Our Team

Kirian is a Chartered Accountant and has been in the tax and accounting industry for more than 15 years. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience which she enjoys sharing with clients and colleagues. In her spare time, Kirian thinks she is a tea and coffee connoisseur and a foodie lover. She also adores her family of boys.
BComm, GradDipFinPlan, CA, F Fin

Kirian Andreou

Director - Tax & Accounting

After dabbling in the creative industry herself as a make up artist, Kitty decided that her skill set was more suited in helping creatives handle their financial affairs. Kitty joined the Generate team after graduating in August 2012 and loves every aspect of her work. When she is not at work, Kitty can be found obsessing over baseball statistics and playing the guitar (quite badly!).

BAcctg, BCI

KITTY CHEN

Senior Client Manager

Jacqui has been fully absorbed in working and laughing with creative individuals and their businesses for more than 25 years. Making business matters simple and enjoyable and providing support, confidence and direction for her clients & staff is what drives her professionally. When not at work its all about being with family and friends doing whatever makes the day worthwhile.

B.Ec., CA

Jacqui Crouch

Founder & Director

Ben has been working with small to medium businesses for over 10 years now and from the pub to the boardroom, he can be found working with creative and innovative business owners, helping them achieve their goals and enjoy success. In his spare time Ben can be found at his local pontificating on a variety of subjects with great enthusiasm and varying degrees of knowledgeability.

BComm, MTax, CA, ATI, JP

Ben Fletcher

Managing Director

Christina joined the team in March 2014 in the role of Office Manager. Christina brings to the table years of bookkeeping, accounts, and administration work to help ensure the smooth running of the office.

CHRISTINA GAZECKI

Internal Accountant

Lauren is a chartered accountant with a creative arts degree. What? Working in the arts made it clear that accounting was the career path where she could best help creatives to make a living from doing what they love. Lauren loves sewing, playing in the kitchen, her Bianchi road bike and passport holidays.

BA(CreativeArts), CA, JP

Lauren Hillier

Director - Tax & Accounting

Zoie joined the team in January 2016 in the role of Team Administrator. Zoie provides administrative support to the team. Zoie brings a wealth of knowledge to the company having experience within the field and as a legal secretary in various law firms for 5+ years.

ZOIE HOLLOWAY

Team Administrator

With a passion for accounting and the creative industries, Julian has joined Generate to make sure the mechanics of your tax compliance is well looked after. Outside of work, Julian spends his time playing tennis, riding bicycles and racing cars.
BAccg, MBF

JULIAN HUI

Client Manager

After graduating in 2014, Gabe immediately joined the Generate team where he is able to develop his knowledge and passion for accounting and local Australian music. When he isn't crunching numbers, Gabe can be found in the kitchen cooking up a storm (and hopefully not burning down the house)!

BComm

GABRIELE IACONO

Accountant

Chris is able to combine his interest in the creative industries while developing knowledge in the accounting field as well as providing excellent service to clients. Outside of work, Chris enjoys playing tennis, watching films and travelling.

BBus, CA

CHRIS LEONG

Client Manager

Wendy is a graphic designer, a business owner and now a business advisor. During her 13 years of running her own business and helping to run her partner’s business; she has picked up a trick or 5. Her ability to know what it’s like on the inside while being on the outside creates her unique perspective (and empathy!) when helping her clients achieve their goals. When she isn’t juggling 2 jobs, 2 kids and a guinea pig, she entertains herself with ridiculous challenging sewing and more manageable craft projects.

WENDY MATHER

Business Adviser

Mandy worked in London in HR for 'too long'. On returning to her beloved Sydney, she developed a love of the spreadsheet while managing the family budget and decided to re-train. A miss spent youth playing in bands and an early career managing record stores (remember them?) means that she feels right at home dealing with the amazing and diverse clients here at generate

MANDY MYERS

Bookkeeping

GEORGIA PHILLIPS

Reception

Sasha has joined our taxation team with two Masters degrees and a strong desire to work with creatives and help them with their finances. With some valuable bookkeeping experience behind her she joined Generate in early 2017.

Born in Russia, she lived in France for a year but has now happily settled in by the ocean. So if she's not in the office, she might be in the water trying to improve her surfing skills – rather unsuccessfully she tells us!

BMgt, MFin, MAccg

SASHA PONOMAVERA

Accountant

David loves helping creative businesses grow and has spent over a decade consulting to, and working in, creative industries. Problem solver, strategic thinker, sounding board and continually perplexed father of two.

BA, MMgt

David Sharpe

Director - Advisory & Consulting

Ashim has been working with small to medium businesses for over 5 years now and enjoys working closely with clients advising on day to day accounting and software needs. Ashim joined the team in July 2015 and is currently completing his CA designation.When not in the office, he is all about having a laugh with his friends at the pub and making sure everyone around him is having a jolly time.

BComm, MPA, CA

ASHIM SHRESTHA

Client Manager

Joining the Generate team has allowed Tim to combine his accounting skills with his passion for music. While the rock-star dream will always be alive, he is more qualified helping his clients with their accounting needs and leaving them to make the music. His past experience working with medical industry clients, as well as various SME’s and high-wealth individuals has given him a broad knowledge base to assist his clients. Outside of work Tim’s time is split between playing/watching football and attending live shows.

BComm, CA, JP

TIM STURDAY

Senior Client Manager

Although working with wide variety of clients for the past few years, Vanessa has always been more interested in the creative minds behind the entertainment industry. Generate has provided the best opportunity for Vanessa, where her flare in fashion and film can truly flourish. Outside work, you can usually find Vanessa hassling travel agents for when she picks her next “big” overseas adventure

BEcon, CA

VANESSA WEST

Senior Client Manager

After working for the ATO during university, Justine knew that tax accounting was for her. Since joining Generate, Justine was able to combine her passion for music and film with her passion for numbers and research. Justine will always go the extra mile for her clients, whether the issue be big or small. In her spare time, you can usually find Justine filming new videos for her (very amateur) Youtube channel.

BComm, B LLB

JUSTINE YANGCO

Accountant

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