Employee Benefits after several years as a mortgage adviser; 15 years on I haven’t left! I find the variety of benefits and scheme design fascinating and love talking to both employers and their employees.

Through the course of my career I’ve expanded my knowledge to also cover Payroll and HR, building an understanding of the challenges our clients face daily, which I think brings beneficial insight to help improve our service to them.

I’ve worked for a larger corporate firm in the past, but felt we’d stopped looking out for the genuine interests of our clients which didn’t align with my ethos. Joining Harding Financial is an exciting opportunity to work with a great team of people, who are all working to the same goal.

What I love about Harding Financial

My voice matters! After 20 years in financial services, I finally feel like my experience and knowledge are valued. My thoughts and opinions are taken on board and considered, which is a huge motivator. Working for a company who value everyone at every level equally, and treat you like a person instead of a number is refreshing, and I’m looking forward to my future with them.

As I look towards the future

I am looking forward to qualifying with my CIPP Certificate in Payroll Practices to formalise my workplace experience, as well as completing my CIPD Level 7 in People Management.

Joining the Corporate team will also be an exciting time while we further develop our proposition and systems, as well as lots of exciting new clients to bring on board, who won't even know they need us yet! But they do!

At the weekend you’ll find me

Taking my daughter to various gymnastics and ballet classes, walking the dog in the countryside and enjoying some good food and wine. We like to eat out and try local independent restaurants and come Saturday night I will normally have a gin in hand! We also like to travel both in the UK and abroad, especially going camping a couple of times a year.

Want to buy me lunch?

Ooh yes please! Classic Ham and Cheese panini or toastie please! And it has to be Walkers Ready Salted Crisps.

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