Noel immigrated from Cape Town, South Africa 12 years ago to Brisbane Australia. He is married to Leanne who is an Australian for 23 yrs and has 2 children, Tayla and Zach , who are adults. Noel enjoys spending most of his spare time with his family and visits his extended family in South Africa regularly.
Noel enjoys participating in most sports, such as soccer, rugby, fishing, squash, Kick boxing and tennis. He also enjoys dancing and a variety of music, from heavy metal to classical, depending on the occasion and event. If Noel is not participating in sports, then he prefers to watch rugby union and cricket. Noel further enjoys camping, travelling and the outdoors.
Noel is not fond of beer and prefers spirits, ciders and wine with a good piece of “biltong” (dried meat similar to beef jerky).
Noels career and business background:
Completed 2 yrs army in South Africa immediately after finishing matric in 1984 until 1986.
Worked as training manager in retail food store.
Sold property and time share for 6 months but left as was interested in financial services.
Was a Sales manager at 23 yrs old for 3 yrs and managed 50 advisors.
Sold Life Insurance, Investments and Super for the largest Life Insurance company In South Africa for 5 yrs.
Was a Director of a Financial planning Company for 5 yrs business and managed 30 advisors
Tried something different and sold copier machines, and unlisted shares for Abalone farming
Managed a Business who specialised in grants and business plans with 20 sales consultants
He has worked for many major banks in Australia like CBA, Nab and Suncorp as a Financial Planner, including running his own Financial Planning firm in Australia.
Has worked in the Financial Services Industry for over 30 yrs
Is a Franchisee for BforB networking.
Completed SMSF – Kaplan
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning – Kaplan
Diploma of Financial Planning – FINSIA – Financial Services Institute of Australia
Financial Advisory Certified as Financial Planner in South Africa. Unisa University – Complete.