Moore welcomes Gary Calford and Wilson Tang as partners

16 February 2023 2 min. read
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International accounting and consulting network Moore has boosted its Australian partner team with Gary Calford and Wilson Tang.

In Australia, Moore operates through a group of five independent tax, audit and business advisory firms. Combined, they have 500+ people across 14 offices nationally.

Based in Brisbane and serving clients across New South Wales, Gary Calford has become a partner in the Tax division, while Wilson Tang is a member of the Governance & Risk Advisory practice, operating out of Victoria.

Gary Calford and Wilson Tang - Moore

Calford brings 22 years of tax advisory experience gained within consulting and mining to the firm. His knowledge spans areas including international tax, corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions, private tax issues, tax compliance, R&D tax incentives and tax-effect accounting.

He joins Moore from PKF, where he was a partner in its Brisbane office. Earlier, he spent eight years at EY, advising clients in the middle market and large business, with a particular emphasis on the natural resources sector.

Speaking of his move, Calford said: “I am excited to be joining Moore, which has a strong national and global network. I look forward to being part of the continued growth of the firm and the opportunity to bring my experience to enhance the tax capability.”

Greg Mallam, a Managing Partner at Moore, commented: “Gary’s appointment brings a fresh perspective and experience in complex tax transactions.  He is renowned for developing and implementing innovative solutions and his depth of experience in all areas of tax will support our continued commitment to our clients – helping them thrive in a changing world.”

Tang meanwhile has extensive experience in leading internal audit, risk, and assurance services. He joins from Adidas, where he was based in Hong Kong and served as Head of Internal Audit for Asia Pacific. Before that, he spent seven years at Protiviti in Australia, where he grew the ranks to senior manager latterly, focused on risk and internal audit services.

“The core values of Moore closely align with my personal values. I wanted to join a value-driven network which keeps the delivery of the highest possible service at the heart of the business,” Tang said.

Steve Sakkas, CEO of Moore in Victoria, said: “We are excited to welcome Wilson who brings with him a wealth of expertise having worked across Australia and internationally. Wilson’s industry knowledge and his extensive experience will undoubtedly serve him well as he helps build out our Governance & Risk Advisory practice.”