Our Directors

Chris McKnight

Director

Investments, Superannuation, Retirement

Chris McKnight is a Director at Core Wealth Advisors and a highly experienced financial advisor specialising in investment advice, superannuation advice and retirement planning.

Chris is a recognised Self-Managed Superannuation Specialist accredited through the SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) and holds a Bachelor of International Finance (currently studying for his Masters of Applied Finance) and an Advance Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning).

Michael Purvis

Director

Insurance, Wealth Management, Superannaution

Michael Purvis is a Director at Core Wealth Advisors and a highly experienced financial advisor specialising in businesses insurance strategies, personal risk insurance, wealth management and corporate superannuation funds.

For the last fourteen years Michael has provided easy to understand insurance solutions for individuals and corporate entities and assisted small to medium enterprises with the employment superannuation obligations and legislative requirements. Michael holds an Advanced Diploma Financial Services (Financial Planning) and is a Commissioner for Declarations.

Tom Hackett

Chairman

Board

Thomas Hackett is a Chartered Accountant with a distinguished career in Corporate & Business Advisory, Audit and Valuation services. His experience since 1986 has been attained through roles in London and Australia.

His work in the financial services industry has encompassed IPOs, global acquisitions, valuations of asset portfolios, private equity funding and bank funding. His audit experience has covered listed and unlisted public companies, solicitors’ trust accounts and superannuation funds.

In his capacity as Managing Partner in the global accounting firm PKF, he has worked in practice areas including due diligence investigations, mergers & acquisitions, taxation planning & structuring and compiling expert reports on valuations and financial investigations.

His financial markets career began at KPMG (formerly Touche Ross & Co Chartered Accountants) in Audit & Advisory and has included roles in Corporate Finance and at Director level in firms including PKF and Banque Paribas (London).

Mr Hackett is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.