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Who we are

Godfrey Pembroke was founded in 1981 with a vision to provide high quality tailored financial advice to individuals, small businesses and corporations.

Today we have financial advice specialists throughout Australia and the Godfrey Pembroke network is regularly recognised with industry awards for leading advice professionalism, transparency and trusted relationships.

With a focus on the value of relationships and a deep expertise in addressing complex financial needs, Godfrey Pembroke continues to support advisers and advice businesses within their network as they deliver quality advice outcomes for high net worth clients.

Our promise

Financial Advice Specialists

We have the experience and expertise to assist you as you grow and protect your clients’ wealth.

Godfrey Pembroke is an industry leading network of advisers and integrated wealth management firms, with a long history in delivering quality advice.

We understand your clients, having started out as an advice firm in 1981, and know what it takes to help grow and protect the wealth of people with complex financial needs.

Relationships are important to us. When you partner with Godfrey Pembroke you join a community of advice professionals that draws upon the expertise, scale and capability of one of Australia’s most respected advice networks, MLC.

You also become part of a progressive licensee that evolves to your changing needs, and proudly advocates for our profession.

Our people

Mark Fisher - General Manager

Mark Fisher

General Manager

Mark Fisher was appointed to lead Godfrey Pembroke in 2020.

He has extensive experience and a proven track record guiding advice businesses to success in times of change or when they are underperforming. With a focus on strategy, customers and developing teams, he has coached businesses to deliver against both revenue and profitability targets, and facilitate growth.

With more than 20 years' experience working with brands such as AMP, AXA, Macquarie, NAB, BT, Westpac and Securitor, Mark has developed a deep understanding of the advice industry as well as a network he can leverage to create new opportunities.

Bridget Poolman

High Net Worth Specialist

A seasoned finance professional with experience in leadership and sales execution, Bridget has expertise in platform sales, asset management, strategic planning, financial advice and management. She also has a consulting background, and graduated from University College London.

Peter Gommers

High Net Worth Specialist

Peter has considerable experience in business and practice management, sales development, strategic planning and advice provision, and is well placed to help businesses navigate the changing landscape of advice. He is a Certified Financial Planner with Diplomas in Financial Planning and Insurance, and a member of the Financial Planning Association.

Alex Argenti

Practice Development Manager

Alex has more than 15 years' experience in financial services. He's passionate about advice and enjoys coaching advice practices to deliver a positive client experience. Having held leadership roles, he has skills in management, business planning, client services and distribution, operations and administration, project management, governance, compliance and risk management.

Tanya Curtin

Practice Development Manager

Tanya draws upon over 20 years' experience to coach Godfrey Pembroke's advice network. Her expertise comes from working with brands such as Westpac, Merrill Lynch Australia and Strategic Capital Management and Count Financial in paraplanning, research, platforms management and distribution. She understands the support advice businesses need to succeed.

Shane Canton

Strategy Manager

Shane is an experienced Strategy Manager with a long history of working in the financial services industry. His areas of expertise include practice management, implementation of new distribution models and leading people through periods of significant change. He has an MBA focused on Leadership and Communication from Deakin University.

Cathy Todaro

Practice Development Associate

Cathy is a Practice Development Associate with over 15 years' experience in the industry. She has skills in event management, client and adviser services. She's committed to supporting advisers and advice businesses within the Godfrey Pembroke network.

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