Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Phoebe and Elodie Blamey

    Mother and daughter Phoebe and Elodie Blamey work together at Melbourne brokerage Clover Financial Solutions, which Phoebe set up 12 years ago. Elodie became a broker last December and is a finalist for Young Gun of the Year – Independent at the Australian Mortgage Awards 2021

  • In the hot seat: Leigh Paliwal

    AB sits down to chat with Sydney broker and Property Nerds host Leigh Paliwal

  • In the hot seat: Sunil Kumar

    "Australia is a place where, if you are willing to be dedicated, driven, passionate and inspired, you will find a greater level of success in any field"

  • In the hot seat: Kylie Meredith

    Kylie Meredith is a mortgage broker at The Savings Centre on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. She became a broker five years ago, after working as a settlements officer and in customer service roles at ASIC and Telstra

  • In the hot seat: Daniel Hustwaite by AB

    Daniel Hustwaite, principal at Aqua Financial Services, discusses the biggest challenges for brokers in these uncertain times of COVID-19, and how fi nancial services are working to improve consumer experiences

  • In the hot seat: Nick McGrath by AB

    Moneytech CEO Nick McGrath discusses what the biggest challenges for financial services will be this year, and why it’s important for brokers to be resilient and have thick skin

  • In the hot seat: Chris Hall by AB

    Chris Hall, managing director at Bluecranecapital, talks about how to survive a career in finance, explaining the importance of resilience, respect and consistency and offering some key tips for mentee brokers

  • In the hot seat: Mark Middleton by AB

    Mark Middleton, head of third party distribution at Teachers Mutual Bank Limited, discusses some of his top survival tips for working in finance, and his ambitions for the year ahead

  • In the hot seat: Kirsty Dunphey by AB

    Up Loans co-founder and mortgage broker Kirsty Dunphey reveals her biggest inspirations. From her segue into broking from property management to co-founding a firm, she says it’s all about helping others, having a good mentor, and representation

  • Hot Seat: Kevin Frost by AB

    Kevin Frost, head of lending solutions at Centrepoint Alliance, discusses the benefits of boutique aggregators, as well as the biggest challenges for the industry in 2020 and how best to tackle them