The Association has appointed Fabian Bussoletti as technical manager in order to boost its technical support service capabilities.
Mr Bussoletti is an experienced SMSF expert and a former senior member of AMP’s well-regarded TapIn technical services team.
SMSF Association chief executive, Peter Burgess, said Bussoletti’s appointment adds considerable experience and depth to the technical team.
“It's no secret we would like to see more practitioners undertake the SSA program in our quest to enhance the quality of SMSF advice,” said Mr Burgess.
“Together with Fabian, Mary Simmons and Tracey Scotchbrook, the Association boasts a formidable and experienced team of technical writers and experts.”
Mr Burgess said this latest appointment means the association has the scale and capabilities to continue to invest in its SSA program so its remains the benchmark for SMSF practitioners.
“Considering Fabian's extensive technical support experience, his appointment also enables us to enhance the level of SMSF technical support to members,” he said.
Mr Bussoletti said he was excited to be joining the Association's technical team.
“I have always been impressed by the work the Association does to promote professionalism and higher education standards in the SMSF sector, and I look forward to working with the team and Association members,” he said.
The Association has also recently boosted its resource library for its Fellow, Specialist, and Associate members by adding 28 technical papers and 62 technical presentations over the past month.
Recordings of the 2020 and 2021 National Conference sessions, as well as presentations and technical papers from the 2020 and 2021 Technical Summits, have been added to the library for the exclusive benefit of members.
“The recent enhancements we have made to our SSA program, the addition of past conference materials to our library and Fabian's appointment underpin a renewed focus on the core components of our member value proposition — growing expertise, fostering connections, and leading the sector,” said Mr Burgess.