Our advice team

Judith Brown

Practice Principal
Representative of ipac

Bachelor of Commerce
Diploma of Financial Planning
Commissioner for Declarations
Member of Financial Planning Association
CPA Australia Limited

Judith has 27 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She helps clients navigate the complexity of legislation and implement financial strategies that will work towards reaching a client’s lifestyle goals. Over the years she has seen her clients raise their children and retire and has been able to share with clients the journey that is financial planning. She enjoys using her experience to provide comprehensive and practical advice to a wide range of clients in a variety of situations, including families, professionals, small business and rural operations.

Judith’s goal is to support her clients in any decision they may need to make in life and act as a sounding board and the voice of reason through their journey.

Judith finds the most rewarding part of the position to be when her clients achieve their goals, especially retirement.

Outside of the office, Judith is passionate about giving back to the community and is currently the Finance Chair of Meals on Wheels Queensland and Treasurer of Cairns Meals on Wheels.

Joseph Coco

Private Client Adviser
Representative of ipac

Bachelor of Business (Financial Management/Management and Entrepreneurship)
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning

Joseph aims to build strong, long-term relationships with his clients, ensuring they are kept informed and on track to meet their financial objectives. Joseph enjoys assisting a broad range of clients in wealth accumulation, wealth preservation and tax effective strategies particularly for those nearing or in retirement.

His experience within ipac has given him a strong technical grounding, which means he is well placed to provide advice to meet individual needs and circumstances that make a difference. For Joseph, it is all about the journey to offer guidance in achieving greater financial certainty. Joseph enjoys good food and music and in his spare time pursues these passions.

Financial advice assists in building your story of what is important to you and identifies your goals and objectives to plan towards a stress-free financial future. Through education, his clients are empowered in making better financial decisions to achieve their goals with a greater certainty of their financial security.

Joseph's goal is to be a sounding board with all aspects of life and help take out the worry with big decisions so you can enjoy the important things - to live the life you want.

Our support team

Naomi Holmes

Head of AMP Advice East 

Robyn Taylor

Client Relationship Manager


Robyn's administration experience started in accountancy practices in Cairns in the mid 1980's before moving to Townsville in December 2011.

Robyn enjoys helping people with their finances in retirement and her goal is to continue to enable people to reach their retirement goals.

Important information

AMP Advice is a registered trademark of AMP Limited, licensed to IPAC Securities Limited (ABN 30 008 587 595, AFS Licence No. 234656). IPAC Securities Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the AMP group.

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