Meet the firm turning professional athletes into protection advisers

"You're only ever as good as your last game, but your next game could be your last"

Hemma Visavadia
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Dean Furman celebrates winning the MTN 8 trophy with SuperSport United in South Africa. Image credit: Steve Haag
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Dean Furman celebrates winning the MTN 8 trophy with SuperSport United in South Africa. Image credit: Steve Haag

Hemma Visavadia speaks to Gameplan Financial about its strategy of hiring former or current athletes to train them as protection advisers, and their experiences transitioning out of sports and into the financial advice sphere.

Anyone can be a protection adviser. For a few, this is an industry they have always wanted to work in; for most others, they found their way into protection through their own personal adversity and drive to make a difference for others. One of the best ways to know which protection product is right for an individual is to speak to an adviser. Advisers can often relate to customers through their own personal journey and need for protection products or through relatable stories. One of th...

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