Anne-Marie is a Certified Financial Planner and director of Ethical Investment Services. She has specialised in advising clients on financial planning strategies and investments with an ethical overlay since 2001. Anne-Marie has participated in numerous television and radio interviews discussing the benefits of ethical investing and is also the author of The Ethical Investor, a handbook for ethical investors published by the Penguin Group.
Anne-Marie completed a Bachelor of Business in Financial Planning at RMIT University where she received the Faculty Award for Top Graduate in Financial Planning; The Australian Taxpayers Association Prize in Superannuation and the Departmental Co-op Award for Best Business Project.
Anne-Marie is a keen traveller with an interest in ethical tourism, or Travel with Purpose. In recent years this has seen her sail with the 5 Gyres Foundation researching plastic pollutants in the Pacific and teach at Big Brother Mouse literacy Foundation in Laos. Having travelled the developing world in her twenties and thirties, including two years working as an English teacher in Mozambique, Anne-Marie believes the expansion of ethical investment will have a positive impact on the way companies choose to do business, particularly in regards to addressing global poverty and the environmental impacts of their activities.