IMAP Adviser Roadshow 2020


IMAP is delivering a Virtual Adviser Roadshow as a series of interactive "Zoom" webinars with the first starting on 20th April and then daily until 23rd April 2020 . The Program below describes the topic for each webinar.

NOTE: This replaces the physical Sydney and Melbourne Adviser Roadshows.

Delegates who have already registered for the physical events will be sent a four Zoom confirmation emails with a link to join each session.  Please save these links by clicking 'add to calendar' within the email.


Apologies, we are no longer accepting registrations for this event.

Program for Virtual Adviser Roadshow

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Monday 20 April 2020

12.00pm Opening Address
12.10pm Have the bushfires changed the investing landscape as well? - Aust. Ethical, Zurich and Gold Leaf Financial Services
12.40pm Keynote - 270 sleeps to the future - AZNGA

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Tuesday 21 April 2020

12.00pm Why our business model will survive - Macquarie, Alteris and Stanford Brown

12.30pm In these Markets – What Are Clients Asking? What are we saying? What are we Doing? - Stanford Brown, Ridgeman Private Wealth and Xplore Wealth
12.00pm - 1.00pm

Wednesday 22 April 2020

12.00pm The real impact of Managed Accounts on an advice business - Praemium

12.30pm Lessons from another profession - Minter Ellison
12.00pm - 1.15pm

Thursday 23 April 2020

12.00pm How professional practices implement Managed Accounts - Ironbark and FinClear

12.30pm Market Update - BetaShares

12.45pm Professional portfolio management - what do licensees need to have? - Lonsec and Oreana

Introducing our Keynote Speaker Paul Barrett

Paul Barrett
Paul BarrettCEO - AZ NGA
Paul established AZ NGA in 2015, after a stellar career as a senior executive at some of Australia’s largest banking and financial services institutions including the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Paul is very well known in the industry and since starting AZ NGA has been developing its brand reputation by investing in high quality, professional accounting and financial advisory businesses, AZ NGA offers their partners a unique framework that delivers certainty around capital flows and succession planning, backed by European investment firm Azimut Group.

Our speakers will inform and challenge you - PLEASE NOTE that not all speakers below will be participating in the Virtual Adviser Roadshow 2020

David Bassanese
David BassaneseChief Economist Betashares
David Bassanese is Chief Economist at BetaShares Capital, one of Australia’s leading providers of exchange traded funds (ETFs) with over $7 billion in funds under management. Prior role's include senior financial commentator with The Australian Financial Review, and economist roles at Macquarie Bank, the Federal Treasury and the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He is the author of Australia’s definitive book on exchange traded funds - "The Australian ETF Guide". David has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Adelaide, and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University
Chris Wrightson
Chris Wrightson Head of Wealth Management - Ironbark
Chris is responsible for strategic growth, M&A and governance of the Ironbark wealth management business and is a director on advice business boards. He has 30+ years’ Financial Services anagement experience in major financial institutions and an in-depth understanding of adviser to client engagement models, business models & growth drivers for advisory businesses. At Ipac and later AXA, Chris's teams were responsible for acquisition & ongoing management of financial planning businesses, and the acquisition of equity in vendor run planning practices plus the corporatising of the client offer & business mode
Steve Aldridge
Steve AldridgeDirector / Senior Financial Adviser of Ridgeman Private Wealth
Steve has been in the financial services industry for 25 years, the majority of this time spent advising HNW clients on protecting, growing and using their wealth to achieve their personal goals. Steve holds a Bachelor of Business and Diploma of Financial Services along with a specialisation in Estate Planning. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors as well as various industry bodies.
Martin Morris
Martin Morris Head of Distribution & Director - Praemium
Martin has 26 years of industry experience spanning both Australia and the UK markets and held national roles in both product distribution and AFSL management. Martin has attained his MBA, is a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors and is an accredited behavioural sales coach. His role at Praemium includes the responsibility of mentoring and managing the distribution team to grow the Praemium platform and suite of solutions by helping advisers build more profitable, engaging and sustainable businesses.
Leah Willis
Leah Willis Head of Client Relationships - Australian Ethical
Leah joined Australian Ethical in December 2016 and is responsible for client relationships across all of Australian Ethical’s intermediated channels, including financial planners, employers, and institutional clients. Leah has 20+ years’ experience in financial services distribution, including senior distribution positions with Rothschild Asset Management, BT Financial Group, Barclays Global Investors, and most recently as Head of Key Accounts for IOOF
Anne Hamieh
Anne HamiehHead of Distribution and Marketing
Anne is responsible for leading the client growth and retention strategy for Xplore Wealth. Anne is pivotal in driving Xplore Wealth’s delivery of client centric platform solutions to IFAs, dealer groups, wealth managers, stock brokers, private banks, and investment managers.

As a Financial Services executive with over 20 years of experience, she has demonstrated capability in leading high performing sales teams. Anne joined Xplore Wealth from Vanguard Investments where she was Intermediary Sales Manager, Northern. Anne led the Intermediary sales team responsible for the distribution of Vanguard’s managed funds and ETFs across all advice segments in NSW, QLD and NT. During her time at Vanguard, Anne was a key initiator of Vanguard’s move into Managed Accounts.
Shane Hawke
Shane HawkeOreana Financial Services
Shane has 5 years in financial planning roles & 18+ years in investment management roles has covered investment research, portfolio construction, governance, asset allocation, risk management & communications. Prior roles include Research Manager for NAB Wealth, ThreeSixty Research - managing the investment due diligence & portfolio construction of NAB Wealth Licensee’s Approved Products Lists/model portfolios, plus MLC Investment menus. Also Investment Specialist roles for MLC, Asteron and ING/RetireInvest. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance)from Canberra University & Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment - Securities Institute of Australia.
Andrew Bradley
Andrew BradleyPartner - Minter Ellison
Andrew's an expert in all aspects of financial services regulation and has a keen interest in partnering with clients to drive innovation in the financial services industry. He has particular expertise in the area of superannuation. He acts for the full spectrum of clients in the financial services industry including superannuation trustees, life insurers, wrap platform operators, investment managers, administrators and custodians.
Jonathan Hoyle
Jonathan HoyleCEO - Standford Brown
Jonathan gained a Masters in Biochemistry from Cambridge University, and then spent 15 years in the global financial markets, mainly on the London bond trading floor of JPMorgan. He joined Stanford Brown in 2006 to build its Private Wealth division. He's chaired the Investment Committee since inception in 2009 and became Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Stanford Brown made the decision to run discretionary portfolios for its clients in 2017. Since that time, their Soteria Capital Managed Accounts have twice won the IMAP Multi-Asset Class Manager of the Year Award and are now available to external financial advice practices.
Lukasz De Pourbaix
Lukasz De PourbaixCIO - Lonsec
Lukasz leads the Lonsec Investment Solutions Pty Ltd (LIS) business. LIS harnesses Lonsec's broad investment research and portfolio construction expertise delivering effective and efficient portfolio solutions to financial advisers. Lukasz is also chair of Lonsec's Asset Allocation Investment Committee and is a member of the Manager Selection and Direct Equities Investment Committees.
Bianca de Melo
Bianca de MeloState Sales Leader NSW - Macquarie
Bianca De Melo is the NSW state sales manager for the wealth Intermediary Team in Macquarie Banking & Financial Services division. Her team is focused on working with Businesses to transform their practices and enable their growth strategies. Her previous roles was Head of Managed Account Product at Macquarie. Bianca has over 15 years’ experience at Macquarie in managed account roles including Head of Managed Account Operations and Managed Accounts Business Manager. Bianca is a responsible manager on the banks managed account license.
Charles Stodart
Charles Stodart Investment Specialist - Zurich
Charles joined Zurich in 2015 and has 20+ years experience in the financial services. Charles is responsible for providing support and investment commentary to financial advisers and investors of Zurich’s managed funds. Prior Zurich, Charles was: Investment Analyst - Five Oceans Asset Management, covering Asian equities and global telecom stocks, Fund Manager - Pengana Capital’s Asian Equities Fund, responsible for Telecom and Technology sectors across Asia inc. Japan
Lisa Fuentes
Lisa Fuentes Head of Corporate Services - Alteris Financial Group
Lisa has 20+ years’ experience in the financial services industry. She started with Alteris as a client services manager and has played an integral role in the growth and expansion of Alteris through her leadership of business improvement projects. Her passion for positive client service has played a pivotal role in Alteris's success and its reputation for client loyalty.
Nick Avery
Nick AveryHead of Equities - FinClear
Nick has 17+ years’ experience as a financial management & stockbroking professional servicing individual, high net worth & institutional clients. His equities expertise includes managing stockbroking operations, developing business strategy, leading the development & delivery of new business channels. Nick holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance, Diplomas in Financial Services & Financial planning and is a Master Member of SAFAA.
Vincent O’Neill
Vincent O’Neill Director of Private Wealth – Stanford Brown
Vincent is a Senior Adviser and Private Wealth specialist focusing on providing financial advice to high net worth clients on wealth creation, retirement planning and self-managed superannuation funds. Vincent manages a team of highly qualified advisers each with their unique professional experience and areas of core expertise. This diversified skill set allows the Private Wealth team deliver advice which is knowledgeable, current and a source of genuine value add for their clients.
Mary Campbell
Mary Campbell Director of Private Wealth – Stanford Brown
Mary has 15+ years professional experience working for leading Ethical Investment companies incl.Australian Ethical Investment & Superannuation, Uniting Financial Services & Ethical Investment Services. Mary is a Certified Responsible Investment Financial Adviser and holds memberships of: the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA), the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and CPA Australia . She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Planning & Accounting.

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