ASF Audits announces new head of education role
SMSF audit firm ASF Audits has promoted one of its executives to head of education as it looks to implement training programs for the SMSF industry.
ASF Audits has announced the appointment of Shelley Banton to head of education. Ms Banton was previously executive general manager, technical services, at ASF Audits.
The audit firm said Ms Banton brings a wealth of experience to her new role which involves planning and implementing quality-based training programs to better serve the SMSF industry.
Ms Banton is an accredited SMSF specialist auditor, a widely published author and well-known SMSF industry commentator. She has a long-standing reputation for providing clients with strategic advice, technical support and specialised training on SMSF compliance.
ASF Audits managing director Ben Atkins said Ms Banton’s new role underpins the commitment by ASF Audits to “provide education to the SMSF industry through innovation, technology and professional service”.
Miranda Brownlee is the deputy editor of SMSF Adviser, which is the leading source of news, strategy and educational content for professionals working in the SMSF sector.
Since joining the team in 2014, Miranda has been responsible for breaking some of the biggest superannuation stories in Australia, and has reported extensively on technical strategy and legislative updates. Miranda has also directed SMSF Adviser's print publication for several years.
Miranda also has broad business and financial services reporting experience, having written for titles including Investor Daily, ifa and Accountants Daily.