AFG announces new strategic partnerships manager

by Mike Wood09 Dec 2021

AFG has announced the appointment of Christa Malkin to their new Strategic Partner program to support their broker network across Australia.

Malkin is a well-known figure within the broker channel, and will take up the role of strategic partnership manager. She will be based in Melbourne, Victoria.

She has extensive experience working with brokers, having previously held a partnerships role at Bluestone APAC and several roles within the Westpac Group, including general manager broker distribution at Westpac and Bank of Melbourne.

Prior to that, she was head of specialist sales at Bankwest for the Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory markets.

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“All brokerages have common problems to solve however different operating models means they require different levels of support,” said AFG manager strategic partners and recruitment, Them Lam.

“The AFG Strategic Partners program delivers tailored support to meet the needs of AFG’s enterprise-sized brokerages with tools, analytics and insights to support their growth.”

“I am delighted to appoint such an experienced operator to the AFG team supporting our Strategic Partners.”

“Christa is a very talented professional and brings a wealth of experience to the team.