Martin Hawes is a financial author, seminar presenter and an Authorised Financial Adviser. He has written 22 books, most of which have appeared on the Best-sellers list and several have sold well into five figures. The best known is on Family Trusts which was first published in 1995 and which has sold over 120 000 copies. As well as books on trusts, Martin has also written on Property Investment, Shares, Tax, Mortgages, Investment and Superannuation. His latest book is The New Zealand Investment Guide.

Martin frequently speaks at seminars on financial and business topics, and was presenter of Financial Secrets which screened nightly on Television One, and was one of the expert presenters on the TV One show “The School of Home Truths”. He speaks on such topics as business and finance, investment, property, planning retirement, succession and family trusts, farm succession, mortgages and debt, planning your financial future and wealth creation.