Meet our partnership managers

Based in each state, offering personal, hands-on support

Personal, flexible support for our members

PLAN Australia has one of the largest networks of Partnership Managers in Australia. That means we’re always here to provide you with business advice and personalised support when you need it.

A true partner in your business: your PM is focused on your goals and is committed to working with you to build your business

Commercial expertise: our PMs are broking specialists with the commercial understanding to help you streamline and grow your business

Broad experience: our PMs have experience right across the lending portfolio – from residential to commercial and asset finance.

Our Northern Region Team

Melanie Kafka

Head of Northern Region

0414 450 806

Melanie is a business development and relationship sales professional with 26 years of financial services industry experience. Mel has spent the last 15 years working closely with finance brokers - most recently in a sales and people leadership capacity.

A passion for people is what drives Mel, together with an enterprising and purpose driven approach to working with small to medium sized businesses.

Gregory Cooke

New South Wales

0457 531 124

Belinda Evans

Partnership Associate

0436 931 923

Colin Hawkins

New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory

0438 468 214

Our Southern Region team

Allan Brown

Head of Southern Region

0414 446 837

Allan Brown is an exceptional senior leader with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry.


Allan has extensive lending and third-party experience and is committed to helping businesses navigate through varying market conditions, industry change and advancements in technology to grow their revenue, while delivering a great customer experience.

Tracey Crevatin


0439 061 369

Denise Axford

Western Australia

0457 547 180

Paul Luders

South Australia/Northern Territory

0457 568 063

Daniel Casey

Western Australia

0436 913 167

Rafael Tsotalos

Partnership Associate - WA, SA & NT

0436 949 829

Karina Namdarian

Partnership Associate - Victoria

0459 880 402