Providing life-changing advice to clients is a rewarding way to make a difference

Shannon Durrant, Secretary and Director

Shannon Durant is the Chief Risk Officer of Gimsey Group and also a Board member of PFAN. She sees the work that PFAN does as life changing for clients and as it is rewarding for advisers.

How long have you been working with PFAN?

I joined PFAN as a board member in July 2023.

What does your role with PFAN entail?

As a board member of PFAN my role is to work alongside the other PFAN board members and set the strategic direction of the organisation and ensure that PFAN meets its purpose.

The board track and monitor the achievement of PFANs strategic goals and ensure robust risk management and governance practices are in place to enable the long-term viability and sustainability of PFAN.

What is the best thing about working with PFAN?

Working with dedicated and highly skilled board members who volunteer their time to assist clients who are unwell and financially unable to afford advice, the ability to access life-changing financial advice from a network of professional financial advisers.

What would you say to anyone else considering providing their professional expertise via the Pro Bono Financial Advice Network?

Providing life-changing advice to clients who need it most is a rewarding way of making a valuable difference to our communities.