Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) Diploma in Online Marketing Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma of Company Direction (London) Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors Fellow Financial Services Institute of Australasia Australian Chartered Accountant
Property and finance commentator, professional indepedent director, educator, expert witness, author, presenter
Local and international appointments at chairman, director and CEO level in the banking, financial services, business services, social services, investment, commercial property, health and fitness and education sectors.
Author and columnist on all matters relating to property, finance and investment working with Yahoo!7 Finance, property magazines and publications, listed companies and the media generally
Led and worked with listed, private, government and not-for-profit organisations.
residential property and investment banking and financial services savings and investment small business budgeting and household finance commentating on the Australian property market including property valuations, affordability and advocacy consumer finance collections
sports (AFL, cricket, tennis), travel, reading, gardening, spending time with family and friends, helping those less fortunate
With more than thirty years’ experience in the banking and financial services sectors I have extensive knowledge and understanding of the consumer finance, home loan and property sectors in Australia.
My experience working with and helping existing and aspiring home owners in and across Australia and the UK has provided me with valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities today's home owner, first home buyer and property investor face.
I'm the Finance Editor with ASX listed www.onthehouse.com.au, a regular contributor to property and investment media and am widely quoted in the Australian press on all matters relating to home ownership, property investment and mortgage finance and am the author of The Great Australian dream: A guide to buying your first home and a leading columnist with yahoo!7 Finance
I'm an experienced business leader with local and international experience as a director and senior executive with listed public company subsidiaries, private, not-for-profit, charitable and industry associations.
I hold a portfolio of directorships in Australia, am a chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors