Risk People as at 18 September 2018

New Appointments

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CBA appoints new director
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has appointed Paul O’Malley as an independent non-executive director on the CBA board as of 1 January 2019. Brian Long is retiring from the board, from 31 December 2018. O’Malley was the managing director and chief executive at BlueScope Steel.


AFA award finalists announced
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) 2018 finalists of the rising star, practice and adviser of the year awards have been announced.

Adviser of the year finalists

  1. Tom Dawe of Capital Focused

  2. Hugh Robertson of Centaur Financial Services

  3. Elliot Watson of Elliot Watson Financial Planning

Practice of the Year finalists

  1. Multiforte Financial Services

  2. Panoramic Financial Solutions

  3. TWD Australia

Rising Star of the Year finalists

  1. Rachael Bursell of Finance your Future

  2. Jacinta Martin of Altitude Financial Management

  3. Rebecca Pritchard of Wealth Enhancer

  4. Andrew Debono of Announcer Group

  5. Sam Jewell of Rising Tide Financial Services

  6. Ryan Skeen of Zella Wealth