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: 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

  • 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