Top Advisers Recognised at Kepa Conference


Kepa acknowledged some of its top advisers, at its recent annual conference, held at SkyCity in Auckland.

Presented during the Adviser Awards Dinner, the winners for risk included:

  • Ali Aliev of Maurice Trapp Group (Top Individual Risk Adviser)
  • Maurice Trapp Group (Top Producing Risk Group)
  • Roc Suo of Tiger Group (Elite Plus for Risk)
Kepa CEO, Brendon Neal

Kepa CEO, Brendon Neal, opened the one-day programme, themed ‘Straight Up: The Straightforward Approach to Business’, followed by a line up of speakers who presented the delegates with business insights and motivational lessons throughout the day.

Keynote speaker, David Braithwaite, Principal Financial Adviser at Citrus Financial in the UK, spoke of how the Million Dollar Round Table organisation helped him through a low point in life in 2011, when he was thinking of quitting being a financial adviser. His message to advisers was “do what you think you can’t”.

Kepa CEO Brendon Neal opening the conference
MDRT NZ Chair, Katrina Church

MDRT NZ Chair, Katrina Church, spoke about MDRT’s upcoming global conference to be held in Sydney in 2019 and how the community of advisers all around the world can help each other, particularly through times of regulatory change.

“I believe that the next year, whilst it’s going to be tough, is actually going to be one of the most amazing years, if you choose it to be,” she said.

Keynote speaker, David Braithwaite of Citrus Financial