John Harrower

Senior Financial Planner

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John is a Senior Financial Planner with 20 years’ financial services experience. He holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and is a representative of the Licensee. Combining experience, client satisfaction and technical discipline, he endeavours to deliver a personal service.

As our longest serving planner in the Perth office, John is popular with our long-serving client base. He has extensive experience working on strategies involving SMSFs, superannuation, retirement planning, and risk advice. In addition to this, John has spent many years working with clients that have transferred UK pensions and understands the Australian requirements of this niche market.

Google Reviews
Fiona Boyd
John Harrower has been outstanding in running our SMSF and we are very happy with his guidance and direction in our financial decisions. We look forward to a comfortable retirement.
Brian Marshall
John from bdhSterling has been a pleasure to have as my Financial Advisor. He has managed my superannuation very well as a finance professional and has always displayed honesty and integrity in my dealings with him. He is also warm and approachable as a person. Highly recommended.
Peter Cooper
As a 25-year client with Russell Harrower and now with John Harrower, their services has been nothing less than professional. They are friendly and attentive, if you phone they will always get back to you, nothing is too much trouble.
Jack Faigenbaum
Nothing is too hard for John. He is always available for sound advice and has my personal and financial interests under consideration. He has a banking background that has been advantageous for advice on many occasions. I have no hesitation in highly recommending John, his staff and bdhSterling.
Ray Roberts
In bdhSterling we have found a dedicated team of professionals with the ability to safeguard and grow our assets.Specifically we receive advice from John Harrower who has constructeda financial plan that is tailored to our circumstances and objectives. We particularly like havingJohn’s annual review which focuses on the past year and proposed actions for the next.
Mike Storer
I’ve known Russell & John Harrower through my profession for the last 16 years. I’m pleased to say that for the last 7 years they’ve been looking after my superannuation and insurances, Ifind their advice and service top class. I’d recommend bdhSterling to anyone looking to move away from their employers/industry super funds as well as those looking for better options and advice on their life, TPD and income protection insurances.

Spotlight questions

What’s your best tip for anyone moving to Australia?

Make sure you have a financial contact to assist in setting up bank accounts, tax file numbers and personal areas such as areas to rent.

Why is financial planning so important?

If you fail to plan you plan to fail – it’s always been my motto when speaking to clients.

When should someone who is moving overseas get financial advice?

At least 6 months before leaving the UK.

Why did you move from Australia?

I came out here when I was 5 as my father sought better opportunities for my family. We have all thrived in Australia - and the weather helps!

What’s your best financial tip for anyone moving from the UK to Australia?

Take your time purchasing large financial assets, and make sure you comfortable and happy with the move.