Drew Townsend
Audit Partner
Director Hall Chadwick Melbourne

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, on the 1st of January 1994.

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 the 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.

He 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.

Hall Chadwick is confident that we will validate any client’s decision to proceed with us based on Drew’s dynamic and well regarded service and past achievements of successfully attaining goals.

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

Drew Townsend
Contact Details

+61 2 9263 2600
+61 2 9263 2800
 Drew Townsend
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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
Service Specialisations
  • Audits
  • Preparation of Prospectuses
  • Preparation of Experts Reports
  • Preparation of Independent Accountants Report
  • Due Diligence for Takeovers and Acquisition
  • Mergers & Acquisitions