FNArena Team

FNArena started life in June 2002. From the get go there was a build-in desire to break down barriers and to innovate. The Australian Broker Call Report, the first service offered by the company, was at that time totally new and controversial, before it became widely copied and imitated.

The upgrade of the FNArena website in early 2017 marks another leap towards achieving that ultimate target; to offer the most sophisticated service available for researching Australian equities.

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Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Editor & Founder

Editor Rudi Filapek-Vandyck founded FNArena in June 2002, having successfully built up an online financial news service in the Netherlands. His active career extends beyond three decades, including as publisher of printed magazines and investigative reporter.

Rudi is a popular market analyst whose straight-shooting, common sense analysis and outside-the-box thinking has gathered a loyal following throughout Australia. He’s a regular commentator on Sky Business and a consultant to boutique investment firms. Rudi regularly travels around the country to share his insights and analysis live on stage with investors. He is the architect of the All-Weather Performers concept, providing regular updates for paying subscribers at FNArena.

Rudi wrote “Make Risk Your Friend. Finding All-Weather Performers in the Australian Share Market”, parts 1 & 2, which are exclusively available for paying members at FNArena. In 2015 FNArena published his eBook “Change. Investing in a Low Growth World”, available at Amazon and other major online distributors.

Always an independent thinker, Rudi has not shied away from making big out-of-consensus predictions that proved accurate later on. Read more HERE

Greg Peel

Senior Writer

Greg Peel joined Macquarie Bank in 1986 and acquired trading experience in equities, currency, fixed income and commodities derivatives, ultimately being appointed director of equity derivatives trading. He later published In With The Smart Money (a plain English guide to the mysterious world of financial markets and derivatives) and acted as a consultant to boutique investment funds. In 2004 Greg joined FNArena as a contributing writer. He is now a director and principal of the company. Greg compliments the journalistic background of the FNArena team with lengthy experience as a financial markets proprietary trader.

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Eva Brocklehurst

Journalist

Eva Brocklehurst started her journalistic career in 1993 as a financial reporter with RWE Australian Business News covering money markets and economic reports. She moved to Australian Associated Press (AAP) in 1998 as a senior financial journalist to cover money markets, economic analysis, Reserve Bank and Treasury. Eva became deputy finance editor at AAP in 2003. Started working online as a reporter on ASX-listed companies for RWE Australian Business News in 2005. Eva joined FNArena in 2012 and has been covering stockbroker analysis of ASX-listed companies since, as well as writing general news stories.

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Peter Brocklehurst

Journalist/Data Assistant

Peter Brocklehurst joined RWE Australian Business News in 2007 to write the international overnight summary and commodity updates, which he did until 2012. In 2014 he joined Eva and the rest of the team at FNArena. Peter is the reliable reinforcement during annual peak times for the Australian Broker Call Report in February and August. He assists with regular chores and backend functions, including database management, data updates and scheduled emails. Being the eternal gentleman, Peter is also responsible for serving Eva tea, as well as giving her the occasional shoulder massage.

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