SMSF Association SMSF Technical Specialists

We have a dedicated team of in-house SMSF specialists who are committed to provide you with information about changes in the industry and assessments of how new, proposed or existing legislation impacts Trustees and Intermediaries.

The Technical Services team are also able to assist you with technical matters specifically related to your (or your clients') fund as their expertise extends across every facet of SMSF compliance, documentation, accounting and administration and is part of the reason why the team is so highly regarded.

Nicholas Ali (BA, BComm, AdvDipFP, SSA)
Head of Technical Services

Nicholas is a highly regarded and very experienced SMSF technical specialist. Nick has been with the business for over 5 years. Nick also has financial planning experience. Nick is a regular speaker at industry conferences and a regular contributor to industry and financial press.

Richard Cousins (BBus – Acctg, AdvDip FinServ , CPA, SSA, Tax Agent)
Technical Services Specialist

Richard has over fifteen years in the SMSF industry, thirteen of these with this business. Prior to this, Richard was in the business services sector in public practice for twelve years.

Emma Partenza (B Comm / B Comp, CPA)
SMSF Technical Services Consultant

Emma has been a member of the technical team for the last two and a half years, focusing on providing specialist advice to Trustees and Intermediaries, including Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements, Fund Restructures, Pensions and Estate Planning.

Emma has been involved in the accounting industry for over 13 years, specialising in Superannuation for the past 9 years and has obtained her SMSF Specialist Advisor Accreditation through the SMSF Association (SMSFA).

For all of your technical matters, our in-house SMSF Association Technical Specialists are available and ready to support you. Please either email or call us on 1300 660 598.