Meet Christine

Financial Adviser, Dip FP AFPA MAICD

Christine Swanson

Financial Adviser, Dip FP AFPA MAICD

Christine is the Senior Financial Adviser and Director of Prominent Financial Services; she commenced her career in 1987. She is passionate about improving the perception of financial advice within the community and helping more people understand their retirement needs and options. She attributes her success to creating lasting relationships built upon honesty and trust.

Christine believes strongly in giving back, she continues to be involved in a number of community and mentoring programs and industry initiatives. Her business is a ‘Women-Friendly Accredited’ business, as she feels that it is vitally important that women seek financial advice to improve their confidence around money matters to improve their financial future.

Financial Advisor Kent Town
Christine plays active roles within the community. As an Ambassador for Cancer Council SA she has raised over $200,000 to help beat cancer. She has also previously held the role of State Chapter Chair for 'Inspire' – an AFA initiative to encourage more women to seek a career in advice and for more women to seek financial advice.

Christine is a 2021 finalist as ‘Financial Adviser of the Year’ in the Women in Finance Awards, 2012 finalist in the AFA Female Excellence in Advice Awards, SA 2013 Securitor Adviser of the Year and 2013 winner of Money Management Industry Advocate Award. Christine plays active roles with many industry associations as she believes in being at the forefront in helping improve the industry, legislation and profession.

In the work place, Christine works to reflect her own personal values of integrity and fair play. She allows her staff to make decisions and take responsibility for their actions, rather than referral and passing on responsibility within the group. It is encouraged that others manage their responsibilities, while taking and giving appropriate feedback along the way.

Christine has been awarded many accolades including the 2021 Finalist as ‘Financial Adviser of the Year’ in the Women in Finance Awards.  She has been included within the top Financial Standards ‘50 Most Influential Advisers in Australia’ for the past four years and has written many industry articles surrounding what holds women back, gender equality and the value of great financial advice.  Christine plays active roles with many industry associations as she believes in being at the forefront in helping improve the industry, legislation and the profession.

Christine has worked hard to create a great workplace culture, one that reflects a comfortable safe and fun environment.  The Prominent team shares her values of honesty, respect and fairness. She allows her team to make decisions and take responsibility for their actions.  It is encouraged that others manage their responsibilities, while taking and giving appropriate feedback along the way. She attributes the success and longevity of her team to spoiling them rotten so they never want to leave.

Menu