Our Team

Financial Advisers

James Ford

Sub Authorised Representative No 244839.

James established Economic Science in August 1981 with the aim of providing specialist financial advise to both individuals and companies. Currently James is the West Australian member of the Professional Investment Services Adviser Council and volunteers his time in the AFA (Association of Financial Advisers) mentoring program passing on his wealth of knowledge from years in the industry. Outside of work James was an active member of Perth Legacy for 25 years concluding in 2017 as President .

Tawera Waru

Sub Authorised Representative No 454654.

Tawera graduated with a Bachelor of Business degree with a major in Finance. He was awarded the Provident Financial Services Prize for Personal Finance III. He joined Economic Science in May 2013, after working part time in the industry during his studies. Since joining Economic Science he has become a member of the AFA and has a Diploma in Financial Planning, he has also furthered his studies and can provide advice in share trading, self managed superannuation funds and margin lending. Tawera has completed  his Masters of Financial Planning and is also a Fellow Charted Financial Practitioner (FChFP).

2014 Centrepoint Alliance Scholarship Award

Support Staff

Tracey Hunt

Tracey is the Office Manager at Economic Science. With her background as a Financial Adviser for many years, it is Tracey's role to ensure the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis. Tracey is responsible to assist not only the team but especially the clients of Economic Science.  She is available to all clients providing a high level of assistance and service.

Hasnain Mirza

Hasnain joined Economic Science in March 2020 and is studying for the Masters of Financial Planning. He is currently working towards becoming a Financial Adviser and is currently responsible for providing ongoing assistance to our clients and technical assistance to our advising team. Hasnain looks forward to continuing to increase and apply his knowledge within financial planning in order to help our clients achieve their financial goals and objectives.