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PRINCIPAL ADVISER | Andrew Gaston

EXPERIENCE

Andrew has been Managing Director of Accord Financial Strategies & our Licensee Accord Financial Solutions since their inception of May 2008.

Andrew started work in the Financial Services Industry in 1981 with the Reserve Bank of Australia in Adelaide, working my way up to Deputy Manager Cash Services for South Australia and the Northern Territory.

In 2000, Andrew moved into the financial planning industry and now works with a range of clients from students, mums and dads through to company executives.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Andrew’s ability and enjoyment of working with people from all ages and backgrounds was fostered by accompanying his mother on her District nursing rounds and doing odd jobs for her patients. It was further developed throughout his working life as well as being involved on various committee positions in Tennis, Pigeon racing clubs, Outside School Hours Care group and Ethical Adviser’s Co-op Board.

Andrew married Stephanie in 1987, they have a son and daughter in their 20’s. Andrew is a keen gardener and has a vast garden that is patrolled by ducks and chickens. Andrew enjoys a good red wine (shiraz) and cooking. The “one pot stew” being one of his favourite delicacies.

 

Adviser Profile:

Authorised Representative No: 229292 & Credit Representative 409703

Accord Financial Solutions Pty Ltd (AFSL & ACL 323379)

Find out more about my Responsible Investment Certification from RIAA https://responsibleinvestment.org/program-overview/

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning);
  • Certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia;
  • Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) Accreditation.
  • Associate Diploma in Accounting;
  • Associate Diploma in Banking & Finance;
  • Diploma of Management;
  • Margin Lending and Geared Investments Accreditation

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Certified by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia;
  • Member of the Association of Financial Advisers;
  • A Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants;
  • A Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • TPB – Tax Practitioners Board as a tax (financial) adviser
  • Member of Ethical Advisers’ Co-op Board