Findex appoints new EMPs for Specialist Services to grow Family Office

Peter Gardiner and Owen Maher to lead the Family Office Specialist Services as Executive Managing Partners

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA — 19 December 2017 — Findex, Australia’s largest privately-owned accountancy and financial advisory firm, today announced changes to the Executive Management Team. Existing members Peter Gardiner and Owen Maher will take on new responsibilities, sharing the role of Specialist Services Executive Managing Partner, focusing on driving greater collaboration within the specialist services teams, a key aspect of improving the industry-leading Family Office model.

Spiro Paule, CEO of Findex, said: “Our central goal is simple- to provide the best possible service to our clients, and our Specialist team plays a critical role across the board. Having Peter and Owen to drive greater collaboration internally among our key service lines is a huge step forward to making Findex an even greater partner in growing our clients’ businesses.”

Specialist Services is a strategically important part of the business, and core to the Family Office offering. Officially beginning in January 2018, Peter and Owen will work together to create a more seamless platform across key services including Audit, Tax Advisory, Corporate Finance, Performance Consulting, Lending and Finance, General Insurance, Risk Insurance and Corporate Benefits, all vital areas to the continued growth of Findex.

Peter Gardiner, Executive Managing Partner said: “Our Key Relationship Managers are a vital  part of accessing the deep, boutique-style expertise of our Specialist Service lines, providing clients with innovative solutions and market access. By bringing them together under the Family Office model, we can ensure greater collaboration and ultimately more success for our clients.”

Owen Maher, Executive Managing Partner said: “I look forward to working closely with not only Peter but all of our Specialist Services teams to drive great client outcomes and the continued success of the Findex Family Office. Being in a position to assist operationally as we develop and expand our offering to clients is a great honour.”

Peter Gardiner will also continue in his role as International Liaison Partner for Crowe Horwath Australasia, representing the brand across the international network.

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