Managing Director (CAF)
Tony Robinson joined GFS Group in July 2007 as Managing Director/CEO. Tony has experience in a number of industries but has most recently been involved in the Financial Services Industry as Managing Director/CEO of IOOF Ltd for the period from 2005 to 2007 and prior to that as Managing Director/CEO of OAMPS Ltd for the period 2002 to 2005. Tony is also currently a Non-executive Director of Barclays Group.
Dip SM, MBA (AGSM), MAICD
Group Managing Director (CWL), Executive Director
Grahame Evans is the Group Managing Director of GFS Group, the parent company of Professional Investment Services (PIS): Australia's leading independently-owned network of financial adviser and accountants.
Grahame is based in Sydney and is responsible for driving the Group's value proposition and service offering to the network of advisers and accountants in Australia and the five offshore operations. Each provide quality services, support and education to enhance their associated advisers professionalism and deliver value-added services to their clients.
Previously, Grahame was CEO Investments for Tower Australia and Head of Corporate and Employee Benefits with AMP. At AMP he was responsible for Australia's largest company superannuation portfolio with more than 33,000 employees and AUD$11 billion under advice. Prior to that, as Managing Director of AMP Consulting, he was responsible for the superannuation consulting division of AMP including actuarial, trustee services, information technology, asset consulting and communications for clients such as Optus, BHP Billiton and Ansett to name a few.
Grahame has been extensively involved with the financial services industry for over 35 years and is a regular guest speaker at industry functions throughout Australia and overseas. He holds an MBA from the prestigious Australian Graduate School of Management, which has been ranked among the top 10 management schools in the Australasian region.
At the age of 32, Grahame became the youngest ever Australian to be appointed to the Board of an Australian life insurance company and was recognised as one of Australia's leading experts on superannuation with regular appearances across a variety of media.
B Sc (Hons), CA, FCIS
Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
Ian is a chartered accountant who began his career with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in London. He has more than 20 years' experience in CFO and company secretary roles in ASX listed, public and private South African companies in a variety of industries. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries. Ian was CFO and company secretary with Alliance for more than two years before the merger with Centrepoint and has continued in the same role for the expanded group.