Martin SpeiserDirector - Financial Planning

B.Com (UNSW) CA CFP Dip. Mortgage Lending. Dip.Buss Real Estate.

Martin is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Accountant, Responsible Manager and an Authorised Representative of MASU. Martin attends to the financial planning needs of his niche client base, mainly middle and upper Corporate Management clients. Martin has been providing Financial Advice since 1992. Prior to that Martin worked in Chartered Accounting, in Audit and Business Services.

Richard Van AkerlakenSenior Financial Adviser

Dip FS (FP)

Richard is the Queensland Representative for MASU and also Responsible Manager. Richard started giving financial advice in 1982, specifically advising on insurance matters as a risk specialist in the Newcastle area. Richard also looks after MASU clients in the South East Queensland region.

Ray CaiFinancial Adviser

MAppFin, BCom-Accg, DipFS (FP)

Ray holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, a Masters of Applied Finance and a Diploma of Financial Services. Ray’s particular area of expertise is superannuation and risk management. Ray joined MASU in 2012.

Michael TaylorFinance Manager


Michael joined MASU in 1998. Prior to joining MASU Michael was employed by Westpac and IMB Building Society for eighteen years where he developed a sound knowledge of all banking and finance products and provides highly effective solutions to the MASU client base.

Michael has access experience in dealing with all the major lenders in the market.

Anthea BarbeauBack office support/Personal Assistant

Dip. FS (FP)

Anthea joined MASU in 2001 and is an integral part of the day to day operations of the MASU Group. Anthea has extensive experience in back office support including lodgement of Insurances and Superannuation and client liaison.