Fitzpatricks Appoints New Queensland Advisers


Fitzpatricks Private Wealth has announced the appointment of two additional advisers working within a Fitzpatricks Private Wealth branded practice based in Brisbane.

A statement from the company says Matthew Nicholson and Oswaldo Duque join the team “with senior client-centric advice expertise”. It has also hired Kaarina Robson to support its Brisbane-based office.

Matthew Nicholson.

Fitzpatricks CEO Matt Fogarty says the new advisers will support the practice to target the private wealth market in south-east Queensland and that the renewed team will be better positioned to “…embrace Fitzpatricks’ Lead Adviser approach focusing on a client-centric approach, servicing the needs of high-net-worth individuals, families, business owners, who have more complex financial needs.”

Nicholson has more than 20 years’ experience within the Australian financial services industry, most recently working at VISIS Private Wealth as a private client adviser.

Oswaldo Duque.

Prior to this, he was a senior financial planner at Westpac for more than four years and has held paraplanning, state management and financial advisory roles at financial planning and advice firms including Whittaker MacNaught, Commonwealth Bank and Planwealth.

Duque has worked within the financial services industry since 2013 and joins Fitzpatricks from ipac, a subsidiary of AMP group, where he was a private client adviser for nearly five years, following his role at Corporation U as a financial planner.