About The Motley Fool Australia

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What's In A Name?

The Motley Fool’s name comes from William Shakespeare’s play As You Like It. The court jester, known as the Fool, could speak the truth to the king and queen without having his head lopped off. The Fools of yore entertained the court with humor that instructed as it amused. More importantly, the Fool was never afraid to question conventional wisdom. In the same way, we aim to speak the truth about money and investing...and to make financial advice accessible to people of all backgrounds and experience levels.

Who We Are

Here at The Motley Fool, our purpose is to make the world smarter, happier, and richer. We help millions of people around the world achieve their financial goals every day. We believe in treating every dollar as an investment in the future you want to create. We believe that investing in great businesses, for the long term, is the most effective path to wealth. We strive to fulfill our purpose by truly serving every Fool, from our employees to our members to our community. That’s why in all our work, we endeavour to follow the “Golden Rule” of treating others as we ourselves would wish to be treated.

What We Do

The Motley Fool provides free and premium investment guidance to thousands of individual investors around Australia on fool.com.au (the site you’re on right now!). Here’s how we do it:

- Premium membership services that provide stock recommendations, detailed analysis of companies, members-only forums and more
- Free market news and commentary with hundreds of new articles published each week

The Motley Fool Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors

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Tom Gardner

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Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Chairman

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Marthe LaRosiliere

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General Counsel
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David Gardner

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Co-Founder, Chief Rule Breaker, and Co-Chairman, Chairman of The Motley Fool Foundation
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Co-Founder and CEO
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Founder and CEO
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Vice President, Consumer Marketing

Meet the Australian Team

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Bruce Jackson

General Manager, Motley Fool Australia

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Scott Phillips

Chief Investment Officer

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Kevin Gandiya

Director of Research

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Edward Vesely

Lead Advisor and Equity Analyst

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Ryan Newman

Portfolio Manager

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Trevor Muchedzi

Equity Research Analyst

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Christopher Copley

Portfolio Manager

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Andrew Legget

Equity Research Analyst

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Benny Ou

Equity Research Analyst

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Drew Flowers

Equity Research Analyst

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Kate Lee

Equity Research Analyst

The Motley Fool's Investing Philosophy

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#1: Buy 25+ Companies

#2: Hold Stocks for 5+ Years

#3: Add Savings Regularly

#4: Hold Through Volatility

#5: Let Winners Run

#6: Target Long-Term Returns

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Our Foolish History

The Motley Fool was founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner as a traditional print newsletter in a backyard shed in Alexandria, Virginia. In 1994, an April Fool’s joke designed to teach an investing lesson put The Motley Fool on the map. Since those humble beginnings, Tom and David, and the community of Fools they’ve gathered, have been leading the charge for individual investors around the globe.

The Motley Fool Australia, headquartered in the Gold Coast, Queensland, was launched in Australia in 2011. Since then, we have grown to serve tens of thousands of Fools across the country, while our free articles on Fool.com.au are read by hundreds of thousands of readers monthly. You may have even already “met” our Chief Investment Officer, Scott Phillips, through his frequent television appearances and articles in The Sydney Morning Herald, Money Magazine, Weekend Sunrise, Channel 9, and elsewhere.

Our Core Values

At The Motley Fool, our highest priority is to foster inclusion and belonging so all employees can thrive both personally and professionally. We believe diverse teams perform better. From our board of directors to our recruiting pipeline, we strive for diversity, both inherent and acquired.

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Contact Us

You can contact our member services team at any time with questions and enquiries at [email protected]. Alternatively, visit our Contact Us page for more options.

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