Our Team

Mark Dunsford

CEO Dunsford Financial

Diploma of Financial Planning
Fellow of the AFA
Founding Member of the LICG 
Specialist in Wealth Protection Strategies
 
Mark is a reputable leader in the industry, with over 35 years experience.  He brings a wealth of knowledge and specialises in wealth protection using insurance, superannuation and complex estate planning strategies to get clients the required results.  

Mark also specialises in providing advice to legal firms around Australia with wealth protection strategies for their staff. This includes group salary continuance, group life, total and permanent disability, key person as well as share purchase strategies in conjunction with a legal team to write structured business and personal wills.

When he is not assisting his personal and business clients, you will find Mark enjoying his golf at The National Golf Club courses. Mark is also an avid boater and enjoys game fishing in particular chasing the mako sharks and boating up and down the east coast of Australia.

Mobile – 0412 339 985
Email – markd@dunsfordfp.com.au

Ian Finney

Senior Financial Planner 

Bachelor of Business Accounting
Diploma of Financial Planning

Ian brings to the team here at Dunsford Financial more than 25 years experience in financial services. He is a qualified accountant having completed his degree at Caulfield Institute of Technology and then commenced his career working for Chartered Accountants Price Waterhouse Coopers in audit and tax.

Ian has spent the last 25 years in financial planning as a Senior Financial Planner and more recently as a Private Client Adviser with Ord Minnett and State Manager with The Trust Company (now Perpetual). Ian has great empathy with his clients and has built strong long-term relationships. He is able to provide strategic advice around growing, managing and protecting client wealth.

Ian is married with 3 children and lives in Hawthorn. He spends most weekends driving / cheering the family to junior Basketball and football games as well as supporting his Hawks in the AFL.

Mobile – 0418 455 733
Email – ianf@dunsfordfp.com.au

Priy Wijesekera

Senior Financial Plannner

Advanced Diploma Financial Services Planning
Diploma of Business Banking & Finance
Member of FPA
 

Priy has been involved in the Financial Planning Industry since 2005.   He holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services and has also completed studies in Business Banking and Finance.

Priy is well placed with this extensive knowledge and experience to advise a wide range of clients on their financial needs. He provides comprehensive advice on areas including insurance, investment, super and retirement planning.

When he’s not working with his clients you will find Priy enjoying quality time with his family, and being a devoted dad to his four girls, Eden, Avery, Kaya and Zara or out on the golf course.  Priy loves his sport and is also a passionate Hawks supporter.

Mobile – 0402 110 762
Email – priyw@dunsfordfp.com.au

Richard Bowyer

Senior Financial Planner

Adv Dip (FS), LRS
 

Email –  RichardB@dunsfordfp.com.au

Mobile – 0466 759 216

Daniel Baschera

Senior Financial Planner 

DFP, AAII, FALA, AFA (member)

Email –  DannyB@dunsfordfp.com.au

Mobile – 0418 541 305

Anthony Yip

Life Insurance Paraplanner

Anthony has had a career in finance since 2015.   He holds qualifications in Accounting, Mortgage Broking and Financial Planning.  His role at Dunsford Financial sees him extenstively researching our products to ensure the most competative and suitable products are recommended to our clients.

When not in the office, Anthony is a avid traveller and can be found walking his Border Collie down the beach.

Mobile – 0401 203 772

Email –  anthonyY@dunsfordfp.com.au

Silvia Sedlak

Life Insurance Paraplanner
Group Life Administator

Silvia previously worked for a Global company in the superannuation industry for 7 years.  Silvia prepares the advice documents for Mark Dunsford and co-ordination of all group plans.  She is also responsible for liasing with clients, insurers and monitors all client applications through to completion.

When she is not at work, Silvia is a busy mum of 2 children and enjoys family holidays and days spent at the beach.

Mobile – 0426 256 424
Email – silvias@dunsfordfp.com.au

Sonia Gillick

Office Manager
PA to CEO

Sonia joins us from previously working for DPM Financial Services and Link Financial Services and bring with her a wealth of knowledge, high standard of diligence and warm personality.  Sonia is responsible for the day to day running of the office and assisting Mark.


Born in Melbourne and living on the Peninsula, most weekends you find Sonia enjoying the local cafes and wineries.  Sonia has been married for 5 years and a big fan of F1 motorsport.


Mobile – 0407 044 244
Email – SoniaG@dunsfordfp.com.au

Paula L'Huillier

Wealth Administration

Paula comes to Dunsford Financial with many years of Financial Planning and Fund Management Administration experience and knowledge, and she will be providing support to our Advisers Priy and Ian.  

She enjoys liaising with all clients to help with any issues and monitors all client applications and requests through to completion.

Away from work, Paula loves being outdoors and enjoys watching many different sporting codes, spending time with family, lazy days at the beach, and is looking forward to exploring all that Melbourne and the Victoria region has to offer – not least the many restaurants and wineries.

Mobile – 0452 061 961
Email – paulah@dunsfordfp.com.au

Ramona Gardener

Life Insurance Administration 

Ramona has worked in the Insurance Industry in India, Dubai and Melbourne, having recently worked for Global Life Insurer in Melbourne for the last six years.  Ramona joined the Dunsford Team in August 2017, and is enjoying the challenges associated with the Life Insurance component of the business.

Ramona enjoys spending time reading, trying out new recipes, listening to music, dancing and attending concerts.

Mobile – 0478 402 749
Email – ramonag@dunsfordfp.com.au 

Raidah Dunsford

Marketing Co-ordinator

A history of working in Sales with the Austereo Group Australia wide.  Raidah has enjoyed learning all about the Financial Planning world and is responsible for the Online, Social Presence and Brand of Dunsford Financial. 

A lover of all things, indoors, outdoors and mostly around food, wine and good times.   Raidah can be found most weekends enjoying all that life has to offer with her family and friends.

Mobile – 0427 508 168
Email – raidahd@dunsfordfp.com.au

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