Meet Vanessa

Vanessa developed her pillars for unlearning money by testing her theory on herself. See her go back to where she grew up to explore what pillars she needed to unlearn.

Vanessa Stoykov is a passionate storyteller and money educator who has spent the last 25 years learning from and collaborating with some of the most respected organisations in financial services.

She founded her international award winning content house, evolution media group, at the age of 26, and continues to create stories for network tv, online and for key groups to make finance more accessible and understandable to everyday people.

She is the author of Top 10 best selling book The Breakfast Club for Forty Somethings from global publishing house Wiley, and created the international award winning Channel 9 series Secrets of the Money Masters.

Vanessa also founded the online learning platform for financial advisers, NMP Education, which was sold to ASX listed company Onevue in 2018. She continues to create content to help financial advisers better connect with their clients. And in 1999, Vanessa was part of the team that established the Fund Executives Association Limited (FEAL) for C Suite superannuation executives to develop and foster leadership and learning within the super industry.

She also works with leading super funds and investment houses via evolution media group to help them make their message relatable and easy to incorporate into people’s lives.

Vanessa and her creative husband Paul have three sons and know first-hand how important it is to create a money plan and pass those life skills on to their children.

If you are interested in media production, or want to see the work from Vanessa’s production company you can check it out here.

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