Commercial and business leaders
Commercial and business leaders

Commercial and business leaders

Momentum’s commercial and business leaders are highly regarded for their knowledge and influence across the markets in which they operate
Commercial and business leaders

Commercial and business leaders

Momentum’s commercial and business leaders are highly regarded for their knowledge and influence across the markets in which they operate
Alex Whitlock

Alex Whitlock

Portfolio
Mortgages


Alex is a co-founder and director of Momentum Media; he also leads its mortgages portfolio. He has been instrumental in supporting the growth of mortgage broking in Australia via media and market intelligence brands The Adviser and Mortgage Business, and is regarded as a leading advocate for the advancement of the sector – and better borrower outcomes. Alex has over 25 years’ experience in the media and has played a key role driving the evolution of Momentum’s brands and commercial teams to capitalise on the rapidly changing behaviours and needs of media consumers.

Phillip Tarrant

Phillip Tarrant

Portfolio
Defence and aerospace


Phillip, co-founder and director of Momentum Media, has over 20 years’ media experience, in a career that spans finance, business, economics, international politics, defence and aerospace. He has led the launch, acquisition and growth of a range of award-winning business and consumer platforms and is recognised for his expertise in building highly-connected communities. He also heads Momentum’s defence and aerospace business, where he is charged with the growth and development of brands including Defence Connect, Space Connect, Cyber Security Connect, Australian Aviation and World of Aviation.

Jim Hall

Jim Hall

Portfolio
Accounting, real estate and consumer wealth


Jim has nearly 20 years of media experience across multiple industry sectors, including mortgages, real estate, wealth, law, accountancy and consumer wealth. He has been involved in leading growth across multiple brands, and has headed up a number of Momentum’s award-winning brands and events. An experienced media executive and event director, Jim is currently leveraging his unique skillset to drive the development of the multiple media brands and initiatives in Momentum’s real estate, consumer wealth, SME and accountancy portfolio.

Russell Stephenson

Russell Stephenson

Portfolio
Wealth


Russell is a media executive with a career spanning 15+ years working across a range of professional sectors, including marketing, mortgages, wealth, legal and small-to-medium enterprises. He is the commercial growth director at Momentum Media, where he develops and implements strategies with the aim of accelerating growth, realising business outcomes and capitalising on new market opportunities. In this role he also has portfolio responsibility for Momentum’s wealth business, which includes media brands focused on financial planners and advisers, funds management, fintech, superannuation and investment management.

Adrian Bouris

Adrian Bouris

Portfolio
Strategy and investment


Adrian is a non-executive director of Momentum Media and has over 25 years’ experience in investment banking and corporate and commercial law. He is currently the principal and managing director of BBB Capital Pty Ltd, a boutique corporate advisory and investment company. Adrian has played a central role in supporting Momentum’s growth through acquisition, strategic advice and the corporatisation of the organisation. In an expansive career, Adrian was managing director of the Australian investment banking division of ING Bank N.V., and was previously director of SG Hambros Australia.