Directors

Anthony Ahern

Anthony Ahern
Structuring, Agriculture & Succession

Anthony's expertise lies within the rural industry, along with succession planning, tax minimisation, and business and investment structures. He enjoys the challenges and variety of his work and assisting clients in reaching their goals.

Outside the office Anthony enjoys camping and fishing and is also active in the local Rugby Union community.

Dan Gabbett

Dan Gabbett
Business Planning & Analysis

A partner since 1998, Dan specialises in planning and performance analysis for small to medium businesses. He is also heavily involved in the local Toowoomba community through his previous work on the boards of the Endeavour Foundation, Centacare and Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce.

Dan takes every opportunity to get away to the beach and is also an avid sports fan and cricket enthusiast.

John Littleproud

John Littleproud
Financial Planning & SMSF

Beginning his professional life as an accountant, John is now an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited and specialises in financial planning and self managed superannuation funds, overseeing both specialist teams within the firm.

John likes to unwind with a game of cricket or tennis and also enjoys camping.

Mark Mahony

Mark Mahony
Multiple Entity Structuring

Specialising in multiple entity structures and planning, Mark became a director of Robertson Scannell at the age of 26. He has a passion for technology and works closely with clients to understand the ins and outs of their day to day business and identify opportunities to streamline and automate their processes.

Mark enjoys time with his wife and two daughters, a game of golf and an ice-cold beer.

Adam Marjoribanks

Adam Marjoribanks
Financial Planning & Corporate Superannuation

Beginning his career in 1991, Adam is an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited and also holds membership to the Financial Planning Association of Australia. In addition to providing all facets of financial planning, Adam specialises in corporate superannuation solutions for business clients of any size.

Away from work, Adam and his family spend their time playing sports.

Amanda Maroske

Amanda Maroske
Business Start-Ups

A senior accountant since 2006, Amanda joined our team of directors in 2013. Specialising in business start ups, she has a passion for working with young entrepreneurs and helping them establish successful businesses of their own.

Outside the office Amanda is kept busy with her two sons George and Harry. She also loves to get away to the coast with her family.

Accounting Team

Angelica-Apelt-Toowoomba-Accountant

Angelica Apelt
Accountant

Starting her accounting career in 2012, whilst studying at university full-time, Angelica enjoyed the balance of part-time work with full-time study. 

Angelica joined the Robertson Scannell team in Jan 2017 and has almost completed her CPA studies. She enjoys working with a variety of clients & industries, including agriculture.  Angelica is a whizz with new accounting software and loves nothing more than helping clients simplify their record keeping by using the latest in technology & software.

Outside of work Angelica enjoys spending time with her partner and German Shepherd, Evie.  She also enjoys playing netball, heading to the gym, baking up a storm & reading a good book.

Amber McAskill

Amber McAskill
Accountant

After finishing her uni degree (Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce) at UQ in Brisbane, Amber moved back to Toowoomba and joined another local accounting firm.  Her career started in a support role, before moving into a junior accounting position.  She has been part of the RS team now for nearly 3 years.

Amber specialises in taxation and works on a variety of clients within different industries, preparing financial statements and income tax returns.  She also enjoys assisting the firm's partners with business advisory work for clients.

When she's not in the office crunching numbers, Amber enjoys going to the dog park with her energetic puppy Millie, and spending time with her partner, friends and family. 

Brent-Hobbs-Toowoomba-Accountant

Brent Hobbs
Accountant

Brent has been working as an accountant for 14 years, joining the RS team back in 2009. Prior to his career in accounting, he worked in his family business.

Brent enjoys all aspects of accounting, but particularly loves working small to medium businesses to help them grow and reach their goals.

Outside of work Brent loves to head away fishing & camping, and also enjoys playing a spot of lawn bowls.

Christopher-Toowoomba-Accountant

Christopher Barford
Accountant

Christopher has been part of the Robertson Scannell team for over 12 years, and has been an accountant for over 14 years. 

He specialises in assisting both individuals and small businesses with their Income Tax Returns and Financials.  Christopher provides taxation advice and also assists clients with using a range of accounting software packages.  

Christopher enjoys watching tennis & football in his spare time - sports he previously loved to play. 

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Courtney May
Accountant

Courtney joined the RS team in October 2014 whilst studying her dual degree at university.   She successfully completed her accounting degree and is now undertaking further CPA studies.

Courtney enjoys the challenge and variety of work she undertakes at Robertson Scannell, and enjoys helping clients with all of their taxation and advisory needs. 

When Courtney isn't calculating a profit & loss statement, she enjoys playing lots of sport - including netball, tennis & a spot of swimming.  She also enjoys heading away camping with friends & family.

Dane-Hermann-Toowoomba-Accountant

Dane Hermann
Accountant

Dane joined the RS team late last year, and has been an accountant for 3.5 years.

He enjoys undertaking accountancy and business structuring work, and particularly enjoys assisting clients within the construction industry.

Outside of work you can find Dane on the local golf course, travelling or heading away camping with family & friends. 

Jade-Maunder-Toowoomba-Accountant

Jade Maunder
Senior Accountant

Jade is a CPA qualified accountant who has been part of the RS team for 8 years.  

She enjoys working with clients in the retail and construction industry, and complex clients with several entities, due to the additional challenge.

Outside of work Jade loves to travel, and is always planning her next adventure! 

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John Gordon
Senior Accountant

John is a CA & CPA qualified accountant (and JP) who has been practicing since 1983 and commenced at RS in July 2014.  

He enjoys working with a variety of small to medium size businesses, with an emphasis on Primary Producers.

When you don't catch John in the office, he likes to spend time at the beach, go kayaking and also follows a number of sports.  He is also a big fan of Rugby Union.

Joe-Doyle-Toowoomba-Accountant

Joe Doyle
Senior Accountant

Joe is a CPA qualified accountant who has been providing taxation and accountancy advice for over 17 years.

He works with clients across a wide range of industries, from agriculture through to construction and enjoys working on complex clients and business structures.

 

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Marleen Markey
Senior SMSF Accountant

Marleen is a CPA qualified accountant, with an accounting career that spans 24 years.  She specialises in Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF), and joined the Robertson Scannell team in mid 2008.  

Marleen enjoys working with a variety of clients and helping them to achieve their goals. 

Outside of work Marleen loves spending time with her husband and 3 sons, has quite the green thumb and loves heading out on a cycling adventure!

Matthew-Holden-Toowoomba-Accountant

Matthew Holden
Senior Accountant

Matt started his accounting career straight out of school, and now brings 10 years of experience to his role.   He joined the RS team back in 2014 and enjoys tackling complex tax issues, strategies and structures.

Outside of work Matt is an avid touch footy player and is passionate about all things health and fitness. 

Narelle-Essam-Toowoomba-Accountant

Narelle Essam
SMSF Accountant

Narelle is a CPA qualified accountant, who started at Robertson Scannell nearly 2 years ago and works within our Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) division.

She loves volunteering for local charities and participating in community work, including the CWA.  Narelle is also an official volunteer at the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast 

In her spare time, Narelle enjoys watching netball and spending time with her grandchildren.

Susan-Geran-Toowoomba-Accountant

Susan Geran
Accountant & Bookkeeper

Susan is a qualified CPA Bookkeeper/Accountant, who has been working in the industry for over 15 years.  She started working with RS in July 2017 heading up our Bookkeeping Division.

Susan enjoys all aspects of bookkeeping, and is passionate about reviewing and/or creating efficient and time-saving systems for clients.

When Susan is not crunching numbers for her clients, she loves spending time with her husband and 3 sons.  She enjoys hunting down the best camping spots and spending time at the coast.

Tenika-Kirkwood-Toowoomba-Accountant

Tenika Murphy
Accountant

Tenika joined the Robertson Scannell team in 2015 and is currently studying towards her CPA qualification.  Before joining RS, she prepared the books for her family owned business.

The most interesting part of Tenika's job is undertaking tax planning for clients.  She finds it very rewarding knowing that we can assist our clients by implementing tax saving strategies.

Outside of work, it’s all things sport for Tenika, with her favourite sport being netball.  When she isn't on the netball court, or watching the Firebirds, she always looks forward to spending time with her family.

Financial Planning Team

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Jacob Moss
Financial Planner

Jacob is a Financial Planner who joined the RS team back in 2013, bringing with him 6 years of experience within the finance industry.

Jacob is an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited and specialises in Superannuation, Personal Insurance and Business Insurance.

Outside of work Jacob enjoys spending time with friends and family, and is a die-hard Broncos fan.

Nicole-Gamack-Toowoomba-Financial-Planner

Nicole Gamack
Financial Planner

Nicole is a Financial Planner who joined the RS team in May 2016.  

She assists clients with their superannuation, insurance and investment needs - tailored to their individual requirements.

Outside of work Nicole is quite the social butterfly, and also enjoys travelling and seeing what our beautiful world has to offer.

Finance Team

Richard-Lugert-Finance-Broker

Richard Lugert
Finance Broker

Richard is our in-house finance broker, who joined the team in July 2017, bringing with him over 15 years of banking & finance experience.

He specialises in finance for both personal (home loans) and business (asset/equipment finance, business & commercial loans).

Richard enjoys helping clients feel at ease with the process of finding finance that works for them.

When Richie isn't putting together a great finance deal for a client, he enjoys heading out into the great outdoors, off to the beach and camping.