CEO & Founder
Russell is a pioneer in the financial advice industry in Australia with over 38 years advising clients on financial planning and making a profound difference to their lives. Russell started his professional life as an Accountant for a large multinational in Melbourne in 1980.
After moving to Sydney and helping establish the local branch of the International Association of Financial Planning which later became the FPA he became a National Manager for investors for the AMP in the early 90’s.
Russell established Financial Choice in 1996 and then set up www.findmysuper.com.au the first online search facility for superannuation with the assistance of the ATO in 2000. In 2003 with the growth of the SMSF market in Australia Russell established a leading SMSF administration business and web site called selfmanagedsuper.com.au.
He has authored two books on wealth management and retirement planning and has been working with Longview economics in London since 2010 developing model portfolios for investment clients in Australia.
Russell holds a Diploma of Financial Planning and is a self-managed super expert adviser with the SMSF association. He is a Certified Financial Planner and graduate of Collaborative Family Law from UTS. He is also a registered tax agent and director of Australian Online Taxation Services.