General advice

Chat with a super consultant to learn more about super and our products and services at no additional cost.


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Alex Van Kempen

Monash College | Monash University
Alex is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Andrew O'Neill

Deakin University | Swinburne University of Technology
Andrew is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Brett Hynes

Federation University | Monash University
Brett is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Diane Soumbassis

The University of Melbourne

Diane is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.


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Derya Tillem

The Florey Institute

Derya is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

You can see Derya at The University of Melbourne (Parkville) or the Melbourne UniSuper Member Centre.


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Duncan Carroll

Australian Catholic University | RMIT University
Duncan is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Geoff Langdale

La Trobe University

Geoff is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.


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Jaclyn Livingstone

Swinburne University of Technology
Jaclyn is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Jerome McCready

Deakin University | Federation University
Jerome is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Quin Wallace

RMIT University | Victoria University
Quin is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Tanu Kallivayalil

The University of Melbourne
Tanu is available to provide general information about superannuation, answer questions about UniSuper products and services, or help with your paperwork.

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Andrew McKendry

Financial Adviser, Select Advice

Andrew joined UniSuper in 2014 and enjoys making a meaningful difference to member outcomes so that they can achieve their retirement goals, both short- and long-term.

Advice topics
Insurance in your super
Super and pension investment strategies
Super contribution strategies
Setting up a Flexi Pension


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Jay Chid

Financial Adviser, Select Advice

Jay continuously strives to earn the trust and loyalty of UniSuper members by providing tailored advice in a friendly, professional and responsive manner.

Advice topics
Super investment strategies
Insurance in your super
Super contribution strategies
Flexi Pensions


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Lyneve Almario

Financial Adviser, Select Advice

Lyneve joined UniSuper in 2015 and brings over 13 years’ experience in the financial services industry.

Advice topics
Super investment strategies
Insurance in your super
Super contribution strategies
Flexi Pensions


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Ricky Ochwani

Financial Adviser, Select Advice

Ricky has been with UniSuper since 2014 and started his career in the financial services industry in 2008. He is experienced in superannuation, investments and tax planning. He enjoys solving financial problems, devising investment plans for his clients and helping them to make important financial decisions that will help achieve their future goals. 

Qualifications
Masters of Accounting and Financial Management
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
Diploma of Financial Planning
Bachelor of Commerce

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia

Advice topics
Super investment strategies
Insurance in your super
Super contribution strategies
Flexi Pensions
Regular savings plans

Comprehensive advice


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Cameron Seidel

Private Client Adviser

Cameron has more than 18 years’ experience working in the financial services industry.

Having worked in the industry fund not-for-profit sector for over 12 years, Cameron specialises in pre- and post-retirement planning to help clients plan for their retirement income needs. Cameron’s experience in retirement planning means he is also familiar with Centrelink and Department of Veteran Affairs pensions to ensure clients are aware of any entitlements they may have.

Cameron is an advocate of the value of financial advice and the benefit it can provide to clients, whatever their stage of life may be. Cameron considers a client’s circumstances and financial goals to recommend a financial plan that is appropriate to each client’s individual situation.

You can see Cameron at Monash University.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Diploma Financial Planning
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business
Accredited Aged Care Professional

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Aged care
Financial planning
Wealth creation
Superannuation
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services


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Charles Azzopardi

Private Client Adviser

Charles has over 14 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having worked for charted accounting firms and private boutique financial advisory firms.

Charles is passionate about helping clients to identify priorities to reach a balance between enjoying their lifestyle both now, and in the future. He takes pride in developing financial strategies that seek to achieve the client’s personal goals, which may be anything from education funding, wealth creation, through to retirement planning.

Charles believes in educating his clients so that they feel empowered during the personal advice process. One aspect that Charles loves most about financial planning is finding unforeseen opportunities that add value to a client’s future prosperity. Charles also recognises the importance of reviewing financial plans as future changes trigger the need to revisit financial strategies. Changes can come as a result of unplanned changes to circumstances, legislative changes as well as potential changes to clients’ future goals.

You can see Charles at Victoria University and Swinburne University of Technology.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services


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Dale Barratt

Senior Private Client Adviser

Having worked for funds management, banking and private trustee firms, Dale draws upon a diversified skill set when providing quality advice to his clients.

With close to 20 years’ experience in the wealth management and financial sector, he has developed specialised knowledge in superannuation, retirement, portfolio construction and estate planning strategies.

While the pursuit of knowledge forms the foundation to Dale’s expertise, listening to and helping people achieve their personal financial goals is what he is passionate about. Dale understands that every person is unique and tailored advice is an essential component to any successful financial plan. He initially starts by gaining a complete awareness of each client’s position, and then provides quality strategic advice in the client’s best interest. He believes that as peoples’ circumstances change, it’s important to review and update strategies with a professional adviser to ensure goals remain on track.

You can see Dale at the University of Melbourne and University of Tasmania.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Masters of Financial Planning
Masters of Applied Finance
Masters of Business Administration
Diploma of Financial Planning, Dip FP
Diploma of Management

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)
Financial Services Institute Australasia (FINSIA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services


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Derek Gascoigne

State Manager Advice, Vic/Tas

Derek has over 20 years’ experience in financial services. His focus is on providing robust strategic financial advice with a view to optimise benefits through education and guidance, to provide reassurance and peace of mind about the adequacy of a clients’ financial position and to assist clients to make more informed decisions about their financial future.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Diploma of Financial Planning
Bachelor of Commerce
Diploma of Management

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review service


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Jamie Laird

Private Client Adviser

Jamie has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. The majority of Jamie’s experience has come from 9 years in corporate superannuation followed by a move into financial planning.

Jamie has a sound knowledge of superannuation legislation and defined benefit schemes. He has worked for large organisations as well as a number of boutique-style financial planning firms over the years. This allowed him to continue to build and broaden his knowledge as he fulfilled his desire to assist people with their financial needs. Jamie has advised a wide variety of clients on many matters including strategies around superannuation and retirement planning, risk and wealth creation.

Jamie believes in the value of ongoing advice throughout a client’s various stages of life. 

You can see Jamie at the University of Melbourne.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Diploma of Financial Planning
Associate Diploma of Business Accounting

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Financial planning
Wealth creation
Superannuation
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services


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Jonathan Kujawa

Private Client Adviser

Jonathan has 11 years’ experience in the finance industry, spanning both banking and financial advice. He has developed a strong understanding of debt management, superannuation, personal insurance, investment strategies and Centrelink strategies.

Jonathan has provided advice to a diverse range of individuals and couples, particularly focusing on areas such as wealth generation and protection, retirement planning and Centrelink maximisation. He is a strong advocate of clients regularly reviewing their financial advice to ensure their recommendations remain relevant and up to date as circumstances change.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
Bachelor of Business

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services

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Kiran Bhullar

Private Client Adviser

Kiran joined UniSuper in 2019 and brings in over 12 years’ experience in the financial services industry, 11 years in a financial planning capacity.

Kiran has worked in the profit-for-member sector for over 6 years and has extensive experience in the areas of superannuation, SMSFs, retirement planning, investments, risk management, social security, aged care and estate planning.

She is passionate about understanding the complexity of her clients lives, a vast majority of those being women, and improving their financial awareness and well-being by bringing clarity and knowledge.

Kiran believes in building long-term relationships with clients and adding value by taking a holistic view of their personal and financial situation, their dreams and aspirations. By doing so she helps her clients improve their present situation and achieve their desired future lifestyle. Kiran takes great pride in focusing on her client’s specific financial needs and educating her clients to make better financial decisions.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)
Financial Services Institute Australasia (FINSIA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services


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Nicholas Ta

Private Client Adviser

Nicholas has over 18 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He is passionate about assisting members to create and tailor financial solutions which help achieve their lifestyle goals and objectives.

Nicholas has extensive experience in superannuation, wealth creation and protection, pre and post-retirement planning strategies as well as helping members optimise any entitlements to Centrelink/Department of Veteran Affairs. In particular, he takes pride in making complex strategies easy for members to understand, so they feel confident and can have peace of mind about the financial solutions recommended.

Nicholas is a firm believer in the value of financial advice and establishing ongoing relationships to review the appropriateness of strategies as personal, legislative and economic circumstances change throughout a member’s lifetime. 

You can see Nicholas at Monash University.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
Bachelor of Science
Diploma of Financial Planning

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services


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Robert Cahill

Private Client Adviser

Robert joined UniSuper in 2018 and is excited to share his knowledge and experience with clients so that they can realise their personal and financial goals.

Since 2006, Robert has developed specialised knowledge and has attained globally-recognised qualifications in financial planning and investment management. He has extensive experience in superannuation, portfolio construction, retirement planning.

He takes great pride in making complex strategies easy to understand. risk management, estate planning and social security. He has an educative approach to advice and takes great pride in helping clients make confident financial decisions that align with their goals. Robert’s commitment to best practice industry service and internationally recognised standards of education demonstrate his ongoing commitment to the profession and to client care.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA)
Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Studies)
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning,

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)
Financial Services Institute Australasia (FINSIA)

Advice topics
Wealth creation
Superannuation (including more than 20 other super funds)
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services

Review advice

See your adviser’s experience, qualifications, and the services they provide. You can also see their details on ASIC’s Financial Advisers Register.

These profiles should be read in conjunction with the Financial Services Guide – Personal Advice document (PDF, 205KB).


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Angelina Singh

Financial Adviser, Review Service

Angelina joined UniSuper in 2018 and has over 6 years’ experience working in the financial services industry. 

She has developed a good understanding of debt management, superannuation, personal insurance, investment strategies and Centrelink strategies.

Angelina is passionate about empowering her clients to achieve their financial goals and objectives. She enjoys building strong relationships with her clients and helps them to make confident decisions based on their own unique situation. She is a firm believer in the value of financial advice and establishing ongoing relationships throughout a client’s various stages of life.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce – Economics and Banking/Finance
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
Diploma of Financial Planning

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)


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Steven Craigie

Financial Adviser, Review Service

Steven joined UniSuper in 2015 and has spent over 11 years’ in the financial services industry. Steven is passionate about providing advice that assists with improving retirement outcomes for members. He aims to make his clients feel confident and comfortable about the strategies they are implementing.

Qualifications
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP)
Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
Diploma of Financial Planning
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Professional associations
Financial Planning Association Australia (FPA)

Advice topics
Financial planning
Wealth creation
Superannuation
Redundancy planning
Retirement planning
Investments outside of super
Estate planning considerations
Debt management
Cash flow management
Social security strategies (Centrelink/DVA)
Remuneration planning (salary packaging)
Insurance for income and asset protection
Review services

Financial services guides

UniSuper Advice is operated by UniSuper Management Pty Ltd (USM), ABN 91 006 961 799, AFSL No 235907, which is licensed to provide financial product advice to members. UniSuper Head Office: Level 1, 385 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000. Financial Advice Centre: 1800 823 842. Email: advice@unisuper.com.au.

CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® are certification marks owned outside the U.S. by Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB). Financial Planning Association of Australia Limited is the marks licensing authority for the CFP Marks in Australia, through agreement with FPSB.

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