ABOUT US

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

Acuity Advisers Perth - Brad Scally - Director
BRAD SCALLY
DIRECTOR
brad@acuityadvisers.com.au

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 ROUSSET
DIRECTOR
damien@acuityadvisers.com.au

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 THACKER
PRACTICE MANAGER
kirsten@acuityadvisers.com.au

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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Financial Advisors Perth - Ilana Nienaber - Associate Adviser
ILANA NIENABER
ASSOCIATE ADVISER
ilana@acuityadvisers.com.au

One of Ilana's core beliefs in life is that success lies in happiness and helping others succeed. The foundation of this is relationships and truly caring about others. As such, she has developed an interest and passion for the financial planning industry as it is built on the principles of long term relationships with clients and helping them thrive in every aspect of their life. It brings her great joy to see others succeed, to see hope, excitement and true happiness in their lives.

This prompted Ilana to complete a Bachelors of Commerce degree, Advance Diploma in Financial Planning and achieve recognition as a Certified Financial Planner. She started working in the Financial Industry in 2009 and still enjoys every minute.

When she is not at work, Ilana enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling the world to experience different cultures and seeing new places. She enjoys keeping fit so that she can make the most of this one incredible life she has been given.

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Acuity Advisers Perth - Melanie Davies - Admin Assistant
MELANIE DAVIES
ADMIN ASSISTANT
melanie@acuityadvisers.com.au

Melanie has a Human Resources background and recently returned from a 4 year stint with her family living and working in Norway.

She works at Acuity Advisers assisting with our client review reporting and provides day to day administrative support for our advisers and clients.

Melanie has two young daughters and enjoys travelling with her family.

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