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Meet The Team 2016-12-14T12:03:19+00:00

Meet the financial planning services team

Our financial planning services team is well-qualified and broadly experienced to be able to deliver clients the high standard of wealth management services they seek. A key element of our preparedness for delivering client services, is the holding of relevant formal qualifications – and backing that up with continuous education in fields appropriate to the products and services we offer.

The team members and their roles at ContinuumFP are detailed below: you are invited to contact any of us as indicated in our descriptions.

Eric Walters
FCPA(FPS) FAICD
Director/Financial Planner

 

Eric-Walters adviser financial planning services

After 28 years as an accountant in public practice Eric commenced his work in the financial planning industry in October 2000. During his career, Eric has advised clients on a wide range of financial and general investment matters, whilst providing strategic business services to entrepreneurs and senior managers. Particular specialties that Eric brings to Continuum Financial Planners include the provision of advice/ solutions to:

  • clients with complex financial needs and who are ‘time poor’;
  • corporate/business superannuation situations;
  • business succession and estate planning needs; and
  • wealth creation/protection strategies.

Eric is a senior financial planner at Continuum Financial Planners Pty Ltd and heads a financial planning services team that provides a diverse range of strategic wealth management advice and services to his clients. As team-leader Eric sets the principles by which strategies for his clients are determined when statements of advice are being prepared whether in respect of investments or risk insurance recommendations.

As the senior Director of the company, Eric is also closely involved in the operational activities and processes of the company, takes a leadership role in relation to marketing and strategic policies and is active in the team’s monitoring of market activity of the various investment products utilised in the portfolios of clients of the company.

Eric has a personal presence on a number of social media sites (more active on some than on others), as well as posting to: Linked In, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ on behalf of the Company. You can contact Eric directly, using this form.

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Warwick Bragg
CPA(FPS) F Fin AFP
Director
/Financial Planner

Warwick-Bragg adviser financial planning services

Warwick commenced his financial planning career in July 2005 when he transitioned from his role accounting role. In September 2008 Warwick became a shareholder and Director of Continuum Financial Planners Pty Ltd, having mastered the paraplanning role for the company up to that time: and advising a small portfolio of advised clients (whilst completing his CPA studies and then proceeding with formal studies in financial planning).

Warwick holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in accounting and commercial computing’ Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. He is a member of CPA Australia – and has been awarded Financial Planning Specialist designation by that professional body. He is also a Fellow member of FinSIA and an associate member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Warwick’s professional interests lie in wealth accumulation strategies, investment product analysis, portfolio blending and in personal risk insurance – all of which he delivers efficiently and effectively to an ever-growing portfolio of clients. His advisory and management pursuits have made a mark on the industry and this has been recognised in his appointment to membership of Queensland Securitor Circle – since 2010.

As a working Director of the company Warwick is responsible for HR matters and financial management policy and decisions, contributing at Board level to the development and implementation of company strategic policy generally. His role ensures the efficient delivery of ContinuumFP’s financial planning services.

You can contact Warwick directly, using this form.

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Peter Cashman
Dip FP C.dec
Certified Financial PlannerTM

Peter-Cashman adviser financial planning services

Peter commenced his financial planning career in June 1994 with Westpac Banking Corporation, after 20 years covering various roles in retail Banking. Peter is an Authorised Representative of Securitor Financial Group Ltd, has a Diploma of Financial Planning and holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation which he was awarded in 1997.

Since 1994, Peter has had continuous experience in providing financial planning services and advice to clients. Leaving Westpac Financial Planning in September 1999, Peter spent a further five years advising clients at Queensland Teachers Credit Union before deciding to commence his own business with Professional Investment Services in September 2004.

On 4th July 2007, Peter moved his business under the Continuum Financial Planners banner under a joint venture agreement. Peter says “This has been a strategic decision based on my desire to increase my commitment and service levels to all of my clients – I have determined that I will be best positioned to achieve this in conjunction with Continuum Financial Planners and Securitor.

Peter is experienced in dealing with people and providing advice on all aspects of financial planning and particularly enjoys assisting clients in retirement and pre-retirement strategies.

Peter looks forward to continuing to provide quality professional advice aimed at assisting clients meet their personal goals and objectives.

You can contact Peter directly, using this form.

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Damien Ferguson
Dip FP
Certified Financial PlannerTM

Damien-Ferguson Adviser Financial Planning Services

Damien commenced working as an Investment Adviser in 1986. He holds a Diploma of Financial Planning (since 1992); and continued his studies, achieving qualification as a Certified Financial Planner™ in 2000. He is currently an Authorised Representative of Securitor Financial Group Ltd.

During his professional career he has gained extensive experience in all areas of financial planning services; and has built expertise in banking, wealth management, personal insurance, SMSF strategies, salary packaging, corporate super, succession and estate planning, and debt and gearing strategies.

Damien’s experience and expertise was accumulated in the following roles:

  • Established and ran a successful Financial Planning firm (with legal firm and chartered accountants as partners);
  • Wealth Management Relationship Manager for St George Private Bank;
  • State Manager for an Estate and Succession Planning company; and
  • Qld & PNG manager for the financial planning arm of one of the big four accounting firms.

Following his passion for working with his clients and delivering them exceptional, personalised service – and after extensive consultation and research into the culture and processes at Continuum – Damien joined Continuum Financial Planners under a joint venture agreement in March 2010.

Damien says that he is pleased and delighted with the relationship he sees established between Continuum’s advisors and their clients, going on to say “I look forward to delivering services to my loyal clients with full confidence that I will be able to deliver what I undertake on their behalf.

You can contact Damien directly, using this form.

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Kathy Skrine
Client Services Officer

Kathy Skrine Client Services Officer Financial Planning Services

Kathy commenced her career in finance in New Zealand working for one of the big banks from 2003.

She then moved to Australia in 2008 with her husband and son to experience the great lifestyle the sunshine state has to offer.

Soon after arrival in Queensland, Kathy commenced working for Continuum Financial Planners and worked closely with the advisers in developing some new processes and procedures that ensured client services could be delivered efficiently and in a timely way. She commenced her studies towards the Diploma of Financial Planning, showing a particular interest in managing the implementation processes for personal risk insurance. After an absence of a year (or thereabouts) working for one of the major Banks, Kathy re-joined ContinuumFP – and will continue her studies with the aim to complete the Diploma of Financial Planning as soon as family commitments allow.

“I am very excited to work again with Continuum Financial Planners, renewing acquaintances with clients and assisting them with their service requirements.”

Kathy is a key member of the financial planning services team: she responds to all calls to our general phone number (07-34213456); and is the first line of response to the onsite Contact Us form.

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