Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Ian Simpson

    Smartline broker Ian Simpson is based in Mudgee, NSW, but looks after many clients in Sydney. The 2020 MPA Top 100 Broker and Smartline Franchise of the Year winner started his career at Mortgage Force in 2003

  • In the hot seat: Fi Dimos

    In 2019, Fi Dimos founded Bloom Finance, an Edgecliff brokerage servicing clients in Sydney and Canberra. Transferring the skills she gained from a career in reinsurance, Dimos succeeded in winning AFG's Excellence Award just four months later

  • In the hot seat: Deslie Taylor

    Mortgage Choice franchise owner Deslie Taylor decided to become a broker in 2007 after 15 years in banking. The MPA Top 100 broker is based in Ormeau on the Gold Coast

  • In the hot seat: Sheena Briffa

    She may have started her career in November, but Briffa managed to submit $2.9m worth of loan applications in her first month alone

  • 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

  • Hot Seat: Tony MacRae by Melanie Mingas

    The GM of banking for MyState talks about horse racing and the professional achievements he’s prioritising for 2019

  • Hot Seat: Matthew Woods by Melanie Mingas

    Citibank’s head of mortgage distribution Matthew Wood, reveals details of the bank’s revamped mortgage plans

  • Hot Seat: Alissa Childs by Melanie Mingas

    Two Birds One Loan director Alissa Childs, explains why she turned from BDM to broker and how she finds new business opportunities

  • Hot Seat: Will Unkles by Melanie Mingas

    The award-winning director of 40 Forty Finance, shares his tips for keeping on top of the email avalanche