Feel good about your future with Acuity Advisers.

At Acuity we want you to not only have clarity about your future, but to look forward to it with confidence knowing that you will enjoy each step along the way, because you have prepared for it the best way that you can. We work with you to understand what the future you want will look like, and explore what you can do now to make this possible. Our extensive experience tells us that this can sometimes be a challenging process.

Our first step is thinking about your goals - not just paying off your mortgage and reducing your tax, we also want to know about your lifestyle goals - where you want to live, what school you want your kids to go to, what lifestyle you want in your coming years, and what legacy you want to leave behind.

We believe that before you attempt to embark on change, you need to envision the future you want. Our process assists you to clarify this future and provides you with the motivation to move toward it.

Our clients are family stewards - motivated by the challenge of a better future for them and their family.

Our Team


Brad started his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) in 1988 and since then has held a variety of senior roles spanning the globe with companies such as Bankwest, Sealcorp holdings (which operated the first investment platform in Australia, Asgard) and his penultimate role as Director of Boutique Advisers.

In 2016, Brad fulfilled a lifelong ambition to start up his own business in Acuity Advisers, which is a niche provider of full-service financial advice to personal & business clients.

In his spare time, Brad loves spending time with his family & friends, as well as keeping fit through cycling, surf-skiing, and group gym classes. He also enjoys travel, both in WA and offshore, and building furniture with his passion for woodwork.

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Financial Advisors Perth - Damien Rousset - Director

Damien started his professional career as a tax accountant in South Perth where he worked for 5 years before moving to London where he worked at State Street investment bank. He transitioned into a financial planning role in 2007 becoming a shareholder and director of a well-regarded financial planning firm.

Damien is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services. He has a strong background in tax, accounting, superannuation, investment markets, insurance and financial planning and always looks to explain complex matters in a clear, simple and precise manner.

Damien is passionate about all things sport related being a keen Eagles supporter and plays hockey at the Old Aquinian’s club where he acts as Treasurer. Damien and his wife Sally have two young children, a daughter, Kaia and a son, Zave.

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Acuity Advisers Perth - Kirsten Thacker - Practice Manager

Kirsten started her career in Financial Planning in 1996. Prior to starting at Acuity Advisers she worked at Boutique for 12 years in a Practice Management Role and has been fortunate to experience many roles within the industry. She gets the most enjoyment from operating behind the scenes in Practice and Client Management positions.

Kirsten studied Commerce at Murdoch University, graduating in 1994 and then went on to complete her Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. As an Authorised Representative of Acuity Advisers, she ensures that our clients receive the best advice and service possible.

Kirsten is proud of her ‘blended family’ of seven - five children, (all a year apart!) which keeps her extremely busy. During her ‘down-time’ she enjoys playing golf, cycling, going out to dinner or to the cinema.

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Trudy started her career with Kirsten in 1996 at KPMG Financial Planning and then consulted with a couple of different firms before leaving the workforce for 6 years to raise her 3 girls. She returned to Financial Planning in 2006 and has been involved mostly in building systems and efficiencies into the back office. Trudy is really enjoying the challenge of helping build a new business.

When not at work Trudy loves the time she gets to spend with her 3 teenaged daughters and husband Dave. She loves travelling with her family no matter whether it’s an overseas trip or just a weekend in Dunsborough. She also enjoys cooking, books and dancing.

Vallerae Silvosa

Vallerae is a strong believer in people learning from each other. As such, she has developed an interest and passion for the financial industry, where she is able to meet, learn from and help many people. Starting her career in the bank, Vallerae was able to be part of her client’s journey of buying their first car or purchasing their first home. From there, Vallerae has furthered her learning and career in the financial planning industry, assisting in building long term relationships with clients and helping them succeed in every part of their life. It brings her great fulfilment to know, that she has had a small part in helping people achieve their goals.

When she is not at work, Vallerae continues to increase her knowledge through her studies, spends every free second with loved ones, and constantly tries to experience everything the world has to offer.


After starting his career in health and fitness, David has 15 years experience in Financial Services and Financial Advice and has a Diploma in Financial Services. He loves ensuring clients have their financial health in check, and achieve their personal, lifestyle and financial goals. David is committed to increasing people’s financial education and enjoying life both now and in the future. David loves helping people see that their dreams are possible and giving them confidence in achieving them.

Most of David’s spare time is spent with his three children and wife Rhiannon. He loves to play basketball and is a passionate Dockers, Wildcats and a Scorchers fan.