Despina Cook


Despina Cook is co-founder, owner and practice manager of the Presidio Group.

“There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as if everything is a miracle.”
~ Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Despina has combined experience since 1996 in the banking, financial services, and planning industries. Despina spent two years with a major international bank from 2005 and, prior to that, serviced a high-valued portfolio of clients for one of Australia’s leading banks before transitioning to co-found and manage the Presidio Group of companies from 2006.

Despina holds a Bachelor of Business Management (UQ), a Graduate Certificate in Writing, Editing and Publishing (UQ), and is a Justice of the Peace (Qualified).

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