Our People

OUR PEOPLE

CRAIG FAULKNER

Director

Craig Faulkner

Craig commenced his career in Public Practice in 1995 with Duesburys Chartered Accountants (which subsequently became Horwath (WA) Pty Ltd and is now part of BDO International), after completing his Double Major in Accounting and Taxation at Curtin University. In 2005 Craig left Horwath and joined William Buck where he progressed to Equity Partner/Director in 2008. Craig left the mid-tier accounting firms and commenced his own boutique accounting firm, Faulkner & Co Pty Ltd, in 2011. Craig’s professional experience in public practice has provided a vast amount of expertise in broad spectrum advisory and consulting assignments across the business community and in various industry sectors.

As a Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor, Craig advises an array of privately owned businesses and senior executives who are involved in the Australian business community.

Craig has taken an active role on management committees of various organisations through the formulation and implementation of strategic initiatives. Craig’s experience includes business advisory, management consulting and taxation in the business and corporate environment across a range of industries and sectors.

In addition to Craig’s broad industry experience, Craig has developed specialised knowledge and experience in management of high net wealth client affairs.

Core Expertise

  • Accounting Assistance
  • Business Advisory and Management Consulting
  • Business Acquisitions/Valuations and Structuring
  • Business Profit Enhancement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Taxation Compliance and Advice
  • Financial Accounting and Modelling
  • Tax Planning and Wealth Creation Strategies
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Finance Structuring
  • Entity Structuring and Establishment
  • Superannuation
  • Remuneration Structuring
  • Estate & Will Planning

Qualifications

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Taxation double major)
  • Chartered Tax Advisor with the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Registered Taxation Agent

 

SHRADHA THOMAS

Assistant Manager

 

TEHANI JAYASEKERA

Assistant Manager

Tehani Jayasekera

After graduating from the University of Western Australia in 2012, Tehani commenced her career in Public Practice at Utopia Financial Partners, before commencing with Faulkner & Co in October 2019.  Tehani was admitted as a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 2016.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance and Investment Finance major) (Business Law minor)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

 

SHAUN HUXTABLE

Senior Accountant

Shaun Huxtable

After graduating from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Marketing Double Major in 2018, Shaun commenced his career at Faulkner & Co in February 2019.

Shaun has been gaining valuable experience in accounting and taxation compliance for various entities and continues to assist with a wide variety of clients and their businesses.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Marketing double major)
  • Provisional Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

JACK MYERS

Accountant

 

NIKOS SISKO

Accountant

 

TAMARA TRALAU

Practice Manager

Tamara Tralau

With in excess of 25 years’ experience in a broad range of industries, including large ASX listed companies, Tamara has brought to Faulkner & Co her extensive experience in human resources, office administration and management.

Tamara loves to be hands on to ensure the practice operates as efficiently as possible and enjoys providing a great work environment for the Faulkner & Co accounting and support staff.

HEYANG GUO

Administration

 

HANNAH EEKHOF

Administration

 

CAITLIN TRALAU

Administration