Olivia Maragna is one of Australia’s most esteemed financial experts. She is recognised as a driving force in the finance industry and has been named one of the top 10 most influential people in finance in Australia, sharing the list with the likes of David Koch, Ross Greenwood, Alan Kohler and Mark Bouris.
In 2003, she co-founded Aspire Retire, one of the industry’s highest award-winning financial advisory firms that services clients Australia wide.
Olivia has made a habit of breaking through barriers and has been presented with a Hall of Fame Award for Business Achievement, the Australian Financial Review’s Top 10 Emerging Leaders for 2014, the WIFS 2013 Financial Planner of the Year, and the 2012 AFA Adviser of the Year – the youngest and first female to ever win the award.
In a career punctuated with Australian firsts and major business awards including the Young Business Woman of the Year, MYOB Business of the Year and the AFA Australian Female Excellence Award, Olivia has always been driven by making a difference to everyone she encounters.
In recognition of her business achievements and community involvement, Olivia has been chosen as one of eighteen of Australia’s most inspiring female leaders in the Leadership in Focus Forum and has represented Australia in a Global Forum in Switzerland.
She is a sought after speaker on money and business across the country at various national/international organisations and currently serves as a judge for the Telstra Business and Women’s Awards.
Olivia is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Accountant (CA), Self-Managed Super Fund Specialist Adviser (SSA) and has a Bachelor of Business.