PMD Financial Advisers

PMD Financial Advisers

Level 6 136 Exhibition Street Melbourne

(03) 9824 0001

Our Team

Advice for each stage of life

We have highly skilled and experienced advisers who hold the highest qualifications in the financial planning industry being that of Certified Financial Planners.  Other significant qualifications across our advisers include Bachelor of Economics, MBA, Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment.

Consultum, our dealer group is also a member of the industry professional body, the Financial Planning Association.  The Financial Planning Association (FPA) represents the interests of the public and Australia's professional community of financial advisers and has more than 10,000 members and affiliates.

Our Advisers

Tim Donohue

Director - Private Client Service
Authorised Representative of Consultum


Tim started his professional accounting career at Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Chartered Accountants.  Following his training as an accountant, he then joined the financial planning industry in 1987. Tim specializes in financial planning and advises high income executives, private family businesses, and high and ultra-high net worth investors.

Education & Qualifications

Tim Donohue has obtained the following educational qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor of Economics Degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance (B.Ec)
  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning (Dip Fin Plg)

Personal Memberships

Tim Donohue is a member of the following Professional Associations

  • Financial Planning Association (Fellow)
  • Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants Australia
  • Member Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD)

Telephone : (03) 9824 0001
Facsimile : (03) 9824 1110
Email : 

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James Esselmont

Senior Adviser - Private Client Services
Authorised Representative of Consultum

Education & Experience

James is a Senior Adviser in our Melbourne office.  James started his career in financial services in 1997 which has included working for Outlook Financial Solutions, National Australia Bank / MLC and St Andrews Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Halifax and owned by the Bank of Scotland.

James is passionate about his clients and helping them to achieve their goals and aspirations through robust financial advice and portfolio management.

James focuses on helping his clients to financially grow and importantly, to protect their wealth. James believes it is important to maintain long-term relationships so clients can maximise the benefit of quality advice. 

In 2010, James’ commitment to clients and his effectiveness in delivering financial and investment advice and services were recognised through the “Outlook Financial Solutions Adviser of the Year Award”. 

James is married with two young children so his professional golf career is on hold for the time being!  He likes to keep fit so he can keep up with the kids and values the importance of “family time".

Education & Qualifications

James Esselmont has obtained the following educational qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment
  • Advanced Diploma in Finance Planning
  • Certified Financial Planner

Personal Memberships

James Esselmont is a member of the following professional associations:

  • Financial Planning Association

Telephone : (03) 9824 0001
Facsimile : (03) 9824 1110 

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Roxy Kruger

Adviser & Manager: Private Client Services
Authorised Representative of Consultum

Education & Experience

Roxy, Adviser and Manager, joined the original Western Pacific business in March 2006 after previously being in the financial services industry for around ten years.  

Roxy assists the Financial Advisers with the researching, preparation and construction of financial plans, she has an excellent understanding of each client’s needs and objectives and ultimately, where the funds are invested and how they are managed.  

Roxy’s main focus is to manage ongoing clients’ needs, and is the first port of call for many of the administration requirements our clients may face.

Roxy has a team assisting her to ensure that the clients’ relationship with PMD Financial Advisers is holistic, and that each staff member is across all aspects of our clients’ personal circumstances.   

Our “engine room” team is committed to quality client service whilst also supporting our Advisers.

In her spare time, Roxy loves watching her boys play their team sports, plays tennis herself and continues to improve her bridge game.  Being a Grand Master will hopefully one day become a reality!

Education & Qualifications

Roxy Kruger has obtained the following educational qualifications and experience:

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Personal Memberships

Roxy Kruger is a member of the following professional associations:

  • Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)

Telephone : (03) 9824 0001
Facsimile : (03) 9824 1110
Email : 

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Professional Support Team

The Adviser Team is supported by a dedicated team of experienced Client Service Managers, responsible for the day-to-day administration of your wealth management issues.  

Client Service Managers:


Contact us to find out how we can help you.

Our team is passionate about keeping in touch with clients regularly and providing a relaxed and understanding service. We are proud of the fact that the majority of our clients are introduced via referrals as a result of the relationships we enjoy.