Frank Varga

Head of Licensing

Frank joined Compact in November 2017 as a Licensing Consultant.   Frank has had over 30 years’ experience in analytical and senior management roles at ASIC, including overseeing the Licensing team for the final 15 years of his time there.

At a Glance

My Details
Key areas of expertise:
  • Australian Financial Services Licensing
  • Credit Licensing
  • Compliance and regulation
  • Liaising with and educating clients
  • Regulatory Liaison
  • Building professional relationships
Career achievements

  • Frank was Senior Manager and Senior Specialist of Licensing at ASIC, responsible for AFS Licensing and, more recently, Credit Licensing.
  • Frank was a Senior Specialist in ASIC's Credit Team, responsible for implementation of the National Consumer Credit reforms.  During this period, Frank was involved in designing the content of the online application and documents, and also related Regulatory Guides.
  • More recently whilst at ASIC, Frank was involved with the Licensing of Accountants reform, where he worked closely with Treasury and the Joint Accounting Bodies in determining the final legislation, and assisted in drafting ASIC's supporting Policy documents.

  • Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting)
  • MBA Mt Eliza Business School
Professional membership:
  •  CPA Australia – FCPA
Interests outside of work: 
  • Travel
  • Watching AFL
  • Spending time with family
Favourite quote:   "Always pass on what you have learned." Yoda
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