Our team

Andrew Newcombe – CFP ® JP

Andrew Newcombe is a Certified Financial Planner® and has worked in the Financial Services Industry since 1994. He has been a consultant with Godfrey Pembroke since 1998. During this time he has enjoyed assisting his clients with their financial goals and objectives.

He has extensive experience in the areas of direct share investments, negative gearing, wealth creation strategies, superannuation, retirement income streams, social security, estate planning, and personal risk insurance. He is a Certified Financial Planner, a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia and a Justice of the Peace.

Andrew understands that although most of his clients are in or nearing retirement – they all have different personal goals. Creating unique strategies to meet these goals ensures his clients are always the central focus of his business.

John Kritsimas – MCom (Fin Plan), AFP

John Kritsimas has been in the Financial Services Industry since 2001 and joined Godfrey Pembroke in 2005. Prior to joining the Godfrey Pembroke Thornleigh Practice, John worked for Westpac Banking Corporation in Sydney. He worked in Corporate Deskbank providing advice and support to medium and large size companies.

John has extensive experience in the areas of wealth accumulation strategies, personal risk protection, retirement planning, estate planning, tax planning, direct equity investment and gearing strategies.

John’s business philosophy is simple:

  •  Provide clear, strategic investment and wealth protection advice.
  •  Identify and work towards achieving each client’s unique financial and lifestyle goals.
  •  Maintain regular client communication, with a high level of service.

Samantha Robins

Samantha started with Godfrey Pembroke in 2006. Her current role in the business is our administration manager.  Samantha is your first point of contact ready to greet you with her cheery voice when you call the office or pop in to see us!

Her role includes preparing client reviews and providing administrative support in the day to day running of the office.