Judges

The development of the judging panel for the Australian Accounting Awards involves a collaborative approach.
To ensure professionalism and transparency, a judging panel made up of respected industry professionals will be chosen to examine the submissions.
For information on the judging process and submission guidelines, click here.

Adam Drinkwater

Financial Life Manager
Treysta

Adam Franklin

CEO
Bluewire Media

Alicia Pevely

Manager of Licensing and Compliance
Sophie Grace Pty Ltd

Amanda Fisher

CFO and Mentor
Because The Numbers Matter

Andrew Scott

Head of Partnerships
My Business

Beth Powell

Founder
Digital Marketing Club

Brett Spencer

Chairman
Opica Group

Catherine James

Head of Legal, Corporate and Investments
Challenger Limited

Cathryn van der Walt

Director
12 Worlds

David Hancock

Group Head
Afterpay Touch

Drew Browne

CEO
Sapience Financial and Investment Services

Eli Glotzer

National Head of Accounting & Financial Services, Business Banking
Macquarie Group

Eric Jelinek

Head of Qantas Business Rewards
Qantas

Graham Lugsdin

Campaigns Manager, Operations
Cancer Council NSW

Guy Pearson

Co-Founder
Practice Ignition / Interactive Accounting

Katherine McConnell

Founder and CEO
Brighte

Jeff Zulman

Managing Director and Founder
BBBSA Finance

Jenny Pearse

Managing Director
Jenesis Consulting

John Chisholm

Director
John Chisholm Consulting

Dr Maryam Safari

Lecturer in Accounting
School of Accounting at RMIT University

Melissa Browne

CEO
Accounting & Taxation Advantage

Michael Drage

Founder
Reimagined Habitat

Michael Field

Manager Partner (NSW)
EvettField Partners

Peter Lynch

Client Relationship Manager
Aon

Sascha Moore

Director
Create Design & Marketing

Sean Graham

Principal
Assured Support

Steve Prendeville

Managing Director
Forte Asset Solutions

Dr Vincent Bicudo de Castro

Lecturer in Accounting
Deakin University