Pete Wargent

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Pete Wargent is the founding director of the AllenWargent Sydney office.

Pete hails from a finance background having held a number of senior finance roles including being a Director at the ‘Big 4’ accounting firm Deloitte, and thereafter being the Group Financial Controller of an ASX-listed mining company in Australia.

He has a range of top financial qualifications including, but not limited to, being a Chartered Accountant with Fellowship, a Chartered Secretary, a licensed Real Estate Agent, and holding a Diploma in Financial Planning.

Pete is the author of the No.1 best-selling 2012 book ‘Get a Financial Grip: a simple plan for financial freedom’ and is widely acclaimed having achieved his financial independence at the age of 33 through investing in shares, LICs & funds, and a substantial portfolio of investment properties in London, Sydney, & elsewhere across the UK and Australia.

Regularly featured in the mainstream television and print media, Pete is one of Australia’s most respected finance experts.

He is a keen, widely read blogger, and posts this thoughts daily on finance and the markets at his personal blog page here, with about 1.5 million hits to date.

“I came to Sydney in the 1990s when the radio tagline hollered ‘another beautiful morning in the world’s greatest city!’. It still is. Australia is thriving and Sydney a multicultural, world-class metropolis with its stunning harbour, golden beaches, lifestyle and climate.”