Welcome to ISM's Blog, Think Tank

At ISM we provide leading edge training and development programs leading to high quality nationally recognised training. From our trainers to our resources, we are specialists in financial services and focus on helping you achieve tangible results for your business. 

Over the next few months we will be doing a staff spotlight each week on our wonderful ISM staff members who are the heart of ISM. 

Meet... Phil Dempsey! 


How long have you been at ISM and what is your role? 

I have been with ISM for 18 months. I am an assessor in the Financial Services faculty.

What has changed since you first joined? 

Expanded range of courses available for students to select from.

Best advice you can give to someone considering studying at ISM? 

Embrace the learning opportunity.

What is your favourite thing about working at ISM? 

The knowledge and professionalism of ISM staff is pretty hard to beat! 

Tell us 3 words that come to mind when you think of ISM? 

Excellence in training.


First concert?

Local Act: Captain Spalding (pub band)

International Act: Dire Straits

Favourite place you have traveled and why? 

Prague - beautiful architecture steeped in history. Good cheeses and wines, too!

Any hidden talents?

Not applicable, unless we count procrastination?!?

Guilty pleasure? 

Cheeses & wine.

If you could learn to do anything… what would it be? 

Play golf professionally.


If you would like to find out more about what we offer and how we can work together or if you would like some good cheese & wine recommendations, please visit ism.edu.au or call 1800 200 705 to speak with one of our superstar staff members! 


Tags: #training, #workplace, #leadership, #investment, #broker, #Customer Owned Banking, #commerciallending

Annabel Sullivan

Annabel started with ISM in early 2020 and has hit the ground running. Annabel works on ISM's marketing and social media and building relationships with our amazing clients.




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