Get to know Yellow Brick Road
“All Australians deserve access to quality, affordable financial services and advice.”
Yellow Brick Road helps Australians on the road to their hopes and dreams. We offer competitive rates, an all-encompassing portfolio of mortgage broking services and a network of trusted home loan experts all over Australia.
Our mortgage brokers are small business owners with a vested interest in their local community. They understand the hopes and dreams of the people who live in their patch, and how to achieve them.
But no matter where we are based, we all believe that all Australians deserve access to quality and reliable mortgage solutions. So, we’re here to provide meaningful services, from the purchase of your first home right up to an investment property to support you in retirement.
I started Yellow Brick Road with the goal to give all Australians access to quality mortgage broking advice and solutions.
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Meet the leaders taking Yellow Brick Road to the forefront of the Australian mortgage industry.
Mark Bouris Executive Chairman
Mark Bouris has established a successful career from building disruptive businesses to challenge the market and provide smarter solutions for consumers.
Mark’s current positions include Executive Chairman of Yellow Brick Road Group (ASX: YBR) and Non-Executive Director of Sydney Roosters Football Club and Eastern Suburbs Leagues Club. He is also an Adjunct Professor for Banking & Finance and Business Law & Tax at UNSW Business School and works with the University to mentor tomorrow’s business leaders.
In 2015, Mark was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the finance industry and tertiary education and has most recently acted as Chairman of the Taskforce into Digitisation of Small Businesses in Australia for the Australian Treasury.
Mark founded Mentored in 2017, where he hosts The Mentor and Straight Talk podcasts, and provides mentoring on the Survive and Thrive series and Mentored.com.au. He is also the author of Wealth Wizard, The Yellow Brick Road to Your Financial Security, What it Takes, and Rise.
Andrew Symes General Counsel & Company Secretary
Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry across multiple regulatory regimes and jurisdictions.
Since joining YBR Group in November 2020, he has been responsible for legal, risk, compliance, audit and corporate governance. Prior to YBR, he held senior roles with CBA, Challenger, ANZ, IBM and AAS. His expertise includes corporate and commercial law, regulation, lending, mortgage broking, financial advice, distribution, superannuation and funds management.
Andrew is a member of the Law Society of NSW, and has a Bachelor of Arts (History and Philosophy), Honours Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Certified Compliance Professional qualifications.
Stephen McKenzie Chief Operations & Financial Officer
Stephen is a Senior Executive with experience in leading teams across Finance, Operations, Customer Services, and Risk Management. Upon joining the YBR Group in December 2018, Stephen is responsible for the Finance function and support services provided to YBR and Vow Broker networks including credit, customer service, marketing, commissions, product and broker lifecycle.
Previously, Stephen held executive Operations and Finance roles in Aussie Home Loans. Prior experience includes the CFO at HIH Insurance (post liquidation appointment) and senior positions within BUPA (formally MBF). Stephen’s expertise includes delivering industry-leading services to customers and mortgage brokers as well as driving process efficiencies through automation. Significant experience has also been obtained in initiating and implementing strategies to grow the P&L of businesses, including increasing customers, driving efficiency gains and improved product margins.
Stephen is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and possesses further qualifications in Applied Finance and Investment and Mortgage Broking.
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