Our financial planning team is professional, experienced and understanding. Getting expert advice is about creating the best financial outcomes for you. You can get to know our financial planners on this page.
Senior Manager, AdviceRead Bio
Darryn is a Certified Financial Planner® and holds a Masters in Financial Planning. He has worked in the financial services industry for over twelve years developing vast experience and specialist knowledge in pre-retirement planning, retirement wealth creation and risk management strategies. Darryn manages the NGS Financial Planning team, but will also see members when time allows.
Financial Planner (NSW & VIC)Read Bio
Maria Maganic is a Certified Financial Planner® and holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Finance Major) and a Diploma in Financial Planning. Maria’s 14 years’ experience as a financial planner has provided her with expertise in many facets of financial services including corporate superannuation, wealth creation, debt and risk management strategies. Maria is based in our Sydney office and also visits Melbourne regularly to service Victorian members.
Financial Planner (NSW & ACT)Read Bio
Vince is a Certified Financial Planner® and holds a Master of Commerce (Financial Planning) and a Diploma of Financial Planning. He has worked in financial services for over 15 years and has extensive specialist knowledge in pre-retirement planning, retirement and risk management advice strategies. Vince is based in our Sydney office but also regularly services our members in Canberra.
Financial Planner (QLD)Read Bio
Cheryl is a Certified Financial Planner®, holding a Bachelor of Business (Accounting, Business Law and Taxation), a Diploma of Financial Planning and a Diploma of Superannuation Management. Cheryl joined NGS in July 2019, bringing with her over 17 years’ financial planning experience from AustSafe Super, Mercy Super, CareSuper, Cbus and AustralianSuper. She specialises in wealth accumulation, superannuation and retirement planning strategies.
Cheryl’s passion lies in helping members realise and achieve their financial and lifestyle goals. Cheryl is based in the Brisbane office and regularly services our regional Queensland members.
Financial Planner (SA & WA)Read Bio
Trudy is a Certified Financial Planner® with over 20 years' experience in wealth management and financial services. Trudy is a specialist in superannuation, retirement planning and portfolio construction. Trudy is based in our Adelaide office and also regularly visits Perth to look after our Western Australian members.
Financial Planner (NSW)Read Bio
Toby Perkins is a Certified Financial Planner® with over a decade of experience in the industry. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance), a Graduate Diploma in Global Wealth Management and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. Toby is based in Sydney and services the Fund’s NSW members, specialising in superannuation, retirement planning and wealth accumulation.
Financial Planner (NSW)Read Bio
Jeff Watkins is a Certified Financial Planner® with over 15 years of industry experience and holds a Master of Applied Finance. Based in the Sydney office, servicing our NSW members, Jeff specialises in pre-retirement planning, retirement strategies and wealth protection.
What to expect from financial planning
Not sure what to expect from a financial planning appointment? Everyone's circumstances are unique, but we've outlined the basic step-by-step process so you get an idea of how a financial planner can help you.
Book an appointment with a financial planner
Our financial planners can help you with things like making the most of your super, retirement planning, investments and insurance. As an NGS member, your initial appointment is complimentary. You can request a callback to arrange an appointment through our Financial advice enquiry form.