All financial experts at Mentor1 offer professional qualifications and life experience.

We work to make a difference to the way you live your life now, while we help create a future you may not have thought possible. Like you, we’re travelling through different phases in our lives and we share similar aspirations to you.

We believe our affinity with your goals, combined with our professional qualifications, is the reason we can better understand your needs and work with you to create the independent future you want.


Liam Diggin

Liam Diggin CEO and Founder

Liam is the principal financial planner at Mentor1. He’s been a planner for over 20 years, and had extensive experience creating wealth for his clients and protecting their assets for the future. He is recognised by his peers in the financial sector as a leader in his field, and is regularly invited to speak at seminars for both clients and other financial institutions.

Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning
Memberships

Liam is a member of the Financial Planning Association, as well as the Garvan and MLC Advisory Boards.

Getting personal

Liam was brought up in the NSW Northern Beaches and enjoys running, being a dad and is ever hopeful of an improvement to his short game.

Hamish Pearce

Hamish Pearce Partner

Hamish has been providing financial advice for over 9 years, specialising in Personal Insurances, Superannuation Management and Retirement Planning.

He has a strong commercial background, with roles at companies including Optus Communications and Sony Australia over a period of 20 years.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Advanced Diploma in Financial Services
Memberships

Hamish is a Member of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)

Getting Personal

Hamish is married to Kimberley and has a busy household raising three boys. He loves sport, keeping fit, and he’s particularly passionate about golf, skiing and fishing. He lives for the day he shoots par.

Hamish is also a director on the Board of one of the charities that Mentor1 supports – The MonSTaR Foundation. This foundation supports Motor Neurone Disease and children with all kinds of disabilities.

Scott Compton

Scott Compton Home Loans Manager

Scott has been in the mortgage industry for the past 15 years and has extensive knowledge about it.

He is able to place loans with all of the major lenders in Australia and will tailor your loan to suit your needs.

Qualifications
  • Certificate IV in Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking)
  • Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) – RG146
  • Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking Management
  • Scott is a credit representative (Credit Representative Number 412124) of BLSSA Pty Ltd (Australian Credit Licence No. 391237)
Getting Personal

Scott is married with two children. Scott enjoys golf, bike riding, camping and water kayaking. When Scott’s not busy finding you the right home, he’s at Brookvale oval supporting his favourite team, Manly Sea Eagles.