Charmaine has over 30 years’ experience coaching and inspiring her clients to live the life they want free from stress and worry about their finances. She believes by having a great financial coach to create, manage and protect your wealth you can spend more time on the areas of your life that matter most.
Her contributions to industry development through the design of innovative solutions tailored to her clients’ individual needs led to her being recognised as 2008 Advisor of the Year by her peers, ahead of more than 200 other candidates Australia wide. Her business was also awarded the Godfrey Pembroke Premier Practice Award in 2006.
Charmaine’s educational qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics Degree, a Diploma of Financial Planning, she is a Certified Financial Planner and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Charmaine spent 9 years as a Senior Adviser at Deutsche Bank and prior to that she served 6 years in the Air Force as an Intelligence Officer. She is the Director and Practice Principal of Global Partnerships Financial Consulting.
Charmaine is closely involved with a number of business development groups and has been a board member on an industry round table. She also directly supports a Vietnamese orphanage through business profits and participates with local community groups during her spare time. She is a member of The Financial Planning Association, Women in Finance, the Bayside Business Network, volunteers with the White Lion Association which assists underprivileged children and has been involved with various Rotary organisations.