Meet the team

We look forward to meeting you in person

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Martin Morris

Authorised Representative of Consultum / MBA / B Com Hons (Bus econ) / MSC / Adv Dip (FP) / FChFP

Martin began working in financial services in 1996 at 26 years of age. Having immersed himself in the world of investment in Johannesburg, he soon realised that he wanted to start his own business. Since then Martin has utilised his knowledge and enthusiasm to create the client experience as it is today. In 2012, he was recognised for exceptional commitment to delivering outstanding advice and received the prestigious AFA Excellence in Education award NSW.

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Leora Schleissner

Finance and Admin Manager / B Com Accounts and Finance

Leora has managed the Accounts and Finance side for My Financial Mentors since its inception. Leora finished her degree is 2004 in South Africa and has worked as a Financial Manager in several industries in South Africa before moving to Australia in 2010. Leora started her own business as a registered BAS Agent, providing bookkeeping, payroll and BAS services for her clients. Recently she has broadened her scope by adding her skills in efficiencies and attention to detail within the Financial Mentors team assisting with managing client investments and transfers, as well as assisting clients in understanding our Cash Flow Philosophy.

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Colin Ash

Consultant / DipFP / BA LLB Wits (South Africa)

Colin has over 17 years experience in financial planning and insurance sales in Australia. Prior to this, Colin spent over 10 years as a director of two public companies in South Africa that catered for the financial and insurance needs of both individuals and companies. Having lectured countrywide, Colin understands the wide spectrum of topics in the financial and insurance arena. Colin is currently taking a brief sabbatical from consulting directly, but continues to give strategic consultation to My Financial Mentors.

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Sjaan Laarhoven

Paraplanning and Technical Manager

Sjaan began working for My Financial Mentors in April 2020 and has been involved in the Financial Services industry since 1994. Sjaan was an Authorised Representative from 2006 through to March 2020. Sjaan has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (majored in Accounting) and the Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning). Sjaan represents My Financial Mentors as the Compliance and Technical Manager. Sjaan is responsible for the preparation of financial advice and ensuring that our business remains compliant with the forever changing regulation of our industry.