The Team in Australia

Founder

Dr. Sam Hazledine

As the internationally recognised advocate for doctor wellbeing and its importance to practice good medicine, Dr Sam Hazledine is passionate about the wellbeing of doctors and evolving how they live and work. He has successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to include doctor health and wellbeing in the Declaration of Geneva, medicine’s modern day Hippocratic Oath.

The Ernst & Young – Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Sir Peter Blake Leader is the founder and Managing Director of Australasia’s largest medical recruitment company, MedRecruit, the wealth management company for doctors MedCapital, and the wellbeing organisation MedWorld.

Sam trained at Otago Medical School and graduated as a doctor in 2003.

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Clark

As Chief Executive Officer, Richard leads the MedCapital team and is focused on the delivery of our financial services and achieving exceptional outcomes for all our Doctors.

Richard has a bachelor of business studies and experience in finance and property. He has worked in multiple advice roles and has previously established and run his own financial advice business.

Away from work Richard spends time in the outdoors with family or exercising to keep fit.

Country Managers

Cathy Mackey

Cathy Mackey

Cathy is MedCapital’s Head of Advice (AU), based on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Cathy has extensive Leadership experience in Wealth Management and as a Business Leader, Cathy works closely with her team to enhance the wellbeing of our Doctors by providing exceptional financial advice and outcomes.

Cathy enjoys spending time with her family, loves a good crime novel, visiting new restaurants and socialising over good food and wine with friends.

Private Wealth Managers

Malcolm Strain

Based in Sydney, NSW, Malcolm joined the MedCapital team in early 2016 with a strong background in financial services gained in the insurance industry. Malcolm’s career started with the completion of his Accounting Degree and CPA qualifications and saw him work in a variety of roles.

At MedCapital Malcolm is passionate about employing his financial services knowledge to help our doctor’s grow and achieve their financial goals. He takes a leading role in identifying doctors key issues and objectives, working together with them and the MedCapital team to develop an Exceptional Wealth Plan to achieve their desired outcomes.

When not getting clients finances on track, Malcolm enjoys an active outdoors lifestyle, coaching his son’s soccer team, hiking, skiing or when the need for speed kicks in, pushing his motorbike around the track or along some of the nice twisty roads surrounding Sydney.

Colby Atkinson

Colby is a Private Wealth Manager based on the Gold Coast. He has experience in providing holistic financial advice to a diverse range of clients. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from Griffith University, majoring in Accounting and Financial Planning.

Colby is committed to helping clients achieve their financial and lifestyle goals. By gaining an in depth understanding of his client’s unique circumstances, he’s able to deliver a tailored, quality and reliable service.

Outside of the office Colby enjoys all things sport, whether it be as a player or spectator, and spending time with his friends and family.

Sharni Bultitude

Sharni is a Private Wealth Manager based on the Gold Coast. She has experience in providing comprehensive financial advice to a diverse range of clients. She has a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Financial Planning and Accounting, through Griffith University.

Sharni is passionate about helping her clients proactively take steps to improve their financial wellbeing. Her utmost focus is on offering a high quality and honest service.

Outside of work, Sharni enjoys time with her family and friends, loves to have a chat over a coffee or a cocktail or spending time on the water.

Matthew Rencken

Matt is a Senior Private Wealth Manager based on the Gold Coast.

Matt completed a Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Planning, a Post Graduate and Advanced Post Graduate diplomas in Portfolio construction and Investment management – Matt owned a Financial Planning practice in South Africa which he sold when he moved to Australia.

Matt has a wealth of experience in dealing with investment management and portfolio construction for clients, he is also a registered Self-Managed Fund Specialist (SSA) in Australia. Matt enjoys helping his clients grow their wealth and reach their financial objectives through disciplined structuring, management and portfolio construction.

Besides spending time with his wife and son, Matt loves all things sport related. He is particularly fond of snowboarding, surfing, rugby and soccer.

Ricky Kay

Ricky is a Lending and Mortgage Advisor based on the Gold Coast. He has a wealth of knowledge in banking and finance and has a passion for helping people achieve their finance goals. He holds a Certificate IV and Diploma of Mortgage Broking and Finance, and am a member of the MFAA and AFCA.

Ricky is passionate about helping people achieve their finance goals with a particular interest in helping self-employed people, giving advice and presenting options on lending solutions that are tailored for their situation. The process of obtaining finance can be daunting and overwhelming; therefore Ricky makes it a priority to simplify the process and ensure an enjoyable and stress-free experience. Whether a customer is a first home buyer, savvy investor, business owner or someone who has had difficulty securing finance, he can help.

Outside of work, Ricky is involved with the local school community and supports small businesses like his local café and small grocer to contribute to a thriving local area.

Tax Managers

Paul Dignan

Paul is our Tax Manager on the Gold Coast and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA). Paul’s expert knowledge comes from his success in the start-up and growth of two public accounting firms.

Working alongside our team of Private Wealth Managers, Paul and his tax team have direct insight into doctors plans and aspirations, allowing them to work with you to achieve improved tax outcomes.

Beyond work you will find Paul on the golf course playing or practising his chipping. The Gold Coast lifestyle also includes days for swimming, fishing and good dining.