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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adrian Bailey is a Principal of Cleary Hoare in Sydney and Perth. A Chartered Tax Adviser with a Master of Taxation, Adrian has worked in various committees and working groups of The Tax Institute and Board of Taxation. Adrian particularly enjoys optimising a client’s structure for business, estate and succession planning purposes.
Tim Hoopmann is the principal of Spinn Business Solutions in Sydney. With a passion for helping small business use technology as a key enabler to increase productivity and decrease costs, he advises small business on business planning, cloud technology, sales, marketing and operations management. Tim is also a volunteer speaker for beyondblue.
Scott Treatt is a partner at Pitcher Partners in Sydney. A tax specialist advising corporate groups and SME clients since 1997, Scott is a key advisor on major domestic and international restructures and transactions as well as tax issues within financial models and provisions.
Cameron Lynch is the founder of the Etani Business Platform. A Chartered Accountant by trade and experienced in analytics, big data and cloud implementation, Cameron is passionate about helping SMEs to harness the power of live data and Business Intelligence (BI) through a facilitated implementation of Microsoft Power BI.