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Danielle Stein Fairhurst
Financial Modelling specialist | Author | Corporate Trainer
Danielle Stein Fairhurst is the Principal of Plum Solutions, a Sydney-based consultancy specialising in financial modelling and analysis. She is the author of “Using Excel for Business and Financial Modelling”, Third Edition published by Wiley Finance 2019 and “Financial Modeling in Excel for Dummies” published by Wiley in 2017. With over 20 years’ experience as a financial analyst, she helps her clients create meaningful financial models in the form of business cases, pricing models and management reports. She has hands-on experience in a number of industry sectors, including telecoms, information systems, manufacturing and financial services. Danielle has regular engagements around Australia and globally as a speaker, course facilitator, financial modelling consultant and analyst. She was on the judging panel for the 2020 Financial Modelling Innovation Awards and founded the Financial Modellers’ Meetup groups which now has over 5,000 members in seven countries as well as a LinkedIn forum with over 50,000 members. An advocate for women in finance, she was on the Diversity Council for the ModelOff Financial Modeling World Championships and founded the Women in Financial Modelling online community. She is a Chartered Financial Modeler (FMI), holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) and has taught management accounting subjects at Sydney University.