About Tim Mackay FCA

Tim Mackay FCA has over 20 years’ experience in private wealth management, providing tailored financial solutions to high net wealth and ultra high net wealth private clients at Sydney-based financial planning practice Quantum Financial.    

In 2014 Mackay was recognised as SMSF Advisor of the Year by Independent Financial Adviser Magazine. Prior to Quantum Financial, Mackay worked at Deutsche Bank, UBS and HSBC in London, New York and Sydney.  

Mackay successfully completed Deutsche Bank’s graduate training program on Wall Street and spent time working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. He held roles as a sell-side equity research analyst, exotic derivatives analyst and as a property analyst.  

Mackay is a FCA (FP Specialist), Certified Financial Planner, SMSF Specialist Advisor and holds a BEc (Hons, Sydney) and an MBA (London Business School).

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  1. Do you have an exit plan?

    More than a decade ago I took a calculated risk by becoming a business owner. I stepped away from the relative safety of employment at global financial institutions and into my own private wealth...

  2. Would you take Warren Buffett's wager?

    In 2005 legendary investor Warren Buffett made a ten-year wager with investment professionals. Would you have taken it?...

  3. The psychology of selling investments

    Tips and strategies from Tim Mackay FCA to help you decide when, and how, to sell investments...

  4. How to identify a trusted adviser

    Advisors who are members of a professional body must adhere to certain standards and rules around professionalism and ethics...