Dennis founded the company in 1982 and is a still a director and adviser. Dennis holds Bachelor’s degrees in Science and Economics and a Fellowship of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia having qualified as an Actuary in 1973. He qualified as an Associate of the Securities Institute of Australia in 1978 and was elevated to a Fellow of that Institute in 1985. He is also registered as a Tax (financial) Adviser with the Tax Practitioners Board.
Before commencing the financial planning practice, Dennis was the Western Australian Government Actuary. He was, for a time, Chairman of the Western Australian State Superannuation Board (now GESB), he chaired the Western Australian Fire and Emergency Services Superannuation Board and was a trustee of the Activ Foundation Superannuation Fund policy committee from 1995 to 1999. Dennis was previously on the independent advisory board for Aspen Group Ltd and was a board member (and later Treasurer) of Future Living Trust from 1995 to 2019.
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