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Vicky Devine

Astute - State Manager

Vicky has a long-standing history in the Financial Services Industry, with over 20 years’ experience in various leadership roles, as well as managing nationwide mortgage broking companies.

Prior to Astute and Mortgage Express, Vicky held a senior leadership role with a nationwide financial services group, working across all the four pillars of financial services: Mortgages, Financial Planning, Investment and Insurance.

Vicky has been part of the Mortgage Express team for five years and continues to see this as a phenomenal opportunity; with the strength of the Harcourts’ network sitting alongside the financial arm that is Mortgage Express, offering clients an in-depth whole of needs solution, a truly one stop shop.

Adrian Knowles

Harcourts Australia CEO

Having owned and operated his own successful real estate agency twice, and also having held key corporate roles and grown the footprint of other major brands and large franchise groups, Adrian brings lived experience to his national role as CEO for Harcourts Group Australia. With skills and experience in the Property industry spanning recruitment, auction process & property marketing, business processes & technology implementation, and change management, Adrian leads a national team of 13 direct reports across Residential, Rural and Commercial real estate and Mortgage brokerage.

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Monika Kamienowska

Head of Marketing & Business Partners

Monika has joined the Harcourts team with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in multiple areas of marketing management including advertising, digital marketing, brand management, event management, PR, and sales promotions. Having a passion for real estate, Monika has also previously worked with various market-leading brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Boeing, Malvern Star, Russell Hobbs and George Foreman.


Prior to joining Harcourts, Monika lead the Marketing team in Australia and New Zealand for Russell Hobbs and George Foreman Appliances, and has won numerous awards including an Australian Marketing Institute award, an ANZ Commerce Award and an award for Brand Excellence.

Glen Coutinho

Director, Licensed Estate Agent, Auctioneer

A family man, Glen prefers to spend his spare time with his wife Simonne & his children Brooke, Jack, Billy , Mason & Jules, either quietly together or entertaining family & friends. During his 20 years in real estate, Glen has established himself as a major force in the Boroondara area, winning numerous awards and becoming widely recognised as one of the leading staff trainer in Australia & New Zealand, however he still spends most of his time doing what he does best – selling real estate. Glen is one of the most decorated estate agents in Australia his customer service skills are widely recognised as being the best in the business.


Brad Wood

Commencing the Astute business in 2000, Brad has overseen the growth of Astute to become one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading Finance Aggregation businesses. Brad has built a leading aggregation business in New Zealand in partnership with Harcourts. Brad is passionate about building high quality. long term relationships, and continues to play an active role in the development and growth of the Aggregation Industry.

Leah Weekes

Technology Manager

Leah has been involved in the Financial Services industry for her entire career across a range of client facing and support roles. Leah has been with Astute for 17 years and now manages the Information Technology infrastructure for Astute, including the Customer Relationship Management platform that is used by Astute members across Australia and New Zealand.

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Andrew Stone

National Sales Manager Commercial and EF

Andrew is a financial services industry professional with a career spanning over 42 years, initially working for a major bank he successfully transitioned to the Finance Broking industry in 2001 where he has specialised in providing support to brokers in the areas of commercial and equipment finance.

Joining Astute in 2011 Andrew values clear and honest communication and is passionate about sharing knowledge to assist colleagues achieve excellent customer service in their businesses.

Nathan Kerr

National Sales Manager

Nathan has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, predominantly in the Third Party space. Having worked in both Major Bank and Non-Bank lending environments, Nathan joined Astute 9 years ago, where he now leads the sales business Nationally. Nathan has extensive experience in the Franchise environment and enjoys working with like-minded people, helping them grow successful businesses.