Claire Scott

Claire has 10 years of external audit, assurance & advisory experience for financial services clients including superannuation funds, investment managers, ADIs such as Credit Unions, Mutual Banks and foreign banks, mortgage funds and other financiers covering residential mortgage funds, personal lending, commercial lending, leasing and specialty finance.

Claire Scott

Claire Scott

  • Partner & National Head of Banking

Madeleine Mattera

Madeleine specialises in working with mid-sized clients in the Financial Services industry and has a keen interest in helping clients grow and succeed in an environment of evolving regulatory pressure, demographic shifts, financial technology innovation and changing consumer behaviour.

Madeleine Mattera

Madeleine Mattera

  • Partner & National Head of Financial Services

Himashini Weeraratne

Himashini has over 10 years’ experience providing tax advisory and compliance services to financial service providers, fund managers, managed funds, superannuation funds and their advisors. She also has extensive experience in project managing and coordinating a diverse range of funds and superannuation funds.

Himashini Weeraratne

Himashini Weeraratne

  • Partner – Tax

Andrew Barrah

Andrew provides advice to public and private entities on complex financing and transaction structures involving inbound and outbound Indirect tax issues. Andrew is also responsible for Grant Thornton's Indirect Tax & Financial Services practice focussing on considering opportunities for cost improvement across the supply chain of mutual banks, credit unions and funds management clients.

Andrew Barrah

Andrew Barrah

  • Partner – Indirect Tax

Emily Shin

Emily is a Manager within the Corporate tax team, and has extensive experience in providing tax compliance services, tax due diligence services and tax advisory services in connection with multinational structures. She has in-depth technical experience on tax matters important to the financial services industry through her work with a number of credit unions and banks.

Emily Shin

Emily Shin

  • Manager – Tax

Jade Smith

Jade has worked in professional practice for five years across both the UK and Australia. She uses her indirect tax knowledge and experience to support clients across a range of sectors, including financial services. Prior to joining the Grant Thornton team, Jade worked as part of a finance team in the industry and therefore she has experience as both a professional services advisor and an in-house team member.

Jade Smith

Jade Smith

  • Senior Associate – Tax

Owen Carew

Owen is a Director in the National Financial Reporting Advisory team based in Melbourne. He is a technical specialist in the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and US GAAP with over 12 years experience working on technical accounting & audit matters, including time as Controller of a USD400m services company.

Owen Carew

Owen Carew

  • Director – Audit & Assurance

Alan Connor

Alan has over 12 years of experience specialising in Internal Audit, Financial Reporting and Enterprise Risk Management and he has provided advice to companies seeking to enhance their internal controls environment, comply with APRA standards and to manage and mitigate risk, in Australia, the USA, Canada and the UK.

Alan Connor

Alan Connor

  • Senior Manager – Risk Consulting

Darren Scammell

Darren is specialist in financial services with over 20 years’ experience as an auditor and risk advisor. Darren is a specialist in the insurance, health, superannuation, electricity, investment and retail banking, property and funds management industries.

Darren Scammell

Darren Scammell

  • Partner – Audit & Assurance

Kelsey Johnson

Kelsey has 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector and has provided audit and assurance services to a range of clients in both the public and private sectors. Kelsey has developed a specialised skill set and a passion for providing audit and assurance services to financial services clients, and banking entities in particular.

Kelsey Johnson

Kelsey Johnson

  • Director – Audit & Assurance

Amanda Hemsworth

Amanda leads the Emerging Technology practice within Technology Consulting. She has extensive experience in financial management business analysis, and has worked across, Digital Technology, M&A, Emerging Tech and Change Management. She has a comprehensive understanding of the reporting structures and cycles of firms with complex architecture. This has allowed Amanda to gain a deep understanding of the challenges and requirements of a business in a state of technological change.

Amanda Hemsworth

Amanda Hemsworth

  • Manager – Technology Advisory

Ken Miller

Ken has over 20 years’ experience in providing business and IT risk management and advisory services across commercial, not for profit, government and public sector organisations. His risk experience includes business and IT strategy, governance, operational process, outsourced service delivery and project management reviews.

Ken Miller

Ken Miller

  • Senior Manager - Technology Advisory

Daniel Farthing

Daniel leads technology risk engagements in Sydney with a focus on security, access, change management, project management and processing integrity. As part of this role, Daniel also leads Grant Thornton Sydney’s non-audit assurance offerings including engagements performed under industry frameworks such as ASAE 3402, GS 007 and SOC-2.

Daniel Farthing

Daniel Farthing

  • Director – Technology Risk

Liam Te-wierik

Liam's expertise covers a broad range of financial services from banking and insurance to unique AFS licensees. Liam has supported clients from start-ups and large private companies to listed public entities.

Liam Te-wierik

Liam Te-wierik

  • Director & Head of Audit Data Analytics