Access our expert educators

Successfully delivering SMSF education since 1993, our team of technical experts are experienced in designing and implementing proven strategies with advisers and trustees on a daily basis.

Peter Burgess

General Manager,
Technical and Education Services

Winner of the SMSF Association Chairman’s Award Winner for 2015, Peter is also an expert on SMSF government policy, regulation and technical issues, and acts as our SMSF media spokesperson. Prior to his current role, Peter was National Technical Director for the SMSF Association, previously known as SMSF Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA).

Phillip La Greca

Executive Manager, 
SMSF Technical & Strategic Solutions

Philip is a 35 year veteran of the superannuation industry. He has held a variety of compliance & technical roles providing assistance to financial advisers & accountants as well as involvement with industry associations in the development of responses to government policy.


David Busoli

Executive Manager, 
SMSF Education

David is our SMSF Specialist Mentor, helping advisers gain advanced SMSF skills. A financial services practitioner since 1979, he has extensive experience in financial planning, insurance, tax planning, investment advice, stockbroking, and mortgage broking.


Nicholas Ali

Executive Manager,
SMSF Technical Support

Nicholas has extensive knowledge and experience having worked as a Financial Planner for 14 years, with particular emphasis on strategic advice to Trustees and Members of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds. He has been a SPAA Specialist Adviser for almost 6 years and has been the Technical Services Specialist at Super Concepts for over 4 years.

Mark Ellem

Executive Manager,
SMSF Technical Services

Mark holds the position of Executive Manager at SuperConcepts, Australia’s most experienced SMSF software provider. Mark’s primary role is providing technical and compliance support on SMSFs to financial advisers and accountants as well ensuring that SuperConcepts leading SMSF administration and compliance platform, superMate, is compliant with the latest superannuation and taxation rules.