Head of Sales & Distribution / Australian Finance Group
Chris Slater was appointed general manager of sales & distribution of Australian Finance Group (AFG) in June 2019, having been with the company since August 2007. He started as a national account manager before becoming state manager of NSW and ACT in April 2008, head of sales & distribution for home loans in January 2013, general manager of white label distribution in March 2018, and eventually assuming a broader sales & distribution leadership role across the residential broking and home loans businesses in June 2019. Prior to joining AFG, Mr Slater worked for a number of key finance and banking companies including 7 years at Commonwealth Bank of Australia and in the media industry as a media manager & journalist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, a Diploma of Securitisation, an Advanced Diploma in Management, a Diploma of Financial Services (Mortgage Broking), and has completed an Accelerated Leadership Program at the Australian Graduate School of Management.