Charles is a certified financial planner, having worked as a financial planner for over 14 years. He previously worked in the legal profession with a major law firm and was admitted as a Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the High Court of Australia. Charles has a combined Bachelor of Arts and Laws Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice from the University of Tasmania. He has also completed the Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University, the Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment through the Securities Institute, and the Institute of Company Directors Diploma Course. Charles has also an accredited FPA Life Risk Specialist. Charles has won a number of industry awards for his work in the financial services industry.