"It was heartbreaking to watch": Roxy Jacenko launches a new business with her insider merchant insider her husband Oliver Curtis who struggled to find work after prison
Candice Jackson for Daily Mail Australia
Oliver Curtis, 33, struggled to find work after a sensational court case found him guilty of conspiring for insider trading in 201
But now 18 months after his release from the Cooma Correctional Center, Oliver has founded a new business venture with his wife, Roxy Jacenko.
Jacenko, 37, told the Daily Telegraph he had struggled to watch Curtis, a former successful investment banker, try to find his feet in the financial world: "It was excruciating for me since it is incredibly talented.
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"It was heartbreaking to watch": Roxy Jacenko (right) launched a new business with her insider trader husband Oliver Curtis who has struggled to find work after prison
Oliver was released from prison after 12 months on a good bond behavior in June 2017, after being sentenced to two years for insider trading in June 2016.
A spokesman for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission told News Corp that Curtis was disqualified from running the company in Australia until June 2022, the couple insists that Curtis working for the new activity does not break any condition of its release.
Curtis stated to the publication: "I can work for a company and work in a company and do all of this … I have not been banned from work, it is simply a director."
Jacenko, 37, told the Daily Telegraph he had struggled to look at Curtis, a former successful investment banker, who try to find his feet in the financial world: For me it was heartbreaking since it is incredibly talented "
The new consulting service for public relations and marketing by Jacenko and Curtis, 18 Communications, aims to help Australian companies increase their profile in the difficult market Chinese. (In the picture we come to the New Wales Supreme Court of 2016)
The new marketing and public relations consultancy service of Jacenko and Curtis, 18 Communications, aims to help Australian companies increase their profile in the difficult market Chinese.
Curtis, however, admitted that things were not all clear.
"There are times that are difficult and difficult to deal with," he said.
Curtis, however, admitted that things were not all clear: "There are difficult and difficult times". In the picture: Roxy Jacenko
To explain Oliver's new role, Roxy said: "Oli has become the COO (Chief Operating Officer) The reality is that he was released from prison and had difficulty returning to the financial market. "
It is not the first time that Jacenko takes an active role in helping Curtis to prosper again in the world of finance and business.
One year after being released from prison, he spent time at the E-Name medical startup, before joining the public relations firm Jacea, Sweaty Betty.
The former stockbroker took a position in the finance department of the various companies.
"Actually, he's been working with us this week, so Oli is helping me in the business from a financial standpoint, he understands the spreadsheets, I do not know – I've gotten zero over 100 in math!" Jacenko told The Morning Show in May 2018.
Jacenko explained that Curtis' duties included examining contracts and time deposits, managing company expenses and supervising the hiring of new ones.
The couple has been married since 2012 and shares two sons – daughter Pixie, seven and son Hunter, four.
Family life: Curtis and Jacenko have been married since 2012 and they share two sons – the daughter Pixie, seven and her son Hunter, four (pictured)