Why VAN?

Join a curated community of growth-focused financial advice business leaders and connect with the expertise, tools and solutions you need to solve business challenges and drive growth.

As a committed partner to the financial advice industry in Australia, we think it's vital to support aspirational and high performing firms on their growth journey, and to work with them to deliver insights and embed practices that will position them for success.

Cameron Garrett Head of Wealth Solutions, Macquarie's Banking and Financial Services group

Toolkit: Plan for sustainable, scalable growth

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How Bridge Private Wealth plans to double its size

Bridge Private Wealth is a relatively young firm with big ambitions. Director Jessica Waller explains how the Build for Future VAN program made her business goals feel attainable – and how Bridge achieved more in 12 months than the previous five years.


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Understand the benefits of scale and have a plan for sustainable growth

Listen to the Macquarie’s Virtual Adviser Network (VAN) webinar, where you’ll hear from Ben Norval from Prime Advisory and Peter Monahan from EJM Financial Services. They’ll identify opportunities and challenges in scaling your business and share tips for driving greater adviser productivity and effectiveness.


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The value of shared experience: How WealthPartners developed its blueprint for success

Veteran practitioner Andrew Heaven has long been an advocate for building a viable financial advice industry. And now, thanks to the Macquarie VAN Build for the Future program, his team is ready to seize new opportunities to grow more sustainably.


Andrew Heaven
Andrew Heaven

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At a strategic crossroad? Here’s how Cervus chose the right path for growth

When Ross Potter decided to join the VAN Build for the Future program, he and his co-founder already had a strong growth strategy. They just hadn’t had much time to implement it. Ross viewed the program as having two tangible benefits for Cervus Private Wealth - being held accountable for implementation, and being part of a community of advice principals who are also determined to grow.


Ross Case Study
Ross Case Study

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A diagram showing the four steps of the build for the future workshops

Macquarie VAN Build for the Future

Build for the Future is an 18-month program where you’ll work with our experts and your peers to embed the foundations for growth and set your firm up for a sustainable, prosperous future.

You’ll typically join a community of 6-12 like-minded business leaders facing similar challenges to yours in a Build for the Future pod. These firms will participate with you in workshops, share insights about their firms and collaborate with you throughout the program. 

Additional information

This information is provided by the Macquarie Virtual Adviser Network (VAN). VAN’s services are provided by Macquarie Bank Limited ABN 46 008 583 542 AFSL 237502, a member of the Macquarie Group.

It is provided for the use of financial advisers only. In no circumstances is it to be used by a potential client for the purposes of making a decision about a financial product or class of products.