Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Ian Simpson

    Smartline broker Ian Simpson is based in Mudgee, NSW, but looks after many clients in Sydney. The 2020 MPA Top 100 Broker and Smartline Franchise of the Year winner started his career at Mortgage Force in 2003

  • In the hot seat: Fi Dimos

    In 2019, Fi Dimos founded Bloom Finance, an Edgecliff brokerage servicing clients in Sydney and Canberra. Transferring the skills she gained from a career in reinsurance, Dimos succeeded in winning AFG's Excellence Award just four months later

  • In the hot seat: Deslie Taylor

    Mortgage Choice franchise owner Deslie Taylor decided to become a broker in 2007 after 15 years in banking. The MPA Top 100 broker is based in Ormeau on the Gold Coast

  • In the hot seat: Sheena Briffa

    She may have started her career in November, but Briffa managed to submit $2.9m worth of loan applications in her first month alone

  • In the hot seat: Andrew Loucas by Antony Field

    Sydney broker only joined the industry in August 2019 but is already notching up impressive volumes and nabbing big awards

  • In the hot seat: Andrew Soo by Antony Field

    The AMAs Broker of the Year – Commercial excellence award winner and director of a brokerage specialising in construction, commercial and property funding dishes his career path

  • In the hot seat: Peter Bryant by Antony Field

    Vow Financial NSW state manager Peter Bryant was named Bankwest Best Aggregator BDM at the 2020 Australian Mortgage Awards. He talks about his 38-year career in finance and how he helps brokers achieve success

  • Darin Hindmarsh in the hot seat by Antony Field

    Brokerage founder and CEO with a background in construction has put his knowledge of property and finance to use to help people realise their dreams

  • In the hot seat: Anja Pannek by Antony Field

    CEO of PLAN Australia shares her passion for finance and highlights the value brokers bring to the industry

  • In the hot seat: Grace Munro by Antony Field

    Don't all finance careers begin with a seven-year stint at the Coles deli counter? No? Well, that's where it started for the broker relationship manager at MyState Bank...