Our Team

Max Pagnin, B.Bus, CPA (FPS), Adv. Dip FS
Senior Financial Planner

The principal of Altura Financial Planning, Max Pagnin, has been in the financial planning industry since 2001, preceded by 7 years as an accountant. Max is a current member of CPA Australia and holds a Bachelor of Business degree from UTS, as well as the Advanced Diploma in Financial Services. Max is passionate about helping people from all walks of life to achieve their financial goals. His diverse client base reflects his expertise in insurance, investments, superannuation and retirement planning. Max has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys activities such as hiking, camping, canyoning, mountaineering, soccer and keeping fit. He also supports a number of local and international children’s charities on a regular basis.


Gaurav Maurya – Client Services Officer & Paraplanner

Gaurav is a key member of our team who provides ongoing service to both new and existing clients, including client reviews, personal insurance quotes and comparisons, marketing, general administration support and paraplanning.

Gaurav enjoys playing football, video games and spending time with his mates, and if he’s not doing any of these he’ll be relaxing at one of the many beautiful beaches that Sydney has to offer!




Paul Partoza – Client Service Officer

Paul provides invaluable assistance as a team member of Ronin Financial Services and is based in our Philippines office in Cebu. He manages the processing of client applications, portfolio switches and client reviews,  and  is also responsible for client database management.

Paul enjoys playing the guitar with his band and spending time with family and friends. He also enjoys keeping fit and training in Filipino martial arts.