Chris Evans

Chris Evans is a Professor of Taxation at UNSW, an Extraordinary Professor at University of Pretoria as well as an International Research Fellow at Oxford and Exeter Universities. A former editor of Australian Tax Review and author of various tax publications, Chris has served on a number of governmental and professional body committees in Australia and overseas.

Tax ReformTax Simplification 

Liam Shorte

Liam Shorte is a principal of Verante Financial Planning in Castle Hill and Windsor as well as an SMSF Specialist Advisor™ and Financial Planner. Appointed to the Board of the SMSF Association in September 2018, Liam provides strategic advice on super, retirement and estate planning as well as investment and tax strategies. Liam is the author of the popular blog, The SMSF Coach.

SMSF Investment StrategyInvesting 101 – Super COVID-19 Measures 

Emily Pritchard

Emily is the Legal & Client Services Director for Acis, Australia’s largest provider of business and investment structures and restructures for accounting firms. She leads Acis’ inhouse legal team whose role is to mitigate the risks faced by non-lawyers in the preparation of legal documents.

Avoid Foreign Trust StatusCommon Trust Deed IssuesShare BuybacksQueensland Land Tax Changes

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is the founder and CEO of Employment Hero. An employment lawyer by trade, Ben has founded a range of successful companies. He enjoys mentoring younger entrepreneurs and is a sought after presenter.

COVID-19 Employment Law 


Nathan Watt

Nathan Watt is the co-founder of fast-growing accounting and business advice firm Watson & Watt in Newstead, Queensland. On Tax Talks Nathan generously shares his insights and experiences about running his firm.

Lead Funnel for AccountantsThe Cost of MarketingWhat Changed on 1 July 2021

Aly Garrett

Aly Garrett is the founder and director of All In Advisory in Adelaide. Recipient of many awards, Aly has over 25 years of experience in accounting and tax as well as cloud integrations, specialising in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Find a Niche and They Will ComeTech Stack  

Angelique Faes

Angelique Faes is a Senior Practice Consultant at Class. She has been involved in the development of Class Trust. Her experience varied from working in a general accounting practice, to financial planning to working on SMSFs. 

Trust Reporting 

Seth Hertz

Seth Hertz is a Tax Director with Expat US Tax in Sydney and has worked in US and Australian tax since 1999. A former enrolled agent with the IRS, Seth is an expert when it comes to navigating the differences and fine nuances between US and Australian tax. 

US Tax For IndividualsUS v Australian Tax for IndividualsUS Individual Tax Return (Form 1040)US Stimulus ChequesAustralian Companies in US Returns 

Rani Gandha

Rani Gandha is a Partner at Turnbull Hill Lawyers  in Newcastle, leading its property and business team with a focus on asset protection and structuring as well as large commercial or property transactions. In addition, Rani assists clients with the set up and administration of wills and estates.

Cancel a Property Contract in NSWSMSF Trustee ResponsibilitiesDeath of an SMSF Trustee 

Alistair Marshall

With over 30 years of experience, Alistair Marshall is the principal of Professional Services Business Development in Sydney. With a corporate business development background and responsibility for budgets in excess of A$100m, Alistair helps you attract new clients and win more business. 

How to Generate RevenueHow To Generate More Revenue 

Clint Harding

Clint Harding leads the taxation practice at Arnold Bloch Leibler in Sydney focusing on corporate and international tax. Corporate Tax Adviser of the Year for 2018. Clint is a regular author and presenter as well as a committee member at The Tax Institute and Law Council of Australia.

Australia’s Tax Residency Rules are BrokenInvesting in Overseas SharesExpand OverseasInternational Taxation 101 – Inbound Investments 


Melissa Donnelly

Melissa Donnelly is the face and head of Affinity Communications. A marketing expert by trade, she is a communications and content strategist with more than 25 years of experience..

Why Should I Engage With YouMarketing Strategy and ExecutionConverting Conversations into Clients – Content Marketing – Content and How to Deliver ItMarketing HacksHow To Design a Website  

Nick Sinclair

Nick Sinclair is the chairman of TOA Global, one of the fastest growing accounting outsourcing companies worldwide. Nick is a popular conference speaker and has featured in many interviews.

Insights of an Offshoring Provider  – How To Run an Offshore Team 

Tim Garth and Dan Osborne

Tim Garth and Dan Osborne are joint directors of CATS Accountants at the Central Coast of NSW with over ten years of experience supporting businesses. Being the hosts of the ‘Two Drunk Accountants’ podcast, they inspire and educate business owners and other accountants alike.

CATS AccountantsTwo Drunk Accountants  


Aaron Walters

Aaron Walters is a Hearing Officer for Trade Marks at IP Australia, appointed in November 2017. Before commencing as a Hearing Officer, Aaron spent 5 years working as a Trade Marks Examiner and Coach for trainee examiners. Aaron’s background in law and career at IP Australia has seen him acquire a detailed understanding of trade mark matters relating to examination and disputes.


Mike Reddy

Mike Reddy of, based in Sydney, is a New Zealand registered tax agent and Chartered Accountant. Mike assists individuals and small businesses throughout Australia with their New Zealand income tax, GST and corporate affairs.

Expand into New Zealand 


Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie is a commercial lawyer and director of Velocity Legal. The lease contract is often the biggest financial and legal commitment for a business, so a large part of Scott’s focus is on guiding business owners through commercial lease negotiations.

Commercial Tenancies Code – Business Break Ups

Chris Hooper

Chris Hooper is the CEO of Accodex, a progressive network of accountants. A popular public speaker at Pecha Kucha, AIESEC, TEDx, GoldenKey and XeroCon, Chris has won the Achievement Award in the Young Business Leaders Program for 2013 and was ranked one of the top 30 Managers under 30 in 2015, going on to win state manager of the year.

Accounting AutomationApp LandscapeAccounting Futurist