Meet The Morrows Team
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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 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.
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 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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Qualifications: BSc/LLB, MTax, CA, CTA
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Qualifications: BBus (Acct), CA
Kellie qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009 and worked for a Second Tier Chartered Firm for approximately 5 years.