Sean Ryan is a Private Client Adviser in Shadforth Financial Group’s Canberra office.


Sean has more than 17 years experience in financial services. He has developed a diverse skill set over this time, working in both boutique and institutional practices, and advising a broad range of clients. Over the last 10 years he has held senior advice and team leader positions with national organisations, where his clients have included senior public servants and Defence personnel, busy professionals and executives, successful business owners, estate beneficiaries and injury compensation recipients.


Sean holds a Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. He is a Certified Financial Planner® practitioner, which is the highest recognised designation for financial planners. Sean believes that the key to good advice lies in the quality of client discussions. He takes the time to listen and form a thorough view of his client’s unique situation, needs and aspirations. He is committed to providing carefully considered advice, delivered in a clear and concise way. Sean takes great satisfaction from working with the client to implement and maintain a comprehensive plan that converts goals into reality over time.


Away from work, Sean is married with three young daughters, and has lived in Canberra for over 20 years. He enjoys golf, gardening, and entertaining with family and friends. He is also a keen follower of the rugby codes and national cricket team.

Contact Information

Contact: Sean Ryan


Phone: 02 6247 4911


Address: Level 7, 221 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601

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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