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 Group
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 late 2017 as an accounting and bookkeeping partner. She has an extended amount of knowledge om tax accounting, planning and estimates, cloud integration, payroll and SMSF. Michelle loves working with small businesses and being the person who helps them understand the numbers around their business. When Michelle is away from the office, you can find her spending time with her family.
Clinton Gibson - Carbon Group
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.
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.
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 tax and joining the gaps in their knowledge to empower them. His perfect weekend includes dinner out with his wife and a glass (or bottle) of wine. James has travelled to many places, but still believes Perth is the best place to be. He is a jazz fan, and even plays the saxophone!
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.
Anthony McPhee CPA - Carbon Group
Anthony McPhee
CPA
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
Anthony McPhee
PARTNER
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.
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.
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, Symes Accountants. 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.
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.
David Hornhardt - Carbon Group
David Hornhardt
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PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
David Hornhardt
PARTNER
David joins Carbon Group in 2019 as a partner in the accounting division following the merger with Holiatt Daant in Barossa.
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.
David Coomber Carbon Group
David Coomber
CFP
PARTNER
Accounting & Tax
David Coomber
PARTNER
David Coomber joined Carbon Group in 2022 after his firm, Coomber & Co, and Carbon Brisbane partnered. With his extensive experience helping clients across a range of industries and different sized businesses, you can rest assured with David’s advice. In addition to real world experience, David also has a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Certified Practising Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, Fellow of the Society of Certified Practising Accountants, and Registered Company Auditor.
Barry Haydon | Carbon Group
Barry Haydon
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CONSULTANT
Accounting & Tax
Barry Haydon
CONSULTANT
Barry joined Carbon in 2021 after his accounting and financial services firm, Haydon Kinnaird, partnered with Carbon. With extensive experience in the banking and finance sector, Barry launched his own business in 1984. He worked closely with owners of all sized businesses to help them build and grow, establishing a strong base of client loyalty.
Dylan Eve
Dylan Eve
CA
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Accounting & Tax
Dylan Eve
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Dylan is a Senior Accountant based in our Brisbane office who is passionate about guiding his clients towards success. Away from the office, Dylan enjoys bodybuilding and playing video games. His favourite place in the world is Japan where he visited a 5 story arcade and even went snowboarding. Even though he believes he won’t be going pro any time soon, it was fun to experience it!
Shaun Ward - Carbon Group
Shaun Ward
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SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Accounting & Tax
Shaun Ward
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Shaun has recently completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at the University of the Sunshine Coast and is currently studying for his CPA qualification. 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.
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. One of her work highlights is being part of the start-up team for National Online Trading (NAB Stock Broking) in 1999. 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.
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.
Priscilla Clapson | Carbon Group
Priscilla Clapson
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Priscilla Clapson
CLIENT MANAGER
With 15 years of experience in accounting and tax, Priscilla joins our Osborne Park team looking for a better work/life balance. Her favourite thing about the industry is being able to help business owners understand that tax isn’t scary or something they need to dread doing. Priscilla’s favourite kind of weekend is a chilled one; sleeping in, having a meal at a restaurant and then bingeing something on Netflix.
Brittany Follett | Carbon Group
Brittany Follett
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Brittany Follett
CLIENT MANAGER
Brittany joins our Osborne Park team after three years at 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 and help them with their accounting and tax needs. When Britt’s not at work, you can find her trying and reviewing craft beer, which she describes as a dangerous hobby, and spending time with family and friends. Her favourite destination is Prague and her most memorable moment is trying trdelnik (a type of cake).
Judy Gibbs - Carbon Group
Judy Gibbs
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CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Judy Gibbs
CLIENT MANAGER
Judy obtained a degree in accounting from CQU in 2002 and has been in the industry since 2000. She specialises in taxation and enjoys working with her clients to understand their business 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, Allan. She is a passionate Queenslander and enjoys golf, reading and rugby league.
Nick Hayes - Carbon Group
Nick Hayes
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Nick Hayes
CLIENT MANAGER
Nick became part of Melbourne's Accounting division when Carbon joined forces with Ross Group in 2020. As a Chartered Accountant and cloud guru, Nick is passionate about working closely with clients to deliver long-term, sustainable solutions for managing and growing their businesses. Outside the office, Nick enjoys spending time with his young family and watching a good movie. He’s also a mad AFL Tigers fan, but we don’t hold that against him.
Peter Morris - Carbon Group
Peter Morris
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Peter Morris
CLIENT MANAGER
Pete joined the Melbourne Accounting team when Carbon joined forces with Ross Group 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.
Esta Naudé | Carbon Group
Esta Naudé
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Esta Naudé
CLIENT MANAGER
Having more than 20 years of experience in a variety of accounting and financial planning roles, Esta is a great addition to our Bundaberg office. She completed her CPA in 2011 and loves being able to support business owners’ dreams through financial advice. Originally from South Africa, Esta is an avid traveller. Her favourite places include Paris, Cape Town, and Table Mountain. She finds herself most evenings watching travel shows and dreaming of the day when she can travel again.
Brett Newell | Carbon Group
Brett Newell
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Brett Newell
CLIENT MANAGER
After graduating university, Brett started his career teaching Economics and Business Studies to high school students both in New Zealand and the UK. Brett relocated to Australia in 2009 for a career change, taking on a challenging accounting role for a boutique public practice firm.
Heiko Petschukat | Carbon Group
Heiko Petschukat
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Heiko Petschukat
CLIENT MANAGER
Originally from Hamburg, Germany, Heiko joined Carbon in 2021 bringing more than eight years of experience to the table. His favourite part about working in accounting is getting to meet new people and helping them achieve their business goals. Outside of work, Heiko enjoys hiking, playing tennis and socialising with family and friends.
Trinh Phan - Carbon Group
Trinh Phan
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Trinh Phan
CLIENT MANAGER
Starting out her career in banking and finance, Trinh moved into public accounting in 2005 and hasn’t looked back since. With over 12 years of experience in the industry, Trinh’s client base consists of high-net-worth individuals, large family groups and small to medium businesses in construction, engineering, medical practices, retail, property and agriculture. Outside of work, you can find Trinh reading, baking or entertaining friends and family for dinner.
Eka Putra
Eka Putra
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Eka Putra
CLIENT MANAGER
Eka is a CA and he brings over 13 years of Accounting experience and knowledge to the Carbon Osborne Park team. 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. His favourite place in the world is Japan as he enjoys its culture and people.
Susie Quadrio - Carbon Group
Susie Quadrio
CA CTA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Susie Quadrio
CLIENT MANAGER
Susie is a practice manager within our accounting division. She 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 gorgeous little boy, Dominic.
Linda Richards - Carbon Group
Linda Richards
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CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Linda Richards
CLIENT MANAGER
Linda graduated from the University of Southern Queensland in 1998 with a Bachelor of Business. She has 20 years accounting experience that she brings to Carbon, 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.
Penny Smith - Carbon Group
Penny Smith
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Penny Smith
CLIENT MANAGER
Working in public practice since 1996, Penny is proud to provide high quality service and achieve the best outcomes for each of her clients. Always keen to develop her skills, Penny is currently undertaking a Graduate Certificate in self-managed superannuation funds. Away from the office, Penny enjoys photography, gardening, sewing and volunteers for an environmental conservation research project.
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.
Sean Cornell - Carbon Group
Sean Cornell
CPA
SMSF MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Sean Cornell
SMSF MANAGER
After moving from South Africa to Australia when he was 14, Sean graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce and joins our team with over 20 years of experience. Sean is our saving grace and our go-to man for all SMSF related things. Aside from superannuation, Sean is very passionate about music, specifically grunge and brit pop revolutions from the 90’s. His perfect weekend involves a morning bike ride, attempting an escape room (and probably failing) and spending the night in with his family with a giant grazing board of cheese.
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.
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!
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 at Griffith University. Jess enjoys being able to help clients realise their financial goals and helping them become more successful. Jess is currently studying her Certified Practising Accountant (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.
Ghazal Boustanchi | Carbon Group
Ghazal Boustanchi
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Ghazal Boustanchi
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.
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!
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.
Michele Cornell | Carbon Group
Michele Cornell
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Michele Cornell
ACCOUNTANT
Michele is our office chatterbox in Gawler, pick a topic and she’ll talk to you for as long as you want. Aside from having a good chat with her clients, 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.
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 compliance and bookkeeping needs. Lisa is always up for a chat and loves getting to know the people that come in and out of the office. Spending time with her family is Lisa’s favourite way to unwind after a busy day at the office and often reminisces about her perfect honeymoon in Paris.
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 and compliance regulations. In her spare time, Courtney likes to play touch football and enjoys shopping and discovering new places to eat with her family and friends.
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.
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.
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.
Ryan Goh - Carbon Group
Ryan Goh
CA CTA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Ryan Goh
ACCOUNTANT
Ryan is an accountant, working in our Swan Valley office. He graduated from UWA with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Corporate Finance. Ryan is pursuing a Diploma of Applied Tax Law from the Tax Institute and will be achieving his Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) qualifications in December 2018. Ryan is dedicated to his studying, but also loves travelling and seeing new things.
Shauna Highnam | Carbon Group
Shauna Highnam
CA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Shauna Highnam
ACCOUNTANT
Juggling work and uni life, Shauna started her accounting career in 2016 whilst completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Finance). Wanting to further her studies, Shauna recently finished the CA program and enjoys being able to help her clients with all their tax needs.
Bridgett Hodgkin - Carbon Group
Bridgett Hodgkin
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Bridgett Hodgkin
ACCOUNTANT
Bridgett joined Carbon in 2019, bringing a heap of tax and audit experience with her. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce (UWA) majoring in accounting and political science and international relations, Bridgett hit the ground running and hasn't slowed down. She's a self-confessed online shopping addict and is our go-to person for restaurant recommendations.
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.
Ria Limaye
Ria Limaye
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Ria Limaye
ACCOUNTANT
Ria is an Accountant, working in our Swan Valley office. She enjoys developing relationships with her clients and assisting businesses along the journey to achieve their goals. Outside of work, she enjoys playing badminton and exploring different restaurants around Perth. She has also directed and acted in many dramas and can’t get enough! Ria has lived in Perth for the last 13 years however she enjoys visiting her family in India and spending time with them. She is aspiring to one day learn sign language.
Samieko Linke - Carbon Group
Samieko Linke
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Samieko Linke
ACCOUNTANT
Samieko has been in the industry since graduating from uni with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) degree over 25 year ago (time flies!). She has experience in all areas of tax and accounting and especially enjoys GST compliance work and quarterly BAS preparation. She loves watching clients grow their businesses. Outside of work, she enjoys being involved in her daughter’s school and family time away in the caravan.
Andre Meyer - Carbon Group
Andre Meyer
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Andre Meyer
ACCOUNTANT
Andre holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economic and Informatics) and specialises in enhancing the productivity of our client’s businesses with Xero integrated cloud applications. Yes, this is as good as it sounds. Andre likes his food and is Carbon’s official advocate for the benefits of eggs, salmon and avocado. He once met Pete Evans from MKR in JB-Hifi and shook him by the hand. He’s a big foodie fan bless him.
Andrew Palioudakis - Carbon Group
Andrew Palioudakis
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Andrew Palioudakis
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.
Nicole Shaw - Carbon Group
Nicole Shaw
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Nicole Shaw
ACCOUNTANT
Beginning her career in 2013, Nicole gained a wealth of knowledge completing her degree in a Bachelor of Accounting at Central Queensland University. 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.
Justin Stewart - Carbon Group
Justin Stewart
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Justin Stewart
ACCOUNTANT
Justin delivers quality service in the accounting team. For much of this time, Justin has focused on taxation and more recently he has expanded his skills into other areas including auditing and general accounting preparation. He is currently focused on attaining his CPA accreditation in 2021. In his spare time, Justin enjoys lifting weights at the gym and gaming with friends online.
Chloe Sullings - Carbon Group
Chloe Sullings
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ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Chloe Sullings
ACCOUNTANT
Having been with the team since 2015, Chloe is a true asset to our accounting team in Brisbane. Chloe has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is working towards completing her CPA. She is also a Commissioner for Declarations in the State of Queensland. Outside of work, you can find Chloe playing netball or beach volleyball with her friends or spending the day indoors with a great movie.
Jasmine Trinh | Carbon Group
Jasmine Trinh
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Jasmine Trinh
ACCOUNTANT
After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce, 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.
Kim Walsh | Carbon Group
Kim Walsh
CPA
ACCOUNTANT
Accounting & Tax
Kim Walsh
ACCOUNTANT
Originally from South Korea, Kim’s an Accountant in our Osborne Park office and has been in the industry for over three years. With a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Accounting from Curtin University, Kim’s favourite thing about her role is being able to meet new people and help clients meet their financial goals. Her perfect weekend involves being parked on the couch reading comic books, sewing and watching movies. Fun fact, Kim worked as a hairdresser for ten years and switched to accounting to try her hand at something new.
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.
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!
Jane Puliatti - Carbon Group
Jane Puliatti
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TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Accounting & Tax
Jane Puliatti
TEAM ADMINISTRATOR
Jane commenced her working career in the finance and banking sector working at Esanda Finance for 12 years. Jane became a stay at home Mum to her 2 children in 1997 and began working part time with Anthony at Holiatt Daant Pty Ltd, after Anthony and David purchased the business in 2004. 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.
Sheridan Slattery - Carbon Group
Sheridan Slattery
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OFFICE MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Sheridan Slattery
OFFICE MANAGER
Sheridan supports the team to ensure work is turned around quickly and efficiently and that lodgement of our clients’ tax returns to the ATO are processed without delay. Sheridan has accumulated a vast bank of knowledge and having worked in accounting firms for over 12 years, she has gained experience in the processes necessary to get the job done. As a full-time mum, Sheridan enjoys creating craft projects with her daughter.
Jennifer Williams - Carbon Group
Jennifer Williams
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OFFICE MANAGER
Accounting & Tax
Jennifer Williams
OFFICE MANAGER
With over 10 years of experience, Jen joins our Mount Waverley team after having worked in a variety of corporate and public practice management roles. Jen is passionate about ensuring the client experience is streamlined and stress-free. Outside of work, you can find Jen reading a murder mystery novel or relaxing with friends in the sun. Fun fact about Jen, she used to run her own bookkeeping consultancy which has given her a lot of tricks and tips that she uses in her role at Carbon.
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.
Jan-Maree Shepherd - Carbon Group
Jan-Maree Shepherd
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CORPORATE SERVICES SUPPORT OFFICER
Accounting & Tax
Jan-Maree Shepherd
CORPORATE SERVICES SUPPORT OFFICER
As a senior administrator for 11 years with the Gympie Team, Jan-Maree has gained a wealth of knowledge and assists in training and troubleshooting for the administration staff in all offices. Whenever possible, Jan-Maree and her husband Jack enjoy taking the caravan out, whether it’s heading bush or going to a nearby caravan park.
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 our Gawler team in 2020 and hasn’t looked back since. A great team player, Wendy enjoys the day-to-day antics with her colleagues and the diversity of clients. Wendy loves to cook and on the weekend can be found spending time with her family and friends. An ambassador for facing your fears, Wendy’s afraid of heights but went hot air ballooning (and loved it!).
Kristy Koen | Carbon Group
Kristy Koen
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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Accounting & Tax
Kristy Koen
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Kristy joined us in 2017, working on the front desk in our Gawler office. 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.
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.
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!).
Brooke Paul | Carbon Group
Brooke Paul
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Brooke Paul
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Brooke joins our Brisbane Accounting & Tax team as our newest Administration Assistant. With her she brings a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management and Supply Chain Management, and experience working in admin, recruitment and training and most notably in South Korea as an English teacher. Brooke’s favourite part of her job is that there’s no chance of running out of things to do. Outside of work, Brooke is still studying Korean and enjoys playing board games, watching scary movies and drawing.
Carli Smith - Carbon Group
Carli Smith
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Carli Smith
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Originally from Alberta, Canada, Carli joined our Brisbane team in 2022 as our newest administration assistant. With a bright smile and bubbly personality, she brings a unique style to our office that you are sure to remember. An avid explorer, Carli dreams of moving to Greece for her retirement years but for now, she’ll settle for weekend trips caravanning around Queensland with her family.
Tina Wittmer
Tina Wittmer
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Tina Wittmer
ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Tina is our Administration Assistant who supports our Bundaberg office. She enjoys the variety of different businesses that she gets faced with daily. Outside of the office, Tina enjoys yoga, playing the guitar or grabbing a drink with friends. She is also a travel junkie, who is always chasing the next adventure! Her favourite place that she has visited was the Victoria Falls in Zambia.
Frizian Dylane Ocampo
Frizian Dylane Ocampo
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EXECUTIVE ASSITANT
Accounting & Tax
Frizian Dylane Ocampo
EXECUTIVE ASSITANT
Frizian Dylane is an Executive Assistant in the Mount Waverley office. She enjoys learning something new every day and putting her skills to good use! She is also passionate about using her skills in different areas of the business. Every day is different which keeps her on her toes and this continues to excite her about her role. Outside of the office, she enjoys binge watching dystopian tv-series combined with her love of horror movies. If Frizian Dylane jumps during a horror movie, then you know it will receive her tick of approval!
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? 
Lisa Young
Lisa Young
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PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Accounting & Tax
Lisa Young
PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Lisa is originally from the UK but ended up in Australia 7 years ago after backpacking and now calls Perth home! Previously working as a PA back in the UK, once moving to Perth she worked at BDO and has since started with Carbon as the PA to Nathan Hood. She enjoys that every day is different and assisting clients and making others lives easier. On the weekends she enjoys hiking with her friends and her next goal is to complete the Bibbulmun track!
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.
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
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.
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 business in the bookkeeping space. 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.
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. 
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!
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.
Roger Hawley | Carbon Group
Roger Hawley
CA
PARTNER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Roger Hawley
PARTNER
Roger joined Carbon in 2021 when his firm, Hawley Accounting, partnered with our Brisbane office. With his extensive advisory experience and skill set, Roger can help you lift your business to the next level. A fun fact about Roger is that he’s fluent in Japanese, so if you’re planning a trip and looking for a unique experience, Roger would be a great person to talk to.
Terrence Chong - Carbon Group
Terrence Chong
CA
ENTERPRISE MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Terrence Chong
ENTERPRISE MANAGER
Terrence is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting and Marketing) and over 15 years of experience in taxation, business services advisory, business process optimisation and insolvency and restructuring. Terrence loves that through his role, he’s able to not only work with clients from a variety of industries but that he can use data and insights to help them grow their business. After work, you can find Terrence playing badminton, watching movies or spending time with his friends.
Pru Cameron - Carbon Group
Pru Cameron
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PRACTICE MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Pru Cameron
PRACTICE MANAGER
Pru joined us in 2022 after a successful partnership with her bookkeeping firm, Benchmark Business Works. Pru has been working in the bookkeeping industry for over 30 years and is a personal member of the professional bookkeepers’ association, the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. Pru is also a registered BAS agent. A wife and mother of two, she enjoys scrapbooking and family tree research.
Sandii Barrett | Carbon Group
Sandii Barrett
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Sandii Barrett
CLIENT MANAGER
Sandii joins our Brisbane team with over 20 years of helping drive business owners’ ambitions and company growth. On top of her role at Carbon, Sandii is furthering her industry knowledge by completing a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accountancy. Sandii’s a Dwarfer, which we’re told is the fan-base of British Sci-Fi comedy franchise Red Dwarf. Say those two magic words and you’ll have her eating out of the palm of your hand! Her perfect weekend is one that involves the perfect steak and wine combination with friends and family.
Jessica Bell | Carbon Group
Jessica Bell
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jessica Bell
CLIENT MANAGER
Before joining the Carbon team, Jessica worked in business advisory tax for 5 years. She has a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (major in accounting), and is a Chartered Accountant. Jessica is passionate about helping business owners take control of their business by implementing efficient accounting and bookkeeping technology. In her spare time, Jessica sings in a folk band, and likes to get to the gym.
Lisa Cash - Carbon Group
Lisa Cash
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Lisa Cash
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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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Madelein Combrink
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 her home. Madelein had a complete career change, and studied in Australia to gain her Cert IV Financial Services, later achieving her MYOB and Xero certification. Her hobbies include a glass (or two) of wine with friends, and speeding on her jet ski.
Jackie Crook | Carbon Group
Jackie Crook
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Jackie Crook
CLIENT MANAGER
Having worked in the bookkeeping industry for 20 years, Jackie brings a heap of knowledge and experience to our Brisbane team. Being able to pull data together to present real business concerns is something that Jackie finds really rewarding about working in bookkeeping. When she’s not at work, you can find her exploring hidden gems in Brisbane with a book and glass of wine in hand.
Keziah Fitzgerald - Carbon Group
Keziah Fitzgerald
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Keziah Fitzgerald
CLIENT MANAGER
Keziah has a Diploma of Accounting and is working towards her BAS agent registration. She is always ready to help others and is passionate about her work. Outside of work she loves to travel and is most likely to stop to pet dogs on a walk.
Chantel Gouges | Carbon Group
Chantel Gouges
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Chantel Gouges
CLIENT MANAGER
Chantel joins our Bookkeeping & CFO Services team in Osborne Park as our newest Client Manager. With her she brings years of experience working in a variety of administration and bookkeeping roles. Chantel completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting and plans to further her studies through the CA/CPA program. When she’s not ubering her kids around, Chantel is always up for a new adventure, whether that be camping, going to concerts or exploring new trails.
Maree Hornsby - Carbon Group
Maree Hornsby
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Maree Hornsby
CLIENT MANAGER
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.
Malcolm Ng - Carbon Group
Malcolm Ng
CPA
CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Malcolm Ng
CLIENT MANAGER
Malcolm joins our Osborne Park bookkeeping team with more than 15 years of experience in accounting for mining, medical and agricultural businesses. On top of being a CPA, Malcolm also has a Bachelor of Commerce. His favourite thing about the industry is being able to provide a high level of service to his clients and making sure their financial needs are met. Outside of work, you can find Malcolm either spending time with his Border Terrier, Buster, gardening or going for a swim at City Beach.
Sonia Perez Gomez
Sonia Perez Gomez
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Sonia Perez Gomez
CLIENT MANAGER
Sonia, originally from Colombia, 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 customer service and business 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.
Natalie Serrao - Carbon Group
Natalie Serrao
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Natalie Serrao
CLIENT MANAGER
Natalie has been with the company since 2012. Originally from South Africa, Natalie worked for 10 years doing the bookkeeping 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.
Ainslie Simpson - Carbon Group
Ainslie Simpson
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CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Ainslie Simpson
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!
Laura Windus - Carbon Group
Laura Windus
CA
CLIENT MANAGER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Laura Windus
CLIENT MANAGER
By all reports, Laura is a lifesaver and a valued member of the team. She somehow juggles work and family and is a pro at both. She leads a very active lifestyle and enjoys outdoor activities with her 2 young children. A big sports fan, Eagles supporter specifically which causes a bit of tension in the bookkeeping department. Laura Graduated from Curtin in 2010, with Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction).
Belinda Cantwell | Carbon Group
Belinda Cantwell
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CLIENT SERVICES
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Belinda Cantwell
CLIENT SERVICES
Seeking a better work/life balance, Belinda completed her Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, in July 2020, after having been in the Public Service Industry for 17 years. On the weekends, she can be found baking or camping with her family. Belinda’s favourite place she’s travelled to is Egypt. She finds the history, architecture, and culture fascinating and if it weren’t for her photo evidence, she could easily believe that it was a dream.
Kerri Jennings - Carbon Group
Kerri Jennings
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SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Kerri Jennings
SENIOR BOOKKEEPER
With more than 15 years’ experience in the hospitality and building industries, Kerri is a true asset to our bookkeeping team. She previously lived in New Zealand for 23 years, before moving back to Australia in 2004. A mother of three, she enjoys spending the weekends with her family doing yoga or going for a nice long walk.
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.
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. From these years of experience, she brings to Carbon her 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 ordered all over Australia and overseas.
Deimer Meija Duran | Carbon Group
Deimer Mejia Duran
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Deimer Mejia Duran
BOOKKEEPER
Having previously worked for major corporations in a variety of different industries, Deimer brings a wealth of knowledge to our Mount Waverley team. Being able to see the impact he can have on a business is what Deimer loves most about working in the bookkeeping industry. He also loves being a key player in helping them achieve their business goals. Originally from Colombia, Deimer spends his weekends exploring Melbourne and trying new restaurants with his friends and family.
Bianca Migliore - Carbon Group
Bianca Migliore
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Bianca Migliore
BOOKKEEPER
Bianca brings an impressive list of qualifications to our Forrestdale team; Cert II and IV in Business, Cert III in Accounts Administration and Cert IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. In her spare time, you can find Bianca taking photos or making homemade cards. Bianca is also Treasurer for the WA Deaf Crafts Committees and a proud volunteer at the WA Deaf Recreation Association. In 2017, she travelled to Bulgaria for the Deaflympics, and speaks very highly of other neighbouring countries such as Italy, Croatia and Greece.
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 faced by those in a sole trader/partnership and small business operation. She is a mum of two and when time permits in her spare time, she loves to sew or read.
Anju Shukla - Carbon Group
Anju Shukla
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Anju Shukla
BOOKKEEPER
Having joined us in 2021, Anju brings with her a Master’s Degree in Commerce (Banking & Finance) and 6 years’ worth of experience in accounts. Fun fact about Anju was that she was a part time teacher in India. Outside of work, you can find Anju cooking, practising yoga or spending time with her two children.
Heather Wilson | Carbon Group
Heather Wilson
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BOOKKEEPER
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Heather Wilson
BOOKKEEPER
Heather joins our Swan Valley team with over ten years of administration and payroll experience and is currently completing a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Taxation. 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 bookkeeping requirements. Getting to know her clients and the industry they work in is also a big bonus in Heather’s eyes. When she’s not at work, Heather enjoys spending time at the beach or watching movies with her family.
Simone Colreavy | Carbon Group
Simone Colreavy
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PAYROLL SPECIALIST
Bookkeeping & CFO Services
Simone Colreavy
PAYROLL SPECIALIST
Originally from Ireland, Simone moved to Perth in 2012 and hasn’t looked back since. She started her career back in Ireland after completing a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Accounting and Finance. Simone’s favourite thing about working in bookkeeping is that through her role 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.
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.
Sarah Brown - Carbon Group
Sarah Brown
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ACCOUNT MANAGER
Insurance Brokers
Sarah Brown
ACCOUNT MANAGER
Having started her career in the UK, Sarah has combined that experience with 23 years' experience in the Australian market to provide clients with excellent service every time.
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.
Belinda Lucas
Belinda Lucas
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ACCOUNT MANAGER
Insurance Brokers
Belinda Lucas
ACCOUNT MANAGER
Belinda works in our Insurance team in Osborne Park. She enjoys meeting her clients and the variety of businesses that she gets to insure. In Belinda’s downtime, she can be found in her sewing room making quilts while watching romantic comedies with a glass of wine! She also enjoys travelling to admire the different history and architect the world has to offer. Belinda has visited Europe several times with her husband but still hasn’t seen it all!
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 the Osborne Park team with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. 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!
Lauren Brown | Carbon Group
Lauren Brown
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BROKER ASSISTANT
Insurance Brokers
Lauren Brown
BROKER ASSISTANT
Coming from a family of insurance brokers, you could say Lauren found her calling early. After dabbling in a few other industries, she’s very happy to be back working in the insurance and financial services industry with Carbon. She is currently completing a Cert IV in Business and would love to further her studies in Insurance Broking later down the line. An adrenaline junkie, Lauren enjoys rock climbing and skydiving, and on the weekends she can be found trying out new restaurants, taking her puppy to the beach or having a chilled night at home.
Andreas Kettemann - Carbon Group
Andreas Kettemann
CA
DIRECTOR
Wealth Management
Andreas Kettemann
DIRECTOR
Andreas joined Carbon in 2018 as a director within our wealth division. He specialises in superannuation and retirement planning, including asset protection, cash flow management, SMSFs and investments. Andreas is passionate about ensuring his clients achieve their financial goals and being part of their journey in achieving them.
Robert Kruit | Carbon Group
Robert Kruit
AFP SSA™
FINANCIAL PLANNER
Wealth Management
Robert Kruit
FINANCIAL PLANNER
We welcomed Rob to the Carbonite team in 2021, and we couldn’t be happier. Armed with a wealth of knowledge from his time as a financial planner, a Bachelor of Business – Major in Finance, Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning, Rob offers clients practical advice that they can use to grow their personal wealth.
Clair McCormack | Carbon Group
Clair McCormack
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CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Wealth Management
Clair McCormack
CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Clair has a wealth of experience in financial planning administration and support roles. Clair worked within large investment banking organisations in the UK and boutique financial planning practices in Perth before she joined Carbon in 2021.
Luke Muscedere | Carbon Group
Luke Muscedere
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CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Wealth Management
Luke Muscedere
CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER
Prior to working in the financial services industry, Luke started his career in mining, working out in the Goldfields. Since then, Luke has completed an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning, is currently completing his Graduate Diploma and joins our Wealth Management team with over eight years of experience. Loving nature and the outdoors, Luke enjoys rock-climbing, quad-bike riding, coasteering and celebrating a St Kilda win with his family and friends.
Ryan Eastman - Carbon Group
Ryan Eastman
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DIRECTOR
Finance & Lending
Ryan Eastman
DIRECTOR
Ryan joined Carbon Finance after working 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. Originally from Country Victoria, he moved to Perth in 2013. 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.
Lisa Backhouse | Carbon Group
Lisa Backhouse
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FINANCE BROKER
Finance & Lending
Lisa Backhouse
FINANCE BROKER
After 20 years of working in a few different industries, Lisa decided it was time for a change. The people skills that she developed over time in her sales and hospitality roles were a perfect fit for the finance industry. Lisa’s qualifications include a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking, Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management, Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and MFAA Accredited Mortgage Broking Mentor. Lisa’s favourite part of her job is the people, the challenges and helping her clients find solutions.
Kate Garrett | Carbon Group
Kate Garrett
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FINANCE BROKER
Finance & Lending
Kate Garrett
FINANCE BROKER
Before becoming a finance broker, Kate worked as a broadcast journalist but found the role unfulfilling. After moving to the financial services world, she discovered the industry was the perfect fit for her. Kate’s qualifications include a Bachelor degree, Certificate IV in Finance & Mortgage Broking, Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management. For Kate, the thing she loves the most is being able to help her clients get into their first home, or out of financial strain.
Rachel Booth | Carbon Group
Rachel Booth
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LOAN ADMINISTRATOR
Finance & Lending
Rachel Booth
LOAN ADMINISTRATOR
Rachel accidentally stumbled into the finance industry after she was approached by another business. Rachel’s favourite part about her role is the ability to help her clients realise their dreams and goals are much more obtainable than they think. When Rachel’s not at work, you can find her at the beach, reading a book or riding motorcycles.
Lidia Macri | Carbon Group
Lidia Macri
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LOAN ADMINISTRATOR
Finance & Lending
Lidia Macri
LOAN ADMINISTRATOR
After working in the banking industry for over 20 years, Lidia moved to mortgage broking and hasn’t looked back since. Her favourite part of her job is getting to see the excitement in her client’s face when their dream of purchasing their first home becomes a reality. Lidia is an avid traveller but her fondest memories are from living in Europe and getting married in Mauritius. On the weekend, you can find Lidia exploring new cafes or taking part in some much-needed retail therapy.
Jamie Davison - Carbon Group
Jamie Davison
CPA
CO-FOUNDER
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Jamie Davison
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 Group
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.
Mason Dunn - Carbon Group
Mason Dunn
CA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
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Mason Dunn
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mason joined Carbon as our Group Financial Controller after impressive stints in EY and Wesfarmers. When Mason isn’t busy making us all look good, he enjoys snorkelling and camping outdoors, playing video games, and staring lovingly at his Pokémon card collection.
Ray Backhouse | Carbon Group
Ray Backhouse
AFP
HEAD OF FINANCE
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Ray Backhouse
HEAD OF FINANCE
Ray joined Carbon in 2021 after a successful partnership with his financial services firm, Myriad Financial. For Ray, finance has always been a component of his working life. It was a natural progression for Ray to become a finance and mortgage broker as the role utilised all the skills and knowledge that he had accumulated over his career. For Ray, his ‘why’ is all about people. He loves to meet people and help them by finding solutions for their personal and business aspirations.
Juliana Malta - Carbon Group
Juliana Malta
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GROWTH & MARKETING MANAGER
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Juliana Malta
GROWTH & MARKETING MANAGER
Juliana joined us in 2020 after a great experience at BDO and Wesfarmers as our new resident guru in CRM and Analytics. In her free time, Juliana could be found either at the beach or on Rottnest.
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.
Hayden Brown - Carbon Group
Hayden Brown
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GROUP OPERATIONS MANAGER
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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.
Ashley | Carbon Group
Ashley
CA
FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
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Ashley
FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Ashley joins our team with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) and over 10 years of experience in the finance industry. Ashley loves being an integral part of a team that is responsible for providing insights to help an organisation improve their performance and grow. Outside of work, you can find Ashley spending time with her son, usually swimming or relaxing at South Trigg beach.
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.
Brinn Atkinson
Brinn Atkinson
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PROJECT SPECIALIST
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Brinn Atkinson
PROJECT SPECIALIST
Brinn joined Carbon as a director for the finance division in 2019.
Susanne Ascott - Carbon Group
Susanne Ascott
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IN-HOUSE COUNSEL
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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.
Arnie Shinn - Carbon Group
Arnie Shinn
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IT MANAGER
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Arnie Shinn
IT MANAGER
Arnie joined the Carbon team in 2020, bringing over 20 years of experience in IT & 16 years in Telecommunications (but who’s counting!). Arnie is very much a gamer at heart which is where his passion for technology was born and he is thriving! 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 venturing to new places by camping and seeing new sites!
Georgia Fiorenza | Carbon Group
Georgia Fiorenza
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MARKETING ASSISTANT
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Georgia Fiorenza
MARKETING ASSISTANT
Georgia joined Carbon in 2021 as our Marketing Assistant. 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.
Alex McLennan | Carbon Group
Alex McLennan
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OFFICE & EVENTS COORDINATOR
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Alex McLennan
OFFICE & EVENTS COORDINATOR
Alex joined us in 2018 as our Director of First Impressions. She's been looking after our clients (and us!) exceptionally well ever since. Alex keeps us all in line and there are some days we need it more than others! in 2021, she stepped into the role of Office & Events Coordinator, taking care of our Osborne Park office and internal events. When she's not looking after us Alex loves escaping down south for a weekend adventure.
Matilda Bain | Carbon Group
Matilda Bain
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DIRECTOR OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS
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Matilda Bain
DIRECTOR OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Matilda joins our Osborne Park office as our newest Director of First Impressions, looking after our clients (and undoubtedly all of us as well). Matilda is most excited about the relationships she’ll form throughout the company and the perfect work/life balance. Matilda enjoys going camping or hiking with her friends and family, and her favourite holiday destination is Exmouth, famous for the clear turquoise water and marine life.