Our Team

Working with Astute Brisbane Central you’ll have direct contact with some or all of the team shown below.

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Craig Mills


Craig Mills has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, working as a Bank Manager, Loans Manager, Commercial Business Manager, Lending Specialist and Mobile Sales Manager. He is an expert when it comes to all things lending including Home Loans, Personal Loans and Commercial Finance (including Chattel Mortgages & Leasing).

Craig takes great pride in providing exceptional customer service with insightful practical advice. He leads the team at Astute Brisbane Central as Principal and is highly respected within the finance industry for his extensive knowledge and commitment to service excellence. His decades of industry experience make him invaluable to clients seeking financial guidance and assurance that their best interests are being looked after.

Whether you're looking for help with Home Loans or any other financial services, Craig is the perfect choice to provide reliable, trustworthy advice.

Lisa Inness


Lisa Inness has over 25 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. She started her career at a major bank, advancing through a number of roles including Lending Manager, Assistant Branch Manager and Branch Manager.

Since the very beginning, Lisa makes it her mission to go above and beyond for clients by finding the right solutions for their financial goals. Her reputation for providing top-notch customer service is well known and she specialises in lending advice that takes into account all of her client’s individual needs.

With her extensive experience in the lending arena, you can be sure that you will receive professional, efficient and friendly service when working with Lisa. She believes in taking a personable approach, ensuring each of her clients have an exceptional financial experience.

Lisa is available to answer any questions or queries you may have about your finances.

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Andrew Graham

Senior Financial Adviser

Andrew Graham an Authorised Representative (ASIC Number 302148) of Alliance wealth and who is authorised to provide financial services to you on behalf of Alliance Wealth

Andrew has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, specialising in superannuation, retirement income planning, estate planning and life insurance. He holds a Graduate Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and became a qualified Financial Adviser in 2006.

Andrew is passionate about working with clients to help them achieve their goals and his advice is suitable for people at all stages of life - from graduates and families to pre-retirees. Andrew’s professional network allows him access to a majority of Australian Investment and Insurance companies which helps ensure that he can select high quality products tailored to each individual's needs.

Aside from his work as a Financial Adviser, Andrew loves sport - Rugby League in particular - and he is the husband of Kylie and father of two children, Maya and Alex.

Damon Inness

Financial Adviser

Damon Inness is an Authorised Representative (ASIC Number 1270132) of Alliance Wealth who is authorised to provide financial services to you on behalf of Alliance Wealth

Damon is an experienced financial advice professional who has been working in the industry since 2014. He started as a Member Support Officer and Paraplanner, giving him a unique insight into the diverse needs of clients at different stages of their financial life. Damon takes pleasure in helping people reach their goals through up-to-date advice strategies, especially when it comes to teaching young people about their finances.

He holds a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and brings a creative edge to the Astute network. When not working, Damon enjoys exploring Brisbane's craft beer and gin breweries and distilleries in his spare time.

Whether you're looking for advice on budgeting, savings, superannuation, investing or insurance – or preparing for life after work – Damon is committed to providing tailored advice that meets your individual financial needs. With his knowledge and expertise, you can find peace of mind knowing that your finances are in reliable hands. He firmly believes that the teenage to early 30s period is the most important time to lay down strong financial foundations. Let Damon help you get there with clarity and confidence.

Damon Inness - Associate Financial Adviser
Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown

Administration Assistant

Sandra is our friendly receptionist and has been with Astute Brisbane Central for over 15 years. Previously working in health services, Sandra is passionate about helping clients reach their financial goals through her professional approach. She works closely with both clients and banks to ensure a personalised and efficient service that puts the customer’s experience at the forefront.

A self-confessed people-person, Sandra loves getting to know each of her customers so she can best provide tailored advice that meets their individual needs. With her wealth of knowledge and expertise in the finance industry, you can trust that your finances are in reliable hands when you work with Sandra.

Jo Bottrell

Client Services Manager

Jo is an experienced professional in the financial services industry, having worked in various roles for over 25 years. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, she has consistently provided exceptional customer service throughout her career. Jo's approachable attitude, coupled with her sincere commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction, has made her a trusted and valued advisor for her clients.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Jo is also a devoted mother of two teenage sons. She loves to stay active and enjoys running and attending park run events with her family. Jo's dedication to making a positive difference in her clients' lives – both professionally and personally – is unparalleled. She is truly devoted to ensuring that every customer experience is the best it can be. With Jo, customers are in reliable and compassionate hands.

We are lucky to have someone of Jo's calibre as part of our team. Her wealth of knowledge and experience is invaluable to us all, and her commitment to providing the highest quality customer service is exemplary.

Getting financial Advice isn’t difficult when you work with experienced mortgage and financial advice professionals.