Mark Maddern

Drakkar Group Pty Ltd

Gold
13 Yrs Experience
Frankston, VIC 3199
Mark comes from a highly successful sales and marketing background where he won many awards for excellence in Client service. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business with a double major in Marketing and Management from Swinburne University. Mark has successfully completed his Advanced Diploma of Financial Services, and was in 2009 presented with the Internationally recognised designation of Chartered Financial Adviser (FChFP) by the Asia Pacific Financial Services Association (APFinSA). Mark has additional specialty qualifications in Self Managed Superannuation Funds having completed the prestigious SSA designation from the Self-Managed Super Fund Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA), allowing him to advise on all aspects of SMSFs: creation, administration and investment strategies. Mark’s role as a Private Client Adviser involves servicing and assisting Clients reach their Lifestyle and Wealth creation/protection goals. Mark holds expert knowledge across Investment markets, insurances, superannuation, SMSFs, Centrelink entitlements and corporate superannuation structures.

Expertise

  • Government Assistance
  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Self Managed SuperFunds
  • Margin Lending
  • Aged Care
  • Socially Responsible
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

Recent reviews

At a glance

  • Adviser status Gold
  • Rating 5.00
  • Number of reviews 6
  • First year providing advice 2009
  • Years of experience 13
  • Highest qualification
    • Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner (FChFP)
  • Language spoken
    • English

Drakkar Group Pty Ltd

Suite 23B, 435 Nepean Hwy
Frankston, VIC 3199

Opening hours

  • 8:00am – 6:00pm Monday – Friday

Licensed by

Synchronised Business Services Pty Ltd

AFSL 243313

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5.00

"Mark and the group have been amazing at helping us get in control of our finances. We are now buying our first home, so excited!"

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting
  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge & expertise
  • Customer care
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5.00

"Drakkar Group has been extremely beneficial to my financial life; Mark and his team are always available to answer all of my questions, big and small. Their replies are always in a timely manner with what’s most beneficial to my situation. If you’re investing for the first time, thinking about making a change, or just planning for a better/more secure future for yourself and family, Mark and Drakkar Group is the place to find a home."

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Small Business Advice
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting
  • Clear communication
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  • Customer care
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5.00

"Financial advice isn't easy & Mark is an expert. Mark gave me the right advice on property, investments, rolled my super, & has helped me with setting goals for future investments & retirement. With his great help, I now have the lifestyle I want now and can relax about being financially secure in the future."

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Small Business Advice
  • Tax Strategies
  • Budgeting
  • Clear communication
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  • Customer care
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5.00

"Mark was very valuable in unforeseen financial circumstance which had implications on many. Fortunately, with Marks advice and strategies all involved kept their heads above water achieving financial security. A professional and friendly service, I can't recommend Mark and the Drakkar Group highly enough!"

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Small Business Advice
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting
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  • Customer care
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5.00

"I had an amazing experience with Mark. I had never really had to pay much attention to my finances before, but due to recent changes I needed help. His advice was easy to understand and very well thought out. I'm incredibly grateful to have met Mark and would happily recommend him to anybody who needs advice."

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting
  • Clear communication
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  • Customer care
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5.00

"Mark has been instrumental in helping me with managing my super and planning for my retirement. He has successfully chosen wise investments for my super fund, and I could not be more pleased. He's warm, articulate, and always delivers what he says he will. I would definitely recommend Mark to anyone and everyone!"

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Margin Lending
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Budgeting
  • Clear communication
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  • Customer care
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My clients have reviewed me based on the following areas of advice

  • Superannuation
  • Insurance Protection
  • Managing Debt
  • Retirement & Pension
  • Margin Lending
  • Cashflow & Income
  • Small Business Advice
  • Tax Strategies
  • Growing Assets
  • Wills & Estates
  • Budgeting

Qualifications & Training

Advanced Diploma of Financial Services

Level
6 - Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree
Institution
Kaplan Professional
Completed
2009

Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner (FChFP)

Level
8 - Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
Institution
Asia Pacific Financial Services Association (APFinSA)
Completed
2010

Certified Financial Strategist

Level
0 - Training / Exam / Other
Institution
Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP)
Completed
2010

SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA)

Level
0 - Training / Exam / Other
Institution
SMSF Association (SMSFA)
Completed
2011

Bachelor of Business (Management and Marketing)

Level
7 - Bachelor Degree
Institution
Swinburne University of Technology
Completed
2011

Professional Memberships

Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)

Membership type
Practitioner Member

Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP)

Membership type
SMSF Specialist Advisor

Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Membership type
AFP

Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)

Membership type
Associate

SMSF Association (SMSF)

Membership type
SMSF Specialist Advisor
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