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Mid-tier firms announce several new partners

03 July 2015 — 1 minute read

Pitcher Partners has announced the appointment of seven new partners, while BDO has increased its partnership by 21.

Pitcher Partners announced it has appointed new partners at its Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane offices, with the Victorian partnership growing the most, through its five appointments.

Ben Powers and Dean Love have been made partners in the Melbourne office’s business assurance and advisory team, while tax experts Stuart Dall and Ali Suleyman joined Melbourne’s tax consulting partnership team.


Michal Jozwik was also appointed partner in Melbourne in the firm’s risk services team.

In addition, Simon Chun was appointed partner in the Brisbane office's tax consulting team and Ryan Curry has been appointed partner in the Adelaide firm's private clients and business services team.

Meanwhile, BDO announced the appointment of 21 new partners across its Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Cairns offices.

BDO chairman, Helen Argiris, said the new appointments are strategically focused to provide additional expertise and capability across both traditional and new areas of business.

“We’ve made appointments across a number of service lines, including audit, tax and advisory, and with specialisations such as transfer pricing, and China and Asian advisory services," she said.

“And as technology enables clients to automate more of their compliance activities, we are focusing on our business advisory services and better leveraging the expertise of our experienced corporate finance, risk assurance and consulting teams,” Ms Argiris said.

“All partners bring with them years of experience and a commitment to exceptional client service."

BDO new partners:


Kim O’Brien – private clients

Gareth Few - audit

Vanessa Priest – tax

Krish Patel - tax


Wai Aw – audit, China and Asian advisory services

Jason De Boer - tax

Greg Ellis – corporate finance

Anne Lockwood - audit

Mark Pizzacalla – tax and advisory

Stephen Seear – corporate finance

Zara Ritchie – transfer pricing


Mark Whittaker – corporate finance

Scott Birkett – corporate finance

Tim Mann - audit


Eng Hua Ng - corporate and international tax

Ian Skelton - audit

Dean Boyle - private clients

Jarrad Prue - audit

Michael Cassidy - forensics


Ann Stratikopoulo - tax

Todd Kelly – business recovery

Mid-tier firms announce several new partners
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