Matthew Smith

Head of retail content, Conexus Financial

Smith is the editor of Professional Planner’s print and digital platforms. He is an experienced financial journalist, editor and multimedia producer who has held senior editorial positions both in mainstream press and trade media. He has also worked with large finance and investment companies, both in-house and as a consultant, devising media-style digital content strategies. His knowledge and contacts, both in Australia and overseas, including in the US, bring to intermediary and end-investor audiences an institution-level understanding of financial markets, regulation, advice and business structures. Smith will be leveraging his digital media experience to engage, educate and inform Conexus audiences.

Advisory Board

Paul Barrett
Chief executive, AZ NGA

Angela Martyn
Director, Personal Financial Services

Simon Carrodus
Senior associate, The Fold Legal

Margaret Munetsi
Principal, CountPlus One

Peter Foley
Practice owner/adviser, Thirdview

Bernie Ripoll
Director, Mapmyplan

Pamela Hanrahan
Professor of Commercial Law and Regulation, UNSW Business School

Jeff Thurecht
Adviser, Evalesco Financial Services

Paul Heath
Chief executive, Koda Capital

Michael Wright
Chief executive, Xplore

Nathan Jacobsen
Managing director, Paragem