Freedom Finance HQ, Melbourne, VIC
Level 8, 574 St, Kilda Rd
Melbourne 3004 VIC
Phone: 1800 662 891
Our experienced Freedom Finance Australia Melbourne Office Financial Advisers are ready to assist you in reaching you financial goals. Our team can provide financial advice on a range of topics including:
Financial Advisory / Planning
Life Insurance Advice
Retirement Planning Advice
Self Managed Super Fund Advice
Aged Care Financial Advice
Meet Our Team:
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.
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 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 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 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. Outside work Anka’s passions include music, reading, bushwalking, aerobics and making embroideries.
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 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 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
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.
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 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 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.
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. Outside of work, Danial enjoys playing soccer, cooking and keeping fit.
Michael is a Client Services Manager at Freedom Finance Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University, majoring in Accounting and Economics. He has spent time in Accounting roles within Freedom Finance Australia before moving into the Financial Planning sector in late 2018 via a Client Services Manager position. Outside of work, Michael’s hobbies include playing sport, spending time with friends and travelling to new destinations.
I have completed my Masters in Information technology. I have two years of experience as a Data Analyst/Software Engineer. My Hobbies are, I love to do Hiking, traveling and in my leisure time I like to play basketball and soccer. I have completed my Masters in Information technology. I have two years of experience as a Data Analyst/Software Engineer. My Hobbies are, I love to do Hiking, traveling and in my leisure time I like to play basketball and soccer.
Graeme is a qualified financial planner and has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Melbourne University as well as a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Swinburne University. He is a Chartered Accountant and a registered tax agent with over 30 years taxation experience.
Alan is now 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.
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.
Nathans holds a Diploma of Financial Planning, Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance majoring in Financial Planning. In addition to his current studies Nathan is a professional member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA). Nathan has over 10 years of industry experience within the professional services and financial services industries Nathan enjoys spending time with his young family, exercising, dining out and is an avid motor sports fan.
Mitchell is an Associate Adviser who has been in the financial planning industry for 3 years and joined Freedom in 2018. Mitchell holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and Finance and is completing a degree in Financial Planning. In his leisure time he enjoys eating, snowboarding and traveling to new countries.
Zach is an associate adviser who has recently completed a double degree in Commerce / Property Real Estate majoring in Finance and Wealth Management. Zach is passionate about helping people towards achieving their retirement goals. Zach is a developing associate with the aim of becoming a financial adviser. Outside of work, he loves to travel and watch sporting events with friends. He is very passionate about St Kilda and the Memphis Grizzlies in the AFL and NBA.
Looking for an opportunity to impact people’s lives, Gemma switched out the food science lab for an excel spreadsheet a position as an Associate Adviser with Freedom Finance. With a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and a Masters underway, if Gemma’s not buried in books, you’ll probably find her in the kitchen or seeking out some live music.
Aria holds a Bachelor of Business and Social Science majoring in Finance and Psychology. She is currently studying her Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is interested in helping clients achieve their financial goals and objectives. She has worked in the financial planning industry since 2018. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends, playing sports and travelling.
Bilal holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is currently studying towards completing his master’s in financial planning. Bilal comes from an accounting background and has experience working in taxation. He works alongside senior advisers in the business and is passionate about providing quality advice and helping Australians live their best life. Bilal is aspiring to become a financial adviser himself and hope to make an impact in people’s lives. Outside of work, Bilal enjoys spending time with his family and friends and actively engages in playing soccer, basketball and keeping fit.
Neil has over 35 years experience in financial services, more than 20 years directly in financial planning. Am very passionate about helping others achieve their life’s ambitions. Neil is providing his experience and directing his attention to coaching advisers achieve great outcomes for their clients. Neil has enjoyed great success as a sports coach. When not working or coaching, Neil enjoys spending time with family, hiking, camping, fishing and being involved in various sports.
After being an Associate in a town planning practice for many years, Lynn decided on a career change and has been involved in the world of accounting for the past 15 years. She liaises regularly with our clients as well as with ASIC and the ATO. Lynn also heads up our Corporate Compliance Division and has worked closely with Joe Farrell for over 14 years. In her downtime she enjoys relaxing and exploring the sights of Melbourne and surrounds.
Ekta Sharma joined Freedom Finance in February 2018 and is a Data Analyst. She has over 3 years of experience in the data field She is doing her Masters in Information System. Outside of work, she likes hiking, swimming and spending time with friends and family.
I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and have done specialisation in Marketing. Currently, I am studying Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. I have worked as a Customer Care Executive and Assistance bringing years of experience back in Nepal.Currently, I work as a Systems and Data assistant to provide effective support to the Data Analyst. Apart from work I am very much passionate about music and I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
With over 25 years in the Financial Services Industry having enjoyed various roles in Wealth Management, Assistant to Compliance Manager, Managing Insurance Claims and Client Services. Elaine recently joined Freedom Finance as Executive Assistant to support the Management Team. Outside of work Elaine enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.
With over 40 years of experience in Financial Services including Financial Planning, Guy enjoys assisting Planners and staff in their development towards providing exceptional advice and service to our valued clients. When he is not with the advice team Guy enjoys running and mountain trekking in foreign countries.