Raymond is the founder and Managing Director of Empire Financial Group, and a Responsible Manager of our Australian Financial Services Licence, EFG Advice Australia.
20 Years’ Experience
A highly decorated professional, Raymond’s 20 years experience in financial services has seen him engage in a diverse range of roles and ventures, dealing with large corporations, small to medium businesses, individuals and family clients.
Raymond was instrumental in the establishment and roll out of the LJ Hooker Superannuation Fund, at the time Australia’s largest real estate network with over 500 offices and 5,000 staff. He also played a major part in rolling out Australia’s first ever community-based superannuation fund in the Mallee region of Victoria, with the aim of providing benefits for local community development.
Since then, Raymond has refocused his business on dealing with individual, family and small business clients, electing to specialise in assisting individuals and families build financial wealth and security through a team based strategic approach to quality financial advice.
For over six years, Raymond was the Western Australian delegate to a Dealer Group Advisory Council, helping to develop and and improve communication between the advisor network and licensee management. He is also often called upon as a speaker on financial planning strategies, to accounting, finance and real estate groups, and the membership of associations such as the Institute of Public Accountants.
Outside of the office, he is also the ongoing Campaign Chairman to a State Shadow Cabinet Minister.
Raymond holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University in WA and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services.
He has also completed the Chief Executive Forum course at The Wharton School of Finance and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Raymond has been recognised with multiple State and National Adviser and Practice of the Year awards, and in 2018 with a prestigious WA Business News 40under40 Winner award.Message Us