2021 FPA Awards

Celebrating outstanding financial planners, paraplanners, university students and FPA Professional Practices.

The FPA Awards are designed to recognise members who deliver the highest standards of professional and trusted advice to Australian consumers, as well as those who have gone above and beyond to support their local community through pro bono and volunteer work.

Now more than ever, we want to shine the light on the positive, life-changing advice that you give to your clients. Help us change the conversation and share the good stories about financial advice. By supporting the FPA Awards, you can help us celebrate commitment, talent and passion within our profession.

ANNOUNCING 2021 FPA AWARDS WINNERS

Hear from the winners of the 2021 FPA Awards

FPA CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Professional of the Year Award
Kathryn Creasy CFP® – Capital Partners Private Wealth Advice (WA)

FPA Professional Practice of the Year Award
Apt Wealth Partners (NSW)

FPA Financial Planner AFP® of the Year Award
Leanne Bielik AFP® – 2020 Wealth (VIC)

FPA Advice Innovation Award
Daniel Thompson AFP® – Finnacle (NSW)

FPA Paraplanner of the Year Award
Andrew Mann CFP® – Tupicoffs (QLD)

FPA University Student of the Year Award
Nicole Gardner – Kaplan Professional (VIC)

FPA Community Service Award, supported by the Future2 Foundation
Peter O’Connell CFP® – PPT Financial (VIC)

2021 FPA AWARDS FINALISTS

Congratulations to the finalists of the FPA Awards 2021:

FPA CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Professional of the Year Award

Kathryn Creasy CFP® – Capital Partners Private Wealth Advisers (WA)

Matthew Meehan CFP® – Lifesolver Financial (NSW)

Naomi Mee-Martino CFP® – Bastion Financial Group (WA)

Mark O’Flynn CFP® – Tupicoffs (QLD)

FPA Professional Practice of the Year Award

Alman Partners (QLD)

APT Wealth (NSW)

Enlightened Financial Solutions (QLD)

FPA Financial Planner AFP® of the Year Award

Leanne Bielik AFP® – 2020 Wealth Pty Ltd (VIC)

Michelle Maguire AFP® – MLC Advise (NSW)

Craig Phillips AFP® – Phillips Wealth Partners (ACT)

FPA Advice Innovation Award

Josh Pennell CFP® – Prosper Advisory Financial Services (VIC)

Daniel Thompson AFP® – Finnacle (NSW)

FPA Paraplanner of the Year Award

Andrew Mann CFP® – Tupicoffs (QLD)

Elora Shine – Cooper Wealth Management (NSW)

FPA University Student of the Year Award

Nicole Gardner – Kaplan Professional (VIC)

Martin Jack – Griffith University (QLD)

Matthew Kanizay – Deakin University (VIC)

Melina Pisani – Deakin University (VIC)

Renae Poole – Griffith University (QLD)

Aaron Skow – Kaplan Professional (NSW)

FPA Community Service Award, supported by the Future2 Foundation

Fran Hughes CFP®

Peter O’Connell CFP®

Key dates

Applications open Monday 2 August
Applications to nominate a peer close Monday 16 August 11:59pm AEST
Applications close Applications are now closed
Finalists announced  Mid-October
Winners announced November

How to apply

Applications for the 2021 FPA Awards are now closed.

FPA Award Categories


Watch the video announcement to hear from the 2020 winners…

2020 Award winners

FPA CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Professional of the Year
Zacary Leeson CFP® – HPH Solutions (WA)

FPA Professional Practice of the Year
HPH Solutions (WA)

FPA Financial Planner AFP® of the Year
Nat Daley AFP® – Hard Line Wealth (NSW)

FPA Advice Innovation Award
Corey Wastle CFP® – Verse Wealth (VIC)

FPA Paraplanner of the Year
Emma Zwaan – Capital Partners Private Wealth Advisers (WA)

FPA University Student of the Year
Miles Kitts – Charles Sturt University (SA) and
Anthony White – TAFE NSW (NSW)

FPA Community Service Award supported by the Future2 Foundation
Shane Hayes – Family Aged Care Advocates (NSW)

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