Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Andrew Soo

    Andrew Soo is the director of GM Capital Solutions, a brokerage specialising in construction, commercial and property funding. The AMAs Broker of the Year – Commercial excellence award winner describes his career path

  • In the hot seat: Peter Bryant

    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

    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

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

  • Dan Peters in the hot seat by Sarah Megginson

    Partner at Edgeview Finance wants to give back in a meaningful way, saying "We want our contribution to charity to be significant, not a token"

  • In the hot seat: Kirsty Dunphey by AB

    When Kirsty Dunphey, director of Launceston-based Up Loans, transitioned from a career in real estate to her own mortgage brokerage, she thought it would be a simple cross-step into a similar industry. But 'it was a steep learning curve,' she says, 'and one I'm still on!'

  • In the hot seat: Josh Bartlett by AB

    Over a decade ago, Josh Bartlett, founder and managing director of MAB Melbourne, made the pivot from personal training into mortgage broking: 'I was telling people how to do push-ups one day, and how to get a loan the next!'

  • In the hot seat: Paul Herbert by AB

    A chance opportunity at a university careers day led Paul Herbert, MyState Bank's head of home lending distribution, into banking. Previously, a career in landscaping beckoned: 'I still crave the creative aspects of seeing something physical from my efforts, so it’s an important outlet for me,' he says

  • Deanna Ezzy in the hot seat by AB

    It may have been a "fluke" principal mortgage broker of More Than Mortgages got into broking but 10 years later she says there’s nowhere she'd rather be

  • Stephen Moore in the hot seat by AB

    While Choice CEO sees ‘tough times ahead’, he's confident broker market will come out even stronger