The Franchise Finance Market is lead by financial and industry experts with proven track records
Darren has operated in financial services for over 18 years and during this time he has owned and operated 6 Australian Financial Services Licences and a national financial advisory firm (Investment Product Advice Associates).
He has had extensive legal and regulatory dealings within Australia and abroad, and for 4 years was a committee member of the Financial Advisor Industory Liaison Committee with the Australian
Securities and Investments Committee (ASIC), been the Responsible Officer license of six Australian FInancial Services Licenses (including financial advice and financial product Responsible Entity licenses), along with being a Responsible Officer for a Nominated Advisor (NOMAD) to the National Stock Exchange of Australia and a director to six public companies. he has acted...
David Gow B.COM LLB
David is an experienced banker having worked in corporate banking thoughout Asia, including as the Managind Director and Head of Corporate Banking ASEAN with Citigroup.
He now spends much of his professional time as a board member to many charities and research foundations such as UQ Holdings , Uniseed Management Pty Ltd, the Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute and Children's Health Queensland.
Stephen Rasmussen B.Com
Stephen has some 40 years experience in banking and finance broking, including 19 years working within Australian banking followed by another 20+ years operating as an independent finance broker and advisor.
During his career he has arranged financing for a wide range of SME businesses including franchising , as well as broking to more general retail home and investmend clients.
Having operated his own business for 20 years gives him a strong affinity with other SME business owners.
In 2009 Stephen's professional reputation saw him nominated and elected by his finance industry peers as the Finance Broker's Association of Australia (FBAA) State President of Queensland and the Northern Territory, an honour and duty requiring his reguto banks and other stakeholders.
Past roles: Executive management roles at CBA & ANZ, Small Business operator
Quals: Bachelor Economics, Master of Business