AFA Appoints Kate McCallum AFA Inspire National Chair


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AFA Appoints Kate McCallum

AFA Inspire National Chair




SYDNEY: 17 December 2018 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) is pleased to

announce the appointment of Kate McCallum as National Chair of AFA Inspire.

Kate is the co-CEO and founder of boutique advisory firm, Multiforte Financial Services.

Before establishing Multiforte, Kate held executive positions within major financial services

organisations, and brings a wealth of expertise, as well as experience in leading teams in

complex changing environments.


Kate said she is delighted to be appointed Chair. “I love the energy and atmosphere of the

AFA and AFA Inspire, so I am very excited to accept the role of National Chair. I am grateful to

the leaders who have made AFA Inspire the force it is today. I particularly wish to acknowledge

and thank Di Charman for her work as Chair over the past years and Deb Kent, founder of AFA

Inspire, for her continued support and engagement. There’s a distinct vibrancy about the AFA

Inspire community, and I can’t wait to begin planning our forward strategy.”

AFA CEO, Philip Kewin, said, “We are excited to have Kate on board. She is well respected in

the AFA community, was awarded the AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award in 2014 and

her firm was a grand finalist in this year’s AFA Practice of the Year Award. Kate brings

significant leadership experience to this role and I am confident that she will make an

invaluable contribution to the AFA and to AFA Inspire."


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About the AFA

The Association of Financial Advisers Limited (AFA) has been the authentic voice on the value

of financial advice for over 70 years. Today, the AFA is a vibrant, innovative association, where

the underlying driver of policy is the belief that great advice transforms lives. To this end the

AFA is striving to achieve the vision of Great Advice for More Australians. The AFA’s ongoing

relevance as a professional association is derived from its success in engaging with the major

stakeholders in financial advice including advisers, consumers, licensees, product and service

providers, and the regulator and government. Culturally the AFA believes in the value of

collaboration to create powerful outcomes and this drives how we achieve influence and work

towards our vision.