Tupicoffs Expert Witness

Neil Kendall Expert Witness

Neil Kendall

CFP, B.Bus, DipFP, FFPA, MAICD

Neil Kendall is an Authorised Representative of Tupicoffs Pty Ltd


Qualifications and Certifications

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Bachelor of Business Management

Diploma of Financial Planning

Fellow of the Financial Planning Association of Australia

Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors


Awards

Masterclass Top 50 exam: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006

Money Management Financial Planner of the Year 2006

Money Management Financial Planner of the Year Runner Up, 2009

Financial Planning Association Value of Advice National Finalist, 2009

Financial Planning Association Value of Advice National Winner 2006

Financial Planning Association Value of Advice State Winner 2006

QLD Advisor of the year 2004 - Charter Financial Planning


Expert Witness Knowledge Areas

Financial Planning

Investment advice and implementation

Insurance advice and implementation (Life, TPD, Trauma and Income Protection)

Gearing advice and implementation

Self Managed Super Fund advice and implementation

Conflict of interest/ Commission disclosure


Industry Experience

2002-Current

Managing Director Tupicoffs Pty Ltd / Responsible Manager Tupicoffs Pty Ltd

Neil is responsible for the provision of all advice under the Tupicoffs Pty Ltd licenses.  As well as his role as responsible manager Neil has an active client base of financial planning clients.

2012-Current

Managing Director Financial Rescue Australia Pty Ltd

Financial Rescue assists victims of financial fraud to recover their losses from licensed financial planners.

2015 - Current

Chair - Financial Planning Standards Board Council

The Financial Planning Standards Board sets the global standards for the Certified Financial Planner certification.  The council represents the 26 member nations and 170, 000 financial planners that participate in the Certified Financial Planner program worldwide.

2014-Current

Chair - Financial Planning Association of Australia

Neil was elected Chair in 2014, and his term extended again in 2016.  The FPA is the professional association for financial planners in Australia, with over 12,000 members of which more than 5,500 are Certified Financial Planners.

2010-2016

Director - Financial Planning Association of Australia

Neil was elected to the board of the FPA in 2010 and again in 2013.  The FPA is the professional association for financial planners in Australia, with over 12,000 members of which more than 5,500 are Certified Financial Planners.

1999-2002

General Manager MLC / General Manager National Personal Client Services

Neil held a number of Sydney based senior roles in MLC and National Australia Bank, the last of which was as the General Manager of a dealership with over 120 planners.  He managed the business from its inception, building the planner and support staff as well as providing leadership on a client focused planning model.  Neil also spent time as the Chairman of ThreeSixty research committee, helping to select products for the dealership approved lists of over 1000 planners.  During this time he was directly responsible for paraplanning, research, training, IT support, adviser remuneration, and strategic alliances for the MLC advice businesses.

1992-1999

Vice President of BT Funds Management

Neil worked for BT for just over 7 years and spent time with hundreds of planners around Queensland.  He was a regular seminar speaker and helped many advisers grow their businesses.

 

1985-1992

Various industry roles with Fund Managers and Life offices