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While our people specialise in different areas, they have much in common. They’re professionally qualified. They’re highly-experienced. And their expertise centres on busy professionals and small businesses. But perhaps most important is their attitude: They listen, avoiding unnecessary jargon and always aiming to provide the best possible service.

  • Christopher Fellas

    CEO & Chairman

  • Andrew Wardle

    Non-Executive Director

  • Anthony Lyon

    Director

  • Tyrone Dutt

    Solicitor Director

  • Liam Pride

    Sports Director

  • Jennifer Abdallah

    Head of Tax and Accounting

  • Elizabeth Mayers

    Executive Assistant

  • Ry Stanes

    Senior Financial Adviser

  • Rod Gardner

    Financial Adviser

  • Werner Jansen

    Financial Adviser

  • Tiffany Doan

    Senior Accountant / Lawyer

  • Sandy Wang

    Senior Accountant

  • Nick Markovski

    Lending Manager

  • Calvin Chung

    Head of Xplan Development

  • Eldar Yilidaer

    Xplan Dev / Advisor Support

  • Toby Fellas

    Junior Paraplanners

  • Thomas Wardle

    Advisor Support

Christopher Fellas

CEO & Chairman

Christopher Fellas has over thirty years financial markets experience and has been involved in financial services and broader businesses during this time. Chris holds an Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Finance) Advanced Diploma of Accounting, Diploma of Financial Markets and a Diploma in Financial Services. He has been a registered Financial Advisor and Planner for more than 20 years. Chris is a Responsible Manager with ASIC.  Chris established Insight Investment Partners in 2009 and expanded this business with the addition of Insight Management Partners in 2011. Previously, Chris held Company Directorships with Macquarie Bank, where he was employed for  14 years..

Andrew Wardle

Non-Executive Director

Andrew brings 26 years global investment banking experience in a broad range of financial markets, including; equities, fixed income, hybrids, foreign exchange, funds management and commodities. Andrew’s key focus on the Investment Committee is the consideration of risks and opportunities in the broader market and how to respond depending on our clients objectives. The oversight Andrew gives is across asset classes and is applied to specific investment opportunities. Andrew’s most recent role as an employee was in 2012, when Andrew led global markets across Asia Pacific for Societe Generale. Further, Andrew was part of Societe Generale’s global executive committee within the markets group.

 

Anthony Lyon

Director

Anthony Lyon holds an advanced diploma in Financial Services and a Cert IV Mortgage Broker License. An Authorised Representative of Insight Investment Partners, Anthony brings a wealth of experience across financial planning, banking & accounting industries enabling him to offer holistic financial advice including cashflow, superannuation, insurance, mortgage broking and estate planning. A graduate from the University of Wollongong, with a Commerce Degree, majoring in Accounting & Management, Anthony worked for Bell Partners as a Junior Accountant and both boutique advisory firms and major banks before joining Insight Investment Partners.

Tyrone Dutt

Solicitor Director

Tyrone Dutt is Solicitor Director of Insight Legal and is the Group’s Legal Counsel. Prior to joining Insight, he has garnered a broad experience having worked in both the legal and financial services industries for the last 12 years representing and advising individuals, start-ups and established corporations. Tyrone holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics. Tyrone’s focus is on commercial law and succession planning. He can assist you and your business with the drafting of deeds and agreements, employment matters, debt matters, wills, buy/sell options, appointment of attorneys and guardians as well as assistance in litigation matters. Tyrone prides himself as being a fixer and will always provide you with your options with the goal of providing a commercial and cost-effective solution.

Liam Pride

Sports Director

Liam has played Rugby League for over 15 years at club and representative level and is currently involved in the coaching and development of the next generation of young talent. Over the years Liam has made extensive contacts in the industry and has experience working with coaching staff, recruitment managers and sourcing sponsorship opportunities. Liam’s passion for the game has driven him to pursue a career in sports management to help mentor and promote the next generation of Rugby League stars. Liam has completed his Diploma in Business Management in Sports.

Jennifer Abdallah

Head of Tax and Accounting

Jennifer Abdallah CPA, is a well respected accountant with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in SME, taxation, reporting and compliance. Jennifer has a reputation for thoroughness and reliability and understands that the key to client satisfaction is simplicity and meeting client needs. Jennifer has run her own accounting practice for 22 years with a mixed client base. She has an appreciation for diversity in business cultures and can readily adapt to suit the needs of each client. She is approachable and client focussed. She has a reputation for flexibility and being able to deal with complex issues quickly and effectively.

Elizabeth Mayers

Executive Assistant

Elizabeth Mayers is an executive assistant at Insight Management Partners. Elizabeth joined the team in 2018 and is currently studying a Bachelor of Business. Elizabeth believes in assisting the team in a timely and accurate manner to ensure a level of efficiency that clients can depend on.

Ry Stanes

Senior Financial Adviser

Ry offers a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked in the financial planning industry for over 16 years. Ry’s focus is on providing peace of mind for his clients, using excellent technical and strategic knowledge to tailor a financial plan to their specific needs. His strength is explaining complex strategies in easily understandable terminology, allowing his clients to be confidently engaged with every step of their financial journey. Ry is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP©), in addition to holding both the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning). Ry is also a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Rod Gardner

Financial Adviser

Werner Jansen

Financial Adviser

Werner grew up and lived in Johannesburg, South Africa for most of his life and developed a love for adventure, exploring  and stepping outside of his comfort zone. This played a big part in his decision to relocate and immerse himself in the life that Sydney has to offer.  Werner has over 15 years’ experience and has found his sense of purpose in assisting people to achieve their financial goals and ultimately lead their desired lifestyles. Werner holds a B.Com. Economics degree, a diploma in financial planning and is currently bridging his Certified Financial Planner certification.

Tiffany Doan

Senior Accountant / Lawyer

Sandy Wang

Senior Accountant

Sandy Wang Completed her CPA in 2011. With 4 years business service and 12 years commercial accounting and taxation working experience, Sandy has always been able to apply her keen accounting and taxation skills in practice. Sandy has a pleasant personality and great integrity. She is responsible for our SMEs & individuals’ taxation and financial reporting. Her strong client needs oriented mind and can do working attitude is of vital for business service delivery and customer satisfaction.

Nick Markovski

Lending Manager

Calvin Chung

Head of Xplan Development

Calvin Chung supports new and existing clients and improves company efficiency from the technical side. He has recently graduated from University of New South Wales with a double degree of Actuarial Studies and Commerce majoring in Finance. Calvin is certain that the core of any financial service requires trust and ongoing communication with clients, prioritising their needs and having the proper knowledge to fulfil it.

Eldar Yilidaer

Xplan Dev / Advisor Support

Eldar is working in the technical development team and responsible for back-end coding for Insight’s software solutions.

Eldar is a dedicated and self-motivated graduate from the University of Sydney with a Commerce degree majors in Finance and Business Analytics/Data Analytics. His passion for the finance industry and software engineering is crucial to improving the user experience in not only Xplan, but also AI technology and the Microsoft suite.

Toby Fellas

Junior Paraplanners

Thomas Wardle

Advisor Support

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