REB judge

Nancy Youssef - Sydney

Founder, Mentor and Visionary,
Classic Mentoring

An award-winning finance broker, inspiring mentor, and energetic philanthropist determined to create lasting change, Nancy Youssef is the founder of Classic Finance and Classic Mentoring and Coaching. Recognised as a leader, innovator and visionary, she is an ambassador for change both within the finance industry here in Australia, and in some of the world’s most impoverished communities.

In 2003, Nancy established Classic Finance, a fast-growing boutique finance firm based in Sydney that is renowned for client service, innovation and loyalty. Nancy is passionate about championing ethical practice and under her leadership Classic Finance provides exceptional personal service and tailored, strategic advice to individuals, small business owners and entrepreneurs.

In 2011, she founded Classic Mentoring and Coaching with the goal of disrupting current models of mentoring and nurturing the next generation of brokers. Nancy has mentored more than 140 brokers in Classic's program, many of whom have since gone on to create outstanding and award winning brokerages in their own right.

Nancy’s exemplary leadership has seen Classic Finance receive several industry awards, the most recent including the 2019 The Adviser Better Business, Mentor of the Year Award, in addition to the MFAA Excellence Awards for Best Social & Community Champion in 2016 and 2017, and The Adviser magazine 2017 Better Business Award for Best Social Responsibility program.