Our Team

Our Team


CFP, MComm, BA



CFP, Adv Dip Fs (FP) & MFinPlan






Client Services Manager



Business Development Manager

Wealth and Lifestyle Awards

MLC Advice Solutions - Fastest Growing Medium Business

Garvan Financial Planning - Young Rapid Growth Business

Kingsgrove Local Business of the Year Award


Michael is the Managing Director and founder of Wealth & Lifestyle Financial Planning.

 Michael worked incredibly hard to fulfil his dream as an internationally recognised Certified Financial Planner, which is the highest designation a financial planner can obtain within the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Michael also obtained a Master of Commerce degree from Sydney University with a double major in Finance and Marketing, so he is doubly qualified to lead you and your loved ones into a financially stable future.

With more than 30 years experience within the business world and 20 years working in the financial services industry, Michael has continually assisted his clients with the achievement of their financial goals and structured individual investment portfolios during this time.

Because of his down-to-earth roots, Michael is driven to help his clients to achieve their lifestyle and financial objectives with all the professionalism and ethics that are so important when it comes to dealing with money. Giving something back is so important to him, and his whole life is geared up to this ideal.

In his downtime, Michael reads, travels, plays competitive tennis and cricket, and keeps up with current affairs.


Naj Farfoud has over fifteen years experience in the financial services industry and is an Authorised Representative of Consultum Financial Advisers Pty Ltd.

He has completed the Certified Financial Planning programme which is the highest designation a financial planner can obtain within the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia, and is recognized internationally. Naj is also a member of the FPA.

Naj prides himself in the provision of quality service and assistance to clients with the utmost professionalism.

Time with his family is one of the most important aspects of Naj’s life but he also reads, and plays soccer and volley ball in his time out.

Dino Cataldo

Dino Cataldo has worked in the financial services industry since 1989, Dino has held senior positions with several leading Australian Financial Services companies such as Promina, Asgard Wealth Solutions and Colonial First State, before deciding to become a financial adviser in 2008.

He holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and a Assoc Diploma in Accounting and Finance. He is committed to understanding your financial affairs and providing you with the best quality service and advice.



Peter has been involved in the Telecommunication, Broadcasting, Retail and Finance industries for over 40 years, with the last 10 years in the Finance sector.

He has performed various roles including Business Development Manager, Operations Manager, Sales Manager and Client Services Manager.

Peter has a passion for high level customer service and his strengths are great communication skills, process and compliance management and continually striving for excellence.
Peter is a valuable member of the Wealth and Lifestyle team

Washington Mazambani

Business Development Manager

Delve into the world of limitless possibilities with Washington Mazambani, an esteemed professional renowned for his extensive expertise and unwavering dedication within the financial industry. With a background as a Financial Adviser spanning over 16 years, Washington has accumulated a wealth of knowledge to help our clients with their day-to-day needs. 

Washington’s career is underscored by his ability to navigate complex landscapes. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Washington’s dedication to his craft is matched only by his zest for life. In his leisure time, he embraces new horizons through travel, expanding his global perspective and enriching his understanding of diverse cultures. Additionally, his love for golf serves as a metaphor for his approach to business development—a game of strategy, precision, and calculated risk-taking. This inherent passion fuels his drive to consistently exceed expectations and unlock untapped potential.

Washington’s character is defined not only by his professional achievements, but also by his unwavering commitment to giving back to society. He actively volunteers his time and expertise to various charitable organizations, channeling his resources towards making a positive impact on the lives of others. This altruistic spirit reflects his core values of empathy, compassion, and a genuine desire to uplift communities.