People Spotlight: Meet Stuart Heriot our Global Head of Product Technology

06 Feb 2024

Stuart is based in our Wollongong office, the origin of our WealthTech business. Stuart’s passion for continuous learning and tinkering with new tech means he is the perfect person to determine new trends and technical capabilities to benefit GBST clients. Read more on Stuart’s GBST journey since 1997!

Technology will play a pivotal role in the provision of super fund advice

15 Dec 2023

With the Government’s growing commitment to making financial advice more accessible and affordable for millions of Australians, GBST visited parliament to witness the Minister for Financial Services's presentation of the ‘Delivering Better Financial Outcomes' roadmap.

Beyond the code: Transformation learnings from legacy to leading edge

12 Dec 2023

We chat to Michael Pugh, to draw on inspiration gained from heading up Composer's transformative journey and the valuable lessons he learned from a multi-year, multi-million-dollar project to replace a legacy tech stack.

Celebrating 40 years of learnings

16 Nov 2023

To commemorate GBST’s 40-year milestone, we asked our Chief People and Culture Officer, Marie Maky, to share her learnings and fundamental principles for a successful corporate culture.

From legacy to leading-edge, GBST’s journey of innovation

11 Sep 2023

In the rapidly evolving wealth management landscape, GBST has remained at the forefront of technology for four decades as a trusted partner of more than 100 financial services organisations globally.

People Spotlight: Meet Pierce, our resident DJ who masterfully mixes beats in advice technology!

06 Sep 2023

Pierce Wittke is our Chief Technology Officer for WealthConnect. In this People Spotlight, Pierce tells us about his passion for developing technology that makes a difference in people’s lives, his connection with Salesforce and how he can both architect impeccable tech engines and assemble a car engine from scratch!

Digital advice solutions: Revolutionising the client experience

24 Aug 2023

The advice and wealth management industries are ever-changing field and offer valuable services to individuals seeking financial guidance. However, professionals in this industry often face challenges that directly impact their effectiveness and earning potential. In today's world, customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance are paramount - advisers must deliver efficient and tailored services that meet clients' expectations.

People Spotlight: Meet Carol, our Composer product guru who’s been delivering stand-out features and cupcakes for over 16 years

01 Aug 2023

Carol Richards is a Senior Product Consultant in GBST’s EMEA Retail Wealth team, Carol chats with us about her role in delivering Composer’s annuity administration capability, some standout solution features and what life is like outside her professional pursuits. It's clear that her dedication to quality and client success is matched only by her passion for baking.

Reinventing retirement with annuities

13 Jul 2023

Reinventing Annuities: ‘Mix and Match’ innovative retirement income which was written by GBST in partnership with Simplify Consulting, analyses the income solutions currently available to those approaching and in retirement.

People Spotlight: Meet Amanda, the Digital Dynamo who’s evolved our online product offerings for over 15 years

30 May 2023

Amanda Freke is a Product Manager in GBST’s Digital Team. In this edition, Amanda discusses her exciting project with a major New Zealand bank, how she incorporates user feedback in product development, her involvement in GBST's Diversity and Inclusion Committee – plus shares her long list of hidden talents… fresh croissants anyone?

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