Our Team

Our Team

Joseph Daoud

Founder & Managing Director

Daoud was one of Macquarie Bank’s top brokers, having closed over $20 million in his first month and over $30 million in his sixth month. He dedicates his career to making loans simple for every Australian.

Our Team

Michael Mankin

Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Introducing Michael Mankin, your expert in finance and mortgage brokerage. With over 8 years in leadership and 11 years experience in the industry, Michael has won multiple awards for his outstanding leadership and proven track record in financial solutions across residential, commercial and corporate lending.


Specialises in:

  • First home & Investment Purchases
  • Refinances
  • Debt Consolidation & Equity Releases
  • Self- Employed Home Lending
  • Accessing Equity
  • Low Doc lending
  • Commercial Lending
  • Working Capital Loans
  • Commercial Loans
  • Corporate Loans

Michael’s qualifications include a Master of Finance, B. Business and Commerce, Dip. In Finance and Dip in Broking and Finance.

When he’s not working, Michael enjoys staying active and investing in his interest, including being a sports fan and attending live music events.

With Michael’s experience and expertise, you can trust him to provide you with the best possible advice and service when it comes to loans. Get in touch with him today to get stated on your financial journey.

Our Team

Yahya Jassem

Mortgage Broker

Yahya has joined Its Simple Finance with extensive lending expertise spanning over 8 years in Home Lending for one of the Big 4 Banks. For 6 years he successfully led a team of 20 Lending Specialists whose sole goal was working hand-in-hand with the mortgage brokers to ensure Australian’s were able to achieve their property ownership goals from First Home Buyers to seasoned investors. Yahya knows the ins and outs of every credit scenarios and believes the most pivotal part of the process is understanding the customers situation and working together to ensure their Bank understands and meets their needs. His ability to work with all different lending scenarios and needs places him in a great position to provide you with a seamless experience from the first conversation until settlement and beyond. 

Specialises in:

  • First Home & Investment Purchases
  • Refinances
  • Debt Consolidation & equity release
  • Self-employed lending
  • Accessing equity
  • Low Doc Lending
  • Commercial Lending