Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Paul Herbert

    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

    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

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

  • In the hot seat: Daniel O'Brien

    In a burst of optimism and 'arrogance', Daniel O’Brien quit his banking job and launched PFS Financial Services in 2004. Since then, the broker has seen every possible loan scenario cross his desk – including an extramarital aff air that caused fi nancial carnage

  • Hot Seat: Taylor Kelly by Melanie Mingas

    Taylor Kelly, mortgage broker for Home Loan Connexion, explains how she would use a windfall to develop a micro-finance program for disadvantaged women

  • Hot seat: Matt Bauld by Melanie Mingas

    The GM of sales and business development at Prospa reflects on the lender’s clean sweep of industry awards in 2018 and the clarity he gains from spending time with his son

  • Hot seat: Andrew Russell by Melanie Mingas

    REA Group’s Andrew Russell explains how to maximise the opportunities in finance today

  • Hot Seat: Tian Liu by Melanie Mingas

    uno Home Loans adviser Tian Liu explains how a chance encounter put him on the path to his dream career

  • Hot seat: John de Bree by Melanie Mingas

    Capify's MD explains how knowledge can be used to adapt to change

  • Hot Seat: Michelle Milsom-Wright by

    Lend Wright director Michelle Milsom-Wright shares her professional - and personal - advice for a successful career