On a mission to make wealth, finance and business products more accessible, evolution media group is increasing people’s knowledge base and decision making ability around business and finance through entertaining multi-platform educational content.

Established in 1999 by founder and CEO, Vanessa Stoykov, evolution media group boasts a unique combination of depth of finance knowledge and the ability to tell incredible stories.

Putting a focus on ‘educating the educators’, the company delivers new techniques to wealth advisers to assist them in better communicating and serving the wider population around finance principles. The practical outcome of this is prosperity for all – better equipped, qualified and successful wealth professionals create more long-term prosperity for their clients.

Our creative approach to education sets us apart and makes us part of the new breed of communicators who are acknowledging the way people learn needs to change in line with their demanding work and life commitments.

Our management team is very experienced, with a blend of business acumen and creativity, and deep exposure to the financial services industry. A team built on passion; we constantly measure our success through the lens of our audiences and communities and are always looking for new ways to deliver quality wealth education on business and finance in an entertaining fashion.


Vanessa Stoykov
Founder & Group CEO

Vanessa founded evolution media group at the age of 26. She is the creator of No More Practice – now one of the largest sources of multi-platform education in the finance industry. She is also the co-creator of award-winning TV show, The Bottom Line.

Vanessa has been featured on the cover of numerous magazines, including Investor Weekly and Women’s Money. With more than 20 years’ experience in the finance sector she is a regular keynote speaker and commentator on the principles of entertaining and inspiring wealth education.

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Marcus Field
Managing Director

Marcus brings 15 years experience in B2B and B2C marketing across a range of industries, including finance, travel and tourism.

Digital strategy in particular has been a focal point of his achievements, having been instrumental in driving digital channel migration success for businesses like Air New Zealand, ANZ and Zurich.

As Managing Director and head of client delivery, Marcus is primarily focused on business development opportunities and negotiations, as well as ensuring the accountability, measurability and effectiveness of all content elements of the business.


Paul Wodrow
Creative Director

Paul has a vital role in all aspects of strategy and direction for key clients and evolution media group’s wholly owned content properties.

An award winning, and irrepressible creative for many of Australia’s better known advertising and digital agencies, Paul’s experience spans B2C, FMCG, and B2B sectors across traditional and digital media.

Paul adds incredible depth of insight on generating the big idea; the uniting thought that connects and binds a brand’s strategy and business drivers to the hearts and minds of audiences.


Jane Rybarz
Chief Financial Officer

Working with the Chief Executive and senior leadership team, Jane is responsible for playing a key role in shaping the financial strategy and profitability of the business.

In previous roles, Jane worked at KPMG for 7 years, was the Financial Controller of the worldwide activities for multi award-winning Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin for 4 years, was the Founder and Managing Partner of the multi-award winning firm Rybarz Zappulla Chartered Accountants for 7 years, and has held roles as the Director of Finance and Audit of the National Indigenous TV Channel NITV and Management Accountant at Southern Star Endemol.