Simon was the inaugural editor for Professional Planner and is currently group publisher for Conexus Financial. In between stints at Conexus, he was head of market insight for CoreData Research. He has also worked as an investment writer for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian, and helped launch Money Management.
Tahn Sharpe is a Sydney-based financial services journalist with a background in financial planning. He writes on advice, superannuation, investment, banking and insurance issues, is a certified SMSF Adviser and holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
Johanna Roberts is a Melbourne-based freelance journalist with more than 15 years' experience in news, features, lifestyle, property, finance, books and arts journalism, across both digital and print platforms. She has worked at both Fairfax and News Corp publications in Australia, as well as in digital roles in London with The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian.
Anthony O'Brien is a principal of corporate marketing and communications firm Corpwrite. He is a business and personal finance writer with experience extending over 20 years in the communication industry.
Max Newnham has worked in public accounting for almost 40 years. He is a financial planning specialist with the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a specialist adviser with the SMSF Association of Australia.
Robert MC Brown AM is a chartered accountant with more than 30 years’ experience in taxation, superannuation, financial planning and education. As a member of the Australian Defence Force, he founded the ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre, a body within the Department of Defence that designs and presents financial education programs and services to members and their families from recruit stage to retirement. He is a director of Ecstra Foundation Limited, a charitable body that provides grants in support of financial capability programs throughout Australia and is a member of the Financial Planning Technical Task Force of the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board.
David Haintz is founder and principal of business-to-business consultancy Global Adviser Alpha. He is a CFP and a past director of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), where he was instrumental in the push for professionalism. David has had a 26-year career with his own firm and subsequently became a founding director of Shadforth Financial Group. He departed Shadforth in 2015 and established Global Adviser Alpha.
Roger Montgomery is the chairman and chief investment officer of Montgomery Investment Management.