Firm Profile

We thrive on our clients' success, and aim to help each and every one manage their compliance responsibilities, protect their assets, strengthen their businesses, and work towards long term wealth.  We love Building Better Business!

Our dedicated team spans offices in Nambour, Kawana and Noosa, allowing easy access across the Sunshine Coast and surrounds, and we're always only a phone call or a mouse click away.

Our team of highly knowledgeable professionals is headed by Partners Greg King, Christine Perren and Amanda Gates.  Take a moment to meet our Senior Team.

 

   

Greg King FIPA
Partner
A Partner since 2004, Greg is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, and originally joined our firm in 1994.  Greg specialises in business advice across all industry sectors, including management accounting and forecasting, business structuring, and budgeting and cash flow. He enjoys assisting clients with compliance management and working towards their retirement with comprehensive SMSF advice.

Greg works from our Nambour and Kawana offices, and you can contact him at gregk@sdesc.com.au

 

Christine Perren CPA
 Partner

A Member of CPA Australia, Christine became a Partner in July 2013 after originally joining our firm in 1988. With a wealth of experience in accounting, taxation and audit, she also specialises in Self Managed Superannuation Funds and small business advisory. Christine is passionate about assisting small business clients through the various stages of their small business' life cycle. She has a strong belief in community growth, and enjoys assisting local community groups with accounting and finance matters.
 
Christine works from our Nambour, Kawana and Noosa offices, and you can contact her at
chrisp@sdesc.com.au 

     
   
Amanda Gates CA
Partner
Amanda is a Chartered Accountant and Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.  Amanda is an accredited CA SMSF specialist, and has over 20 years accounting and taxation experience in the small to medium size business sector.

Amanda works from our Nambour and Kawana offices, and you can contact her at
amandag@sdesc.com.au 
  Malcolm Elks CA
Consultant

Malcolm was a Partner between 1984 and 2015, is a Chartered Accountant and Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. He is currently a consultant to the firm, offering his extensive expertise and experience.

 

Malcolm is based at our Nambour office.

     
     

Leanne Walker CA
Consultant

Leanne is a Chartered Accountant, SPAA Specialist Advisor and SPAA Specialist Auditor. She has been part of the SDE team since 1990, and was a partner from 1996 to 2015.

 

 

Leanne is based in our Nambour office.

 

Jenny Sisson CA
Associate

An Associate since 2004, Jenny specialises in small business advice, and accounting and taxation for all entities, including SMSFs.  She manages our firm's Continuing Professional Education programme, ensuring that our Accountants have the most up to date knowledge in our field.

 

Jenny works from our Kawana and Nambour offices, and you can contact her at  jennys@sdesc.com.au

     
     

Vickie-Lynne Moran FIPA 
Associate

Vickie is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, and an Associate of our firm. She has over 25 years tax and accounting experience in public practice, and has been with us since 2000.  

Vickie works from our Nambour office, and you can contact her at vickiem@sdesc.com.au

 

Tanya Bell CA
Associate
An Associate of our firm, Tanya is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.  She predominantly works in the fields of accounting and taxation, superannuation and small business entities.  Tanya joined our firm in 1999 and became a CA in 2005.

 

Tanya works from our Kawana office, and you can contact her at tanyab@sdesc.com.au
     
   
Alice Wood
Associate
As one of our Associates, Alice brings over 30 years accounting and taxation experience to our firm. Originally qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1975, Alice joined us in 2001 after relocating from Rockhampton. In her spare time she likes to work on her fitness by going to the gym and paddling.

Alice works from our Kawana office, and you can contact her at alicew@sdesc.com.au
Steve Modric CFP® FPA (Aff)
Senior Financial Planner
Our Senior Financial Planner, Steve is a Certified Financial Planner and Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. Steve has joined our firm in 2014, and brings with him over 15 years experience in the Financial Services Industry.
Steve specialises in all aspects of Financial Services, including wealth accumulation strategies, personal and lifestyle protection, business continuity planning, business expense protection, and superannuation and retirement planning, including rollovers, annuities and pensions.
Steve works from our Nambour, Kawana and Noosa offices, and you can contact him at stevem@sdesc.com.au