Our Carbonites

Our team of Carbonites are passionate about helping our clients solve problems and kick goals.

Our Carbonites are experts in their fields, and many have been recognised at industry awards over the years.

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Nathan Hood, Carbon Co-Founder
Nathan Hood
CPA
CO-FOUNDER
Accounting & Tax
Nathan Hood
CO-FOUNDER
Nathan bought into Sterling Accountants in 2006 and then co-founded Carbon with Jamie in 2014. Nathan was the foundation to our accounting team in Perth, and leads our accountants in Osborne Park. He finds it extremely rewarding to work with business owners to improve their profitability and watch their companies grow.
Michelle Maynard - Carbon Group
Michelle Maynard
CA CTA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Michelle Maynard
PARTNER
Michelle became a Carbonite in 2017 as an accounting and bookkeeping partner. She has an extended amount of knowledge in tax planning, cloud integration, payroll and SMSF. Michelle loves working with small businesses and being the person who helps them understand the numbers. When Michelle is away from the office, you can find her spending time with her family.
Accounting Partner in Perth Clinton Gibson
Clinton Gibson
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Clinton Gibson
PARTNER
Clinton started his accounting career at Stirling Accountants as a graduate accountant. His knowledge and diligence resulted in him progressing through the ranks quickly. Clinton has been with Carbon throughout our whole journey and has played an integral role in our success.
Steve Wai - Carbon Group
Steve Wai
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Steve Wai
PARTNER
With a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting, Steve brings an extended suite of knowledge and experience to Carbon's accounting division. Steve leads our team of accountants in Ellenbrook, Perth.
Dominic Papaluca - Carbon Group
Dominic Papaluca
CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Dominic Papaluca
PARTNER
Dom Papaluca is a CPA who started his accounting career with some big corporates, before launching his own accounting firm in Perth; Rise Business Solutions. Dom merged Rise with Carbon in 2019, after having previously worked with our co-founder Nathan Hood at Sterling Accountants.
James McNaught - Carbon Accounting & Tax Partner
James McNaught
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
James McNaught
PARTNER
James joined Carbon in 2020, bringing an extensive nine years of experience from PwC to the table. His favourite part of his day is helping his clients understand their tax obligations and empowering them to make better business decisions. His perfect weekend includes dinner out with his wife and a glass (or bottle) of wine. He is a jazz fan, and even plays the saxophone!
Wayne French - Carbon Group
Wayne French
CA CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Wayne French
PARTNER
Wayne joined Carbon as an Accounting & Tax Partner in 2023 following the partnership between Carbon and his accounting and financial planning firm, Kensington Financial Group.
Matthew Vaughan-Davies - Carbon Group
Matthew Vaughan-Davies
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Matthew Vaughan-Davies
PARTNER
With 11 years' experience in the industry and his whole family having a medical background, Matthew is no stranger to working with medical professionals. Matthew’s goal is help his clients by removing the burden of managing their financials, allowing them more time and energy to focus on their patients.
Todd Zani - Carbon Group
Todd Zani
CA GAICD
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Todd Zani
PARTNER
Todd joined the Carbon family in 2023 after a successful partnership between his firm Ezetax and Carbon Swan Valley. Outside the office, Todd’s need for speed isn’t just limited to business growth. He’s passionate about driving fast cars and also has been Managing Director of TZ Motorsport for 18 years.
Anthony McPhee CPA - Carbon Group
Anthony McPhee
CPA
STATE MANAGING DIRECTOR
Accounting & Tax
Anthony McPhee
STATE MANAGING DIRECTOR
Anthony joined Carbon in 2020, bringing over 25 years' of experience to the team. His passion lies in his ability to guide his clients through their business journey. Anthony is currently learning Russian and loves to golf.
Igor Hnatko - Carbon Group
Igor Hnatko
CA CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Igor Hnatko
PARTNER
Igor joined Carbon in 2019 by launching our accounting division in Melbourne. He has a passion for helping people and businesses and get a great delight at helping clients reach their goals and fulfilling their dreams. Igor was born in Croatia, lived in Malaysia for 7 years, and now calls Melbourne home.
Jesse Williamson - Carbon Group
Jesse Williamson
CA CTA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Jesse Williamson
PARTNER
Jesse became a Carbonite in 2020, bringing an extended suite of knowledge from his business and tax advisory experience. Jesse chose to work in accounting because he loves being exposed to a variety of industries and being able to network with new people.
Inga Jarick - Carbon Group
Inga Jarick
CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Inga Jarick
PARTNER
With over 30 years’ experience in a variety of finance roles, Inga has developed extensive experience and knowledge. Inga is an asset to the Gympie team, having been raised on a cattle and sugar cane property.
Shaun Ward - Carbon Group
Shaun Ward
CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Shaun Ward
PARTNER
Shaun has been working in the accounting industry since 2015 and has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of the Sunshine Coast. In 2023, Shaun also became a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA). Shaun is passionate about helping his clients grow their businesses and assisting them in making strategic financial decisions. In his spare time, Shaun enjoys a relaxing weekend away camping in our great outdoors and piloting aeroplanes.
David Block | Carbon Group
David Block
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
David Block
PARTNER
With over 12 years of experience in the accounting industry, David joined our team in 2021 as the establishing partner of our Adelaide office. When David's not at work, you can find him brewing his own beer and spending time with his beagle Lexi.
Peter Caddy | Carbon Group
Peter Caddy
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PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Peter Caddy
PARTNER
Peter joined Carbon in 2022 after we partnered with his accounting firm. Peter has always been a strong advocate for an ideal work/life balance and has an outside passion for cycling, wood turning and wooden toy making. On the weekends, you can find Peter spending time with his grandchildren or out in the garden tending his flowers and fruit trees and vegetable garden.
Maria Kelly - Carbon Group
Maria Kelly
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Maria Kelly
PARTNER
With a career in accounting that spans almost 40 years, Maria has built a wealth of experience and expertise to our Carbon Ipswich office. With the support of her team, Maria effectively manages a diverse and expanding client portfolio, providing exceptional service and guidance. Outside of work, Maria actively contributes to her local community in various roles.
Neil Harding - Carbon Group
Neil Harding
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Neil Harding
PARTNER
Neil joined Carbon in 2023 when his Ipswich firm, Harding Martin, partnered with us, leading to the creation of our fifth office in QLD. With a career spanning almost 40 years, Neil specialises in audits and taxation compliance. Committed to making a positive impact in his local community, Neil actively engages with various community organisations.
Vicki Yorston - Carbon Group
Victoria Yorston
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Victoria Yorston
PARTNER
Growing up in a family business gave Vicki an advantageous understanding of the issues that many small businesses face. Vicki has drawn on this knowledge throughout her almost 30-year career and has adopted a hands-on approach with her clients. Vicki has developed a reputation for her commitment to fully understanding a client’s business and needs, providing personalised services and advice in the areas of taxation compliance, business structuring and tax planning.
David Martin - Carbon Group
David Martin
CA CTA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
David Martin
PARTNER
David started his career with a bad haircut and a thin tie back in 1979 (his words, not ours!). He’s come a long way since then and today, he is a leader in taxation and business advisory. A devoted family man, David enjoys spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoys a good drop of wine and participating in motorsports events (although not at the same time).
Samara Badgery - Carbon Group
Samara Badgery
FCA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Samara Badgery
PARTNER
Samara joins us as an Accounting & Tax Partner in our Brisbane office after her firm Integrity Wealth joined forces with Carbon in 2023. Over the past 20 years, Samara has gained invaluable experience in understanding the needs of small business owners and families. Samara enjoys spending time in nature, caring for animals, catching up with friends and family and travelling to new destinations.
Mark Stewart - Carbon Group
Mark Stewart
FCA DFP
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Mark Stewart
PARTNER
Following his firm Integrity Wealth’s partnership with Carbon in 2023, Mark joins our Brisbane office as an Accounting & Tax Partner. With over 25 years working with families and small business owners, he is highly regarded for his expertise in business structuring, tax, commercial advice and succession planning. Weekends for Mark are mostly spent outdoors, at the beach, golfing, camping, hosting BBQs or watching any and all sports with mates.
Mike Haberfield - Carbon Group
Mike Haberfield
CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Mike Haberfield
PARTNER
With a background in public administration and teaching, Mike takes an enthusiastic approach to his role, effectively assisting his clients in achieving their personal wealth and retirement goals. Mike has many years of experience in the accounting field, becoming a public accountant in 1993, and as such has a wealth of knowledge to benefit his clients.
George Kapiniaris - Carbon Group
George Kapiniaris
CPA CA CTA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
George Kapiniaris
PARTNER
What started as a high school passion for accounting evolved into an illustrious career for George. From his initial roles in the big four accounting firms audit and corporate tax divisions, he has dedicated over two decades to serving SMEs and individuals. Outside of work, George is a mad AFL Richmond supporter, constantly shouting at the MCG umpires.
Les Silpert - Carbon Group2
Les Silpert
CA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Les Silpert
PARTNER
Drawing on his vast experience from both tax and hands-on commercial roles, Les excels in advising clients on intertwined business operations and tax strategies. This unique blend makes him an esteemed advisor in our roster.
Fiona Crook - Carbon Group
Fiona Crook
FIPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Fiona Crook
PARTNER
Fiona joined Carbon in 2022 when her firm partnered with Carbon to launch our first office in Parafield, SA. Working with clients and adding value to their business is at the top of the list of Fiona’s favourite things about being an accountant. A little-known fact about Fiona is she’s a secret petrol head!
Sharyn Duck - Carbon Group
Sharyn Duck
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PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Sharyn Duck
PARTNER
When her firm joined forces with Carbon in 2022 to launch Carbon Parafield, Sharyn became an Accounting & Tax Partner. Sharyn’s love of working with numbers is what lead her down the accounting path, having had some fantastic mentors along her journey. Outside of the office, you’ll find Sharyn spending time with good friends and family and attending to her many pot plants.
Anthony Puliatti - Carbon Group
Anthony Puliatti
FCA CTA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Anthony Puliatti
PARTNER
Anthony has been in the accounting industry since 1990 and joined Carbon as an accounting partner in 2019 after the merger of Holiatt Daant and Carbon Group. Anthony enjoys listening to music, fortified wine, rum, scotch and cigars.
Hans van Heuven | Carbon Group
Hans van Heuven
B Ec, CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Hans van Heuven
PARTNER
Hans became a Carbonite after we partnered with his Gawler-based firm, Symes Accountants, in 2022. A common day for Hans involves a morning run, cycle or swim, followed by tending to his garden and topped off with supporting his beloved Adelaide Crows.
Tori Stewart - Carbon Group
Tori Stewart
CA
TAX MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Tori Stewart
TAX MANAGER
Tori, our Brisbane-based Tax Manager and Chartered Accountant, has been thriving in the accounting industry since 2018, expertly managing clients from diverse sectors. Outside of work, she enjoys netball, reading, travelling, skiing, snowboarding and most importantly, spending time with friends and family.
Andrew Gill - Carbon Group
Andrew Gill
CTA
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
Accounting & Tax
Andrew Gill
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
Andrew joins our accounting team in Osborne Park with over 30 years of industry experience. What Andrew enjoys most about his role is working with clients. He enjoys providing business owners with proactive solutions that improve the overall financial health of their business. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys photography and on most weekends, you can find him on the golf course!
Sansala Dissanayake - Carbon Group
Sansala Dissanayake
CA
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
Accounting & Tax
Sansala Dissanayake
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
For 17 years, Sansala, a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce, has been a beacon for clients in the financial stress. He joins our Osborne Park office as a Senior Client Advisor. Off-duty, he's all about sports—playing, coaching and watching!
William Howe - Carbon Group
William Howe
IPA
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
Accounting & Tax
William Howe
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
With over two decades in business services, William boasts a rich history in various practices. Holding a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and numerous qualifications, he's a vital member of our Osborne Park team. Passionate about fostering client relationships, outside of work, William is an Eagles enthusiast and an avid trekker in Perth's landscapes. A keen investor, he enjoys researching his portfolios.
Ben Vardy - Carbon Group
Ben Vardy
CA
SENIOR MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Ben Vardy
SENIOR MANAGER
Ben is a Chartered Accountant with 14 years of experience and a Bachelor of Commerce. His expertise lies in helping clients navigate the complex world of finance. Outside of work, Ben enjoys teeing off in golf during the early hours and cherishing beach afternoons with his family and dog.
Eka Putra
Eka Putra
CA
SENIOR MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Eka Putra
SENIOR MANAGER
Eka is a CA and brings over 13 years of accounting experience and knowledge to Carbon. He enjoys assisting clients with different backgrounds and being hands-on to empower them. He enjoys watching movies and reading a large range of different books and Japanese comics! His perfect weekend includes brunch with his wife and 2 year old son.
Michael Prindiville - Carbon Group
Michael Prindiville
CPA
SENIOR MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Michael Prindiville
SENIOR MANAGER
Michael has dedicated 14 years to tax and business services. What fuels his passion? Helping clients understand their financial situation and achieving their financial goals. Beyond the realm of numbers, Michael is an all-round sports enthusiast, with golf taking a special spot in his heart. He also loves spending time with family and friends.
Quyen Sobot - Carbon Group
Quyen Sobot
CA
SENIOR MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Quyen Sobot
SENIOR MANAGER
Navigating the accounting world for almost 20 years, Quyen couples her rich expertise with degrees in both Commerce and Science. Away from spreadsheets, Quyen finds joy in family outings and the therapeutic art of baking. A day without household chores? Pure paradise for her!
Annika Warren - Carbon Group
Annika Warren
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CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Annika Warren
CLIENT MANAGER
Annika completed her Bachelor of Accounting degree at CQU Bundaberg in 2009. She brings with her extensive knowledge of accounting and taxation services which allows her to assist clients and attend to their general taxation needs and provide ongoing support and advice. Outside of work, she enjoys the outdoors and holidaying with her family.
Brittany Follett | Carbon Group
Brittany Follett
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Brittany Follett
CLIENT MANAGER
Brittany joins our Osborne Park team after three years with UHY Haines Norton and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Taxation Law. She finds the accounting industry to be very rewarding as it allows her to meet with an array of clients. When Britt’s not at work, you can find her trying and reviewing craft beer, which she describes as a dangerous hobby.
Jo Chubb - Carbon Group
Jo Chubb
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Jo Chubb
CLIENT MANAGER
Originally from Gayndah, Jo studied a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) at Bundaberg CQU and completed the CPA program in 2004. Jo lives on a small acreage east of Gympie with her family where they all enjoy the outdoors – camping, horse riding and going to the beach.
Judy Gibbs - Carbon Group
Judy Gibbs
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CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Judy Gibbs
CLIENT MANAGER
Judy obtained a degree in accounting in 2002 and has been in the industry since 2000. She specialises in taxation and enjoys working with her clients to achieve the best possible tax result. Judy was brought up on a cattle property and now operates a successful building business with her husband. She enjoys golf, reading and rugby league.
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Katherine Tarnowski
FIPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Katherine Tarnowski
CLIENT MANAGER
Katherine joins our Parafield team with over 15 years of experience in the accounting industry. On top of being an accountant, Katherine is also a Justice of the Peace (someone who acts as an object witness to documents used for legal purposes). Outside of work, Katherine enjoys baking cakes, going for a run and Muay Thai.
Linda Richards - Carbon Group
Linda Richards
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CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Linda Richards
CLIENT MANAGER
Linda completed a Bachelor of Business in 1998. She has 20 years accounting experience, which makes her well placed to understand clients’ requirements. Linda enjoys the personal interaction with clients and strives to provide them with reliable, quality service and foster enduring relationships. The team also enjoys Linda’s occasional joke and quirky sense of humour.
Nicholas Reisenleiter - Carbon Group
Nicholas Reisenleiter
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Nicholas Reisenleiter
CLIENT MANAGER
With nearly a decade in the industry, Nicholas, a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor in Commerce, specialises in resolving client issues. Off the clock, he has a myriad of passions: from absorbing books and movies to playing video games. His cherished moments? Relaxing outdoors with whisky, music and his family and friends.
Penny Smith - Carbon Group
Penny Smith
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Penny Smith
CLIENT MANAGER
Working in public practice since 1996, Penny enjoys working with clients to achieve the best possible outcome. Penny's passion is for SMSFs. Away from the office, Penny enjoys photography, sewing, camping and volunteers for an environmental conservation research project.
Peter Morris - Carbon Group
Peter Morris
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Peter Morris
CLIENT MANAGER
Pete joined the Melbourne Accounting team in 2020. With more than 10 years’ experience under his belt, Pete is a qualified CPA who enjoys nothing more than helping businesses become more profitable. Except maybe basketball. He once scored 58 points in a playoff game… it may have been under 14’s, and the team may have lost anyway, but we love that he still hangs his hat on it.
Rowena Rowland - Carbon Group
Rowena Rowland
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Rowena Rowland
CLIENT MANAGER
Rowena joins our accounting team with a decade of experience and a passion for helping small businesses with all their tax and accounting needs. Rowena enjoys a good home renovation and is currently renovating her backyard. She also enjoys spending time with her children, walking her dog and having a perfect weekend with family by the pool.
Shane Bartrim - Carbon Group
Shane Bartrim
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Shane Bartrim
CLIENT MANAGER
With 25 years in accounting and business services in Ipswich, Shane has a knack for working with business owners, propelling them towards their financial goals. Outside work, he enjoys staying active. You'll often find him cherishing moments with his wife and children on their small acreage.
Susie Quadrio - Carbon Group
Susie Quadrio
CA CTA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Susie Quadrio
CLIENT MANAGER
Susie holds a Bachelor of Commerce (UWA, 2003) Double major in Accounting and E-Commerce, and is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. Susie has 13 years’ experience in tax and accounting, including four years in audit (which turned out to be three years too long!). When not at work, Susie is spending time with her little boy.
Adan Penfold - Carbon Group
Adan Penfold
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Adan Penfold
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Adan joined the Accounting team in Melbourne when Carbon joined forces with Ross Group in 2020. When he’s not crunching numbers in his tireless efforts to improve bottom lines, you’ll find him channeling his inner Zoolander on the competitive Dodgeball circuit. He’s got his Blue Steel down pat. Go on, ask him!
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Anand Vadivelu
CA CPA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Anand Vadivelu
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
With over 25 years in the accounting industry, Anand's journey started in Penang and Kuala Lumpur before he moved to Melbourne. What he enjoys most about his role is the diverse learning from different industries. Outside of work, Anand's passions include walking his dog, gym sessions, music and cheering for Liverpool in the EPL.
Andrew Palioudakis - Carbon Group
Andrew Palioudakis
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Andrew Palioudakis
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Andrew has been with Carbon from the very beginning and has been crunching numbers ever since. When he’s not demonstrating his exceptional work ethic and eye for financial detail, he loves sport, gaming and travel. Andrew is one of the biggest table tennis enthusiasts at Carbon, and is always willing to step up and compete on our behalf.
Deanne Hosking - Carbon Group
Deanne Hosking
CPA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Deanne Hosking
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Deanne is the latest addition to our Gympie team. With over a decade in the tax industry and experience as a Company Accountant, Finance & Insurance Officer and Bookkeeper, Deanne holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting with a minor in Marketing & IT. She also became a CPA (Certified Practising Accountant) in 2011. Outside of work, Deanne enjoys horse riding and spending time with her friends and family.
Ella Li - Carbon Group
Ella Li
CPA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Ella Li
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Ella joined the Brisbane accountant team in 2018 and completed her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting in 2006 at Griffith University. In her spare time, she loves travelling, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people in various countries as well as spending time with family and friends.
Ghazal Boustanchi | Carbon Group
Ghazal Boustanchi
CA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Ghazal Boustanchi
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Originally from Tehran, Iran, Ghazal joins our Osborne Park accounting team, specialising in business tax. She enjoys working with a variety of businesses and helping them achieve the best outcome when it comes to their accounting needs. Ghazal speaks three languages, loves to paint and her perfect weekend is one that is busy and can be spent with her family and friends.
James Papanaoum - Carbon Group
James Papanaoum
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
James Papanaoum
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
From beats to balance sheets, James transitioned from full-time musician to finance after completing a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting & Finance. Now studying to be a CA, he's driven by clients' goals. Outside of work, you'll find James drumming, watching soccer or reminiscing about that one time he went to LA to record an album.
Jane Jeffery - Carbon Group
Jane Jeffery
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Jane Jeffery
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Jane joins our accounting team with over three year experience and is currently working towards her CPA. What she loves most about the industry is the ability to work with clients who are passionate about improving their business. Jane is an early riser and can often be found at the gym in the mornings before spending time with her family and Rottweiler. A fun fact about Jane is that she is a professional national champion body builder.
Jessica Singh - Carbon Group
Jessica Singh
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Jessica Singh
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Jess completed her Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting and financial planning in 2013. Jess enjoys being able to help clients realise their financial goals and helping them become more successful. Jess is currently studying her CPA qualification to further her skills, and in her spare time she loves traveling to new places, singing and spending time with family and friends.
Lynne Driver - Carbon Group
Lynne Driver
IPA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Lynne Driver
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Lynne joins our Bundaberg team with over 25 years of experience in the accounting industry (11 of those years were spent in New Zealand!). She’s also a member of the Institute of Public Accounting (IPA) and an associate of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA).
Nicole Blignaut - Carbon Group
Nicole Blignaut
CPA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Nicole Blignaut
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Nicole is a Certified Practising Accountant and joins our Fraser Coast team with more than 10 years of experience in the industry. Nicole enjoys helping clients make sense of a challenging financial environment and lives for the lightbulb moments. Outside of work, you’ll find Nicole camping with her family or getting her hands dirty in her vege garden.
Rachel Conway - Carbon Group
Rachel Conway
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Rachel Conway
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
With a career that began before computers became household staples, Rachel has dedicated an impressive 45 years to the accounting and tax industry. Starting her journey with training in typing, shorthand and bookkeeping, she's witnessed the industry evolve and has always been committed to adapting and learning. Outside of work, Rachel loves to shop and watch sports with friends and family.
Rebecca Jordan - Carbon Group
Rebecca Jordan
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Rebecca Jordan
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Rebecca has over 30 years of experience in the industry. She lives for the reporting side of accounting and loves helping her clients with their compliance frustrations. Rebecca is heavily involved in Girl Guides and Scouts in her spare time can be found taking part in their performing arts gang shows.
Stephen Batho - Carbon Group
Stephen Batho
CA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Stephen Batho
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Stephen, with a rich background in management accounting, has contributed notably to the travel sector, including a significant tenure at a major travel company. An avid traveller himself, he now channels his industry insights into aiding businesses. Outside the office, Stephen cherishes time with his two young daughters, blending his passion for travel with the joys of family life.
Yvonne Deng - Carbon Group
Yvonne Deng
CPA
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Yvonne Deng
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
With over 30 years of experience in the accounting and tax industry, Yvonne continually strives to elevate the standard and level of service she provides. She takes a proactive approach in innovating clients' accounting processes to help them achieve their financial goals. Outside of work, she enjoys movies and TV, yoga, swimming and catching up with friends over a nice meal.
Jian Zhou - Carbon Group
Jian Zhou
CA
SENIOR AUDITOR
Accounting & Tax
Jian Zhou
SENIOR AUDITOR
Jian, a Chartered Accountant with over 16 years of experience, focuses on providing auditing and financial reporting services for not-for-profit organisations, for-profit large proprietary companies and SMSFs. Committed to helping clients comply with statutory requirements, Jian's passion extends beyond work, enjoying self-improvement, fitness and cherished moments with his daughter at the playground or beach.
Amanda Pedic - Carbon Group
Amanda Pedic
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Amanda Pedic
ACCOUNTANT
Amanda joins our accounting team in Parafield with 20 years of experience in public practice and a Bachelor of Commerce. Her favourite thing about working in accounting is the diversity of each job and the relationship she forms with her clients. Outside of work, Amanda loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends.
Andy Xu - Carbon Group
Andy Xu
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Andy Xu
ACCOUNTANT
Andy joins our team with three years of experience in the industry and a Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Applied Finance from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). His favourite part of his role is that he gets to meet new people and help provide them with a solution for their business problems. Outside of work, you’ll find Andy watching movies.
Benjamin Caufield
Benjamin Caufield
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Benjamin Caufield
ACCOUNTANT
Benjamin is an Accountant, working in our Gympie office. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance from Griffith University Nathan Campus. Outside of work he enjoys listening to music and catching up with friends. Australia is his favourite place to be since there is no place like home!
Brett Fox - Cabon Group
Brett Fox
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Brett Fox
ACCOUNTANT
Brett has been in the accounting industry for 17 years. He loves to get the job done and see it done right! Outside of work Brett and his wife Kerrie are busy running their house with their 6 children Dylan, Kayla, Jake, Noah, Riley and Charlie. He loves sport including basketball, AFL and supercars.
Courtney English | Carbon Group
Courtney English
CA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Courtney English
ACCOUNTANT
Courtney has been working in the accounting industry for several years and is our guru when it comes to SMSFs. Specialising in both individual and business clients, Courtney enjoys helping her clients stay up to date with the latest legislation. In her spare time, Courtney likes to play touch football and enjoys shopping and discovering new places to eat with her family and friends.
Emeka Obinze - Carbon Group
Emeka Obinze
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Emeka Obinze
ACCOUNTANT
Emeka started his professional career in banking. He made the move to accounting in 2018 and hasn’t looked back since. Starting out as an external auditor, he decided to make the move to business services as it offered more variety. When Emeka’s not at work, you can find him reading a good book, playing board games with his friends or cooking a favourite meal.
Emma Hall - Carbon Group
Emma Hall
IPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Emma Hall
ACCOUNTANT
Emma joins our accounting team in Bundaberg with over ten years of experience and a Bachelor of Accounting from CQU. She’s also a member of the Institute of Public Accounting (IPA) and an associate of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA). Emma and her family love to go camping and on the weekend, you can find them exploring new areas in their camper van.
Ilona Vlaskin - Carbon Group
Ilona Vlaskin
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Ilona Vlaskin
ACCOUNTANT
With a passion for learning, Ilona has spent four years in tax. A graduate in Business (Accountancy), she values the evolving landscape of her field, enjoying the chance to empower clients with financial understanding. Outside of work, Illona loves photography, baking, crafts and exploring Queensland with friends and family during weekends.
Jasmine Trinh | Carbon Group
Jasmine Trinh
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Jasmine Trinh
ACCOUNTANT
Jasmine is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has been working in the industry for more than eight years. A numbers girl, her favourite thing about the accounting industry is being able to solve her client’s business problems logically and through business insights. Jasmine is an avid reader, and her perfect weekend involves good weather and a good book.
Khanh Dinh - Carbon Group
Khanh Dinh
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Khanh Dinh
ACCOUNTANT
Khanh, a dedicated and ambitious individual, graduated from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in 2021 and immediately started his professional journey. While studying at USQ, he gained valuable experience by completing an internship with Can Professional Accountant (CPA Public Practice). Khanh now serves as an accountant in our Ipswich office, where his academic prowess is translated into professional excellence.
Lee Collins - Carbon Group
Lee Collins
CA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Lee Collins
ACCOUNTANT
Lee holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and has been with Carbon since we started. Lee walks quietly, but isn't afraid to whip businesses back into shape and get them running profitably once again. He's so a big fan of ice hockey, and loves following the international competitions.
Lisa Drew | Carbon Group
Lisa Drew
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Lisa Drew
ACCOUNTANT
Lisa joined us in what was supposed to be a short-term relief role and has now grown from helping clients at the front desk to assisting them with their SMSF and bookkeeping needs. Lisa is always up for a chat and loves getting to know the people that come into the office. Spending time with her family is Lisa’s favourite way to unwind after a busy day at the office.
Lisa Geracitano | Carbon Group
Lisa Geracitano
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Lisa Geracitano
ACCOUNTANT
Lisa joined our Gawler office in 2018 and is currently studying to be a Chartered Accountant. Lisa’s favourite part of her job is that there’s always something new to learn and the close relationships she has with her clients. Lisa loves to spend her weekends finding new places to eat with her friends and family.
Michele Cornell | Carbon Group
Michele Cornell
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Michele Cornell
ACCOUNTANT
Michele is our office chatterbox, pick a topic and she’ll talk your ear off. Aside from having a good chat, Michele’s favourite thing about the industry is the opportunity to help her clients with their financial struggles. On the weekend, you can find Michele watching Peppa Pig with her grandkids and isn’t ashamed to admit that she knows all the lyrics and dance moves to every Peppa Pig song.
Natalie Lovett - Carbon Group
Natalie Lovett
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Natalie Lovett
ACCOUNTANT
Starting out her career as a legal practitioner, Natalie made the change to accounting in 2012 and hasn’t looked back. Natalie enjoys helping her clients understand how accounting software programs such as Xero and MYOB can be used to transform their business. Natalie’s hobbies outside of work include playing netball, reading, cooking and spending time with her family.
Nicole Shaw - Carbon Group
Nicole Shaw
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Nicole Shaw
ACCOUNTANT
Nicole started her career in 2013 after completing a Bachelor of Accounting. Nicole has experienced a wide variety of industries giving her a broader understanding of the different requirements. Nicole has intentions to further her qualifications by studying to obtain CPA. In her free time, Nicole enjoys pulling out her camera and dabbling in landscape, macro & night shots.
Nur Ismail - Carbon Group
Nur Ismail
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Nur Ismail
ACCOUNTANT
Nur started her accounting career in business services and taxation and has been working in public practice since 2012. She is devoted to providing a full range of tax services to individuals and business clients aimed at maximising their outcomes. Nur wishes to specialise in self managed superannuation funds and also aims to be a CPA in the near future.
Oliver Chen - Carbon Group
Oliver Chen
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Oliver Chen
ACCOUNTANT
With over 10 years of experience in public practice, Oliver has mastered comprehensive client services from BAS to tax returns. His calm approach fosters lasting client relationships. Passionate about soccer, tennis and footy, Oliver's also a keen traveller. However, cherished moments at the park and picnics with his two young children remain close to his heart.
Sharon Ferguson - Carbon Group
Sharon Ferguson
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Sharon Ferguson
ACCOUNTANT
Beginning her career in 2000, Sharon brings a plethora of knowledge and her Certificate IV in Accounting to the Gympie team. Sharon is also a registered BAS Agent and enjoys working in accounting because every day brings a new challenge. Sharon loves the outdoors and, on the weekends, can be found camping, fishing, horse-riding or playing tennis with her family.
Charito Fontanilla - Carbon Group
Charito Fontanilla
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PERSONAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Charito Fontanilla
PERSONAL INCOME TAX ACCOUNTANT
Charito joins our Ipswich accounting team as a dedicated personal income tax accountant and has completed a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy). In her role, she expertly navigates the complexities of tax accounting, ensuring accuracy and compliance. Outside of her work, Charito values a peaceful weekend, often spent catching up with friends and family.
Anna Collingwood - Carbon Group
Anna Collingwood
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GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Anna Collingwood
GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Since joining the accounting industry in 2020 with a Bachelor of Commerce, Anna loves working with a broad spectrum of clients, guiding them through their tax intricacies. Outside of work, Anna treasures quality time spent with friends and family.
Chandira Vithanage - Carbon Group
Chandira Vithanage
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GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Chandira Vithanage
GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Chandira recently graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). Before joining Carbon, he completed a tax internship and was a finance volunteer at Tedx, where he helped with financial reporting and budgeting. Outside of work you’ll find Chandira awake by 7am and either playing sport, reading or exploring new places in the countryside of SA.
Chen Sun - Carbon Group
Chen Sun
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GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Chen Sun
GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Chen joins our Gawler office as a Graduate Accountant having studied a Master of Accounting. Outside of work, Chen really enjoys the outdoors and trying new restaurants with her friends.
Oliver Hackenberg - Carbon Group
Oliver Hackenberg
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UNDERGRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Oliver Hackenberg
UNDERGRADUATE ACCOUNTANT
Oliver, a budding accountant from Ipswich, began his career journey in October. Studying Accounting and Financial Planning, he appreciates merging theory with hands-on experience. Outside of work, he enjoys the beach, cricket, soccer, golf and BBQs with friends and family.
Belinda Roychowdhury | Carbon Group
Belinda Roychowdhury
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PRACTICE MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Belinda Roychowdhury
PRACTICE MANAGER
With over 24 years of practice and operational management experience within the financial services industry, Belinda is truly an asset to the accounting team. When Belinda’s not at work, you can find her catching up with friends over brunch or being her son’s own personal cheerleader at his rugby games.
Lexine French - Carbon Group
Lexine French
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PRACTICE MANAGER / FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Lexine French
PRACTICE MANAGER / FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
Lexine joins us with over 20 years of experience delivering accounting and tax support to high net worth individuals, family businesses and a variety of SMEs. What Lexine loves most about her role is working closely with clients to help them identify their business priorities and achieve their goals.
Meredith Holland - Carbon Group
Meredith Holland
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PRACTICE MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Meredith Holland
PRACTICE MANAGER
Joining our Brisbane accounting team is Meredith, who has almost 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to Carbon, she worked in various office and admin management roles with a focus on change management and moving their practice to the cloud. Meredith’s perfect weekend involves starting her morning at the gym, meeting friends for lunch and enjoying a chilled night at home.
Michelle Camfield - Carbon Group
Michelle Camfield
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PRACTICE MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Michelle Camfield
PRACTICE MANAGER
Michelle has been an integral part of Carbon Elsternwick since 2015 and frankly we would we would be lost without her. With 18 years of experience in the accounting industry, Michelle's our go-to person for handling challenges and supporting both clients and the team. When not being the office's problem solver, she's immersed in books (reading 100 per year), travel and home renovations.
Jess Evans - Carbon Group
Jess Evans
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CLIENT & TEAM SERVICE MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Jess Evans
CLIENT & TEAM SERVICE MANAGER
Jess' eight-year journey in the industry has seen her progress from admin to accounting and now to operations/HR. Having completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Bachelor of Business (HR), she excels at driving both team and client success. Outside work, Jess spends her time gardening and keeping her crazy dog active.
Wendy Smith - Carbon Group
Wendy Smith
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SENIOR OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Wendy Smith
SENIOR OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
With over 35 years of experience in administration, Wendy is a true asset to our Bundaberg team. Having spent 23 of those years in accounting, Wendy finds the industry very rewarding as there’s always something new to learn. On the weekends, you can find Wendy spending time with her family and friends, reading, listening to music and keeping fit at the gym.
Ashleigh Hoffmann - Carbon Group
Ashleigh Hoffmann
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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Ashleigh Hoffmann
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
With nearly 20 years of experience, Ashleigh has built a diverse career in administration. Her experience ranges from receptionist roles to working in payroll and serving as a personal assistant / office administrator for a variety of accounting firms. Outside of work, Ashleigh enjoys netball, shopping, spending time with family and friends and doing activities with her kids.
Charlotte Pegues - Carbon Group
Charlotte Pegues
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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Charlotte Pegues
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Born and raised in France, she has brought her friendly smile, experience and versatile skills to support the accounting team for our Gympie team for the past 7 years. With a keen eye for detail and an approachable nature, Charlotte has become a valued team member who can be relied upon. Also a full time mum, Charlotte likes to get outdoors on her acreage in Amamoor where there is always something to do.
Tanya Wilson - Carbon Group
Tanya Wilson
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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Tanya Wilson
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Tanya always strives to give the best quality of service to clients, and has been a part of the Bundaberg team since 2000. Tanya has 3 children and enjoys camping trips with the family. She is also an avid rugby league fan and a supporter of the Brisbane Broncos and Queensland State of Origin teams.
Ali Upchurch - Carbon Group
Ali Upchurch
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Ali Upchurch
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Ali brings an impressive 40 years of accounting admin experience to our team in Brisbane. Ali is an animal lover so outside of work she volunteers at Australia Zoo. She also enjoys staying active by going to the gym, walking and swimming, and spends her weekends relaxing with good food and wine with her family and friends. Fun fact about Ali is that she holds three citizenships in Australia, New Zealand and England.
Blanche Gunst - Carbon Group
Blanche Gunst
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Blanche Gunst
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Blanche joins us with more than 40 years of experience in administration. She’s worked in accounting for more 10 years and prior to that she worked in the oil and gas industry for 25 years. Blanche is committed to enhancing client rapport and ensuring seamless operations. Off-duty, Blanche enjoys music, playing the piano, dancing and spending time with her grandkids.
Breeana Murphy - Carbon Group
Breeana Murphy
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Breeana Murphy
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Breeana, with over eight years in administrative roles across diverse sectors such as accounting, legal and hospitality, brings a rich background to Carbon. A UQ marine science graduate, her journey from Brisbane to Melbourne and back reflects her adaptability and zest for life. Now a proud mother, Breeana blends her love for reading, family and arts, ensuring a perfect weekend with loved ones and books.
Georgie Knight | Carbon Group
Georgie Knight
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Georgie Knight
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
An admin powerhouse, Georgie has been a valued member of the Carbonite team since day one. After many years working at ING in Executive Assistant roles across insurance, banking and super, Georgie then moved to a large financial planning practice where she gained even more knowledge!
Heidi Newcombe - Carbon Group
Heidi Newcombe
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Heidi Newcombe
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Before transitioning into accounting administration in January 2022, Heidi worked in retail for 3 years. She also has a Certificate III in Business. Heidi thrives on the challenges and growth opportunities specifically in SMSF administration. Away from work, Heidi's passions include listening to music and going camping and 4WD-ing with her partner.
Jane Puliatti - Carbon Group
Jane Puliatti
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Jane Puliatti
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Jane started working in the finance and banking sector. Jane became a stay at home Mum to her 2 children in 1997 and began working part time with Carbon. Outside of work Jane loves spending time with her family, loves spending time at her farm with her horses and has recently taken up oil painting.
Kendall Griffiths - Carbon Group
Kendall Griffiths
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Kendall Griffiths
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Kendall started as one of our amazing receptionists with a passion for making clients feel at home. She now works in our Accounting & Tax team as a Team Administrator. Prior to Carbon, she worked at medical and cosmetic centre and as a bartender and waitress at Rottnest Island. Kendall enjoys staying active by walking, going to the gym and spending time at the beach.
Laura Baker - Carbon Group
Laura Baker
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Laura Baker
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
You’ll find Laura behind the front desk reception in our Ellenbrook office. She’s a valuable addition to the team, with over 15 years of experience in administration, starting as the fax room junior, to secretary, personal assistant, to document control and back. Our accountants would be lost without her! Laura has two young children, so any spare time outside of the office is spent being their PA!
Renae Brookes - Carbon Group
Renae Brookes
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Renae Brookes
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Renae joined Carbon in 2018 as a personal assistant, performing a wide range of administrative and PA duties to our team of accountants in Perth. Renae has a Cert I, II & III in Business, and a Cert II in Business Administration. Outside of work, you'll find Renae down at the beach with friends or visiting family in her home town of Goomalling.
Matilda Bain | Carbon Group
Tilly Bain
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Tilly Bain
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Tilly joins us as one of our Team Administrators, looking after our clients (and undoubtedly all of us as well). Tilly is most excited about the relationships she’ll form throughout the company and the perfect work/life balance. Tilly enjoys going camping or hiking, and her favourite holiday destination is Exmouth, famous for the clear turquoise water and marine life.
Emma Knight - Carbon Group
Emma Knight
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SENIOR TEAM ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Emma Knight
SENIOR TEAM ASSISTANT
With 15 years at Carbon Ipswich, Emma has risen from admin junior to senior team assistant, and is now the longest-standing assistant in the office. Her growth within the company also led her to assist with IT. Known as the office guru, Emma is the go-to person for help (we would be lost without her!). Outside the office, she enjoys crafting, camping and spending quality time with her family.
Annette Reis - Carbon Group
Annette Reis
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TEAM ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Annette Reis
TEAM ASSISTANT
Annette joined Carbon Ipswich as a team assistant in 2023, bringing a diverse background in secretarial roles across legal firms, government and business sectors. She thrives on the variety of work and client interactions, not to mention the excitement of deadlines! Outside of work, Annette enjoys reading, travelling, spending time with family and enjoying good food and good drinks with friends.
Kristy Koen | Carbon Group
Kristy Koen
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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Accounting & Tax
Kristy Koen
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Kristy joined us in 2017. Known for always having a smile on her face, Kristy loves chatting with clients and is always happy to help them with any query they have. With an infectious positive attitude, it’s no surprise that Kristy is a social butterfly. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and can never say no to a little retail therapy.
Wendy Carter | Carbon Group
Wendy Carter
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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Accounting & Tax
Wendy Carter
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
With over ten years’ worth of experience in administration, Wendy joined us in 2020. A great team player, Wendy enjoys the day-to-day antics with her colleagues and the diversity of clients. An ambassador for facing your fears, Wendy’s afraid of heights but went hot air ballooning (and loved it!).
Belinda Caviglia - Carbon Group
Belinda Caviglia
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Belinda Caviglia
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Belinda transitioned from telecoms to diverse roles in Hong Kong, including marketing and family business management, emphasising her multifaceted skills. Notably active in volunteerism, she's now at Carbon Elsternwick, thriving on continual learning. Outside of work, Belinda plays and teaches Mahjong and enjoys spending quality time with her family.
Bronwyn Wear - Carbon Group
Bronwyn Wear
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Bronwyn Wear
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Having worked in accounting since 2007, Bronwyn plays an integral role within our admin team in Parafield. Bronwyn loves that she’s able to chat with clients, make them feel welcome and get to know them on a deeper level. When she’s not at work, you can find Bronwyn spending quality time with friends or her two daughters, either going for lunch or watching thriller films on Netflix.
Daniel Foster - Carbon Group
Danielle Foster
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Danielle Foster
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
With nearly eight years in accounting admin, Danielle's diverse background also spans sales and audio engineering. She thrives in team settings and brings a versatile skill set. When she's not at work, Danielle likes to socialise with friends and family, travel, listen to music and practice yoga and Pilates.
Greta Cassidy - Carbon Group
Greta Cassidy
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Greta Cassidy
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Greta joins our Mt Waverley team with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of the Philippines and 15 years of professional experience. Before moving to Australia, she worked at a Japanese law firm for 4 years as an Accounts Assistant. Outside work, Greta enjoys long weekends spent reading, Lego, photography, tennis and F1.
Jorgia Dunn - Carbon Group
Jorgia Dunn
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Jorgia Dunn
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Originally from New Zealand, Jorgia moved to Australia seven years ago and has worked in accounting admin since she was 15. She recently completed a certificate in events and has loved incorporating her skills in her role by organising our Brisbane office social events. Outside of work, you can usually find Jorgia going on nature walks, going to the beach, reading and spending time with friends.
Julie Odgers - Carbon Group
Julie Odgers
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Julie Odgers
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Julie brings a diverse administrative background to our team, with recent experience in aged care and a history in banking. While new to the world of accounting, she’s no stranger to bookkeeping, managing the books for her own business while raising her family. Julie enjoys reading, cooking, crafts, brunches with girlfriends and swimming with her kids.
Martin Durr - Carbon Group
Martin Durr
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Martin Durr
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Martin joined our accounting team over a year ago and is currently completing a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. A big cat lover, Martin will never turn down the opportunity to see pictures of his colleague's cats. Outside of work, Martin enjoys gaming, hiking, snowboarding and petting cats.
Melissa Connolly - Carbon Group
Melissa Connolly
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Melissa Connolly
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Mel is one of our Administration Assistant's in the Bundaberg office and has been a vital part of the team since 2013. She strives to give clients the best service possible with her welcoming nature and efficient service. Outside of work, Mel makes the most of her time with her family, as well as going to the gym and catching up with friends.
Natalie Vanson - Carbon Group
Natalie Vanson
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Natalie Vanson
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Natalie has been working in the accounting industry for almost ten years and is a true asset to our admin team in Parafield. Her favourite thing about her role is the ability to form relationships with clients and bond with her colleagues. Outside of work, you’ll find Natalie either at the gym, spending time with family and friends or going for long nature walks.
Rebecca-Jo Lewis
Rebecca-Jo Lewis
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Rebecca-Jo Lewis
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Bec is one of our Administration Assistants who supports our Gympie office. Having worked in accounting firms since finishing high school and completing her Diploma of Management, this makes Bec a valuable member of the team. Outside of work, she loves a good BBQ and being adventurous with her two sons (especially when there are animals involved!).
Robyn Ginsburg - Carbon Group
Robyn Ginsburg
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Robyn Ginsburg
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Robyn joins us with over 20 years of experience as an office manager and administrator. Having built strong relationships with clients and helping them in any way she can, Robyn is a valued member of our Elsternwick office. Outside work, Robyn likes to spend her days with her mum and two grandkids.
Tracey Larcombe - Carbon Group
Tracey Larcombe
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Tracey Larcombe
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Tracey joins Carbon with over 16 years of admin experience (4 of which have been in the accounting industry). Prior to this, she spent 20 years working in banking so it’s safe to say that our Bundaberg team are in very safe hands! Tracey loves to relax on the weekend and can be found at the beach, reading a new book or meeting a friend for coffee.
Glenys Ivory - Carbon Group
Glenys Ivory
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CLIENT SERVICES ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Glenys Ivory
CLIENT SERVICES ASSISTANT
From city to rural locations, Glenys has thrived in diverse accounting roles, with a fond attachment to client-facing receptionist roles. She cherishes seeing clients evolve from first tax returns to growth of a new business. Outside of work, Glenys loves gardening, road trips and long-lunches.
Carlee Raissis - Carbon Group
Carlee Raissis
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PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Carlee Raissis
PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Carlee joined our accounting team in 2019, whipping the accountants into shape and ensuring our clients are looked after. Her 9+ years of experience in accounting admin made her perfect for the busy role. Carlee loves to travel anywhere sunny and warm, and is planning her next trip. The big question is will she go back to Croatia or explore Malta? 
Amelia Scott - Carbon Group
Amelia Scott
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RECEPTIONIST
Accounting & Tax
Amelia Scott
RECEPTIONIST
Jet-setting from Canada to Adelaide, Amelia brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as a receptionist. Armed with a Bachelor of Business Management, she's carved a niche in admin and reception duties. When not manning the front desk, Amelia's on a new hiking trail in the Adelaide hills, book in hand or savouring a meal with family.
Allison Gardiner - Carbon Group
Allison Gardiner
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Allison Gardiner
PARTNER
With over two decades working with small business owners in Melbourne, Allison understands what causes stress and how bookkeepers can implement systems and strategies to minimise it. Allison’s practice focuses on systems and automation, helping to make life easier for everyone.
Gail Rogerson - Carbon Group
Gail Rogerson
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Gail Rogerson
PARTNER
Having experience in being a broad minded logistical thinker, Gail has the skillset to assess, plan and implement a project utilising the people and resources available to provide mutually beneficial results
Wellington Takakura - Carbon Group
Wellington Takakura
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Wellington Takakura
PARTNER
Wellington joined us in 2019 when The Accounts Studio merged with us to launch Carbon Sydney. As a partner, Wellington takes pride in helping his clients work efficiently through automation, so they can focus on growing their business. Wellington is originally from Brazil, and moved to Australia in 2010 for a 6-month trip but never returned!
Trudi Yip - Carbon Group
Trudi Yip
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Trudi Yip
PARTNER
Trudi joined us as a Partner in Sydney, following the partnership between her firm Numeric Eight and Carbon. Outside the office, Trudi enjoys spending time with her husband and their two Cavoodles, and can often be found still helping out the family business at the Sydney Markets.
Marc Wiriadisastra - Carbon Group
Marc Wiriadisastra
CA
PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Marc Wiriadisastra
PARTNER
Marc joined Carbon in 2017 as the establishing partner of our business advisory division, bringing along with him an excess of 7 years’ experience servicing a portfolio of international, listed, government and private clients. He enjoys providing financial support to his clients which results in their business growing.
Dale Ettridge - Carbon Group
Dale Ettridge
CA
PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Dale Ettridge
PARTNER
A Chartered Accountant with a background in Audit, Dale joined us as Manager - Enterprise Advisory looking for a new challenge. In less than a year, Dale became a Partner in our Bookkeeping & CFO Services division. One of Dale’s favourite parts about his work is the opportunity to get to know people, and he loves a good chat. 
Kate Kapovic - Carbon Group
Kate Kapovic
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Kate Kapovic
PARTNER
Working in the financial services industry for the past seven years, Kate discovered her love of working with small businesses, being their back-end support and seeing them grow. In 2020, Kate became a Bookkeeping & CFO Services partner and works from our Mornington Peninsula office.
Deb Vawdrey
Deb Vawdrey
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Deb Vawdrey
PARTNER
Deb has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years, most of which has been spent running her own bookkeeping business. Not only is Deb a registered BAS Agent, Xero and MYOB partner but she also spent a couple of years teaching Cert IV Financial Services (Bookkeeping). She also teaches yoga, loves local food and wine with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors.
Jason Parish - Carbon Group
Jason Parish
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jason Parish
PARTNER
Jason joined Carbon in 2020 as a partner within our advisory division. After successfully owning and managing Parish Business Services for many years, he made the decision to join our network to experience the benefits of a forward-thinking accounting firm with a passion for technology.
Maree Hornsby - Carbon Group
Maree Hornsby
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PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Maree Hornsby
PARTNER
Maree has a Certificate IV in Accounting from Chisholm, and is a BAS Agent. Maree’s background includes working with Bunnings, Subway and the ABS. Maree is a problem solver, and when not working, spends time with her happily blended family with husband Matt, and four kids.
Adrian Armstrong - Carbon Group
Adrian Armstrong
CA
DIRECTOR
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Adrian Armstrong
DIRECTOR
Adrian joins our Bookkeeping & CFO Services team with over 25 years of experience including senior roles at Ernst & Young and KPMG. He excels in strategic finance, M&As and risk management across diverse industries. With a strong focus on governance, project management and system implementations, Adrian's leadership spans finance, IT, HR and more. His strategic foresight and expertise in statutory reporting and compliance have been pivotal in guiding businesses towards growth and adaptation.
Jack Schoppe - Carbon Group
Jack Schoppe
CA
FINANCE MANAGER & CORPORATE ADVISOR
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jack Schoppe
FINANCE MANAGER & CORPORATE ADVISOR
With a background in auditing, Jack, a Chartered Accountant and an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia, has 11.5 years of experience providing various audit/assurance services for listed, private and not-for-profit entities. Specialising in mining, technology and industrial sectors, he's worked in Perth, London, the Philippines and several other Australian cities. Outside of work, Jack enjoys golf, fitness, learning Portuguese, scuba diving, travelling and being a sports fanatic.
Gavin Raimondi - Carbon Group
Gavin Raimondi
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SENIOR MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Gavin Raimondi
SENIOR MANAGER
As a Senior Manager, Gavin joins our Bookkeeping & CFO Services team in Osborne Park. After graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor in Commerce (Accounting and Finance), Gavin has extensive experience in tax and commerce, particularly as a Financial Controller in manufacturing and logistics. He's passionate about football (both AFL and NFL) and enjoys picnics, family dinners and quality time with his wife, son and dogs.
Ainslie Simpson - Carbon Group
Ainslie Simpson
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SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Ainslie Simpson
SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Ainslie joined the bookkeeping team at Carbon after completing her Cert IV in Financial Services at WiseClick Training. She’s responsible for the setup, training and troubleshooting within the bookkeeping department. Ainslie ran the financial side of her husband’s business whilst bringing up their two sons. Outside of work, Ainslie enjoys cooking, the beach and running. She’s even run a marathon!
Lisa Cash - Carbon Group
Lisa Cash
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SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Lisa Cash
SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Lisa has a wealth of experience in accounts roles, entering the industry straight from school. Her clients thought it was hilarious when she got married and her surname became Cash; very appropriate for a bookkeeper! Lisa enjoys travelling, and spent three years touring round London and Europe in her 20s. Lisa has her Cert IV in Bookkeeping and is Xero certified.
Madelein Combrink - Carbon Group
Madelein Combrink
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SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Madelein Combrink
SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Originally from South Africa, Madelein has a BA law degree and 10 years of work experience as a state prosecutor. She uprooted and moved to Australia in 2008 and now calls Perth home. Madelein had a complete career change, and gained her Cert IV in Financial Services, later achieving her MYOB and Xero certification. Her hobbies include a glass (or two) of wine and speeding on her jet ski.
Jacqueline Cardeaux - Carbon Group
Jacqueline Cardeaux
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SENIOR CLIENT & QUALITY MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jacqueline Cardeaux
SENIOR CLIENT & QUALITY MANAGER
An accountant with over two decades of experience, what Jacqueline enjoys most about the accounting industry is the opportunity to support clients in a variety of different industries. She also spent 12 years in Asia for a resort developer in the hospitality industry. Outside of work, Jacqueline loves travelling, gardening and watching her son play sport.
Analita de Santana - Carbon Group
Analita de Santana
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Analita de Santana
CLIENT MANAGER
Originally from South Africa, Analita began her career as an Assistant Accountant before moving to Brisbane and completing a Diploma of Accounting. Her family's entrepreneurial background influenced her passion for working with talented business owners and helping them with their books. Analita enjoys painting, reading, a good glass of wine and spends her free time learning to play the guitar.
Deimer Meija Duran | Carbon Group
Deimer Mejia Duran
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Deimer Mejia Duran
CLIENT MANAGER
Having previously worked for major corporations in a variety of different industries, Deimer brings a wealth of knowledge to Carbon. Being able to see the impact he can have on a business is what Deimer loves most about his role. Originally from Colombia, Deimer spends his weekends exploring Melbourne and trying new restaurants with his friends and family.
Lani Walker - Carbon Group
Lani Walker
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Lani Walker
CLIENT MANAGER
After moving from hotel management to vendor advocacy, Lani realised she didn’t know enough about bookkeeping and decided to complete a Cert IV in Bookkeeping. She quickly realised this was the career for her and has since completed a Diploma in Accounting. Lani loves the challenge of having a problem to work out and cannot stress the importance of having your books in order.
Lisa Bergin - Carbon Group
Lisa Bergin
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Lisa Bergin
CLIENT MANAGER
In between raising her four kids, Lisa has extensive experience in accounts, payroll and admin. Before Carbon, she worked in construction for 18 years and dabbled in running her own business. Now as a Client Manager, she loves problem solving and being in an inclusive environment. Passionate about the outdoors, Lisa loves to swim (eyes shut due to sharks), bike, run and spend time with her family camping.
Liz Peacock - Carbon Group
Liz Peacock
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Liz Peacock
CLIENT MANAGER
Liz became a Carbonite after her business Keeping Numbers partnered with us, bringing over 35 years of industry experience. She's a Registered BAS Agent and has run two successful bookkeeping firms. Liz loves crunching numbers and teaching others how to stay on top of theirs. When not working, she enjoys e-bike riding, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Lynn Winks - Carbon Group
Lynn Winks
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Lynn Winks
CLIENT MANAGER
With 43 years in the workforce and 20 dedicated to bookkeeping, Lynn is an asset to our team. She's also a Registered BAS Agent and has a Cert IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping. Outside of work, Lynn enjoys a good cup of coffee, walking her dog, spending time with her family or catching up on sleep.
Marianne Kontossis - Carbon Group
Marianne Kontossis
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Marianne Kontossis
CLIENT MANAGER
Marianne’s passion for bookkeeping first started when she became the bookkeeper for her family business while raising her two children. This led her to complete a Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. Marianne quickly realised how beneficial it was to a business’ success to have your books in order. Marianne’s hobbies outside of work include reading, cooking and exploring Melbourne city with her family.
Natalie Serrao - Carbon Group
Natalie Serrao
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Natalie Serrao
CLIENT MANAGER
Having worked with us since 2012, Natalie started off as the bookkeeper for her husband's business. Since moving to Australia, she continued with her bookkeeping and joined the WiseClick team. She has her Cert IV in Bookkeeping and is currently studying for her Cert IV in Accounting. Natalie has a passion for photography and spends her spare time snapping away.
Pujan Tamrakar - Carbon Group
Pujan Tamrakar
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Pujan Tamrakar
CLIENT MANAGER
Pujan is a Client Manager in our Bookkeeping & CFO Services team. A qualified CPA with over 8 years of audit experience, he transitioned to virtual CFO services two years ago. He holds an MBA in Finance from ECU. Pujan enjoys understanding business systems and implementing improvement strategies. Outside of work, he loves cooking, baking, camping, gardening and DIY projects with his family.
Sam Leslie - Carbon Group
Samantha Leslie
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Samantha Leslie
CLIENT MANAGER
With a Bachelor of Commerce and 2.5 years of experience as a Tax Accountant and Senior Bookkeeper, Samantha joins our Bookkeeping & CFO Services team as a Client Manager. Studying to be a Chartered Accountant, Samantha enjoys the diversity of clients and industries, coupled with opportunities to travel. Outside of work, Samantha enjoys reading, music, motorsport and time with family and friends.
Sonia Perez Gomez - Carbon Group
Sonia Perez Gomez
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Sonia Perez Gomez
CLIENT MANAGER
Originally from Colombia, Sonia has a Cert IV in Bookkeeping, Diploma in Business and a Degree in Business Management. Being a BAS Agent and having over 10 years of experience, Sonia loves to learn and make life simpler for her clients. Sonia has a passion for helping people and when not working, leads a full life with her young family and assisting Columbian students to get ahead.
Cheryl Della Marta - Carbon Group
Cheryl Della Marta
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ONBOARDING & ACCOUNT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Cheryl Della Marta
ONBOARDING & ACCOUNT MANAGER
With over 20 years of experience and a passion for business growth, Cheryl has managed finances in various sectors before joining Carbon as an Account Manager. She enjoys simplifying complex processes to help businesses prepare for the future. Cheryl is a Registered BAS Agent and holds a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and an Associate Degree in Business. Outside of work, she loves reading, playing the piano, skiing, and family BBQs.
Vanessa Wong - Carbon Group
Vanessa Wong
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ONBOARDING & ACCOUNT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Vanessa Wong
ONBOARDING & ACCOUNT MANAGER
With a double major from UNSW in Accounting & Business and Economic Strategies, Vanessa is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 15 years of experience. She works across a range of industries serving both small businesses and commercial entities. Passionate about treating clients' accounts as her own, she thrives on delivering optimal outcomes. Outside of work, Vanessa loves traveling, outdoor activities and making memories with her partner, puppy and loved ones.
Annie Chan - Carbon Group
Annie Chan
CPA
ACCOUNT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Annie Chan
ACCOUNT MANAGER
With a Bachelor of Commerce, Annie (a Certified Practicing Accountant) has been in the accounting/bookkeeping industry for 25 years. Prior to joining us, she worked in retail for over 15 years and was rewarded with free shoes! When she's not balancing the books, Annie can be found cycling, hiking indulging in retail therapy or simply unwinding.
Tapish Arora - Carbon Group
Tapish Arora
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ACCOUNT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Tapish Arora
ACCOUNT MANAGER
With over seven years in accounting, including time at top global firms, Tapish holds a Masters of Professional Accounting. His expertise spans Xero software, client training and third-party integrations. Before accounting, Tapish spent time in HR and sales. A keen discussionist on stocks and the economy, outside work, Tapish is either at the gym, hiking or enjoying family weekends.
Anish Shakya - Carbon Group
Anish Shakya
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DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Anish Shakya
DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Looking to develop his career, Anish moved to Australia in 2016 and completed his Masters in Accounting. Since 2019, he has been thriving, working with a diverse range of clients. Anish also deeply values the varied dynamics of his team. Outside of work, Anish enjoys hiking, graphic design and video games.
Camille Enriquez - Carbon Group
Camille Enriquez
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DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Camille Enriquez
DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Holding a Master of Professional Accounting from UTS, Camille is now on her way to becoming a CPA. With over five years of bookkeeping experience spanning education, migration and recycling, she enjoys the diverse challenges and opportunities each day presents. A competitive swimmer for over two decades, Camille loves to spend her weekends diving into a good book and brunch with friends.
Cynthia Wu - Carbon Group
Cynthia Wu
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DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Cynthia Wu
DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Cynthia has been helping SMEs across various industries since 2008, backed by a Diploma in Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration. She enjoys in diversifying her industry knowledge and streamlining accounting processes for clients, offering tech support when needed. Outside of work, Cynthia can be found at a spa or exploring different parts of Australia and enjoying fun family activities with her kids.
Danushika Janahiram - Carbon Group
Danushika Janahiram
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DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Danushika Janahiram
DELIVERY TEAM LEADER
Starting as a bookkeeper in Sri Lanka, Danu moved to Australia in 2019 and has 7 years of diverse accounting experience. Her qualifications include Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA UK), Bachelor in Human Resource Management and Masters of Accounting. Outside of work, Danu loves to cook and try new cuisines with her friends.
Catherine Meagher - Carbon Group
Catherine Meagher
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SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Catherine Meagher
SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
Catherine brings over a decade of bookkeeping expertise, with most of that time spent running her own bookkeeping business. Joining Carbon in 2023, she holds a Cert IV in Bookkeeping, a Diploma in Business Studies and a Bachelor in Accounting. Her interests outside of work include share and crypto trading, travelling and going to new restaurants, art expositions or movies.
Jasmina Nesic - Carbon Group
Jasmina Nesic
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SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jasmina Nesic
SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
Jasmina's two-decade journey in bookkeeping spans numerous sectors including manufacturing, hospitality and real estate. Her expertise blossomed from working in law and accounting firms to running her own practice for 10 years. She finds joy in streamlining processes and enabling clients to focus on business growth. Off-duty, Jasmina loves to paint, explore art exhibitions, tend to her garden and relax by the beach with a good book.
Trish Whiting - Carbon Group
Trish Whiting
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SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Trish Whiting
SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
With over 40 years’ experience in many industries, Trish has spent the last few years working her way up the accounting ladder. She is also currently completing a Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. What she enjoys most is helping clients make sense of their accounting systems. Outside of work, you’ll find Trish gardening, horse riding, staying active or socialising with her friends and family.
Arbelle Llano - Carbon Group
Arbelle Llano
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Arbelle Llano
BOOKKEEPER
Arbelle joins our Swan Valley team with six years of experience in the bookkeeping industry and a Bachelor of Accountancy. What she loves most about the industry is that there is never a dull moment or lack of challenges. Arbelle’s knack for organisation extends beyond work, often leading to home makeovers. She also enjoys camping, travelling and being with her family.
Belinda Worrad - Carbon Group
Belinda Worrad
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Belinda Worrad
BOOKKEEPER
Belinda, our newest bookkeeper from Bundaberg, pivoted from a rewarding career in education to finance, backed by a Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. Her interests outside of work include gardening, cooking and restoring cars and furniture. Belinda also loves to spend her weekends driving up the coast or inland to explore and find new hidden gems.
Christina Stephens - Carbon Group
Christina Stephens
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Christina Stephens
BOOKKEEPER
Christina, with her Advanced Diploma in Accounting, transitioned from travel to finance, working originally as an accounts payable officer and now as a bookkeeper. Beyond work, Christina's passionate about reading, fitness and spending time with loved ones.
Colleen Kemble - Carbon Group
Colleen Kemble
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Colleen Kemble
BOOKKEEPER
Colleen joins us with a Diploma in Accounting and 20 years of experience working with commercial construction, hospitality, health and retail businesses. On her way to becoming a Registered BAS Agent, Colleen enjoys liberating clients from the burden of paperwork, allowing them to pursue their passions. Outside of work, she balances her time between family sports activities and camping trips.
Georgia Godden - Carbon Group
Georgia Godden
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Georgia Godden
BOOKKEEPER
Georgia joins our Gympie team as our newest Administration Assistant and in 2023 she stepped into the role of Bookkeeper. Her favourite part of her role is that she gets to meet and build lasting relationships with clients. Outside of work, Georgia enjoys gardening, cooking, reading and exploring new places outside of town.
Heather Wilson | Carbon Group
Heather Wilson
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Heather Wilson
BOOKKEEPER
Heather joins us with over ten years of administration and payroll experience and is currently completing a Bachelor of Commerce. Heather’s favourite part of her job is getting to share that special moment with a client when they’re no longer stressed by their books. When she’s not at work, Heather enjoys spending time at the beach or watching movies with her family.
Ingrid Garcia - Carbon Group
Ingrid Garcia
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Ingrid Garcia
BOOKKEEPER
With a string of qualifications and more than seven years of experience in the industry, Ingrid brings a wealth of expertise to the table. She got her start in the industry by helping her family establish a building company in Colombia and after five years of working in accounts receivable, she moved to Australia to start her own hospitality business. Outside of work, Ingrid loves to spend time with her family and dance to Latin music.
Jaqueline Hobbs - Carbon Group
Jacqueline Hobbs
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jacqueline Hobbs
BOOKKEEPER
Jacqueline fell into bookkeeping eight years ago and discovered a passion for order and efficiency. With a Cert IV in Bookkeeping & Accounting, she enjoys transforming financial chaos into streamlined success for small businesses. She also has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and spent 13 years working in that field. Outside of work, Jacqueline enjoys a quiet weekend with her family.
Josh Wiriadisastra - Carbon Group
Josh Wiriadisastra
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Josh Wiriadisastra
BOOKKEEPER
Currently in his first year of university, Josh joins us as a junior bookkeeper. Being relatively new to the industry, Josh enjoys being able to gain practical experience by working with his colleagues and clients. Josh’s hobbies outside of work include sports (basketball, AFL, MMA just to name a few!) and catching up with friends.
Kris Murray - Carbon Group
Kristy Murray
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Kristy Murray
BOOKKEEPER
Kris joined us in late 2020 with a wealth of industry knowledge from customer service, retail, administration, accounts, and bookkeeping. She is an Affiliate member of the institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). Having previously worked in small family business partnership she understands first-hand the challenges these groups face. She is a mum of two and when time permits, she loves to sew or read.
Penni Ditchmen - Carbon Group
Penni Ditchmen
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Penni Ditchmen
BOOKKEEPER
Penni has been involved in the accounting industry since 1994 and brings to Carbon extensive knowledge in MYOB, GST and BAS. She prides herself in her ability to work closely with both her clients and alongside our accountants, making her an invaluable member of the team. Outside of work Penni runs a small online business specialising in custom made children’s clothing.
Sandi Donehue - Carbon Group
Sandi Donehue
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Sandi Donehue
BOOKKEEPER
Prior to moving to Australia, Sandi completed a Bachelor in Business Administration at USC and worked in sales. She transitioned to finance after raising her kids, completing a Cert IV in Bookkeeping. Now with over four years at Carbon, she manages diverse accounts with precision and enjoys building trusted relationships. Passionate about sports, she plays competitive tennis and values outdoor moments with friends.
Santi Yasay - Carbon Group
Santi Yasay
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Santi Yasay
BOOKKEEPER
After 13 years with Sydney Water Corporation as an accounts/customer service officer, Santi moved to Perth. While raising her two kids, she completed a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting. She has 8 years of bookkeeping experience and has spent those years as a bookkeeper at 4 different accounting firms. Outside work, Santi likes travelling, going to the gym and spending time with family and her dogs.
Tanya Dellaca - Carbon Group
Tanya Dellaca
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Tanya Dellaca
BOOKKEEPER
Having previously worked in retail payroll and payroll/industrial relations in the health sector, Tanya brings a wealth of knowledge to our bookkeeping team. Outside of work, Tanya enjoys watching her children play sport and catching up with friends.
Alec Orlino - Carbon Group
Alec Orlino
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Alec Orlino
DELIVERY TEAM
Starting his career in audit, Alec has previously worked for well-known international auditing firms. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and is currently completing a Master's in Accounting. He enjoys the continuous learning and networking opportunities. Outside of work, Alec is passionate about art, photography and sharing a drink (or two) with his friends.
Anil Shrestha - Carbon Group
Anil Shrestha
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Anil Shrestha
DELIVERY TEAM
Anil brings extensive experience from his roles as a Senior Account Officer in construction and Senior Executive in a multinational company in Nepal. Specialising in construction, he enjoys engaging with diverse professionals and ensuring robust financial frameworks for projects. A lover of table tennis and movies, Anil enjoys going to the beach with his family and friends.
Arisa Shakya - Carbon Group
Arisa Shakya
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Arisa Shakya
DELIVERY TEAM
Joining us with a Bachelor of Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration, Arisa has been making her mark in the industry for a year now. An adventurous foodie, Arisa loves discovering new recipes and restaurants. Outside of work, she loves quality time with her family.
Mary Ann Cao - Carbon Group
Mary Ann Cao
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Mary Ann Cao
DELIVERY TEAM
Mary Ann earned her Bachelor of Science (Accountancy) from the Philippines in 2013. With a decade of experience in bookkeeping and accounting across the US, Ireland and Australia, she's passionate about helping clients achieve financial freedom. Outside of work, she dreams of beach days, mountain climbing, films and diving into a great book with an iced coffee.
Paula Morel - Carbon Group
Paula Morel
CPA
DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Paula Morel
DELIVERY TEAM
Paula, a CPA with over two decades of experience, started her career in audit before moving into management accounting and IT. Specialising in streamlining processes and enhancing financial literacy, she’s passionate about technology and cloud integration. Outside work, she enjoys the scenic beauty of Sydney's Northern Beaches, and loves to cook, ski, cycle and sing.
Rashmi Manandhar - Carbon Group
Rashmi Manandhar
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Rashmi Manandhar
DELIVERY TEAM
With over 11 years in retail, Rashmi excels in enhancing monetary controls through her strong analytical and organisational skills. Specialising in managing company accounts, tax payments and payroll, she values a culture that fosters personal growth. Outside work, she enjoys trail walks and making memories with her daughter and family.
Shifa Mansuri - Carbon Group
Shifa Mansuri
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Shifa Mansuri
DELIVERY TEAM
With a Masters in Commerce, Shifa is actively pursuing her CPA qualification. She also has an SAP FICO certification and an accounting technician certificate from ICAI. With six years of accounting experience under her belt, Shifa thrives on the challenges the industry brings, using her analytical skills to find solutions. Outside the office, she loves hiking, watching movies and listening to music.
Sunsanee Chotsungnoen - Carbon Group
Sunsanee Chotsungnoen
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DELIVERY TEAM
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Sunsanee Chotsungnoen
DELIVERY TEAM
Sunsanee brings over five years of bookkeeping experience a Master's Degree in Accounting from Central Queensland University to our Sydney team. Her passion lies in collaborating with diverse businesses and embracing the continual learning that the industry offers. When not navigating financial landscapes, Sunsanee enjoys cooking and exploring the world through travel vloggers on YouTube. Her ideal weekend is spending time with family, friends and her two beloved cats.
Simone Colreavy | Carbon Group
Simone Colreavy
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PAYROLL MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Simone Colreavy
PAYROLL MANAGER
Originally from Ireland, Simone moved to Perth in 2012 and works in our bookkeeping team. Simone’s favourite thing about her role is that she can help her clients not only understand their numbers but help them improve their processes. With two young children, Simone’s weekends are pretty full with sports, dance classes and parties but she does love catching up with her friends for dinner.
Simran Thind - Carbon Group
Simran Thind
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PAYROLL SPECIALIST
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Simran Thind
PAYROLL SPECIALIST
Simran is a payroll pro who loves crunching numbers and working within a team. With two years of experience and a Bachelor of Accounting from La Trobe University, Simran helps clients navigate the accounting and tax side of their business. In her free time, Simran loves hanging out with family and friends, streaming Netflix, working out and trying new restaurants on weekends.
Nashin Omar - Carbon Group
Nashin Omar
CA
CLIENT SUCCESS SPECIALIST
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Nashin Omar
CLIENT SUCCESS SPECIALIST
Nashin brings a rich blend of technical expertise and interpersonal skills from her background in external audit and financial reporting. As a Chartered Accountant with a double degree, she excels in engaging clients and teams alike. Nashin has lived in multiple countries (Bangladesh, Singapore, Scotland and South Korea to name a few!) and enjoys audiobooks, interior design and family time.
Beth Goode - Carbon Group
Beth Goode
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OFFICE MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Beth Goode
OFFICE MANAGER
Beth joins our Bookkeeping team with 11 years’ experience working in the building and construction industry with a strong foundation in business administration. On the weekends, you can find Beth spending time with her family and friends.
Samantha McAneney - Carbon Group
Samantha McAneney
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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Samantha McAneney
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Sam joined us in 2022 with over 20 years as an Early Childhood Educator. She thrives on supporting the team with various admin queries, embracing the daily challenges and continuous learning opportunities. She's passionate about swimming, yoga and coastal walks. On weekends, Sam enjoys spending the day at the beach with her family and their cavoodle, Maddie, after breakfast at their favourite local spot.
Laura Lawson - Carbon Group
Laura Lawson
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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Laura Lawson
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Laura brings over 15 years of diverse administrative experience across multiple industries, including telecommunications, appliance repair centres, and gaming companies, to our esteemed Forrestdale team. When she’s not at work, you can find Laura drinking coffee, buried in a good book or enjoying a cosy weekend at home with her family.
Carlene Lamperd - Carbon Group
Carlene Lamperd
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Carlene Lamperd
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Carlene is one of our OG’s, having started with us back in 2018. She took some time off when she had her son and returned in 2022 to assist our Melbourne bookkeeping team. Even with a brief career break, Carlene has perfectly slid back into her role and it’s as if no time has passed. Outside of work, you’ll find Carlene enjoying a sleep in, going for walks and trying a new pub each weekend.
Stefanie Balt - Carbon Group
Stef Balt
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PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Stef Balt
PERSONAL ASSISTANT
With a client-focused background in retail, recruitment and health and fitness, Stef joined our Bookkeeping & CFO Services team as a Personal Assistant, embracing (and excelling in) an industry she was unfamiliar with. Outside of work, Stef enjoys being the “cool” aunt, playing piano with a glass of red, and socialising with friends. Stef is also a fully qualified graphic designer and still likes to dabble when she has the time.
Josh Dearle as Carbon Group
Josh Dearle
CA
PARTNER
R&D and Grants
Josh Dearle
PARTNER
Josh Dearle is a CA who joined Carbon in 2020 with a wealth of experience in helping businesses access the R&D tax incentive. Having worked at EY, Grant Thorton, BDO and Deloitte, Josh worked with a variety of businesses and enjoys forming lasting relationships.
Fenix Bryant - Carbon Group
Fenix Bryant
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PARTNER
Concierge
Fenix Bryant
PARTNER
Fenix Bryant partnered with Carbon in 2019 to launch Carbon Concierge. As someone who thrives on achieving the best possible result for clients, Fenix finds value in being able to find a solution for every business’ problem.
David Riddell - Carbon Group
David Riddell
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MANAGER
Concierge
David Riddell
MANAGER
David Riddell joined Carbon in 2019 as we launched Carbon Concierge and brings his people and communication skills to the division. As someone who loves working with and helping businesses, David enjoys helping business owners find more time in their day to focus on what’s important to them.
Mark Spencer - Carbon Group
Mark Spencer
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DIRECTOR
Insurance Brokers
Mark Spencer
DIRECTOR
Mark joined Carbon in 2020 to head-up our insurance division. With nearly 30 years experience within the Perth Intermediated Insurance sector, Mark has extensive knowledge of both industry and product disciplines which he passes onto his SME and corporate clients.
Jill Munro - Carbon Group
Jill Munro
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DIRECTOR
Insurance Brokers
Jill Munro
DIRECTOR
Jill Munro joined us in 2022 with over 25 years of experience as a broker. In her spare time, she enjoys wining and dining at a nice restaurant with her friends. When she’s not dining out, you’ll likely find her out on the golf course or enjoying a day at the beach.
Belinda Lucas
Belinda Lucas
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ACCOUNT MANAGER
Insurance Brokers
Belinda Lucas
ACCOUNT MANAGER
As an Account Manager, Belinda enjoys meeting clients and the variety of businesses that she gets to insure. In her downtime, Belinda can be found in her sewing room making quilts and watching romantic comedies with a glass of wine! Belinda loves Europe and has visited several times yet still hasn’t seen all of it!
Rodney Carter | Carbon Group
Rodney Carter
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ACCOUNT MANAGER
Insurance Brokers
Rodney Carter
ACCOUNT MANAGER
Rodney joined our Business Insurance team in 2021 as our newest Account Manager. He brings 28 years’ worth of experience to the team and loves to help his clients reduce their risk exposure. Rodney loves the outdoors and can be found running or cycling when he’s not at work.
Sandra Paolino | Carbon Group
Sandra Paolino
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ASSISTANT CLIENT MANAGER
Insurance Brokers
Sandra Paolino
ASSISTANT CLIENT MANAGER
Sandra is an asset to our Business Insurance division, joining us with over 15 years of experience. She loves the hands-on aspect of her role and being able to help her clients with all their insurance needs. Sandra lived in Rome for a year and a half and swears by the food, history and architecture. A Fun fact about Sandra is that she knows how to salsa, which always makes her a party favourite!
Alana Byrne - Carbon Group
Alana Byrne
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BROKER ASSISTANT
Insurance Brokers
Alana Byrne
BROKER ASSISTANT
Alana joins our insurance team as a Broker Assistant, marking her first role in the industry. She is currently studying Psychology and HR at university while completing her insurance broking qualifications. Alana thrives on the daily learning opportunities, the challenges and versatility of her work, and the uniqueness of each client. Outside of work, she enjoys camping, travelling, podcasts and watching live bands with friends.
Blair Milne - Carbon Group
Blair Milne
MA (Hons) ADFP AFP®
DIRECTOR
Wealth Management
Blair Milne
DIRECTOR
Blair joined Carbon in 2022 and launched our Wealth Management division in Brisbane. For Blair, being able to help his clients see their goals come to fruition is the most fulfilling component of what he does. Outside of work, he enjoys running, cycling or playing footy.
Rob Rush - Carbon Group
Robert Rush
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DIRECTOR
Wealth Management
Robert Rush
DIRECTOR
With a rich history spanning over 50 years in financial services, Robert brings extensive experience from his time as a Senior Executive and Director in banking to the Carbon Brisbane team. His profound knowledge spans lending, investing, business and risk management. A passionate target shooter, Robert has represented both his state and country. His weekends involve a Saturday sleep-in and spending time with his grandkids.
Jamie Tonus - Carbon Group
Jamie Tonus
BCom GradDipFP
FINANCIAL PLANNER
Wealth Management
Jamie Tonus
FINANCIAL PLANNER
With seven years of experience, Jamie brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and has experience as Compliance Analyst. This experience has helped him in providing ethical advice to clients. His perfect weekend includes a morning cycle or dog walk, coffee with friends and watching the West Coast Eagles, his favourite team in the AFL.
Mark Edwards - Carbon Group
Mark Edwards
BCom DFP CFP®
FINANCIAL PLANNER
Wealth Management
Mark Edwards
FINANCIAL PLANNER
Mark Edwards has worked in financial services since 1999 and values the friendships he has formed with clients over the years. He has a Bachelor of Commerce in Property and Finance, a Diploma of Financial Planning and is also Certified Financial Planner (CFP). In his free time, Mark enjoys windsurfing and spending time with his family, and will soon give wood carving a crack.
Karen Jonas - Carbon Group
Karen Jonas
DFP
PARAPLANNER
Wealth Management
Karen Jonas
PARAPLANNER
With a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Karen started her career in investment banking. After 7 years in finance and a break to have kids, Karen transitioned to financial planning and has been a paraplanner for over 15 years. Outside of work, you'll find Karen planning her next overseas adventure, enjoying live music or catching up with friends over a good cup of coffee.
Danielle Berry - Carbon Group
Danielle Berry
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CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Wealth Management
Danielle Berry
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Danielle's 15-year finance journey, from banking to aspiring financial adviser, reflects her deep understanding of industry regulations and client services. Relocating from Sydney to Brisbane in 2022, she joined Carbon Wealth Management, fuelled by the thrill of helping clients achieve financial freedom. Passionate about musical theatre and snowboarding, Danielle enjoys long mountain road drives and getting lost in musical theatre.
Drew Stacey - Carbon Group
Drew Stacey
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CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Wealth Management
Drew Stacey
CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Having graduated high school in 2023, Drew joined our Wealth Management team in early 2024 as a Client Services Officer. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance. Drew loves helping clients achieve their financial goals and finds great satisfaction in his role. Outside of work, he enjoys going out with friends, especially to the beach on hot weekends.
Roxanne Laugesten - Carbon Group
Roxanne Laugesen
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CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Wealth Management
Roxanne Laugesen
CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
With a decade in wealth management post-parenting break, Roxanne has extensive experience, spanning large and small firms. Proficient in multiple platforms, she handles modest to HNW clients, excelling in complex structures and SMSFs. Her strength lies in client service and strategic advice, enriching client interactions and adviser support. Outside work, she leads a healthy life, enjoys family time and cooking.
Ryan Eastman - Carbon Group
Ryan Eastman
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DIRECTOR
Finance & Lending
Ryan Eastman
DIRECTOR
Ryan joined Carbon after seven years at Westpac in personal banking, business banking and home finance roles. Previously, he worked for Perth’s largest property investment firms as a broker. Ryan takes an advice-based approach to mortgage broking, liaising with the respective experts to ensure his clients’ lending strategy compliments their other investments.
Jacob Reed - Carbon Group
Jacob Reed
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DIRECTOR
Finance & Lending
Jacob Reed
DIRECTOR
With a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Cert IV and Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking, Jacob was previously a finance broker at a large investment firm before joining the team at Carbon Finance. As a finance broker, Jacob offers advisory based mortgage and finance strategies tailored to clients' individual goals.
Matt Gordon - Carbon Group
Matthew Gordon
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DIRECTOR
Finance & Lending
Matthew Gordon
DIRECTOR
Matt Gordon, a finance industry veteran with over 25 years of experience, joins our Finance & Lending team as Director in Brisbane. When not working, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, swimming with his kids, playing golf and having BBQs.
Dan Bond - Carbon Group
Dan Bond
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FINANCE BROKER
Finance & Lending
Dan Bond
FINANCE BROKER
Dan started his career in fintech and later moved into financial services after completing a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking. His role as a Finance Broker in our Brisbane office deepens personal client connections, guiding wealth and financial success. Outside of work, Dan's passions include jiu-jitsu, mountain biking and quality family time at destinations like Currumbin Beach or Byron Bay.
Meg Schmitt - Carbon Group
Meg Schmitt
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LOAN ADMINISTRATOR
Finance & Lending
Meg Schmitt
LOAN ADMINISTRATOR
A thrill for helping clients save money by refinancing or purchasing their dream home, Meg found her calling early, having joined the finance industry straight out of high school. Fast forward eight years and she hasn’t looked back. Never one to turn down a beer, Meg loves to spend her weekends with friends either exploring new restaurants, bingeing something on Netflix or listening to live music.
Jamie Davison - Carbon Group
Jamie Davison
CPA
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | CO-FOUNDER
Group
Jamie Davison
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | CO-FOUNDER
Jamie is a CPA with a swag of university degrees and broad experience across chartered and corporate accounting. He co-founded Carbon with Nathan in 2014 and is the foundation of our bookkeeping team. Aside from Carbon, Jamie spends his time as a board member for multiple tech start-ups and believes in giving back to the community.
Nathan Hood, Carbon Co-Founder
Nathan Hood
CPA
CO-FOUNDER
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Nathan Hood
CO-FOUNDER
Nathan bought into Sterling Accountants in 2006 and then co-founded Carbon with Jamie in 2014. Nathan was the foundation to our accounting team in Perth, and leads our accountants in Osborne Park. He finds it extremely rewarding to work with business owners to improve their profitability and watch their companies grow.
Carbon Group CFO
Mason Dunn
CA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Group
Mason Dunn
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mason Dunn, our CFO, is more than just a financial leader. He is a forward-thinking leader with sharp analytical skills. Surrounded by stakeholders well-versed in the financial arena, Mason navigates this challenging environment by consistently positioning us for growth and innovation, showcasing his ability to anticipate and respond to the ever-changing business landscape. Outside of work, Mason loves playing video games and cherishing his Pokémon card collection.
Juliana Malta - Carbon Group
Juliana Malta
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GROWTH & MARKETING MANAGER
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Juliana Malta
GROWTH & MARKETING MANAGER
Our friendly and fun Marketing Manager joined Carbon in 2020. With over 10 years of experience at top companies like Heinz, Reckitt, BDO, and Wesfarmers, she's a marketing guru dedicated to growth. Juliana's driven, analytical, and loves all things digital marketing. She brings a happy energy to the team and enjoys her downtime at Rottnest Island. Plus, being Brazilian, she cherishes visiting her family back home whenever she can!
Susanne Ascott - Carbon Group
Susanne Ascott
LL.M
IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
Group
Susanne Ascott
IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
After working as HR Manager for Club Med in Europe, Susanne came to Australia on an adventure holiday and hasn't left! After moving, Susanne started her MBA where she discovered her interest in law and has since studied law at UWA and completed her Masters as well. Susanne loves to travel, and twice a year goes to Germany to ski and hike the Alps.
Hayden Brown - Carbon Group
Hayden Brown
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GROUP OPERATIONS MANAGER
Group
Hayden Brown
GROUP OPERATIONS MANAGER
Hayden joined Carbon in 2018 bringing heaps of experience in accounting and management, working for firms in the UK before returning to Perth. Hayden tried something different (psychology), but the financial services world called him back and he's now very happily here at Carbon. Hayden has travelled the world extensively (you name it, he's probably done it) but has now settled down to the joys of family bliss.
Crystal Bass - Carbon Group
Crystal Bass
CA
FINANCE MANAGER
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Crystal Bass
FINANCE MANAGER
Crystal, a Chartered Accountant and member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, has spent over a decade in financial services. Holding roles in listed, public and private corporations, Crystal’s expertise lies in unravelling complex financial narratives, offering clarity and strategic insights. Outside of work, Crystal enjoys camping, hiking, listening to music and family swims.
Zoe Canavan - Carbon Group
Zoe Canavan
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BRAND, PEOPLE & CULTURE MANAGER
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Zoe Canavan
BRAND, PEOPLE & CULTURE MANAGER
Originally from Brisbane, Zoe moved to Perth in 2017 after always wanting to join the Western Australian life - she got a little lost along the way and lived in Wellington and Melbourne first. Zoe loves to write, but her true love is underwater hockey. Not sure what that is? Neither are we. YouTube it.
Arnie Shinn - Carbon Group
Arnie Shinn
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IT MANAGER
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Arnie Shinn
IT MANAGER
Arnie joined Carbon in 2020, bringing over 20 years of experience in IT & 16 years in Telecommunications. Arnie is very much a gamer at heart which is where his passion for technology was born. His love for playing with technology and assisting staff has been a common drive in his role at Carbon. Arnie is a Perth local but enjoys finding new places to camp.
Lee Collins - Carbon Group
Lee Collins
CA
ACCOUNTANT
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Lee Collins
ACCOUNTANT
Lee holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and has been part of the Carbon team since the beginning. Initially working as an accountant in a client-facing role, Lee now manages our internal accounts while also supporting a small portfolio of clients.
Natasha de Carvalho - Carbon Group
Natasha de Carvalho
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ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
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Natasha de Carvalho
ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
Natasha joins Carbon with over 10 years in business accounting and auditing, holding a Bachelor's in Accounting. She is currently working towards becoming a CA. Her experience spans global logistics, distribution, sales and construction project management, where she excels in delivering critical financial insights. Natasha enjoys playing the piano, crafting with her sewing and Cricut machine, and unwinding at family BBQs with good music.
Brinn Atkinson
Brinn Atkinson
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PROJECT SPECIALIST
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Brinn Atkinson
PROJECT SPECIALIST
Brinn joined Carbon as a project specialist in 2019. Outside of work, you can find him watching cricket or spending the day at the beach with his daughter and wife.
Georgia Fiorenza | Carbon Group
Georgia Fiorenza
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MARKETING COORDINATOR
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Georgia Fiorenza
MARKETING COORDINATOR
Georgia joined Carbon in 2021 as our Marketing Assistant and later as Marketing Coordinator. With her she brings a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations and experience working in events and hospitality. Georgia is a big film and television buff and in her spare time can be found watching movies, trying new restaurants, and exploring hidden gems in the city.
Daniel Khoury - Carbon Group
Daniel Khoury
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IT Assistant
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Daniel Khoury
IT Assistant
Originally joining Carbon for workplace learning during his final year of high school, Daniel decided he wanted to dive more into the IT world and now joins us permanently as our IT Assistant. Daniel’s hobbies outside of IT include camping either on a beach or near a lake, staying active and exploring the outdoors.