Aussie CEO James Symond is one of the most influential figures in the Australian mortgage broking industry. With Aussie since inception, James was instrumental in taking Aussie from a small start-up in 1992 to Australia’s Number 1 Mortgage Brokerage.
James has led the diversification and growth of Aussie’s distribution channels, including the establishment and expansion of Aussie’s Retail Channel and growth to more than 1,000 mortgage brokers. James’ leadership continues to build on the success of the iconic business through the delivery of profit, growth in scale and structure along with a renewed customer-centric culture that is now embedded across the organisation.
A former President of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia, James is recognised as an industry leader with an ability to engage and motivate in a fast-paced, complex and dynamic business environment. As a result of his contribution to the industry, James was awarded a prestigious MFAA fellowship in 2010.