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DREW TOWNSEND

DIRECTOR, HALL CHADWICK MELBOURNE

PARTNER, AUDIT & ASSURANCE

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+ 61 2 9263 2680

BIOGRAPHY

Employed as a university graduate in 1987, Drew’s dedication, innovation and consistent ability to exceed client expectations saw his career fast-tracked. Drew was promoted to Partner, Audit and Assurance services Hall Chadwick on the 1st of January 1994 and became a director of the newly formed Hall Chadwick Melbourne in January 2017. Drew splits his time between Melbourne and Sydney.

Drew believes Hall Chadwick not only provides a quality statutory mandated service, but also legitimately supports and assists clients with their business needs. He believes the quality of persons working at Hall Chadwick is key to firm’s success whilst his careful planning, extensive network and hard working attitude has been fundamental in Drew’s personal success.

“We actively seek to provide services which can provide a timely and quality service consistent with regulatory requirements that truly value-adds for clients.” In providing these services, Drew’s goal is always to ensure the delivery of relevant and realistic information in an efficient manner.

Drew’s considerable experience is an asset of Hall Chadwick. He has a team of people with enthusiasm, adaptability and energy to assist the provision of these services.

In his spare time, Drew enjoys surfing, playing golf and watching sport (specifically NRL).

PRACTICE FOCUS

Drew is responsible for the audit of a number of large public companies, significant private entities, and a range of schools and not for profit entities.

Drew has extensive knowledge in valuing businesses and shares, preparing prospectuses, independent accountants reports and in undertaking detailed due diligence for acquisition and vendors. In undertaking these roles he has developed extensive knowledge of the rules and regulations of ASIC and the ASX.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
  • Registered Auditor
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Accountants
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Tax agent Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
Registered Auditor
Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Accountants
Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Tax agent
Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors

RELATED EXPERTISE

Audit
Preparation of Prospectuses
Preparation of Expert Reports
Preparation of Independent Accountants Report
Due Diligence for Takeovers and Acquisition
Mergers and Acquisitions