AFA Adviser Awards Season


Great advisers from around the country are represented in the 2019 AFA Adviser Awards, as we report this year’s grand finalists in the AFA’s Rising Star, Female Excellence in Advice and Excellence in Education Award categories.

The grand finalists in the 2019 AFA Female Excellence in Advice Awards, sponsored by TAL, are:

This Awards is intended to promote positive change in the financial advice sector by encouraging more women to enter the industry and take on leadership roles. It has been championed and sponsored by TAL for the past nine years.

The 2019 AFA Rising Star grand finalists are:

Now in its 15th year, this Award recognises extraordinary emerging talent in financial advice and has proved to be a springboard for a successful career in the advice industry.

The grand finalists in the 2019 AFA Excellence in Education Award are:

AFA CEO, Phil Kewin said excellence in education inspires greater adviser confidence in their own ability and greater consumer trust in advice. He said the past decade has seen an increasing focus on adviser education, which has been driven by:

  • Consumer awareness
  • Regulatory reform
  • The collective realisation of the growing importance of professional education in its broadest sense

The winners of these Awards, together with the 2019 AFA Adviser of the Year (see: AFA Announces 2019 Adviser of the Year Grand Finalists)  will be announced during the 2019 AFA Adviser Conference in Adelaide next week.