Guiding your wealth with precision, passion and attention.
From wealth management to estate planning, navigating your financial journey with expertise and care every step of the way.
The specialists at Associated Concepts are dedicated to navigating wealth goals with care, precision and expert advice.
Founder, Director & Financial Adviser
As founder of Associated Concepts, Dayan has over 30 years of industry experience. As a financial expert and trusted mentor, Dayan creates tailored portfolios, fostering long-lasting client relationships.More
Fiona joined AC-FS in 1997 with a passion for helping others, stemming from her background as a nurse. Ensuring client satisfaction, compliance and smooth processes, Fiona is dedicated and attentive to every client’s needs.More
Alexander has more than eight years industry experience with degrees in Finance and Information Systems. He excels at understanding and helping clients achieve their goals, and continually strives to keep learning. Alexander is pursuing a Masters in Financial Planning and CFP designation.More
Ryan is an experienced Associate with over nine years of experience in the industry. Ryan has a passion for investments and financial markets which drives him to play a key role in the advice team. Ryan enjoys working closely with clients and seeing them achieve their life goals through structured advice. Ryan is pursuing a Masters in Financial Planning and CFP designation.More
With over twenty years of experience in insurance and finance, Pauline brings a wealth of knowledge to the client servicing team. Pauline keeps the office running smoothly and greatly assists clients with her friendly approach.More
Dylan excels in design and innovative solutions. With his detail-oriented and creative approach, Dylan improves internal processes and client experience. He prides himself on staying up to date with the latest in industry trends and technologies.More
Poorni assists with administration and share registry tasks. With a Bachelor of Commerce, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning, and SMSF certification, Poorni is known for her keen eye for detail and friendly approach with clients.More
Founder, Director & Financial Adviser
Meet Dayan, the founder and principal of Associated Concepts. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Dayan has built a reputation as a trusted adviser and mentor, helping clients navigate the complexities of the financial world and building portfolios that meet their specific needs. Over this period of time, Dayan has experienced the ups and downs of the financial markets and has steadily guided clients through them. Dayan's university studies provided the foundation for his financial advice business. With a deep understanding of finance, economics, risk management and investment strategies, Dayan is well-equipped to provide clients with specialised advice and bespoke portfolios. He takes pride in building long-term relationships with his clients and is committed to providing a comprehensive service that is tailored to each client's needs. When he's not working, Dayan enjoys swimming and spending time with his family both in Melbourne and Sri Lanka. He is also involved in philanthropy and assists underprivileged communities. Dayan values quality time with loved ones and believes that a balanced life is essential for success and happiness.
AC-FS offers personalised financial planning services that include generational wealth management, assistance with complex structures such as family trusts and investment trusts, and exclusive access to unique investment opportunities. Their ongoing monitoring ensures that your financial plan is aligned with your goals.
With over 30 years of experience, AC-FS offers bespoke investment portfolio construction that is tailored to an individual’s requirements. They place priority on optimising cash flow to enhance your position and employ tax-effective strategies to maximise returns. AC-FS leverages its investment committee's knowledge and experience to gain direct access to portfolio managers, CEOs, and CFOs of various fund managers. They use a boutique approach to portfolio construction, ensuring a client’s investments are aligned with their unique goals and risk tolerance.
AC-FS structures wealth in ways which enable clients to reach their ideal retirement. AC-FS’s process includes outlining retirement goals and putting steps in place to help clients reach them. The team stays up-to-date with ever-changing legislation and rules so that your retirement strategy is always up-to-date. AC-FS specialises in the establishment and ongoing management of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs).
AC-FS offers a range of insurance products to help protect what's most important to its clients. Using thorough data collection, we tailor policies to a client's specific circumstances, providing each client with a comprehensive understanding. AC-FS has access to the full market of insurers to ensure each client receives their best coverage at a competitive price. Insurance types include Life, TPD, Trauma, Income Protection, Business Expenses, Buy/Sell, Key Person, and Children's Trauma.
AC-FS understands that estate planning is a specialised field requiring highly experienced professionals. It’s why we align ourselves with industry-leading experts to ensure clients receive the best possible advice. AC-FS facilitates the Estate Planning process through which the creation of Wills can assist to provide peace of mind knowing private affairs will be appropriately dealt with on passing. Other areas of Estate Planning include establishing; Powers of Attorney (enduring, medical treatment, and financial), death benefit nominations within SMSFs, and SMSF Trust Deed updates.
Our team works closely with clients with a focus on providing a high quality ongoing service.
AC-FS undertake significant ‘behind the scenes’ work to ensure we meet government regulatory requirements as well as changing market conditions.
- Regular investment and market reviews by our investment committee
- Regular compliance reviews by our compliance committee
- In house strategy discussions regarding changes in legislation or market conditions
- Maintenance of personal training requirements for each member of the team