CFP, B. Com (Econ Fin Plan), Dip FP, CPL(H), FAICD, FFPA, APMESA, PPL(A)


Marist Brothers (Newman) College Churchlands, University of Western Australia, Deakin University / Financial Planning Association, Curtin University of Technology


Bachelor of Commerce, Diploma Financial Planning, Certified Financial Planner, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Commercial Helicopter Pilot, Fixed Wing Private Pilot, Licensed Pyrotechnician and Licensed Amateur Radio Operator.


Board Member, Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority. Former Director, Board Member, Financial Planning Association of Australia Limited, Former Board member Director, Northam's Avon Descent Association, Fellow Financial Planning Association of Australia, Associate Professional Member, Economics Society of Australia, Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors, Member Pyrotechnician’s Guild Internationale.

Other Activities

Chanel Seven Perth's resident personal finance expert and reporter (News), Finance Broadcaster and commentator ABC Radio (Thursday Money Men), Radio West Finance Expert, Fairfax Media (6PR), Current and former columnist & contributor to: The West Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vita Magazine, Superliving, Co Author, Diploma Financial Planning Unit 1 Re-Write and author of financial planning material in The West Australian Retirement Planning Guide Editions 1 & 2, Author "Don't Panic" - Why You Don't need a Million Dollars to Retire Well, Australian Financial Planner of the year 2003 (Money Management)

Nick's interests are varied to say the least and include aviation, technology and music. He is married with three adult children and is involved in a number of activities beyond N.C. Bruining & Associates.