Our People

Michael Gehde | B.Comm, Dip FS, FCPA

Michael has been providing financial advice to Clients since 1988. He is a Director of Guardian Associates and also of Guardian Investments Pty Ltd. He specialises in giving advice in the following areas:

    • Investment including Direct Equities
    • Self-managed Superannuation Funds
    • Personal & Corporate Superannuation
    • Personal and Corporate Risk Management
    • Retirement Planning
    • Estate Planning

Michael holds a Commerce Degree, Majoring in Accounting. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and holds a “Specialist in Financial Planning” designation. Michael also holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and is an Associate of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

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Jason Brooks | B.Comm, Grad Dip FP,  CFP

Jason joined Guardian in 2002 with a background in small business and metal trades. He commenced providing advice soon after and is a director of Guardian Investments Pty Ltd.

Jason has a special interest in meeting the needs of High Net Worth and Sophisticated Investor clients. He provides advice to clients in the following disciplines:

    • Retirement Planning
    • Cashflow Management
    • Personal Superannuation
    • Investment including Direct Equities and Bonds
    • Self-managed Superannuation Funds
    • Estate Planning

Jason holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and also a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner® designation.

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David Cox | B.Comm. Dip Financial Planning/Dip Stockbroking

David joined Guardian in 2013 from Morgans where he worked as an equity adviser for three years. He has over 30 years experience in the investment industry and worked in South Africa as a qualified stockbroker from 1983 to 2009, including roles as a senior sales trader and head of trading before emigrating to Australia. David specialises in the following disciplines:

    • Investment including equities, managed funds, interest bearing products and property
    • Superannuation
    • Retirement Planning
    • Self-managed Superannuation Funds

David holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounts and Auditing) and a Diploma in Financial Planning and Stockbroking.

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Melanie Yeo | Dip Financial Services (Financial Planning), Certificate IV Business Administration

Melanie joined Guardian in Oct 2017. She comes to us with over 16 years of financial services industry experience and has worked at Morgans Financial, St George Bank & QIC. Mel has a wealth of knowledge in many technical and administrative aspects of the finance sector and is committed to operational efficiency and high quality client service.

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