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The Influencers of Financial Planning in the Year Ahead   |  

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The Influencers - People’s Choice

Vote for who you think has been the biggest positive influencer in financial advice - votes will be automatically added to the count, and we will adjust the ranking accordingly. Voting concludes 31 January 2016. The TOP 5 influencers will progress to a final voting round. Adviser Ratings monitors voting from IP addresses and the timing of votes to ensure fairness in the voting system.

 

Scott Haywood

Managing Director of HFM and Radio Finance Guru

1

Why in our top 35?

Scott Haywood, aka the Finance Guru appears daily on Fairfax Radio in...

 

Dante De Gori

Incoming CEO of FPA

2

Why in our top 35?

Dante De Gori will be taking the helm at the Financial Planning Assoc...

 

Adele Ferguson

Fairfax Journalist

3

Why in our top 35?

The 2014 Gold Walkley winner, Ferguson continues to expose inadequaci...

 

Annabel Spring

CEO of CBA Wealth

4

Why in our top 35?

Annabel Spring is the group executive of wealth management at the CBA...

 

Mark Bouris

Executive Chairman of YBR

5

Why in our top 35?

A passionate entrepreneur, Mark Bouris has established a successful c...

 

Daryl Dixon

Executive Chairman of Dixon Advisory

6

Why in our top 35?

The media-savvy Executive Chairman of Dixon Advisory and Superannuat...

 

Claire Mackay

Principal at Quantum Financial, IFA’s 2014 Investment Adviser of the year

7

Why in our top 35?

Fiercely independent is a term that might aptly describe Mackay, who ...

 

Malcolm Turnbull

Prime Minister

8

Why in our top 35?

What can one say about the “Prince of Point Piper” that hasn’t alread...

 

Brad Fox

CEO of AFA

9

Why in our top 35?

The former Essendon and Richmond player knows a lot about codes of co...

 

Nick Langton

CEO Bridges Financial Services

10

Why in our top 35?

Langton replaced Michael Carter as head of the IOOF owned Bridges in ...

 

Rob Caprioli

CEO of AMP Wealth

11

Why in our top 35?

Caprioli leads the wealth division for AMP, which has one of the larg...

 

Daniel Brammall

Director at Brocktons Independent Advisory, President IFAAA

12

Why in our top 35?

The Independent Financial Advisers Association of Australia Limited (...

 

John de Zwart

CEO of Centrepoint Alliance

13

Why in our top 35?

Fun is not always a word linked with the profession of financial plan...

 

Mark Rantall

CEO of FPA

14

Why in our top 35?

The current head of the Financial Planners Association began his care...

 

Greg Medcraft

Chairman of ASIC

15

Why in our top 35?

Greg Medcraft’s father worked in the Dunlop factory and he was the fi...

 

Paul Clitheroe

Director of ipac and Chair of Financial Literacy Board

16

Why in our top 35?

A well known face on our list of Influencers, Paul Clitheroe is a fou...

 

Craig Meller

CEO of AMP

17

Why in our top 35?

Becoming CEO of AMP, Australian’s fifth biggest financial services co...

 

Kelly O'Dwyer

Assistant Treasurer

18

Why in our top 35?

O’Dwyer was elected as a Liberal MP for Higgins in Mebourne in a by-e...

 

Alan Kohler

Editor in Chief of Business Spectator and Eureka Report

19

Why in our top 35?

Best known to the general public as the Finance presenter on the ABC ...

 

Ian Narev

CEO of CBA

20

Why in our top 35?

Ian has just overseen the largest full year profit ever announced by ...

 

Andrea Slattery

CEO of SMSF Association

21

Why in our top 35?

As founder and CEO of the SMSF Association (formerly SPAA), Andrea Sl...

 

Jerry Parwada

Associate Professor and Head of Banking and Finance, UNSW

22

Why in our top 35?

Currently Head of Banking and Finance in the UNSW Business School, As...

 

David Koch

Media and Finance Guru

23

Why in our top 35?

Originally a “pure finance nerd”, David Koch has carved out a role in...

 

Alan Kirkland

CEO of Choice

24

Why in our top 35?

As head of Choice Alan Kirkland leads a high profile organisation tha...

 

Sally Loane

CEO of Financial Services Council

25

Why in our top 35?

As an ex-Coca Cola executive, journalist and media figure, Sally was ...

 

Dr Simon Longstaff

Executive Director of St James Ethics Centre

26

Why in our top 35?

Cambridge graduate with a doctorate in Philosophy, Simon has headed t...

 

Joyce Phillips

CEO of ANZ Wealth

27

Why in our top 35?

How many triplets do you know who speak fluent Japanese? Look no furt...

 

Chris Kelaher

Managing Director of IOOF

28

Why in our top 35?

For a leader coy about discussing his business strategies, and also s...

 

Sam Dastyari

Federal Labor Senator

29

Why in our top 35?

Dastyari, the Australian Labor Senator was born in a warzone, brought...

 

Mike Smith

CEO of ANZ

30

Why in our top 35?

Mike Smith has been the CEO of the ANZ Bank since 2007 and there’s be...

 

David Whiteley

CEO of Industry Super

31

Why in our top 35?

As the Chief Executive of Industry Super Australia, David Whiteley le...

 

Pauline Vamos

CEO Association of Superannuation Funds

32

Why in our top 35?

Pauline Vamos, as CEO of the Association of Superannuation Funds (ASF...

 

Brian Hartzer

CEO of Westpac

33

Why in our top 35?

The American-born Australian was appointed Managing Director and CEO ...

 

Chris Bowen

Shadow Treasurer

34

Why in our top 35?

The Federal member for McMahon in Sydney is a senior right wing figur...

 

Chris Brycki

Founder and CEO of Stockspot

35

Why in our top 35?

With a metaphorical flourish, one could say Chris Brycki is part of a...

 

Brad Cooper

CEO of BT Financial Group

36

Why in our top 35?

Brad has been leading the charge in improving transparency in advice ...

 

Michael O'Neill

CEO of National Seniors Australia

37

Why in our top 35?

As head of National Seniors Australia, Michael O’Neill represents ove...

 

Alex Malley

CEO of CPA

38

Why in our top 35?

Alex Malley and the CPA represent 150,000 members of which 15% can cu...

 

Peter Johnston

Executive Director of AIOFP

39

Why in our top 35?

As Executive Director of the Association of Independently owned Finan...

 

Andrew Hagger

CEO of NAB Wealth / MLC

40

Why in our top 35?

The wealth industry's pianist, composer and restaurant reviewer, has ...