The Financial Planning Association of Australia The Financial Planning Association of Australia

The FPA Team

Meet the team behind the FPA

Leadership team

Sarah Abood

Chief Executive Officer

Carmelia Kossim

Head of Finance

Elle Manton

Head of Marketing and Communications

Ben Marshan CFP®

Head of Policy, Strategy and Innovation

Joanna Matthew

Joint Head of Education and Professionalism

Anne Palmer

Joint Head of Education and Professionalism

Jacqui Cotton

Head of Members and Partnerships

Wendy Smith

Executive Assistant

The team

Heather McEvoy

Senior Manager, Policy

Brad Vermeer

Senior Manager, Government Relations and Planning

Robert Kimberley

Professional Accountability Manager

James Wills

Senior Professional Accountability Officer

Alex Francis

Professional Accountability Officer

Ron Reiner Rocio

CFP® Program Manager

Sharlene Bracken

CFP® Coordinator

Mary Tusa

CFP® Coordinator

Gregor Murton

CPD Manager

Despina Hayton

CPD Events and Engagement Manager

Mary Gattellari

Student Engagement Officer

Steven Faull

Systems Administrator

Lindy Chapman

Membership Services Manager

Starina Rosario

Membership Services Coordinator

Terry Riddell

Membership Services Coordinator

Wendy Wang

Financial Accountant

Widya Jauw

Accounts Assistant

Giles Smith

Production Manager

Mei-sze Yeong

Marketing and Communications Manager

Prachi Sahai

Digital Marketing Manager

Michael Berdon

Senior Manager, Members and Partnerships

Maree Nisbet

Senior Events Manager

Elise Cole

Events Coordinator