Our Philosophy

At Philos, everything we do, we believe in creating a better future for the next generation of humanity. We do this by providing people with the right education, advice and tools to help them innovate their resources and create freedom.


We are for people who have been putting off making a financial decision because they don’t know what the best option is, often leaving them overwhelmed by all the noise. 


 Philos provides an advisory service that is people-focused, educational,  and innovative in everything we do.

Riordan Butler

Principal Financial Adviser

Riordan Butler is the principal financial adviser of Philos Consulting. Riordan is highly experienced in creating tailored financial strategies for people that can’t see a clear way forward. He lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife, Bethany, who is a physiotherapist with Sports & Spinal Physiotherapy Clinics. Riordan & Bethany are avid Sydney Swans supporters and are both musicians.

Riordan holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Financial Planning and a Minor in Business Law from the University of the Sunshine Coast. Riordan believes that education, tertiary and shared experience, are the keys to unlocking financial freedom in people’s lives. Riordan is a licenced and authorised financial advisor through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Riordan is the Vice President the 4556 Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee and serves as the Chair for the Financial Planning of Australia (FPA) for the Sunshine Coast Chapter. 

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

We are accessible experts that are committed to creatively helping you get good outcomes.

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!