PKF promotes 20+ members in Sydney and Newcastle

27 March 2023 2 min. read
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PKF has promoted over 20 company members to their next career level in its Sydney and Newcastle division.

Bob Bell, Managing Director of PKF Sydney and Newcastle, said that the large intake of promotees builds on the firm’s strong 2022 financial year and recognised their “hard work and dedication” to the firm and its clients.

Part of PKF, with 750 staff nationally one of the country’s 10 largest accounting-origin professional services groups, PKF has a team of around 240 staff in its Sydney and Newcastle offices.

PKF promotes 20+ members in Sydney and Newcastle

Promotions were celebrated across PKF’s service offerings, spanning audit and assurance, business advisory, corporate finance, and superannuation.

The most senior promotee, Luke Storey, has been elevated to Principal in the Business Advisory team. A graduate of the firm’s Dare to Aspire program (a leadership program), Storey has been with PKF for over six years, specialising in topics including business growth and development, taxation, restructuring, financial reporting, management accounting, and mergers & acquisitions.

A cohort of six have been promoted to Manager level, while eight Analysts have been promoted to Intermediate level, among others, “highlighting the strong capabilities of our young workforce,” said Bell.

A full list of the promoted colleagues in Sydney and Newcastle (new level):

- Alana Kirkman (Insolvency Analyst)
- Alex Gillespie (Manager)
- Andries Beneke (Intermediate)
- Ava Yates (Intermediate)
- Bonnie Yim (Intermediate)
- Evelyn De Wet (Senior Manager)           
- Gary Helm (Assistant Manager)
- Jonathan Hayim (Senior Analyst)
- Kathy Li (Intermediate)
- Kirsty Tallon (Commercial Manager)
- Laura Nipperess (Intermediate)
- Lauren Deetlefs (Assistant Manager)
- Lindsey Wang  (Senior)
- Luke Storey (Principal)
- Ohanna Ruy (Intermediate)
- Rachael Pedley (Senior)
- Sam Cocokios (Assistant Manager)
- Sharne Cussen (Intermediate)
- Taylah Parker (Senior Accountant)
- Thomas Healy  (Intermediate)
- Tegan Luckie (Manager)

Outside of Sydney and Newcastle, PKF has offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, Gold Coast, Tamworth, Rockhampton, and Walcha.