Luke is Melbourne born and raised, he has lived in London where he was responsible for setting up a financial planning business catering to the Australian property and investment needs for the Australian expatriate community in the UK.
Luke also established the first New Zealand office of Australian Finance Group (AFG), Australia’s largest independent mortgage brokerage with over 2,300 brokers across Australia. Luke is our property expert and has been assisting new migrants and overseas investors in meeting their Australian property investment needs for over 21 years. Luke has strong relationships with Australia’s largest residential property developers across the country.
Stuart is a migrant who has held senior positions at National Australia Bank (where he built their migrant banking business and ran their London office) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (where he was executive manager of global International, Migrant and Multicultural Banking) before deciding to set up Ready 4 Australia to make it easier for migrants to negotiate the maze of processes and services that migrants need to use when planning and going through the move.
Stuart has written various articles for migration publications, been a guest speaker at 100’s of migration events and attended many migration expos and events in the UK, Europe, Canada, USA, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, The Philippines and China. He grew up in South Africa, has lived in London for 9 years on three separate occasions and has called Australia home since 1995. Stuart has personally spoken to >50,000 migrants in his 10+ years in the migration industry and formed strong relationships across the globe with migration agents, international removals companies, other services companies in the migration industry, local and international government teams and even arranged an agreement with the Philippine Ambassador in Canberra to assist the Pilipino community in Australia. Passionate about Australia and what it has to offer, he has travelled to almost every part of every state. When not traveling overseas to help migrants with their move, he is a keen kite surfer and stand up paddle surfer who calls Perth home.
Andrew started his professional career as a para-planner, the youngest member of our team, he has traveled extensively and has attended migration events in South Africa, Europe and Asia. Andrew holds qualifications in financial planning, mortgage broking as well as being a licenced real estate agent. He looks after property needs for migrants and people who are interested in investing in Australian property from overseas. Andrew also hails from Melbourne where he was born, raised and educated.