I am a self licensed Financial Adviser and one of Australia’s few Financial Life Planners.


My aim is to gain a better understanding of you, help you identify your values and priorities and determine how we can help you make better decisions with your money and bring you closer to living your ideal life.


In 2016, I won AFA (Association of Financial Advisers) Adviser of the Year award amongst a group of esteemed financial advisers. The multi-stage screening process for the award takes several months and includes a 60 minute interview, 4 hour site visit and an independently conducted survey of all our clients by the Beddoes Institute.


We received top scores on our Client Experience Survey with 9+ out of 10 for categories such as Unbiased Advice, Reliable and Delivering on Promises.


As a result of this award, I also joined the Most Trusted Advisers group in 2016.


We are committed to listening, understanding your financial objectives, creating a plan that maximises your potential to succeed and keeping you on track.


Independently owned business + No external influence = Advice in Your Best Interest.

Certification Information

Certification Category:

Financial Adviser

Certification Symbol:

Responsible Investment

Certified Since:



Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Laws
Diploma of Financial Planning

Financial Adviser Since:


Providing Responsible Investment Advice Since:


  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning
  • Investments/Managed Funds

Bendigo Bank Smart Options super and investment includes: Australian Ethical Australian Shares Fund (Wholesale) – AUG0018AU

  • Australian Ethical Australian Shares Fund
  • Australian Ethical Balanced Fund
  • Australian Ethical Diversified Shares Fund (Wholesale)
  • CFS FirstChoice Wholesale
  • Generation Wholesale Global Share
  • BT Wholesale Property Securities Fund
  • Australian Unity Funds Management Ltd – Altius Sustainable Bond Fund
  • Bendigo Bank Cash Account
  • Perpetual Wholesale Ethical SRI Fund

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Contact Information

Contact: Darren Johns

Email: adviser@alignfinancial.com.au

Phone: 02 9913 9995

Website: www.alignfinancial.com.au

Address: Suite 10, 12 Rickards Road, North Narrabeen NSW 2101