Our Team

Meet The Morrows Team

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Murray Wyatt
Director and Chairman
Qualifications: FCPA (FPS)

Murray’s accounting career began in 1972 and he has since gained considerable experience in wealth management and retirement consulting, making him one of the most experienced practitioners in the industry. His breadth of knowledge, passion, and experience led to his appointment as Chairman of CPA Australia’s Superannuation Centre of Excellence, a position which he held for nine years. He represented the industry at a national government level, helping develop and implement superannuation policy and legislation.

Alistair Hamblin
Director
Qualifications: BCom, CA, AICD

Alistair has been in business since 1980. He founded the Commercial Advisory Group (CAG) in 1998, which was later acquired by WHK. He joined Morrows in 2008 and is now one of two General Managers at Morrows, a member of the Morrows Senior Management Team and provides input to the Board on the direction and growth of the Business Services, Taxation and Superannuation teams.

Graeme Marks
Director
Qualifications: BCom, MBus, CA, ACIS(UK), AGIA, MAICD, MFBA

It’s about the future – not the history lesson!!!

Changing the journey for family business.

I advise on real world structures, family business governance and business dynamics.

Working with owners on forward focussed performance improvement and web based technology solutions for enhanced business efficiencies.

Laurel Moulynox
Director
Qualifications: BCom, CA, CPA (FPS), CFP

Laurel joined Morrows as a Graduate Accountant in 1994. Her hard work and devotion to Morrows and its clients have seen her progress to General Manager. She is a member of the Senior Management Team as well as the Morrows Investment Committee. Laurel consolidated her accounting skills initially then branched out into superannuation, financial advisory, estate planning, portfolio construction and advice. She has consulted to the CPAA on the Superannuation and Financial Planning course material for the graduate accountants program.

Neil Yeoman
Director
Qualifications: BBus, CA, FIPA

Neil started in public practice in 1990 and worked in three firms over the next decade, developing strong general taxation knowledge. It was at this point Neil decided to specialise in superannuation having joined Morrows in 1994 and observing their considerable strength in this area. Neil’s work for Morrows clients covers their self managed super funds, compliance and audit matters. He is also regularly contacted by other accountants for guidance on complex superannuation compliance matters relating to their clients.

David Alcorn
Principal
Qualifications: BBus(Acc), CPA, CFP®

David has always taken pride in developing strong relationships with his clients. It’s his easy going nature and attitude that assists him in achieving this. A defining moment in David’s career was becoming partner at 26 in a small accounting firm. Establishing their financial planning arm some years later made him realise there was much more to assisting clients than tax returns and tax advice.

Rabia Javed-May
Principal of Legal

Rabia is an experienced and talented lawyer, who began her law career in 2007. Since then, she has honed her legal skills and developed expertise in all facets of estate planning and asset protection.

Bruno D’Angelo
Principal Business Services/ Tax
Qualifications: BBus, CPA

Bruno qualified as an accountant in 1983 and has been in the profession ever since, working for former Price Waterhouse managers prior to entering into partnership with Bruce.  He is passionate about providing the best possible accounting service to his clients, making sure he attends to their work quickly and accurately.

Adam Ramage
Principal Business Technology
Qualifications: B.Bus (Acc), CA

Since high school, technology has always appealed to Adam. As he began his passion for entrepreneurship at the age of 17, Adam now has over 20 years’ experience advising business owners about software and finance. As a registered Chartered Accountant, he specialises in using Key Predictive Indicators in conjunction with financial information, to maximise the effectiveness of the client’s operations. He has worked in a variety of business environments, which has given him a well-rounded perspective on what is appropriate for the client. Adam also enjoys giving back to his community, and is the President of the Brunswick Secondary College School Council and past President of the Rotary Club of Brunswick.

Nicole Easton
Head of People and Culture
Qualifications: CAHRI, MMgt, B.Bus, Assoc Dipl Legal Practice

Nicole has over 25 years’ experience in human resources, strategy development and business operations within professional services firms and publicly listed companies.  She has a very a diverse background having worked at law firms, accounting firms, Tattersall’s and she has lectured at Swinburne University in management.

Maureen Allan
Specialist – Superannuation Advisor
Qualifications: BEc, CPA

A late recruit to accounting, Maureen did her degree at 40 and since then has worked for KPMG and Pitcher Partners in Melbourne, cementing her skills after which she joined Morrows.

Lisa Papachristoforos
Manager Superannuation Compliance
Qualifications: BBus (Accounting) BBus (Financial Planning), CPA, CA, SSA

Lisa is a CPA, CA and SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA) with more than 15 years’ experience across SMSF and financial services.

Chris Molloy
Chief Investment Officer
Qualifications: BBus (Man), DFP, CFP®, GAppFin, MAppFin, Completed Level 1 and Level II CFA Exams

Chris joined Morrows in 2001 and was appointed Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in 2007, as well as Responsible Manager on the Morrows Private Wealth Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) in 2010.

Jonathan Swanton
Senior Financial Adviser
Qualifications: BBus (Acc & Fin), CA, DipFS (FP), CFP®

Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Financial Planning® practitioner with more than 15 years in the financial services industry.  He has particular expertise in retirement planning, tax planning and compliance, superannuation, structures, investments, insurance and social security.

Ashwind Skinnon
Manager Business Advisory
Qualifications: BCA, LLB, DFP, CA, CTA

Ashwind started in the professional services industry in March 2003 as a Tax Consultant with Ernst & Young in New Zealand before moving to Australia in November 2005. He has over 10 years of professional services firm experience in Australia.

Paul Hodge
Specialist – Taxation Advisor
Qualifications: BBus, GradDip App Fin and Inv, CPA, FFin, CTA

A long term and highly valued employee Morrows, Paul was recruited via the RMIT Co-op Program in 1988, completed his studies and then joined the Business Services and Tax team full time.

Archie Lygris
Manager Taxation Advisory
Qualifications: BBus (Accountancy), CPA

Archie is a diligent and thorough accountant who leads his team well as well as being a founding member of the Morrows Leadership Group.

Joe Pulvirenti
Manager Business Advisory
Qualifications: BBus (Acc), CA, CTA

Joe joined Morrows in July 2008, and now manages one of our business advisory teams. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser whose main focus is on Morrows business clients.

Lisa Wilson
Strategic Business Adviser
Qualifications: BCom, CA

Lisa is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 15 years’ accounting experience. She specialises in providing cash flow forecasting and budgeting analysis for clients and enjoys working closely with them to grow their business.

Kellie Stark
Strategic Business Adviser
Qualifications: BBus (Acct), CA

Kellie qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009 and worked for a Second Tier Chartered Firm for approximately 5 years.

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Murray Wyatt


Murray’s accounting career began in 1972 and he has since gained considerable experience in wealth management and retirement consulting, making him one of the most experienced practitioners in the industry. His breadth of knowledge, passion, and experience led to his appointment as Chairman of CPA Australia’s Superannuation Centre of Excellence, a position which he held for nine years. He represented the industry at a national government level, helping develop and implement superannuation policy and legislation.

Murray has appeared before the Australian Senate Select Committee on Superannuation and has been an expert witness representing the accounting profession. He was also a member of the superannuation advisory committee, which was established by the industry and the Australian Taxation Office to advise the Government on high-level superannuation issues.

Murray has been rewarded for his leadership in 2000 when he received the Henry Fox Award. It is presented by public accountants for outstanding service to public practice. In 2004 he also won the President’s Award and the Charles Holmes Medal.

Industry involvement:

Former Chair of CPA Australia Superannuation Centre of Excellence
Past contributor to Senate Select Committee on Superannuation
Past Member of Superannuation Advisory Committee, established by the ATO and industry to advise the Government on superannuation issues

Awards:

Henry Fox Award (2000)
President’s Award (2004)
Charles Holmes Medal (2004)

Alistair Hamblin


Alistair has been in business since 1980. He founded the Commercial Advisory Group (CAG) in 1998, which was later acquired by WHK. He joined Morrows in 2008 and is now one of two General Managers at Morrows, a member of the Morrows Senior Management Team and provides input to the Board on the direction and growth of the Business Services, Taxation and Superannuation teams.

Professional Memberships:

Director, Geelong Football Club
Chair, Finance and Audit Committee, Geelong Football Club

Graeme Marks

It's about the future - not the history lesson!!!

Changing the journey for family business.

I advise on real world structures, family business governance and business dynamics.

Working with owners on forward focussed performance improvement and web based technology solutions for enhanced business efficiencies.

I have built up a body of experience in taxation, financial management and corporate advice, along with company secretarial practices, family business governance and assurance.

I am also a Chartered Secretary, and qualified to advise on corporate matters and large-scale business decisions. I have lectured extensively in both postgraduate masters and undergraduate degree courses in accounting, taxation, financial analysis and business management.

Specialties:

Industry involvement:

Chair of CPA Australia Inner South Discussion Group

Chair of Governance Institute of Australia

Victorian Finance and Taxation Discussion Group
Completing the Family Business Australia Accredited Advisor Program

Awards:

Rotary Club International Presidents Award 2000

Laurel Moulynox

Laurel joined Morrows as a Graduate Accountant in 1994. Her hard work and devotion to Morrows and its clients have seen her progress to General Manager. She is a member of the Senior Management Team as well as the Morrows Investment Committee. Laurel consolidated her accounting skills initially then branched out into superannuation, financial advisory, estate planning, portfolio construction and advice. She has consulted to the CPAA on the Superannuation and Financial Planning course material for the graduate accountants program.

Her talents were recognised and rewarded in 2001 when she became partner. Laurel ran the Private Wealth team so successfully the business unit won Practice of the Year from Securitor/Asgard in 2008, 2010 and 2011. Much of Laurel’s time is now spent on the strategic direction of Morrows as a whole but she still finds time for providing sophisticated advice to our key clients, other company directors and significant family businesses.

Industry involvement:

Member of CPA Australia
Member of the Financial Planning Association

Neil Yeoman

Neil started in public practice in 1990 and worked in three firms over the next decade, developing strong general taxation knowledge. It was at this point Neil decided to specialise in superannuation having joined Morrows in 1994 and observing their considerable strength in this area. Neil’s work for Morrows clients covers their self managed super funds, compliance and audit matters. He is also regularly contacted by other accountants for advice on complex superannuation matters relating to their clients.

Neil Yeoman continues to be Morrows’ specialist SMSF Audit Partner and at the request of CPA Australia in  2013 sat the audit competency exam pre-release as part of ASICs’ moderation program. He was also involved in the subsequent debriefing sessions held with ASIC and the ATO to assist with the development of the professional benchmarks.

Able to make sense of highly complex information, Neil has also been the driver of Morrows’ IT infrastructure development. He handles all our software needs including working with Xero, MYOB and other key packages and keeps us one of the most technically advanced firms in the finance industry. A quiet achiever, Neil became a partner in Morrows in 2001 and provides reliable and considered input to the running of the practice.

Duncan Pelham Webb

Duncan is a third generation lawyer and has been actively practising law since 1977, joining Morrows Legal in 2011. Duncan has been involved in all aspects of property law. Often acting for the lenders to property transactions, Duncan has developed knowledge and expertise on almost everything there is to know about property – from the methods of holding property, to intellectual property rights to zoning and planning to the planning of your estate and protecting your property assets on death.

His greatest satisfaction is in demonstrating how the Morrows business provides substantially better experiences and outcomes to clients than their having to work with multiple professional service firms with multiple priorities.

David Alcorn

David has always taken pride in developing strong relationships with his clients. It’s his easy going nature and attitude that assists him in achieving this. A defining moment in David’s career was becoming partner at 26 in a small accounting firm. Establishing their financial planning arm some years later made him realise there was much more to assisting clients than tax returns and tax advice.

‘For the first time I was engaging clients using a truly holistic approach to meet their overall needs’.

To this end, David now boasts extensive experience in assisting clients with all their financial planning needs, particularly in the areas of self-managed superannuation, retirement planning, wealth accumulation strategies and geared investments. David also specialises in assisting SME clients with their succession and asset protection strategies to ensure they get to enjoy the wealth that has been accumulated over their working life.   ‘Helping clients achieve their financial goals and simplify their life is what makes it all worthwhile’.

David takes the approach that he would never offer advice he wouldn’t take himself.

 

Industry involvement:

Member of CPA Australia

Member of Financial Planning Association

Rabia Javed-May


Rabia is an experienced and talented lawyer, who began her law career in 2007. Since then, she has honed her legal skills and developed expertise in all facets of estate planning and asset protection. Rabia’s thorough knowledge of the legal system and ability to understand the unique circumstances of her clients allows her to find tailored, practical solutions for her client’s wealth-management needs.

Bruno D’Angelo

Bruno qualified as an accountant in 1983 and has been in the profession ever since, working for former Price Waterhouse managers prior to entering into partnership with Bruce.  He is passionate about providing the best possible accounting service to his clients, making sure he attends to their work quickly and accurately.

Now working from Morrows Southbank offices, Bruno will be working with his client as he always has done as well as advising our managers and team members on what is needed to continue to meet their needs.

Industry involvement:

Member of CPA Australia

Adam Ramage

Since high school, technology has always appealed to Adam. As he began his passion for entrepreneurship at the age of 17, Adam now has over 20 years’ experience advising business owners about software and finance. As a registered Chartered Accountant, he specialises in using Key Predictive Indicators in conjunction with financial information, to maximise the effectiveness of the client’s operations. He has worked in a variety of business environments, which has given him a well-rounded perspective on what is appropriate for the client. Adam also enjoys giving back to his community, and is the President of the Brunswick Secondary College School Council and past President of the Rotary Club of Brunswick.

Nicole Eastern

Nicole has over 25 years’ experience in human resources, strategy development and business operations within professional services firms and publicly listed companies.  She has a very a diverse background having worked at law firms, accounting firms, Tattersall’s and she has lectured at Swinburne University in management.

Prior to joining Morrows, Nicole was the National HR Manager – Advisor Services for Findex /Crowe Horwath and managed a national HR team.

Nicole has a passion for building the capabilities of Morrows and its people and enjoys working at both a strategic and operational level to develop the firm and its staff.

Nicole has a Masters in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management, Bachelor of Business, Associate Diploma of Legal Practice, Certificate IV in Coaching and is an Accredited DiSC Specialist.

Russell Krupp

Russell is a lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. He completed his law degree at Deakin University in 2003 and his Masters of Tax at Melbourne University in 2010. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor.

Russell’s key expertise is in tax and revenue law, together with trusts and superannuation law. He also practices in more general commercial law and has extensive experience in drafting commercial agreements such as shareholders and unitholders agreements, and share sale and purchase agreements.

Since joining Morrows Legal, Russell has concentrated on developing and supplementing the practice’s general revenue, trust and commercial law enterprise.

Russell’s clients include professional services firms, technology and media businesses, and high net wealth individuals.

Industry involvement:

Member of the Law Institute of Victoria

Chartered Tax Advisor, Tax Institute of Australia

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia

Maureen Allan

A late recruit to accounting, Maureen did her degree at 40 and since then has worked for KPMG and Pitcher Partners in Melbourne, cementing her skills after which she joined Morrows.

Always interested in superannuation and the legalities of running a compliant self managed fund, Maureen’s knowledge is a great resource for our clients but also many of our professional peers. She is a thorough and dedicated auditor of SMSFs and also enjoys opportunities to present legislative and regulatory updates to other professionals.

Maureen supports Murray in CPAA roadshows on SMSF issues and has developed the Morrows Quality Control manual for our business. In addition to these responsibilities, Maureen always makes time for training her team members and encouraging them to set the standards for best practice in superannuation administration and audit.

Industry recognition:

Presentations to various CPAA discussion groups on superannuation updates
Contribution to CPAA System Review for GS009
Member of CPAA

Lisa Papachristoforos

Lisa is a CPA, CA and SMSF Specialist Advisor (SSA) with more than 15 years’ experience across SMSF and financial services.

With a well-developed reputation for providing high quality accounting, tax and technical advice, Lisa also shares a passion for technology and has successfully implemented procedures in prior roles around SMSF data automation and developing procedures through the use of cloud technology.

Lisa has worked as an SMSF Manager at a Big 4 accounting firm, mid-tier accounting firm, a suburban accounting firm and at an administrator.  Her client centric approach, coupled with an eagerness to share her enthusiasm for SMSFs, has enabled her to stand out from her peers.

Chris Molloy

Chris joined Morrows in 2001 and was appointed Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in 2007, as well as Responsible Manager on the Morrows Private Wealth Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) in 2010.   In 2014, Chris was awarded “Hedge Fund Adviser of the Year” at the Australian Hedge Fund Awards in recognition of his commitment to the hedge fund industry and his advocacy of absolute return investing.  As CIO, Chris oversees the MPW Investment Committee and is responsible for managing MPW’s portfolio construction and investment selection process.

Jonathan Swanton

Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Financial Planning® practitioner with more than 15 years in the financial services industry.  He has particular expertise in retirement planning, tax planning and compliance, superannuation, structures, investments, insurance and social security.

In his work, Jonathan thrives on helping clients see their true financial potential using comprehensive modelling and strategies aimed at providing greater certainty in an uncertain world. He values the satisfaction he gets from seeing clients realise what is possible for their financial situation and providing the necessary road map to achieving what is truly most important to them.

Industry involvement:

Member of FPAA

Ashwind Skinnon

Ashwind started in the professional services industry in March 2003 as a Tax Consultant with Ernst & Young in New Zealand before moving to Australia in November 2005. He has over 10 years of professional services firm experience in Australia.

Paul Hodge

A long term and highly valued employee Morrows, Paul was recruited via the RMIT Co-op Program in 1988, completed his studies and then joined the Business Services and Tax team full time.

Archie Lygris

Archie is a diligent and thorough accountant who leads his team well as well as being a founding member of the Morrows Leadership Group.

He has contributed significantly to our cultural change initiatives and through that program and continues to develop his people management skills for his team’s and his own benefit.

A thoughtful contributor, Archie’s considered views often provide the catalyst needed to reach leadership decisions.

Industry involvement:
Member of CPAA

Joe Pulvirenti

Joe joined Morrows in July 2008, and now manages one of our business advisory teams. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser whose main focus is on Morrows business clients.

He specialises in consulting and providing advice on strategic direction as well as general tax and accounting obligations. He completed his studies at Swinburne University, majoring in accounting with a law minor in 1997.  Keen to get hands on experience, he entered the accounting profession in July 1997.

Industry involvement:
Member of the ICAA

Lisa Wilson

Lisa is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 15 years’ accounting experience. She specialises in providing cash flow forecasting and budgeting analysis for clients and enjoys working closely with them to grow their business.

She was recognised for her initiative with a Morrows Vision Award nomination received only a few months after joining. Lisa has experience working in small and mid tier accounting firms in both Australia and overseas.

She spent three years working as a manager at an Irish accounting practice in Cork where she acted as external financial controller for her clients. Lisa also spent two years working for a listed engineering company in Vancouver Canada, where she was the Cost Controller for a Hydro Dam project in northern BC.

Industry involvement:
Member of the ICAA

Kellie Stark


Kellie qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009 and worked for a Second Tier Chartered Firm for approximately 5 years.

In 2012 she made the move to industry for a Marketing Group as Financial Controller where she assisted a franchise based business in a number of areas including management reporting, intellectual property, commercial property transactions, business finance, human resources, franchise agreements and CRM design and implementation.

Kellie joined Morrows in 2015 and works within the Business Services and Tax team. Kellie aims to service clients on both a financial and non-financial basis to help them realise and achieve their goals.