Meet Our Team

Krigsman Partners includes a strong team of tax professionals. We are tax and business centric, highly qualified and build strong relationships with our clients.

Robert Krigsman

Founder

Robert is the principal of Krigsman Partners, Financial Controller at leading tech incubator Blue Chilli Technology, mentor and writer for StartupSmart, Smart Company and ShoeString Media. Robert is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and a Registered Tax Agent.

Robert is a former director of anti-viral software company Kaspersky Lab Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd, Advisor to the BlueChilli Accelerator and recruitment disruptor Weploy, Director of Datamine Analytics, fintech Latipay and large SAP Integrator and provider, Soltius.

Robert is also involved in numerous startups as an advisor and mentor, working with tech incubators and VC’s. Robert is also a Director of Tax and Super Australia, a public company engaged in national tax education and advocacy.

In 2014 Robert, along with Oxygen Ventures and BlueChilli launched The Big Pitch in Melbourne. Krigsman Partners were sponsors for The Big Pitch 2015. Robert was recently featured in an Australian Financial Review article (5 April 2016)

Robert has a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Monash University. He holds a post-graduate from the CAANZ (Grad Dip).

Outside the office, Robert is busy with numerous activities with his four children. He is a also a runner and a devotee of The New Yorker.

Katherine Warren

Tax Manager

Katherine is a tax manager and Chartered Accountant with a first-class honour in Advanced Finance. She has over 10 years of tax experience. Prior to joining Krigsman Partners, Katherine held a senior tax role with Moore Stephens Melbourne.

Outside the office, Katherine is an avid reader, enjoys travelling and cooking.

Gavin Huang

Tax Supervisor

Gavin is a Tax Supervisor with over 7 years of experience across the tax and business services sector. Gavin has a business advisory, tax and cloud technologies focus. Innovation, new technology and a better way of doing business are a focus for Gavin.

Gavin is also a fully qualified Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand member (CA), Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA), Xero Certified and holds a Masters of Applied Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Outside of the office, Gavin has his hands full with his two young children.

Matthew Qi

Tax Accountant

Matthew is an experienced Tax Accountant and qualified Chartered Accountant. A Melbourne University graduate, Matthew started his career at a large accounting practice and honed his skills providing specialist tax and business services advice across a number of industries.

Outside the office, Matthew loves to travel and family time.

Taran Hayward

Tax Accountant

Taran is a tax accountant with a strong focus on tax and business services. Prior to joining Krigsman Partners, Taran worked as an accountant for a NSW based firm. Taran holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Charles Sturt University.

Out of the office, Taran is an avid reader and loves health and fitness

Antonina Pasztetnik

Tax Accountant

Antonina is a tax accountant providing clients with a broad range of ASIC and ATO support and general accounts preparation.

Outside the office Antonina enjoys reading and spending quality time with family.

Glaucia Okubo

Assistant Tax Accountant

Glaucia is an assistant tax accountant providing clients with a broad range of ASIC and ATO support.

Glaucia has now made Melbourne her home but grew up in Brazil. Glaucia has a particular interest in startups and technology.

Bookeepers

Bookkeeping

Krigsman Partners works with a number of preferred bookkeepers specialising in payroll, accounts and reconciliations. Our bookkeepers use cloud based packages and have a strong preference for Xero.

We also use MYOB, Saasu and Quickbooks.

Desiree Krigsman

Consultant

Desiree is a highly experienced commercial litigator with significant experience in debt recovery and commercial dispute resolution. Desiree provides ongoing guidance to Krigsman Partners on a range of commercial matters.

Desiree is the Principal of Krigsman Lawyers http://www.krigsmanlawyers.com.au/

Desiree holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Bachelor of Arts (BA) from The University of Melbourne.

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