Freedom Finance Australia

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Our Teams & Locations

Freedom Finance Australia was started by our Managing Director Christopher MacEachern. Chris believes in quality advice for all Australian’s and is especially passionate about our regional areas. Chris has built his business with passionate likeminded people helping everyday Australian’s to achieve their financial goals and helping them to “Live their Best Life”.

We have teams based in St Kilda Rd Melbourne (head office) as pictured below, Mount Waverley, Bendigo, Wodonga, Ballarat, Goulburn, Sydney, Canberra and Queensland. We are committed to providing our clients with excellent service and financial planning advice, Australia-wide. Get to know our Team and contact us if you would like more information.

Our Team

Chris MacEachern

Managing Director

Chris MacEachern holds a Bachelor of Finance and a Diploma of Financial Planning. He was the Rookie of the Year for Westpac and the Planner of the Year for CBA before starting up his own business, Freedom Finance Australia.
He now enjoys building ongoing relationships with his clients to help them truly understand what their goals are and put them in the best place to achieve those goals.

When Chris is not working he enjoys an active lifestyle like playing Ice hockey and running marathons.

Daniel Rake

General Manager

With over 15 years’ experience in financial services and corporate and financial regulation Dan specialises in delivering outstanding returns for clients and employees alike. Dan has held Head of Wealth and General Management roles with major banks and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). As well as holding a Diploma in Financial Services, Dan has completed post graduate studies at Mt Eliza Business School.

Outside of the office Dan enjoys spending time with and cooking for his wife and four daughters, travelling, and competing in Ironman triathlons.

Wendy Plant

Advice Operations Manager

Wendy is a Certified Financial Planner and holds a Diploma of Financial Planning. Wendy’s career highlight has spanned the past 18 years when she worked in partnership with Brenda Symons to build a successful financial planning practice, and which has now led to an exciting merger with Freedom Finance.
She loves to spend her free time developing her interior design skills and hopes to attend the Milan Furniture Fair in the near future.

Fiona Carley

Operations Manager

Fiona has been with Freedom Finance Australia since 2013 working as an Insurance Specialist before moving into an Operations Manager role in June 2017. Fiona is passionate about Freedom Finance Australia and helping our team and in turn our clients to live their best lives.
Fiona enjoys running and keeping fit, eating good food, and most of all having fun with her two children. She would love to visit Macchu Picchu in Peru.

Anka Stojanovic

Senior Financial Adviser

Anka holds a Bachelor of Business(Financial Planning), Diploma of Business Banking and Finance and Diploma of Law.

With over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Anka is highly qualified to assist you reach your personal and financial objectives. Her extensive knowledge and experience allows her to be familiar with the numerous ranges of financial products available to clients over those years.

Anka understands the importance of long term client relationships and she always displays a genuine, caring and professional approach with her clients. Her honest, positive and friendly nature makes clients from all walks of life feel immediately at ease. These traits mixed with a diverse financial background make for excellent tools for managing her clients’ financial affairs.

Outside work Anka’s passions include music, reading, bushwalking, aerobics and making embroideries.

John Payne

Senior Financial Adviser

John retired at the end of 2014 after over 20 years as a Senior Financial Planner with NAB Financial Planning. He recently set aside his retirement to re-ignite his passion for helping everyday people achieve their financial goals and objectives. In addition to years of experience helping clients with wealth accumulation, wealth protection, and SMSF advice, John also has expertise in Aged Care entry and Centrelink matters. John is widowed with 4 adult daughters and a grandson, and has a fine appreciation for wine and live music. He is also widely recognised as the best golfer in the office.

Michael Eikelis

Senior Financial Adviser

Michael has over 10 years experience of working in the Financial Services industry. He enjoys helping his clients achieve their ideal personal lifestyle through wealth accumulation and protection with a focus on maintaining long term relationships to keep his clients on track. Mike’s experience involves working for the big 4 banks as well as private firms across all areas of Financial Planning advice. He is also well qualified with a completed Bachelor of Business, Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning, and is finalising his Certified Financial Planner studies. In his spare time, Mike enjoys training for Triathlons and road trips out of Melbourne with his wife.

Glenn Meuwissen

Senior Financial Adviser

Glenn is a Senior Financial Adviser, with almost 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Glenn is a Certified Financial Planner who also holds a diploma in financial planning. Before coming to Freedom Finance Australia, Glenn worked with Colonial for many years and at Consultum. He has also worked for AMP and AXA as a retirement advice specialist and business coach. Glenn has spent the last 10 years working as a Financial Adviser. Glenn loves football, cooking and food and has a keen interest in fine arts and pottery.

Anthony Del Vecchio

Financial Adviser

Anthony holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Planning, Finance and Economics. He previously worked as a client service manager and enjoys working closely with the advisers to achieve the best outcomes for our clients. Outside of the office Anthony loves playing tennis, watching his footy team Richmond and spending time with his family and friends.

Graeme Dunn

Aged Care Financial Adviser

Graeme is a specialist Financial Adviser with Aged Care Financial Services.
He has provided aged care financial advice to his clients for the past 9 years and been involved in the aged care industry for 11 years. He also conducts professional training and technical advice on aged care to financial planners, accountants and aged care staff nationally. In addition to being a qualified financial planner, he has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Melbourne University and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Swinburne University. He is a Chartered Accountant and a registered tax agent with over 30 years taxation experience. Graeme decided to change career and become an aged care specialist after navigating the financial aged care maze with his mother in law. Graeme is married with two adult children and a six-month-old grandson. He also has two golden retrievers that rule the roost and loves to get down to Apollo Bay to take long walks on the beach.

Diana Cui

Financial Adviser

Andrew Mason

Financial Adviser

Michael Oren

Financial Adviser

Melanie Keomany

Client Services Manager

Melanie holds a Master of Arts (English Language) along with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Literature and a Diploma of Modern Languages (Spanish). She is proud to have worked closely with Wendy Plant and Brenda Symons over the past eight years to deliver the highest standard of personal service to their clients.

Outside the office she enjoys reading, knitting, and improving her gardening skills.

Bikram Gautam

Software Engineer/ Data Analyst

Bikram is a Data Analyst and has an expertise knowledge from over 3 years of experience. Having an experience in different data analytical tools, Bikram focus on collecting, manipulating and analysing the data in order to help Freedom Finance Australia to make better business decisions. With his ongoing study of a Masters in Information Systems, Bikram holds a Bachelor degree of Information Technology.
Outside of work, he loves to spend time with his family and friends. He has a huge passion for sports and plays soccer during his leisure time.

Jamie Julian

Insurance Officer

Jamie has recently completed a double Bachelor of Arts/Commerce majoring in Japanese and Finance. With a very keen interest in insurance, Jamie works as our Insurance Officer, ensuring our clients’ insurances are successfully implemented and up to date at all times. Jamie has spent time living abroad in Japan where he attended a Japanese school for two years. Outside of work he enjoys surfing, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

David Jamieson

Senior Associate Adviser

Danial Nadeem

Associate Adviser

Danial holds a Bachelor of Business, Majoring in Accounting and Finance.
He graduated from Swinburne University of Technology .

Danial is passionate about helping people to achieve their short term and
long term financial goals. He spends his time at the office assisting the
Financial Advisers and aspires to become a successful Financial Adviser

Outside of work, Danial enjoys playing soccer, cooking and keeping fit.

Neil Mackay

Compliance Manager

Guy Whelan

Head of Advice Performance

Michael Hutchins

Client Services Manager

Thomas Lowe

Client Services Manager

Aria Dhariwal

Associate Adviser

Bilal Khalid

Associate Adviser

Mitchell Bullen

Associate Adviser

Zach Smith

Associate Adviser

Ekta Sharma

Software Engineer/ Data Analyst

Prabhu Basnet

Data Analyst

Manisha Gautam

Data Analyst