Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Nicholas Clunes

    After contemplating a move into broking for months, Nicholas Clunes finally took the leap and joined the Aussie family in May, spurred on by the Aussie Bloom incentive. He started his new broking journey at Aussie Home Loans Neutral Bay

  • In the hot seat: Clair George

    Clair George has 19 years’ experience in the finance industry, including working at Aussie Home Loans. The mortgage broker and her close friend Jasmin Wilson set up The Avenue Home Loans in Bondi Beach five years ago to achieve a better work-life balance

  • 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: Zoran Petkovski by Melanie Mingas

    Newly appointed BDM Zoran Petkovski explains why he left banking for a new career at Marketplace Finance and why all life skills matter when it comes to building customer connections

  • Hot Seat: Evelyn Burton by Melanie Mingas

    Franchisee and broker Evelyn Burton explains how she turned a gift for numbers and a knack for customer service into a successful broking and mentoring career

  • Hot Seat: Greg Charlwood by Melanie Mingas

    Greg Charlwood, managing director of Australian Invoice Finance, reflects on the things that have shaped his career to date, including a plumbing apprenticeship, a stint living and working in India, and an appreciation for quality BDMs

  • 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