MEET THE TEAM

JOHN GRAHAM

Founder, Managing Director

With over 35 years’ experience in the industry, John has an extensive wealth of knowledge and experience of all things tax related over a broad range of business industries. He prides himself on his long term relationships with his clients, with some going on 35 years now.  

Outside of work John has represented several boards and treasury roles including the Royal Children’s Leukaemia Research Fund and most recently is the current President of Cheltenham Football Netball Club 

  • Bachelor of Business 

  • Member of CPA Australia 

  • SMSF Auditor 

  • Registered Tax Agent

  • CPA Australia Public Practice Certificate

CHRIS GRAHAM

Director

After cutting his teeth at several other firms, Chris made the transition to HG & Co in 2013, becoming partner in 2018. Chris prides himself on his commitment to continually improve the standard and level of service that he offers and his proactive approach in innovating clients accounting processes to help achieve their financial goals.  

 

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 

  • Member of CPA Australia 

  • Registered Tax Agent

  • CPA Australia Public Practice Certificate

  • Xero Advisor Certified

DAVID MEDLEN

Accountant, Tax Manager

David joined HG & Co back in 1992, while he was completing his accounting studies and has never looked back. David has assisted and facilitated the growth of many our clients from start-up to become well-established businesses of their industry. 

 

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 

  • Member of CPA Australia 

  • Registered Tax Agent

YAN JIANG

Senior Tax Accountant

Since joining our firm in 2010, Yan has been involved in all aspects of accounting and tax advisory work with a speciality in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds.  

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 

  • Member of CPA Australia 

  • Registered Tax Agent

EVELYN GANSKY

Accountant

Ev has been working with our Individuals and small business clients at HG & Co since 1993. Building great relationships with the clients, Ev is meticulous in learning about their client’s job requirements so she can ascertain further potential deductions to maximise your tax return. 

LISA XU

Accountant

Our newest staff member Lisa joined us in 2018 and has a real passion for tax legislation. A current qualified Chartered Accountant, Lisa is currently completing her Masters of Tax at Melbourne University. 

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia 

  • Currently completing Master of Tax

BARBARA HALL

Accountant

Barb has been an accountant at HG & Co since 1996. Developing strong trusted relationships with clients Barb is often affectionally referred to as the Mother Hen always taking time to explain and keep the client informed to ensure they can make decisions based on their understanding, not just advice. 

DIANE TSAGAZONES

Company Secretarial Services

With over 25 years’ experience in the accounting industry working for HG & Co, Diane specialises in all corporate secretarial services for our clients.​

KATIE BRON

Client Liaison

Since 1994, Katie has been the welcoming smile greeting clients at HG & Co. With her extensive experience in reception, administration and customer service, Katie is the one behind the scenes making sure your experience is of the highest quality. ​

JACK GRAHAM

Balmain Commercial

Jack has extensive experience across the non-bank lending & debt advisory sector.

Jack can assist with structuring funding solutions for all types of commercial property finance; including senior debt, construction, investment, residual stock, mezzanine and pref equity.

Outside of work, Jack is an enthusiastic golfer and follows the St Kilda Football Club