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Angus Kidman

Editor-in-chief

Angus Kidman

@gusworldau /in/angus-kidman-8225681 angus.kidman@finder.com.au

Angus Kidman is the global editor-in-chief at Finder and our resident frequent flyer guru. He's reported on technology, travel, finance and other topics for over 25 years, and appears regularly on Sunrise, Today, The Project, Seven News and other TV and radio shows. His previous jobs include editor for Lifehacker Australia and editor-in-chief for Australian Personal Computer, and he's written for dozens of publications including Escape, the Sydney Morning Herald, Gizmodo, The Australian, the AFR, Kotaku, ZDNet and Business Insider. Angus has a first-class Honours degree in Linguistics from the University of New England and a serious travel addiction.

"If you don't compare, you don't get the best value."

Kate Browne

Managing Editor

Kate Browne

@katebrowne7 /in/katebrowne1/ kate.browne@finder.com

Kate Browne is Finder's managing editor for Australia. Kate has a degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and over a decade of experience in the media as a consumer affairs journalist and editor. She worked as an investigative journalist and lifestyle editor at CHOICE and has written for dozens of publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, the Sun Herald, The Age, news.com.au, the Sunday Telegraph, The Australian, The Big Issue, Sunday Life, Kidspot and Essential Baby. She also co-authored the top-selling non-fiction book "The Checkout" in 2016. You might also recognise her as one of the writers and presenters of ABC TV's top-rating consumer affairs show The Checkout which ran from 2013 to 2018.

"With so much choice out there it can be hard to know if you are making a good one. I love helping people cut through the confusion to save time and money."

Amy Bradney-George

Editor and Writer

Amy Bradney-George

@amyatfinder amy.bradney-george@finder.com

Amy is an editor and writer at finder.com.au with more than 10 years experience covering credit cards, personal finance and various lifestyle topics. When she's not sharing her knowledge on money matters, Amy spends her time as an actress.

"It's easy to feel overwhelmed by what's going on in our lives and the world around us – I want to help people get the information they need to make changes that empower them."

Sarah Brandon

Senior Writer

Sarah Brandon

sarah.brandon@finder.com

Sarah Brandon is a senior writer at Finder. She has a degree in Psychology from New York University and loves learning about why people do what they do. Sarah has researched and written about a wide range of topics, from pool fences to private jets to personal loans. But no matter the subject, her number one priority is figuring out what information our readers need to make the best decisions.

"I want to make information accessible for everyone."

Alison Banney

Editor, Banking and Investments

Alison Banney

@alisonbanney /in/alisonbanney/ alison.banney@finder.com

Alison Banney is the banking and investments editor at Finder. She has written about finance for over six years with her work featured on sites including Yahoo Finance, Money Magazine and Dynamic Business. She has previously worked at Westpac, and has written for several other major banks including BCU, Greater Bank and Gateway Credit Union. Alison has a Bachelor of Communications from Newcastle University with a double major in journalism and public relations. She has ASIC RG146 compliance certificates for financial advice, securities and managed investments and superannuation.

"No one should be afraid of their finances. I want all Australians to feel empowered to take control of their money and get it working harder for them."

Sally McMullen

Editor, Credit Cards and Frequent Flyer

Sally McMullen

sally.mcmullen@finder.com

Sally McMullen is Finder's credit cards and frequent flyer editor by day and a music maven by night. Her byline can be spotted on Yahoo Finance, Dynamic Business, Financy and Mamamia as well as Music Feeds and Rolling Stone.

"Whether it's headphones or home loans, comparing can be hard. But it doesn't have to be. I dig through the T&Cs and demystify the jargon to give our users the information they actually need to make a better decision."

Andrew Munro

Editor, Cryptocurrency

Andrew Munro

andrew.munro@finder.com

Andrew Munro is the global cryptocurrency editor at Finder. After previously writing about insurance and other areas, he now covers the latest developments in digital assets and blockchain and works on Finder's comprehensive range of guides to help people understand cryptocurrency.

"I love finding out how things work, and then sharing that knowledge so people can make better-informed decisions."

Elizabeth Barry

Editor, Fintech

Elizabeth Barry

@beelizabeth_ /in/elizabethbarry1/ elizabeth@finder.com

Elizabeth Barry is Finder's global fintech editor. She has written about finance for over five years and has been featured in a range of publications and media including Seven News, the ABC, Mamamia, Dynamic Business and Financy. Elizabeth has a Bachelor of Communications and a Master of Creative Writing from the University of Technology Sydney. In 2017, she received the Highly Commended award for Best New Journalist at the IT Journalism Awards. Elizabeth has found writing about innovations in financial services to be her passion (which has surprised no one more than herself).

"Finance is being improved every day. I want to make sure people know about the latest financial products and services so they can get the best for them."

Richard Whitten

Senior Writer, Home Loans

Richard Whitten

/richard-whitten-1467b213a/ richard.whitten@finder.com

Richard Whitten is Finder's senior home loans writer. He helps Australians understand the ins and outs of mortgages so they can find lower rates and make smarter property decisions. Richard trained as a high school English teacher at the University of Sydney, but found that mortgage management was more rewarding than classroom management. Before working at Finder he lived in Seoul, where he edited textbooks and ran communication courses for Korean corporations.

"Personal finance seems so complicated. But having someone guide you through the basics really helps. My goal as a writer is to break things down step by step, provide realistic examples, and hopefully help readers get to grips with their finances."

Nicola Middlemiss

Senior Writer, Insurance

Nicola Middlemiss

/nicola-middlemiss-bbba6a91/ nicola.middlemiss@finder.com

Nicola Middlemiss is a senior writer at Finder, focussing on all things insurance. She has been a business journalist for the last five years, reporting on various industries including insurance, banking, mortgages and financial services across Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania. She has written over a thousand articles covering the Australian insurance industry. Now, she uses that experience to help customers understand their policies and make smarter financial decisions. Nicola graduated from the University of Leeds, with a bachelor's degree in English and Art History.

"Nobody wants to buy insurance, but it could end up being one of the most important decisions you ever make. I'm trying to help people make the right choice, so they can focus on more fun things."

Kylie Purcell

Editor, Investments

Kylie Purcell

kylie.purcell@finder.com

Kylie Purcell is the investments editor for Finder. She has a background in business and finance news and has previously worked at SBS, Your Money, Switzer Group and CCTV in Beijing. She specialises in cutting through messy financial jargon so that others don't make the same investment decisions that she did in her misguided youth. When she's not writing about the markets you can find her bingeing on long blacks.

"Everyone has an opinion on how you should be investing your money. My job is to cut through all that white noise to show everyday Australians what their full list of options are, whether in share trading, index funds or forex markets."

Lauren Chaplin

Writer, Shopping

Lauren Chaplin

/in/lauren-chaplin-662897157 lauren.chaplin@finder.com

Lauren Chaplin is a shopping writer for Finder, covering the latest in fashion, home, tech and beauty news. She has a penchant for 50's style pin-up, but can still be relied on to know all about the latest fashion trends. She has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of South Australia.

"When it comes to our readers' understanding of a product, I aim to bridge the gap between curiosity and knowledge so they can make the right buying choice for them."

Marina Tatas

Writer, Shopping

Marina Tatas

/in/marinatatas21/ marina.tatas@finder.com

Marina Tatas is a shopping writer for Finder, covering everything you need to know about fashion, beauty, home and wellbeing. You can count on her for all the latest sneaker news and knowing way too much about makeup and skincare trends. She has a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Technology Sydney.

"I want to help people make the best decision possible, especially when it comes to their shopping addiction."

Alex Kidman

Writer, Technology

Alex Kidman

@alexkidman alex.kidman@finder.com

Alex Kidman was the tech and telco editor at Finder and is now a freelance technology writer. He's been a technology writer with experience spanning more than 20 years. Alex has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England and a serious passion for retro gaming.

"Technology moves fast, and I'm keen to help demystify comparing products so that people can make properly informed choices."

Tamara Medojevic

Graduate Writer, Travel

Tamara Medojevic

tamara.medojevic@finder.com

Tamara Medojevic is a graduate travel writer at Finder. She graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Journalism. Her passion for travelling began at an early age, with frequent overseas trips to Europe and across Australia. Tamara believes that travelling is an experience that can be enjoyed on all budgets and she works to make sure you're getting the most for your dollar.

"We are very lucky to have so many options with our everyday choices, I'm here to make sure you are getting the most of your hard-earned dollar."

Stephanie Yip

Editor, Travel

Stephanie Yip

/in/stephanieyip/ stephanie@finder.com

Stephanie Yip is the travel editor at Finder and has been writing about travel and lifestyle for over a decade. She has written for Travel Weekly, Escape, Thomas Cook Magazine, Showpo, The Nibbler and Hostelworld. She was also the editor of kids magazine DMAG. Stephanie has a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Technology Sydney and has visited over 50 countries (and counting). She has a passion for sharing her experiences and knowledge of travel and helping readers stretch their dollars while on holiday.

"Whether you're on a tight budget or looking for that luxe stay, I'm passionate about finding you the best travel deal to stretch your holiday dollars."

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