/ Guy Buchanan
Guy Buchanan
Director & Risk Adviser

AFA, G.Dip.Bus.Stud (PFP end)

FSP No. 428086
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Direct Dial:




(03) 964 4208

022 340 5040



Guy has worked as a financial adviser for 12 years in both Christchurch and Sydney. He provides professional advice on personal and business insurance, investments and KiwiSaver.  After returning from Australia, he worked alongside a business partner at ClientSide, a Christchurch based financial planning practice.  He joined Rede Advisers in April 2017, as an adviser, director and shareholder.


While the team at Rede Advisers provide a full financial planning service, Guy is the personal and business insurance specialist for Rede Advisers, providing individuals, families and business owners with peace of mind through identifying and managing risks.  He is currently completing the requirements to attain the Certified Financial PlannerCM designation.


Guy is married to Niamh and has two young children, Saoirse and Ben.  He enjoys running, tennis, catching up with friends and family time at Sumner beach. 


What can Guy do for his clients?


  • His knowledge and expertise ensures clients receive professional advice specific to their individual needs.


  • His calm and friendly persona makes any interaction an enjoyable experience.


  • His commitment to providing the highest level of service within agreed upon time frames.


Guy’s expertise and capabilities include:


  • 12 years of providing insurance and investment advice and constructing plans to meet clients’ specific needs
  • 12 years advising on how to get the best out of KiwiSaver for both individuals and employers
  • 4 years as a director of a financial planning practice
  • 7 years as a Trustee of a Charitable Trust with a focus on donations to organisations working with disadvantaged children in the Canterbury region


Qualifications and Designations:

  • Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA) status – 2011-13, 2015-
  • National Certificate in Financial Services Financial Advice Level 5 – 2011
  • Diploma in Financial Planning from International Institute of Technology, Sydney - 2013
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (endorsed in Personal Financial Planning) from Massey University - 2016