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Simon Kahl has been the General Manager and Credit Licence Holder of The Loan Company for nine years. He has over 25 years of knowledge and experience within the finance industry, previously working as the managing partner of a national award-winning mortgage broking business.

He has also won numerous awards throughout his career, including being recognised as the third top performing broker in Australia in 2005. Simon has worked in property finance both locally and overseas, having collectively written or overseen over $5 billion in lending – ranging from first home buyers building their first home to property developers building multi-level commercial offices.

Simon’s goal is to lead The Loan Company to be the most professional and customer service-oriented business that it can be, and to ensure the journey for all of our clients is as smooth, stress-free and seamless as possible.

Under his guidance The Loan Company has been recognised as one of the top performing mortgage broking businesses in the industry, having won in excess of 20 awards (both in Western Australia and nationally) across three of the fundamental categories – best business, best customer service and technological innovation.

Simon has the following qualifications:

  • Director/Licensee Harrisdale Pty Ltd t/as The Loan Company
  • Responsible Manager ASIC (Australian Credit Licence number 386355)
  • MFAA Approved Broker – 15 year member
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking Management)
  • Certificate IV Finance and Mortgage Broking FNS40804
  • Graduate 2018 Signature Leadership WA Program

The Loan Company awards:

  • The Adviser Top 25 Brokerages in Australia – 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • The Adviser Better Business Awards (WA) – Best Independent Office with more than five brokers – 2021
  • MFAA Excellence Award for Customer Service (WA) – 2020
  • The Adviser Better Business Awards (WA) – Best Customer Service – 2020
  • MFAA Best Finance Broker Business Award (WA) – 2019
  • MFAA Excellence Award for Customer Service (WA) – 2018
  • PLAN Australia Business of the Year (>10 loan consultants) WA – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • PLAN Australia Business of the Year (>10 loan consultants) National – 2018, 2019
  • PLAN Australia Excellence in Customer Service WA – 2019
  • PLAN Australia Excellence in Customer Service National – 2019
  • The Adviser Better Business Awards (WA) – Best Innovator – 2018
  • PLAN Australia Achievement in Innovation for Technology Award (WA) – 2016
  • The Adviser Better Business Awards, Editor’s Choice – 2015
  • AFG Excellence Awards – 2013, 2014, 2015
  • AFG WA Champion Business of the Year – 2013-14, 2014-15

Outside of work

  • What’s your favourite indoor/outdoor activity?
    Chilling with my family on a Friday night watching a good movie.
  • How do you define success?
    Success in life is finding a way to maintain the constant balance of family, fun, work and pleasure.
  • Who is someone you admire, and why?
    Elon Musk for his visionary genius and pure ambition to evolve humanity to be an interplanetary species.
  • What are some causes you care about?
    The two children I sponsor via Compassion Australia.