Our Team – Victoria

Meet the Victorian team

It’s not just our experience and advice that counts, but the professional and personal relationships we build with you and the satisfaction that comes from seeing our clients actively building and enjoying their financial freedom. We like thinking outside the square, finding innovative solutions and most importantly sharing in your achievements.


Barry King
B Ec, Adv Dip FS (FP)

Barry established King Financial Group in 1989 and is a highly experienced practitioner in the Financial Service Industry where he has honed his skills over the last 27 years. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services and Financial Planning and is a qualified specialist in retirement planning and Self-Managed Super Funds. As a Certified Financial Strategist, Barry’s commitment to helping people to excel is reflected in the strong relationships he has with his clients.

Financial Services Guide Part 1

Financial Services Guide Part 2

James-Shaw +AACP

James Shaw
B.Com FP
Financial Adviser

James has been working in the Financial Services industry for 10 years and has a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Financial Planning. His philosophy is that everyone can benefit and gain value from financial advice. In this ever-changing world, James is committed to utilising appropriate strategies to guide clients towards successfully meeting their specific goals and objectives.

Financial Services Guide Part 1

Financial Services Guide Part 2


Val Nigol
Financial Adviser

Val commenced his career as a Chartered Accountant in 1971, becoming an accredited Financial Planning specialist in 2009.
Working in a number of corporate roles both in Australia as well as internationally in America and Japan, Val developed a range of skills that he has continued to use in his practice today.

In 2001, Val established Financial Freedom Solutions, a business offering financial planning, accounting and tax advice. During his time as Director he tackled a number of complex issues surrounding aged care, retirement planning and self-managed superannuation funds which lead to his development of expertise in this area.

Using this knowledge, he has written a highly regarded book on the process of entering ages care from the perspective of the resident; Aged Care, The complete Australian guide, which you can get a complimentary copy of when making an appointment with any King’s adviser to discuss Aged Care planning.

Val comes to King’s with a wealth of experience and knowledge and is looking forward to continuing to impart this on the team as a whole.

Financial Services Guide Part 1

Financial Services Guide Part 2


Stephanie King
BBus.B.A, Adv.DipFP
Financial Adviser

Stephanie has been working in the financial services industry for more than 15 years. She delights in having the knowledge and skill to help people achieve their goals through financial planning.

More recently, Stephanie has developed a specialisation in Aged Care and finds assisting people through the complexity of financing a move into aged care, most rewarding

Financial Services Guide Part 1

Financial Services Guide Part 2

Jan Walsh
Client Services Administrator

Jan has been in the financial services sector for over 35 years. Starting her career at the age of 16, Jan is committed to longevity within the industry. Starting with King’s in August 2016, Jan has quickly developed relationships with the clients she looks after, committed to providing the best possible service.

Jan has a wealth of experience and prides herself on utilising her knowledge for all client enquiries.


Bonnie King
National Team Assistant

Bonnie has been with King’s since 2010 following the completion of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts degrees at Monash University.

Based in the Melbourne office, Bonnie provides support to all offices with regards to internal staff and external client matters, as well as general logistical office management.

Having spent some time within the business she prides herself on her client knowledge and providing quality service for all client enquiries.

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