A dedicated, strategic and forward thinking Senior Adviser, with over 15 years in the financial services industry.
Ben is committed to providing his clients with the highest quality financial advice and aims to build long term collaborations to achieve their goals over time. Ben has attained the highest university and professional qualifications in financial planning including his appointment as an internationally recognised CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner.
Ben is an ASX Accredited Listed Product Adviser and has over fifteen years’ experience in finance, having worked in Queensland Treasury prior to being appointed as a Senior Adviser with Stonehouse.
He is an active member of several professional associations including a CFP Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Professional Member of the Economic Society of Australia (ESA). Ben has also been awarded Fellow membership of the FPA; a prestigious honour held by less than 1% of the professional association’s members. He is also a registered FPA Pro Bono Financial Planner donating his services to selected charitable and not-for-profit organisations.
Ben’s tertiary qualifications include a Master of Financial Planning, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Graduate Certificate in Economics.
Ben is also active in representations for the industry, having written and/or been interviewed for a number of media organisations including ABC Radio, The Australian, The Sunday Tasmanian and SuperLiving. He has also made submissions to and appeared before Parliamentary Inquiries in support of independence in financial planning.
Ben is a Co-Chair of the Stonehouse Investment Committee, Chair of the Stonehouse Research Committee and member of the Stonehouse Compliance Committee.
Outside the office, Ben enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His interests include travel, music, history and politics, and he enjoys watching a variety of sporting events.
Ben is available for appointments at our Indooroopilly and Brisbane CBD offices.