Evan Brownsmith
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Evan Brownsmith

Evan has been a trusted sounding board for our business’ strategies and decisions since its inception. His approachability and valuable perspective has given us the confidence that we make informed decisions. Lincoln Peters
Founder & Business Manager, Compass Allied Health Group

Professional experience

Evan is a Partner in our New England North West (NENW) Business Advisory division, and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

As the youngest member of the PKF NENW executive team, he understands the perspectives of the new wave of millennial managers and is uniquely placed to advise business owners regarding the generational aspects of succession planning.

Evan has a wealth of experience providing business services, tax planning and advice to help clients grow and protect their wealth. Evan has a passion for regional business and receives great personal satisfaction from seeing these industries flourish.

Evan’s focus is working closely with business owners to help them achieve their goals with a focus on improving their financial position.

Recent examples of work include:

  • Supporting successor practitioners in obtaining bank finance to fund the acquisition of a multi-location optometry practice
  • Successfully restructuring a growing allied health business
  • Providing detailed financial modelling in relation to the development of a new childcare facility
  • Supporting a significant farming business through a succession and estate planning exercise to assist with the retention of family farming assets.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

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