Our Philosophy

At Philos, we know that financial planning is about more than just money. It’s about creating a unique strategy to align your current reality with your dreams, goals and desires. We believe in partnering with you to achieve your financial milestones.


Whether it’s buying your first home, finally starting that business or transitioning to a comfortable retirement, Philos provides friendship, advice, accountability and transparency in everything we do.

Riordan Butler

Financial Planner

Riordan Butler is the principal financial adviser of Philos Consulting. Riordan is highly experienced in creating tailored financial plans for every individual’s circumstances. He lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife–Bethany, who is a physiotherapist with Sports & Spinal. Riordan & Bethany are avid Sydney Swans supporters and are both musicians.

Riordan has a strong commitment to ongoing education and training and is currently undertaking additional finance-related studies at the University of the Sunshine Coast at Sippy Downs. Riordan is an authorised financial planner through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

“I’m passionate about seeing people thrive and be successful in all areas of their life. Through Philos, my aim is to build a safe, creative, community environment where you can be your unique individual self, working towards your own definition of success.”

We are reliable, accessible and committed to the active management of your financial well-being.

Philos Fun Facts

Fact #1

14 credit cards have been destroyed so far, saving our clients thousands in interest!

Fact #2

We have helped 3 clients quit smoking, improving their quality of life and saving money!