Robyn Jacobson is the Senior Advocate of the Tax Institute. She is well known in tax training circles, having been a professional tax trainer for 23 years and a regular conference and webinar presenter.
With nearly three decades in the profession, Robyn possesses a public practice background that preceded her training roles with Webb Martin; her own business, Cyntax; and TaxBanter.
Robyn is a chartered tax adviser of the Tax Institute, a fellow of both CA ANZ and CPA Australia, and a registered tax agent. Based in Melbourne, she is involved in a number of Tax Institute committees and is the immediate past chair of CPA Australia’s Victorian Public Practice Committee.
Robyn regularly consults with the Treasury, the ATO and the professional bodies on technical issues including as a member of the ATO’s Tax Practitioner Stewardship Group. She is an avid advocate, social media commentator, columnist, blogger and podcaster and is regularly quoted in the media. She was recognised in the Women in Finance Awards 2019 as the winner of Thought Leader of the Year and was named in the global Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019. She was recently recognised in the Australian Accounting Awards 2020 as the winner of both Thought Leader of the Year and the Accountants Daily Excellence Award.