Meet the planners

All our financial advice is provided by financial planners from Industry Fund Services (IFS). IFS planners are experts in your scheme and there are no obligations, commissions or hidden fees. Find out more about your planners below.

Cameron Teague

Cameron Teague

Cameron is based in Brisbane and has worked in the finance industry for over 18 years.  This includes over 15 years working as a Financial Planner, the last nine years of which he has held senior financial planning roles at IFS. In 2013 Cameron joined the IFS Financial Planning Team dedicated to providing specialist advice to CSC scheme members.

Cameron has a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and a Bachelor of Business (Accounting).

Cameron’s deep knowledge of defined benefit schemes has allowed him to provide high quality advice which puts his clients on course to achieving their financial and retirement goals. Cameron also specialises in providing advice to members of the Australian Defence Force and is listed as a Financial Advice Referral Program Financial Planner under the ADF Financial Services Consumer Council.

Dennis Souksamlane

Dennis Souksamlane

Dennis is based in Sydney and has over 10 years experience in some of Australia’s top wealth management firms including an ASX listed chartered accounting firm, a big four bank aligned financial planning firm, an ASX listed trustee company and a private wealth management firm. In 2013 Dennis joined the IFS Financial Planning Team dedicated to providing specialist advice to CSC scheme members.

Dennis is a Certified Financial Planner® member of the FPA, Chartered Tax Adviser and Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He holds a Master of Financial Planning, Bachelor of Applied Finance and Investment, Bachelor of Accounting and a Diploma of Australian Taxation Law.

Dennis is a specialist in CSC defined benefit schemes including CSS and PSS and has assisted many of these members with high quality advice.

Serhan Mackey

Serhan Mackey

Serhan is based in Canberra and has over 14 years experience in the finance industry and has worked as a Financial Planner for the last eight years including time spent with major wealth management firms BT Group, AMP and AXA Charter.  In 2013 Serhan joined the IFS Financial Planning Team dedicated to providing specialist advice to CSC scheme members.

Serhan has completed a Bachelor of Business, Master of Business, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services and is currently studying a Masters of Financial Planning.

Serhan’s in-depth experience in both teaching and finance has provided her with the ability to translate complicated strategies and industry jargon into simple, easy to understand information for clients.   With specialist knowledge of CSC defined benefit schemes Serhan has been able to help many members work towards and achieve their financial goals.

Nandita Mathur

Nandita Mathur

Nandita joined IFS in 2016 and is based in our Canberra office. Nandita has over 14 years of experience working in financial services including the last nine years working as a Financial Planner. Before joining IFS, Nandita worked with a major financial planning firm providing expert advice on CSC schemes and one of Australia's major banks.

Nandita brings with her a solid understanding of wealth management, strong technical knowledge and a clear focus on client service. She places great emphasis on working with her clients to ensure appropriate strategies are in place to achieve their own unique financial objectives and lifestyle goals.

Nandita has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management, Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Advanced Diploma in Financial Services and is currently studying for her Certified Financial Planner designation. Nandita is a Financial Planner Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Vishal Gupta

Vishal Gupta

Vishal is based in Melbourne and has over 8 years experience as a Financial Planner. He has worked in major financial planning organisation AMP, as well as StatePlus where he provided expert advice on the CSC schemes. Prior to joining the finance sector Vishal gained 10 years business experience working as a Business Development Manager and Stakeholder of a well established medium sized company.

Vishal's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services (self-managed superfund and estate planning specialisation) and he is currently completing his Certified Financial Planning designation. Vishal is also a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Vishal is committed to providing tailored financial solutions for his clients to secure the best possible pre-retirement and post-retirement solutions in line with their desired financial goals.

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Emily is based in Canberra and has been working in the financial planning industry for over 11 years. Having experience with government and defined benefit accounts via her time in the financial advice area of QSuper, Emily is well placed to provide advice to CSC members.

Emily holds a Masters in Financial Planning and Bachelor in International Business and has worked with AMP as a financial adviser.

Emily joined Industry Fund Services in Canberra in 2015 and has a strong background in superannuation and financial planning compliance. She is passionate about superannuation and helping people achieve their retirement goals.