Superannuation Training

AIST Education & Training Consultants

AIST staff are committed to your learning success. Our trainers are highly qualified and knowledgeable professionals with over 60 years of combined industry knowledge.

If you have any queries about AIST’s suite of courses please contact us on 03 8677 3800 or at


Tim Ironside

Education Manager

Tim commenced working in the financial services industry in 1999. Throughout his career he has held a variety of roles including member services, employer and planner account management, member education and single issue financial advice. 

His qualifications include a Bachelor of Business, an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Superannuation) and a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning).

Tim’s previous employers include Mercer, AMP, MLC and AvSuper.


Dianne Abbley

Education & Training Consultant

Dianne commenced as a Training Consultant with AIST in September 2016. Dianne has been employed in the superannuation industry since 1997 and has gained valuable experience in a variety of roles including member services, member education and employer account management.

Previous employers have included Super Partners, Vision Super and Mercer HR consulting. Dianne holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Superannuation) and a Diploma of Financial Planning.

Jeff Wallens

Jeff Wallens

Education & Training Consultant

Jeff commenced working with AIST as a Training Consultant in January 2019. He brings 19 years of financial services and superannuation experience to AIST, in roles ranging from customer service, member education, employer account management, and corporate super planning and advice.

Jeff currently holds a Diploma of Financial Planning.

His previous employers include Telstra Super, NAB Financial Planning, AON, Aviva and Health Super.

Discover the full suite of AIST Education Courses and Workshops that are currently offered.

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