At MKT, we pride ourselves on being in the know before anyone else. We invest heavily in professional development to ensure our tax experts are up to date and confident in the advice they deliver.

Justin McGovern

Justin is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Tax Agent and a fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia. After 11 years in the tax and business services division of second tier and big 4 firms, he joined MKT in 2002.

Justin specialises in providing corporate taxation advice to ASX listed companies including those involved in the Mining and Oil & Gas sectors. His areas of focus include capital gains tax and employee share schemes. Justin is in charge of MKT’s tax compliance obligations.

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Sean Pearce

Sean is a CPA, a Chartered Tax Advisor, past State Councillor and WA Education Chairman of the Tax Institute of Australia. Prior to joining MKT in 1994, Sean spent 9 years in the advising and audit areas of the ATO. Since 1985, he has specialised in business and corporate tax with a particular focus on capital gains tax, business restructuring and Division 7A.

Sean has been a regular presenter for the professional bodies on tax issues affecting companies and small business. He heads MKT's Accountants Network and Premium Accountants Network (PAN) which provides tax advisory and training support to over 200 accounting firms across Australia. Sean holds a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Taxation Law (University of NSW).

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Ben Reynolds

Ben previously worked in the tax compliance division of a second tier company in Perth before joining MKT in 2003. He is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Tax Institute and he holds a double major in Accounting and Taxation.

Ben’s role at MKT involves the provision of tax advisory and compliance services to ASX listed companies, particularly in the Exploration and Mining industry. He specialises in tax consolidation advice and the preparation of tax note disclosures under AASB 112.

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Linken Fragomeli
Associate Director

Linken has completed a Bachelor of Commerce, double major in Accounting and Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia and the WA Mining Club.

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Nigel Kingston

Nigel is a CPA, a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia, a member of the WA CCI Tax Committee, a former member of the TIA Education Committee, a member of the CPA Public Practice Committee and an active member of the North of the River CPA Discussion Group. Prior to joining MKT in 1998, he previously worked in the advising and audit areas of the ATO and a second tier firm.

Nigel’s specialty areas include capital gains tax, business restructures, state taxes and most areas of corporate taxation. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Taxation from the University of New South Wales.

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Adriano Leon

After a decade of establishing and managing internal tax functions in large corporate entities Adriano has returned to MKT.  Adriano brings a wealth of corporate tax experience to MKT including managing the tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, international structuring, corporate governance and compliance management both internally and with external authorities.  Adriano has first-hand experience in understanding the needs of corporate clients and is best positioned to assist corporate taxpayers meet their responsibilities.

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Mimi Ngo
Senior Tax Consultant

Mimi is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor of the Taxation Institute of Australia. As a tax consultant with MKT for over 12 years, Mimi has provided consulting services to corporate clients, including publicly listed companies and SMEs, on a wide range of GST and general income tax matters. Mimi has developed a strong working knowledge of the GST legislation, particularly in relation to property developments, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Walter Tieleman
Senior Tax Consultant

Walter's specialties include corporate restructuring, mining taxation, global tax strategies and tax-effective capital management and employee share schemes. Walter has been closely involved in professional development activities of the ICAA both nationally and in WA.

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Peter Hong
Senior Tax Consultant

Peter is a Certified Practising Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor. After being awarded the National Dux Award upon completion of the Applied Tax course at the Tax Institute of Australia, Peter decided to focus on tax consulting and joined MKT. Prior to joining MKT, Peter provided tax and business services to small-to-medium sized businesses, high-wealth individuals and publicly listed companies for more than 6 years.

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Chris Schoeman
Tax Manager

Chris is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Business Law from Curtin University. Chris worked at a Perth based Chartered Accounting practice assisting a broad range of clients before joining MKT. He specialises in Self-Managed Superannuation and also has a wide working knowledge of all areas of tax affecting individuals and SME’s including GST, FBT and Income Tax. Chris’ strengths lie in being able to analyse complex issues and break them down into simple steps and ideas for client implementation.

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Gary Lim
Senior Tax Accountant

Gary is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor of the TIA. With a broad understanding of domestic taxes across the spectrum (both direct and indirect), Gary plays a crucial role in the management and effective communication between key stakeholders in implementing strategies. Gary holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is currently pursuing his Masters of Taxation Law in UWA. 

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Stephen Caverson
MKT Group Accountant

Stephen has a Diploma in Accounting from Leederville Technical College. Stephen joined MKT in 1999 after spending 13 years as an accountant for a subsidiary of a major public company. His strengths lie in developing reporting systems, committing to tight time restraints and networking with fellow team members. Stephen has a keen sense of humour and uses it towards keeping the morale at MKT high.

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Nicola Devonald
Client Services Manager

Nicola has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies with Marketing. Nicola has been with MKT since May 2014 where she started out as receptionist as primary point of contact for clients. Nicola has built up an extensive understanding of MKT’s client base and her current role as Client Services Manager involves providing timely support to MKT’s High Wealth Clients and Premium Accountants Network, along with administrative support to MKT’s Accountants and Directors.

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Nick Fijac
Tax Accountant

Nick has completed a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia double majoring in Accounting and Finance. Nick joined MKT as an Undergraduate Accountant in July 2015 whilst completing his Commerce Degree.

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Joe Joseph
Graduate Accountant

Joe has completed a Masters of Business Administration from Curtin University. Joe joined MKT as a Graduate Tax Accountant in February 2018. Joe works alongside the team assisting with our Superannuation and High Wealth Family Groups.

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Lauren Waghorn

Lauren has recently joined the MKT team as receptionist and has many years of experience in customer service and administration. Lauren ensures MKT clients are high priority as first point of contact and provides high levels of administrative support to MKT’s Accountants and Directors. Lauren has a Bachelor in Health Science.

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