Meet Our Team

Todd Kardash - General Manager, Licensee Services

Todd has been working in the financial services industry since 1989. Prior to joining ClearView, Todd was Head of Adviser Distribution at CommInsure. From 2001 to 2005, he was involved in setting up the NAB Insurance dealer group as State Manager in NSW. Todd started in the industry as an adviser with National Mutual in 1989 where he built up the business to over 800 clients over a period of five and a half years before selling the practice to move into management with National Mutual (rebranded to AXA Asia Pacific in 1999).
Todd joined ClearView in April 2011 and in October 2014 was appointed CEO of the merged ClearView Financial Advice and Matrix Planning Solutions dealer group.

With the launch of LaVista, ClearView’s ‘dealer to dealer’ offering for self-licenced advisers, in November 2018, Todd was appointed General Manager, Licensee Services responsible for the overall strategy of the group’s licensees, including both LaVista and the Dealer Groups.

Allison Dummett - Chief Executive Officer, Matrix Planning Solutions and ClearView Financial Advice

Allison was the founding Managing Director of Matrix Planning Solutions Limited. Her involvement included attracting advisers and shareholders, raising capital and working with foundation members to form the company in 1999 and leading it through a period of significant growth.

From 2013 to 2015, Allison held senior executive roles with Count Financial, Australia's largest Accountant-based financial planning company, before returning to join the combined Matrix and ClearView dealer groups in February 2016 to drive the company’s Strategic Advice Initiative.

In November 2018, Allison became Chief Executive Officer, Matrix Planning Solutions and ClearView Financial Advice.

Tanya Seale - Chief Operating Officer, Licensee Solutions

Tanya has been in the financial services industry for 15 years and is passionate about improving the quality of advice provided to clients and creating efficiencies for Advisers.

She has held various roles in compliance, practice development, financial planning software and advice coaching in both small and large licensees.

In her current role as Chief Operating Officer, Licensee Solutions Tanya oversees compliance, payments, operations, technology, paraplanning, technical and XPLAN.

Gamza Gierdien- Head of Dealer Group Reporting

Gamza has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years. He prides himself on providing high quality support services to advisers, and is well regarded for his experience and knowledge.

Gamza has been involved with revenue processing and reporting for over 15 years, and has been instrumental in the development of commission processing systems and procedures.

In his current role as Head of Dealer Group Reporting, Gamza oversees the Commission processing team for both ClearView & Matrix dealer groups.

Mike Pope - Chief Executive Officer, LaVista

Mike stared in the financial services industry in 1988 and has held various roles in National Mutual, AC&L and AXA.Starting as an adviser and moving to management these roles included risk, investment and superannuation products, research and practice management.From 2006 to 2013, Mike was an Executive Director and Responsible Manager with Millennium3 Financial Services and Elders Financial Services licensing 800 advisers and practices.

Mike joined Clearview in 2013 and as Head of Business Development, committed to developing, improving and supporting advisers in achieving their business goals.

With the launch of LaVista in November 2018, ClearView’s ‘dealer to dealer’ offering for self-licenced advisers, Mike was appointed Chief Executive Officer, LaVista.