Hot Seat

  • 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

  • In the hot seat: Natasha Choi

    Natasha Choi is a finance broker at The Australian Lending & Investment Centre in Melbourne and was ranked No. 38 on MPA’s Top 100 broker list in 2020. After starting out as a property investor, Choi became a broker in 2015

  • Hot Seat: Hayden Cush by Melanie Mingas

    Earlier this year, Hayden Cush took on the role of national sales manager at AFG Home Loans. He explains to Australian Broker what the new role means and shares his advice for brokers

  • Hot Seat: Eric Wilson by Melanie Mingas

    In his journey from junior lifeguard to founder and CEO of neobank Xinja, Eric Wilson has been no stranger to the deep end. Reflecting on why he moved into finance, he talks about the importance of putting customers and ethics first

  • Hot Seat: Clive Kirkpatrick by Melanie Mingas

    Clive Kirkpatrick, general manager of Vow, shares his tips for how brokers can thrive in the current environment, and reels off the South African delicacies he would serve to MFAA CEO Mike Felton

  • Hot Seat: Nathan Walsh by Melanie Mingas

    As a former bank exec turned fintech co-founder, Athena Home Loans CEO Nathan Walsh is no stranger to bold moves. Here he explains how his first job laid the foundations for a business model that aims to turn the mortgage industry on its head

  • Hot Seat: Adam Crane by Melanie Mingas

    When he completed his undergrad degree, all Adam Crane knew was that he didn’t want to be an accountant. Now the CFO for ME Bank, he shares his tips for working in finance

  • Hot Seat: Andrew Bromley by Melanie Mingas

    Personal mortgage adviser for Smartline Andrew Bromley, talks about how to nurture professional relationships