It is with great pleasure that we welcome Carl Brazendale to Financial Simplicity as Chief Commercial Officer. Carl is responsible for the commercial growth of the company.  Carl will also ensure that Financial Simplicity has a continual focus on solving our client’s and the market needs.  Carl has spent over 25 years servicing financial services firms primarily in London, Chicago and Sydney.

Carl returned to Australia in 2013 after 17 years in Chicago where he led ABN AMRO’s U.S clearing, execution and prime brokerage sales and relationship management team.  Before leaving Chicago in 2013 Carl was a Director of BNY Mellon – Pershing’s sales and relationship management team for 8 years, successfully supporting large, complex, financial services firms transform their business models from traditional commission based businesses to models incorporating wealth management, fee based businesses.

Since his return to Sydney Carl was the Chief Relationship Officer responsible for all new and existing client business as well as the strategic direction of BNY Mellon – Pershing’s Australian Business.