Our People





Our Advisers

David Lakey

Managing Director
Diploma of Financial Planning
Practitioner Member of the Association of Financial Advisers

David has more than 30 years’ experience working in the financial services industry and specialises in life and business insurance.  Having worked for a number of large companies, David joined Nexus Life in 2008 and is now the Managing Director. Read more..

Mark Hegney

Financial Adviser
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
Member of the Association of Financial Advisers

Mark’s extensive financial experience began in the mid 1990’s when he joined the Commonwealth Bank. Since then, he has developed skills and experience within a number of Financial Institutions with varying roles, all adding to his knowledge of both financial products and financial services. This has provided Mark with the tools necessary to give invaluable advice to clients and help them in the best possible way to achieve their financial goals and work towards a stronger financial future.

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Haydn Gannon

Financial Adviser
Bachelor of Commerce
Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
Member of the Association of Financial Advisers

Haydn has been in the financial services industry since 2011, after successfully completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Curtin University. Since then Haydn has undertaken further studies and obtained his Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) & Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning.

Having worked in a number of roles within the financial planning industry, Haydn joined Nexus in May 2017 bringing his experience and knowledge to help improve the financial situation of our clients. Haydn’s expertise ranges from Debt Elimination & Cash Flow Management, through to personalised protection portfolios and investment management, including superannuation & retirement planning.

As a Financial Adviser, Haydn has a passion for building clients a solid financial foundation, from which they can grow their wealth and enjoy their financial future. “For me, seeing the sense of achievement a client has when they pay out a personal debt, or have some money left at the end of the month to put towards something else puts a smile on my face. I myself get excited when I have a few extra dollars to throw towards my mortgage or into my investment portfolio.”

Outside of the office, Haydn is a sporting tragic, being a long term member of the West Coast Eagles, and an avid supporter of all things sport. When not at work, you are likely to find Haydn on the golf course, playing baseball, and every now and then spending time with his lovely wife, Jessica.

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Tony Versace

Mortgage and Finance Broker

Tony Versace is our in house mortgage and finance broker who can help you with:

  • Reviewing your current mortgage and loan facilities to ensure you are getting a fair and competitive deal
  • Finding an impartial and competitive mortgage product for your next home and/or investment property
  • Sourcing an appropriate lender for your business or commercial lending products
  • Setting up the lending facility associated with a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) property purchase
  • Any family or friends looking to looking to get into the property market

With over 30 years of banking and finance experience and an unwavering focus on customer service, Tony is well equipped to help you navigate through the finance maize .

Tony is accredited to more than 20 lenders, including all the major banks as well as a number of the mid tier and smaller banks. So think of his services as a value add to the services provided by the Nexus group.