Our people have extensive experience from consulting, media, technology and capital markets.

Meet some of our people and hear what they do

Madeline Howson – Director, Advisir

Advisir Director, Madeline, has over 10 years working in digital marketing and financial services. Having worked in financial services for almost 7 years across operations and corporate finance at a wealth management and stockbroking firm, Madeline gained valuable experience across both the buy and sell sides of capital markets. Madeline has assisted in the successful execution of dozens of corporate transactions and has a deep understanding of how to effectively engage stakeholders through pre-IPO and after-market phases.

Having completed a Bachelor’s in Marketing at Curtin University, as well as a Diploma of Financial Planning and a Diploma of Investor Relations, Madeline applies this knowledge, along with her industry-specific experience, in her position as Director to provide strategic guidance both internally and externally, to ensure the delivery of meaningful campaigns and IR support that help drive results for all of Advisir’s clients.

Madeline Howson - Director Advisir
Caoimhe Kirwan - Associate Advisir

Caoimhe Kirwan – Associate, Advisir

Caoimhe is an Associate at Advisir. She assists with the delivery of strategic investor relations and digital marketing campaigns across multiple platforms utilising her written and visual media skills to execute strategic communications for domestic and international audiences.

Prior to joining Advisir, Caoimhe held a position at a leading public relations and public affairs agency in Dublin. In 2020 she spent time working for the European Parliament in Brussels and before that, interning as policy researcher for the Irish Government.

She has helped to deliver successful campaigns and advocacy programmes for internationally recognised companies leading in their fields – health, technology, transport and sustainable energy.

Evan Smith – Associate, Advisir

Evan is an Associate at Advisir. Evan assists with the development and delivery of strategic campaigns across the many platforms under The Market Herald umbrella, utilising his online media and digital marketing campaign development skills to execute strategic communications for domestic and international audiences.

Prior to joining Advisir, Evan held a Marketing leadership position within the Oil and Gas sector, specialising in digital marketing. He also previously held the role of Vice-President on a University Student board, with both roles demanding a high-level of corporate strategy and governance.

Evan has completed a Bachelor of Media and Communications, majoring in both Advertising and Event Management, from which he has used his developed skills to curate intricate advocacy campaigns for a number of our clients.

Evan Smith - Associate Advisir
Joshua Brown - Digital Campaign Manager Advisir

Joshua Brown – Digital Campaign Manager, Advisir

Josh is responsible for leading all things digital. This includes data analysis for Australia’s largest stock market trading forum, email marketing to over 300k+ active investors, and client campaign management for over 60+ clients including big names such as NabTrade, IG, City Index and more.

Prior to joining the Advisir team, Josh worked as the Marketing Manager for one of the fastest-growing publishers and media platforms in Australia, The Market Herald.

Osama Hassan – Account Manager, Advisir

Osama plays a key role in Advisir delivery function, through his strategic engagement advice and comprehensive understanding of capital market. As a senior member of the team, Osama supports Advisir and internal stakeholders across The Market Herald and HotCopper.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from Curtin University, and prior to joining Advisir, helped startups raise capital by connecting them with Wholesale Investor’s ecosystem of sophisticated, high-net-worth investors.

Osama also has extensive experience working across Sales and Product Support at tech companies like ActiveCampaign, Apple and Garmin.

Osama Hassan - Account Manager Advisir
Serena Govender - Business Development Representative Advisir

Serena Govender – Business Development Representative, Advisir

Serena plays a key role in bringing new and exciting opportunities to Advisir through our outreach program.

She holds both a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Sciences and Commerce, as well as a Master’s in Applied Finance from the University of Western Australia, which she has used throughout her career. Prior to joining Advisir, Serena worked within rural communities, delivering affiliate accounting and financial services to local businesses and farmers. Most recently, Serena worked within the capital investment space where she held a Sales Associate position at Wholesale Investor.

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