Our board & management team
The WT Financial Group Board has extensive experience at senior executive and director level in financial planning, finance, property, equities and asset management in financial services and other highly-regulated industries. Corporately this experience extends to the areas of corporate governance, capital & debt markets and mergers & acquisitions, in both private and public company environments.
Guy Hedley is a non-executive director and chairman of WT Financial Group Limited. Guy has a track record of success as a corporate executive in financial services. He was the founder and (for more than 10 years) head of Macquarie Private Bank in Australia and Asia and an executive director at Macquarie Group from 2002 to 2012.
Under Guy’s management, Macquarie Private Bank established itself as the leading private bank in the country. Guy is now the executive chairman of Atlas Advisors Australia as well as being an Advisory Board Member at China House and on the board of the Sydney Writers Festival and chairman of its Finance Committee. He holds an MBA (Exec.) from Australian Graduate School of Management and is a Master Stockbroker (SAA).
Guy sits on the Company’s Audit & Risk Committee and chairs the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.
Keith Cullen is the founder and managing director of WT Financial Group Limited and its subsidiary companies. He has extensive experience as a corporate executive, general manager and sales & marketing director in financial services, gaming & wagering and media. He also has considerable experience in capital and debt markets and in mergers and acquisitions.
From 1994 – 2006 he was a founding director and shareholder of eBet Limited (managing director, 1994-2004), an ASX-listed technology and gaming company with operations and offices in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, and throughout Asia.
From 2004 – 2006 Keith was Group CEO of WPS Financial Group (now Anne Street Partners), a diversified financial services group offering financial planning, investment property, legal, risk management, accounting and mortgage brokerage services in offices across Australia.
Prior to 1994 Keith held senior management positions with Australian Radio Network and Wesgo Communications.
Keith sits on the Company’s Audit & Risk Committee and the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.
Chris Kelesis is a foundation shareholder and director of WT Financial Group and its subsidiary companies and licensee-in-charge of Spring FG Realty Pty Ltd. As licensee of Spring FG Realty Pty Ltd, Chris heads the investment property analyst team, and holds primary responsibility for managing the Company’s relationships with major developers and property asset managers.
He is also responsible for overseeing investment property contract, settlement and asset agreement processes for Spring FG’s clients and assisting in the ongoing management of their property assets.
Chris is a licensed real estate agent (NSW, Queensland, Victoria and ACT) and a member of REI NSW and UDIA (Qld).
Chris is also an accomplished equities trader and technical analyst with more than 10 years’ experience as a private and wholesale client adviser in roles with Spring Equities, Ark Equities and the Rivkin Group.
Ian Morgan is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Company Secretary, with over 30 years’ experience. He holds a Bachelor of Business (NSW Institute of Technology), a Master of Commercial Law (Macquarie University), a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment (Securities Institute), and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.