Malcolm is a qualified accountant and holder of a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Southern Queensland. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA – Specialist in Professional Financial Planning).
In his earlier years, Malcolm gained a wealth of experience as a public and commercial accountant having spent a number of years acting as Tax Accountant and Financial Adviser to a large and successful family group who had considerable pastoral and manufacturing interests in Australia.
Immediately prior to commencing in practice as a Financial Planner, he was Company Secretary and General Manager, Finance Division, for the family Group Holding Company. This Group included a significant number of subsidiary companies involved in manufacturing and sales on a national basis.
Malcolm is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member for many years of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.
With nearly thirty years of experience in Financial Planning, he would be regarded as one of the more experienced Advisers in the industry. He specialises in providing comprehensive strategic planning and portfolio management advice to successful wealth accumulators and retirees.
In order to service his client’s with utmost effectiveness, Malcolm keeps up to date with continuing professional development.
On a number of occasions, Malcolm has attended Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/) Annual General Meeting in Omaha Nebraska USA as he has a particular interest in Warren Buffet’s successful investment philosophies. Whilst on these trips, he has visited leading financial institutions in the United States of America to keep up to date with what is happening in overseas markets.
He has been a partner in the Toowoomba practice for over 20 years and he is a Director of Byron Capital Pty Ltd.
His Academic and Professional Qualifications are:
- Bachelor of Business (B Bus) (University of Southern Queensland);
- Certified Financial Planner (CFP®);
- Fellow and Certified Practising Accountant - Member of CPA Australia (CPA – Specialist in Professional Financial Planning);