John Goodlad is an experienced investment advisor who specialises in assisting Australian and international clients manage their wealth. His focus is on the establishment and ongoing management of long term, quality growth portfolios. Mr Goodlad provides a full range of Australian-based services including advice on shares, fixed interest, financial planning and superannuation. He was an Australian diplomat with a wide experience of expatriate life and is particularly well placed to assist offshore clients with their particular investment requirements. Mr Goodlad has degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Melbourne. Prior to joining Hartleys in 1998, he spent 16 years as a policy officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which included postings to Bangkok and Jakarta. Mr Goodlad speaks Thai, Indonesian and some Mandarin. He also has a Master of International Law qualification from the Australian National University where he specialised in International Economics, International Banking and Finance Law, and International Securities Law.