Mr Greg Cunningham

Mr Greg Cunningham

Adjunct Fellow,
Dean's Unit, School of Business


Greg Cunningham has joined the WSU School of Business to lecture in financial planning.   He is a Certified Financial Planner with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector.   Greg has been providing financial advice since 1996, operating his own Australian Financial Services License in Parramatta since 2003 specialising in financial advice for older Australians including investment, superannuation, retirement and aged care planning strategies.  

Greg has over 15 years teaching experience in the areas of economics, finance and management, both in the higher education sector and the broader finance industry.    He has taught at a number of higher education providers and has presented professional development programs for a variety of financial industry organisations.    He has a keen interest in curriculum development and the use of technology enabled learning strategies with a focus on highlighting the linkages between academic theory and its practical application.  

Greg has extensive education management experience, most recently as Program Manager for Business at UTS:Insearch managing the Diploma of Business.    Greg held this position for over 4 years and was responsible for the overall quality and delivery of the program.   He was active in a number of academic quality committees, including holding positions on the Academic Board, Teaching & Learning Committee and as Chair of the Results Ratification Committee.    

Greg has a Bachelor of Economics and Master of Management from Macquarie University, a Master of Education from the University of Technology Sydney and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.

This information has been contributed by Mr Cunningham.


  • MEd University of Technology, Sydney
  • MMgt Macquarie University
  • B.Ec Macquarie University

Professional Memberships

  • Financial Planning Association (1999)
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia (2003 - 2018)
  • Justice of the Peace NSW (JP) (2003)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit, School of Business


Phone: (02) 9685 9806
Location: PC.1.10

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Previous Teaching Areas

  • 200265 Personal Asset Management, 2020
  • 200272 Insurance Advising - Theory and Practice, 2020
  • 200627 Financial Planning, 2020
  • 200868 Investment Planning, 2018
  • 200899 Retirement and Succession Planning, 2020

Previous Projects

Title: The effects of COVID-19 on the uptake of digital financial advice
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia & New Zealand
Western Researchers: Greg Cunningham, Michelle Cull, Csilla Skultety and Ann Dadich
Years: 2021-01-01 - 2021-12-31
ID: P00026945

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