PP 042: ADVISER PROFILE – Remembering Lawrence Shamrakov

 Lawrence Shamrakov

Lawrence Shamrakov

On 20 January 2016, Lawrence Shamrakov, a young financial adviser, lost his life in an accident while cycling to work on a busy road just outside of Melbourne. He was just 25 and left behind his wife, his future first daughter, family, friends, and his business partner at Adapt Wealth ManagementReuben Zelwer.

Reuben contacted me, and asked if he could share some thoughts about Lawrence in a podcast episode.

In this episode, Reuben reflects on what it was like working with Lawrence, shares how they came to work together, and what we can learn from a young adviser with an attitude to work and life that earned him a great deal of respect from his peers.

Listen and learn

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Lawrence’s path in financial planning – how he got to where he was, what he was like and what he contributed
  • How Lawrence and Reuben met, and how they came to start working together
  • How Lawrence become a partner at such a young age (24) 
  • What areas Lawrence really excelled in
  • What Reuben learned from Lawrence
  • How Reuben is managing the change in their business, and who is providing help and support
  • What the path forward looks like for Adapt Wealth

People on this episode

 Reuben Zelwer

Reuben Zelwer