Chris has been a part of the Abbotts Group since 1987 and has worked in the accounting profession since 1983. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991 and was appointed as a Partner in Abbott’s Chartered Accountants that year.
Apart from dealing with the general business affairs of our clients, Chris also looks after the operational management of the Group and is responsible for business and systems development. Chris’s business development skills are also regularly applied to the business affairs of our clients.
Since qualifying Chris has continued to expand his professional skills and experience. Apart from his Bachelor of Business Degree he also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Securities from the Securities Institute of Australia and Certificate in Financial Planning from the Securities Institute of Australia. The latter was gained in 2004 to achieve qualifications necessary to provide the Financial Planning services offered by the Abbotts Group through its subsidiary, Abbotts Wealth Management. Chris also specialises in Financial Planning, Strategic Taxation Planning and Business Management. In addition to Abbotts Chartered Accountants, Chris also holds executive and non-executive directorships in various companies involved in Technology, Manufacturing, Health and Safety, Finance Broking and Financial Planning.
He is also a Tax Agent, Company Auditor, Financial Planner, Chartered Tax Adviser and a Fellow of the Securities Institute of Australia, The Taxation Institute of Australia, and The Institute of Chartered Accountants.
He is married with two children and enjoys yachting, boating, fishing and surfing.