Executive Team

The Bennett & Co Executive Team has a proven track record of success that has grown the business through reputation alone.

We’re known for demonstrating an honourable and ethical approach to the financial services industry. We make the choices that will put our clients’ in a better financial position. It’s vital for us to retain clients’ trust with considered, reliable and personal advice so you always feel you’re in safe hands.

Our team of advisors and representatives bring together decades of experience in wealth management. Bennett & Co uses that insight and knowledge to advise on the safest and best solutions for you.

Richard Bennett

Managing Director

Authorised Representative Number 1005106

Richard provides specialist advice in direct shares, wealth creation, margin lending and self-managed super fund investments, and has worked in these industries since 1985. His most recent position was as a Senior Vice President, Investments, Citigroup Wealth Advisors, where he was employed from January 2001 to April 2006.

Prior to that, Richard worked for three years at Stock Broking firms Merrill Lynch and JB Were, after coming from a Funds Management background at Suncorp Metway Bank where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager for eight years. Richard holds both a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland. He also holds a Graduate Diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia. Richard is PS146 compliant, has obtained an ASX Level 1 Derivatives accreditation, and holds a Series 7 accreditation from the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US.

Talk to Richard about your financial interests.

Tony Garnham

Senior Equities Adviser

Authorised Representative No 281448

Tony Garnham joined Bennett & Co as a Senior Equities Adviser in 2018. Having been involved in the Financial Services Industry since 2003 in both Financial Planning and direct stock investing advice, Tony brings a great depth of experience to the team.

Tony has completed his Diploma of Financial Services (Fin Planning), Accreditation for Derivatives advice for the ASX, Levels 1 & 2, and Certificate of Completion for Margin Lending and Geared Investments. As with all members of our team, focusing on client outcomes is always Tony’s priority.

Talk to Tony about your portfolio needs.

Michael Lynch

Equities Adviser

Authorised Representative No 1293127

Michael Lynch currently works as an Equities Adviser within our executive team. Having joined Bennett & Co in early 2020, Michael works with clients to ensure their investment portfolios align with their financial interests and goals.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland, and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning from Kaplan Professional.

Talk to Michael about your investment objectives.