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ICFS Director enters South Australia Parliament

The Director of the ICFS has resigned his appointment to enter the South Australian Parliament. The Hon. Andrew McLachlan CSC MLC was elected to Legislative Council on 15 March 2014. We wish him well in his future career serving the people of South Australia. During his time leading the ICFS he worked hard to forge […]

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ICFS Financial Standard article

The International Centre for Financial Services Professional Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation Fund program featured in the Financial Standards magazines Education Feature on 22 October 2012. Download the article here.

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Andrew Mc Lachlan

ICFS Appoints new Director, Andrew Mc Lachlan

Andrew McLachlan is the new Director of the International Centre for Financial Services at the University of Adelaide. Andrew has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. He has held senior leadership and executive positions in national financial service groups including Tower and IOOF. His responsibilities have included being the Chief Executive for […]

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ICFS Appoint new Chair to Advisory Board

The International Centre for Financial Services (ICFS) at the University of Adelaide has appointed Mr Matt Walsh as Chair of its Advisory Board effective from April 2010. Mr Walsh is CEO of Lifeplan Funds Management, a specialist business of Australian Unity Investments. The Director of ICFS, Clive Perring, confirmed that Mr Walsh will succeed the […]

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SPAA National Conference, Melbourne

Dr Syed Ali – Investment modelling workshop Prof Ralf Zurbrugg and Monte Engler – SPAA Research into SMSFs April 2010 – Development and Alumni presentation – Can you relax with the knowledge that your are financially prepared for Retirement? Clive Perring – Will you outlive your money in retirement

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ICFS backs professionalism for Financial Planners

ICFS Director Clive Perring was quoted in Money Management magazine supporting the call for professionalism for Financial Planners. Read the article in Money Management online.

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“The Future for Property Investment and Financing” Symposium

Property as an investment has always been favoured by Australian investors. The global financial crises have forced all investors, developers and financiers to reassess the property market. The presenters at the Symposium revealed their agenda for property investors and discussed exciting opportunities that exist in property investment and the various ways that this investment can […]

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Another ARC Linkage Success

A team lead by Associate Professor Alfred Yawson and including Professor Ralf Zurbruegg and Mr John G Tretola as Chief Investigators has been successful in obtaining an ARC Linkage Grant to research “The adequacy and sustainability of self-managed superannuation funds: Governance, performance, asset allocation, fee structure and compliance“. The application with SPAA as the Linkage […]

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ARC Linkage Success

A team lead by Professor Ralf Zurbrugg and including other Chief Investigators Dr Jean Canil and Professor Randy Stringer have been successful in obtaining an ARC Linkage grant for the project “Survival of Australia’s Family Farms: Credit Raising & Credit Access”. Prof Zurbrugg says that the unique cooperation between the Business School and Prof Stringer […]

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Advisory Board Member: Matt Walsh appointed Chief Executive of Lifeplan

Inaugural ICFS Advisory Board member, Matt Walsh, has been appointed Chief Executive of Lifeplan. Should the merger between Lifeplan and Australian Unity proceed Matt will lead the Lifeplan business as part of Australian Unity’s Investment business.

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