Arlen is currently studying a Bachelor of Business with a double major in Financial Planning and Accounting. Arlen is the Vice-President and Financial Planning Coordinator for the Griffith University Association of Commerce which is the student run club that he established in 2022. He’s also a representative of the Griffith Business School Student Leadership Program.
Outside of Work
Outside of work Arlen loves to climb, hike, play chess and spend quality time with friends and family.
What’s your favourite thing about being part of the MWS team?
The MWS team have been incredibly supportive with my transition into the profession. It is very exciting to be surrounded by an experienced team who are exceptional teachers.
What do you wish people knew about financial planning?
You don’t need a high net worth or high valued assets to benefit from a structured financial plan.
What's your favourite book, movie and food?
Book: The Barefoot Investor
Food: Guzman Y Gomez!
If you could give one piece of advice to yourself from 10 years ago, what would it be?
Live in the present and surround yourself with love.
What's your weirdest office habit?
Never working at my desk.
What's the one thing about you that people would be surprised to learn?
When I started University, I studied teeth!
If you could have dinner with anyone past or present, who would it be and why?
Warren Buffett because his life and financial wisdom would be invaluable.