David joined the accounting profession over 25 years ago. Prior to joining the dillon + elbourn in 1994, David gained experience in the business and taxation services section of an international accounting firm.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Newcastle University and is a Chartered Accountant and member of the National Tax Agents Association and Taxation Institute of Australia.
Over the past 25 years David has accumulated a vast amount of experience in taxation and compliance, business development and management and financial structuring and capital raising, particularly in the property development, construction, technology and services industries.
David’s entrepreneurial talents and hands on approach have seen his clients ranked within BRW’s fastest 100 growing clients in Australia. David’s abilities were further demonstrated with Freshtel holdings Limited, where he was instrumental in the business’s early development and the ASX listing process. David also served as the company Founding Director ,Chief Financial Off icier and Company Secretary and played an integral role in the negotiation with UK supermarket giant Tesco.
David also has considerable experience in property development matters including negotiation, structuring, planning, feasibility modelling, funding (both debt and equity via syndication) and taxation.
Given David’s practical business experience with fast growing and entrepreneurial clients, he now heads up dillon + elbourn’s Business and Corporate Advisory Services.