Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: James Jabbour

    James Jabbour is a Sydney mortgage broker and team leader at Smartmove Professional Mortgage Advisors. The former rugby league player, who represented Lebanon, says the attributes he picked up as a player helped him make the transition to broking

  • In the hot seat: Anusha Haran

    With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, Anusha Haran works alongside her husband, Ram Kota, and specialises in commercial finance

  • In the hot seat: Hilal Aydemir

    Hilal Aydemir is the director of Sydney brokerage Blu Belle Finance. Aydemir specialises in SMSF loans and has more than 30 years’ experience in the finance industry, including BDM roles at Macquarie and Citibank

  • In the hot seat: Sam Farha

    Sam Farha is a mortgage broker with more than 10 years’ experience in banking and finance in roles at Bendigo Bank, CBA, Westpac and Macquarie. In February he joined the brokerage team at LendWealth in Sydney

  • Hot Seat: Nathan Vecchio by AB

    Nathan Vecchio, director at Hunter Galloway Finance reflects on his recent award from the FBAA

  • Hot Seat: Ray Hair by AB

    Ray Hair, executive director of The Local Loan Company, explains the importance of a client-first attitude and reveals the hiring and education plans that will underpin the firm’s expansion in 2019

  • Hot Seat: Daniel O'Brien by AB

    Daniel O’Brien, broker for PFS Financial Services, talks about challenges facing brokers currently – and reveals how he would spend a $1m lotto windfall

  • Hot Seat: Preeti Kowshik by AB

    Mint Equity broker Preeti Kowshik, talks about building respectful relationships

  • Hot seat: Liz Wilson by AB

    Liz Wilson, director at Wilson Financial, reflects on the meaning of customer service and the importance of forging personal connections

  • Hot Seat: Shelley Beggs by AB

    The LoanBrix broker reflects on the career guidance that inspired her to break into the industry, and the lessons she has since learned since