No More Practice Education is a fully CPD-accredited, online learning business for financial professionals with a focus on high production values, engagement and learning from the best industry experts.
It was founded 10 years ago by Vanessa Stoykov and now provides online learning resources which are utilised by a community of 22,000 finance professionals.
The group also provides educational content to more than 80 per cent of Australia’s financial advisers, which is produced through its sister company, and exclusive provider of content, evolution media group.
Today, No More Practice has a dedicated team of education professionals from all walks of life who are focused on engagement and end-user experience.
Vanessa Stoykov is the founder of No More Practice, founder and chief executive of evolution media group, and creator of the Channel Nine hit The Investment Series. A respected thought leader in the finance industry, she features regularly in industry publications and is an in-demand keynote speaker.
Marcus Field is the managing director of No More Practice and is primarily focused on business development opportunities and ensuring the success and effectiveness of all content properties. He plays a key role in promoting the vision of No More Practice to make finance more relatable through entertaining and educational content.
Paul Wodrow is the creative director of No More Practice and evolution media group. Here, he plays a vital role in all aspects of strategy and direction for key clients and content properties to ensure their stories are told in an engaging and refreshing way.
Lisa Chapman is the general manager of No More Practice and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business including compliance and legal, accounting and human relations. She entered the financial services industry upon leaving school 20 years ago and has been working in the sector ever since.
Content and community manager
Elizabeth Somerville is the content and community manager for No More Practice, and is responsible for sourcing and creating content for the group’s community of finance professionals as well as end investors. She is passionate about communicating the value of advice and exploring industry issues through engaging content written in plain English.
Alexandra Saks is the relationship manager at No More Practice and is responsible for end-to-end client communication, as well as onboarding new clients and client reporting. She comes with valuable past experience in a global investment bank, dealing with clients trading varied financial instruments. She works to ensure that every client has a great experience with No More Practice.
As project head, Nancy works closely with the chief executive on coordinating the fusion between our adviser audiences and our message to the end consumer. She has wide-ranging experience which includes managing large scale events, to developing artists and celebrity communities.
Damien Mu is the chief executive, Australia and New Zealand, and director of AIA Australia. He’s passionate about protecting the financial health and welfare of all Australians and believes living a healthy lifestyle should be encouraged and rewarded.
Nikko Asset Management
Sam Hallinan is the managing director of Nikko Asset Management, Australia, and leads a team of 75 people who cover Australian, global and Asian equities, Australian fixed income, and multi asset investments. His career spans over 20 years in the Australian financial services industry and has focussed on asset management, strategy, sales and organisational culture
Jenny Josling is the managing director of Orbis Australia and has over 26 years’ experience in asset management, gained across both the UK and Australia. Hailing from country NSW, Jenny takes a practical yet considered approach to her role at Orbis to ensure decisions only need to be made once.
Platinum Asset Management
Kerr Neilson is the founder and managing director of Platinum Asset Management, which he founded in 1994 , and which specialises in investing in international equities. A respected and successful investment professional, Kerr has over 40 years’ of experience in financial markets in Australia and overseas.
UBS Asset Management
Bryce Doherty is the managing director of UBS Asset Management, Australia and New Zealand; a role he has held since 2013. With over 20 years’ experience in the investment industry, Bryce has a particular passion for superannuation, and wants to assist more Australians in understanding the role of super and the importance of saving for retirement.
Lonsec Fiscal Holdings
Amanda Gillespie is the joint chief executive of Lonsec Fiscal Holdings and has over 20 years’ of investment experience. She has featured as a guardian in The Investment Series since inception, and isn’t afraid of asking the hard questions to better understand the objectives and returns of an investment product.
Zenith Investment Partners
David Wright is the managing partner and joint founder of Zenith Investment Partners, which he established in 2002. He has over 20 years’ investment industry experience and has been a respected guardian on The Investment Series since inception.
Heather Brilliant is the chief executive of Morningstar Australasia and the newest guardian on The Investment Series. She has a particular passion for ensuring consumers are able to access the right investment products for their circumstances, at the most appropriate times.