RSM Australia appoints three new principals

RSM LogoFebruary 18, 2016RSM Australia, one of the largest mid-tier accounting firms in Australia, has appointed three new principals, bringing the total count of principals to 38 and partners to 95.

The three new principals are Nadine Marke and Dan Hutchens, who are both based in Perth, and Jessica Olivier, who has joined the Sydney office.

Nadine Marke, Perth
Nadine joined RSM Australia in 2007. She has more than 15 years’ experience in corporate advisory services, working in the UK and Australia. Nadine currently leads RSM’s litigation support services in Perth focusing on valuations and financial investigations. She is an accredited CA Business Valuation Specialist. Nadine is based in Perth.

Dan Hutchens, Perth
Dan joined RSM Australia in February 2016. He has extensive experience in providing co-sourced and outsourced internal audit services, risk management services and governance advice to the public and private sectors. His clients include state government agencies and private and listed companies. Dan is based in Perth.

Jessica Olivier, Sydney
Jessica joined RSM Australia in January 2016. Jessica has extensive experience in R&D Tax, including in assisting a diverse range of industries to identify R&D opportunities and access R&D tax benefits. Her clients range from start-up innovators to SMEs and large multi-national corporations. Jessica started her corporate tax career in the UK in 2000 and has worked in Australia since 2005. She is based in Sydney.

Kim Hutchinson, national chairman, RSM Australia, said, “RSM Australia continues to grow through the promotion of senior staff who provide quality expertise and advice. These appointments demonstrate the firm’s commitment to employee development, which results in outstanding service to clients.

“We are pleased to be able to further develop our support for clients on the East Coast in the area of R&D Tax advice. We are well aware that the avenue to growth for many Australian businesses is through innovation and this area of expertise is just one where we can support their ambitions.”

In addition to these principal appointments, Con Paoliello has been appointed as Managing Partner of the Perth office. His appointment was effective 1 January 2016. Con takes over the role from James Komninos. Con is also RSM’s National Head of Tax Services. He has more than 25 years’ experience at both a national and international level in providing tax advice and specialist tax consulting services to the public and private sector.


About RSM 

RSM is a full service national accounting and advisory firm delivering expert corporate financial and advisory accounting services to clients across diverse industry sectors.

Its unique one-firm structure means clients can more readily connect to its extensive national and international networks, expertise and industry experience.

Nationally RSM has 29 offices, combined with over 90 years’ experience. Its network spans across 120 countries and comprises 730 offices.

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