Accounting & Taxation


Peter Walton | Head of Accounting


Peter has accumulated expertise over several decades in a number of fields:

  • Accounting & Taxation
  • Audit
  • Financial Planning

As a Chartered Accountant, Registered Tax Agent, Registered Company Auditor and Associate Financial Planner (FPA), Peter searches for innovative solutions to provide the best outcomes. This includes consideration of structures, tax planning, compliance with regulatory requirements, asset protection and investment section. This unique combination of skills has provided great benefits to many clients over a long time. And finally … GO PIES!


Peter Walton
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Tim Kilham | Director


Tim Kilham has practised as a Chartered Accountant in Australia since he migrated to Australia in 1987 (he is also a South African Chartered Accountant).


Tim has vast experience in providing advisory, consulting and taxation services to businesses. He has specialised in the franchising area for over 15 years and acts for numerous franchisees and franchisors. He is particularly active in providing advice on the purchase of a business, whether franchised or non-franchised.


Tim is a registered company auditor and registered tax agent. He is also a disillusioned Demons supporter.


Tim Kilham


Steve Elsbury | Director


Stephen Elsbury has had over 25 years experience as a public accountant. He provides advice to small to medium sized businesses. His particular expertise is in the areas of business structuring and capital gains tax.


Steve is a Registered Tax Agent. He is a very passionate North Melbourne supporter.

Stephen Elsbury


Janaki Ganapathy | Senior Relationship Manager


Janaki, originally qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst, and has gained invaluable experience in Project Financing working for the Industrial Development Bank of India, (a leading financial institution in India). She has over 10 years experience in Australia, and is currently a Manager in Business Services, specialising in providing taxation solutions for individuals and SMSFs. She loves travelling to different countries and is fascinated by different cultures.

Janaki Ganapathy



Kathryn Matheson | Senior Associate


Kathryn is a CPA and registered tax agent with over 20 years’ experience with small business and high net worth clients.


She likes to make sure her clients benefit from their structure and that their investments are working for them. She has significant experience in the real estate and property sector.


The juggle of two young kids keeps her busy and she loves running, watching Formula One and the occasional wine or two.

Kathryn Matheson


Igor Mateski | Senior Associate


Igor is CPA qualified and joined the Lanyon Partners team in 2013 bringing with him 14 years of experience in the tax and business services area working with small and medium size businesses as well as with individuals.

Igor Mateski


Nathan Graham | Senior Associate


Nathan is a CPA and registered tax agent with over a decade of experience in the SME sector and has acquired a vast knowledge of accounting, taxation and business issues facing people in this sector. He has focussed on family owned groups of entities and businesses and high wealth clients in recent years prior to commencing with Lanyon Partners in October 2014.


Nathan has a broad exposure to many different industries, including real estate, retail and franchise businesses, legal, business consulting, television production, investment entitles, tradespeople and medical professionals, to name a few.


He always works with clients to assist them in achieving their business, investment (often via their self-managed super funds) and personal goals. Nathan prides himself on pursuing the best outcome for clients and delivering a professional – but at the same time – personal service.



Barbara Pitt

Barbara Pitt | Senior Relationship Manager


Barbara is a CA and has 25 years’ experience in Chartered Accounting assisting businesses and high net wealth individuals with their accounting and taxation requirements. She is a Registered Tax Agent.


Barbara has broad experience in many different industries including travel, legal, medical and dental. She enjoys working with clients to build a trusted relationship with them. In her spare time Barbara enjoys going to the gym and cycling.



Evan Woodroffe

Evan Woodroffe | Senior Relationship Manager


Evan is CA qualified and has been working with Lanyon Partners since 2012. Working primarily with owners of small to medium businesses, Evan assists his clients with their taxation needs and achieving the best outcome for their business and themselves.
Evan Woodroffe

Ricky Sun

Ricky Sun | Senior Relationship Manager


Ricky is a qualified CPA and registered tax agent. Before joining Lanyon Partners in September 2013 he worked at a mid-tier firm for five years. Ricky is passionate about tax and loves to solve complicated tax issues.

Ricky Sun

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Patricia Clarke | Relationship Manager (Bookkeeping)


Patricia has over 30 years’ experience as a Bookkeeper and is a qualified CPA. She focuses on taking bookkeeping to the next level providing clients with time to concentrate on more important things in life such as their business progression, their families wellbeing and themselves.



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Jessica Morton | Relationship Manager


Jessica  joined Lanyon Partners in November 2015 and has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Swinburne University of Technology. She says the reason she enjoys accounting is that she enjoys helping clients achieve their goals.



Chartered Accountants with Over 40 Years of Experience


When you choose Lanyon Partners as your chartered tax accountants you will have the benefit of the technical skill and expertise you would expect from a professional accounting firm. Our experienced and qualified advisers take on a proactive approach to your small business accounting and financial planning needs, and we pride ourselves on delivering timely, quality service to improve the profitability of your business.


Working with our accounting team provides you with access to professional advice on:

  • Taxation Services
  • Business Consulting
  • Audit Services
  • Superannuation
  • Asset Protection
  • Estate and Succession Planning
  • Business Health Checks
  • Business Valuations
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Family Law Expert Reports
  • Franchises
  • Financial Planning
  • Insurance Broking
  • Acting as your CFO
  • Accountancy Services & Tax Services
  • SMSF Accounting and Administration


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