Mr Watkins is a founding director of AFG and has played a central role in the strategic direction of the company. With responsibility for the company’s IT and Marketing divisions, Mr Watkinshas focused on extracting real and tangible returns on the significant investments AFG has made in information technology. These divisions have set an industry benchmark for the delivery of a successful, fully integrated business and CRM platform for AFG brokers. Most recently, Mr Watkins has taken a lead role in preparing for the expansion of AFG Business, a key area of future focus for the Group.
Mr Watkins is a former member of the board of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).