Asia Pacific Advisory Committee

Jamie Towers
Asia Pacific Chair Jamie Towers Partner & Deputy Worldwide Chair

Hanrick Curran (Brisbane office)

Brisbane, Australia

Time Zone: UTC+10

Tel: +61 7 32183900

Jamie Towers was appointed Alliott Group's Deputy Worldwide Chairman in November 2017 and is also the Chairman of the Asia Pacific regional membership. Furthermore, Jamie is a key member of the association's International Tax Services Group and serves on the group's Leadership Team.

As a partner at Hanrick Curran, Jamie leads the firm's Tax Consulting practice and the Asian Business Services Division, which has a focus on assisting international clients to establish business in Australia and allows them to concentrate on expanding their business, knowing the compliance requirements are being looked after.

He has been providing taxation advice to a diverse range of clients in the Brisbane and Sydney marketplace from family businesses to listed corporates since 1995.

Jamie's background includes Senior Managerial roles with one of Australia's leading accounting firms which allowed him to develop his expertise in taxation for both Australian and international clients. Jamie works closely with Hanrick Curran's clients to simplify taxation obligations and to create tax effective structures and solutions for businesses and their owners.

He works closely with corporate and family groups to help achieve their asset protection, wealth creation and inter-generational goals. In addition, Jamie consults to accountants and other finance professionals to assist them with tax training or to provide up to date tax advice to their clients.

Jamie regularly presents on taxation topics for various professional bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Taxation Institute of Australia. In addition to specialising in taxation consulting, Jamie also provides general business and accounting advice to clients in a variety of industries.

Jamie's areas of expertise consist of income tax planning and restructuring, tax reform, capital gains tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax and business tax risk review and profiling.

Jamie's qualifications and professional memberships include: a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Queensland University of Technology; a Masters of Taxation, University of Sydney; a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand; and a Fellow of Taxation Institute of Australia (Chartered Tax Advisor).

James Hickey
Chief Executive Officer James Hickey Chief Executive Officer

Alliott Group (Exec Office)


Tel: +44 203 330 0110
Mobile: +44 7595 042 779

As Chief Executive Officer, James is responsible for the day to day management of Alliott Group. Working in conjunction with the Worldwide Executive, the Worldwide Board and the Regional Advisory Committees, James supports the development and implementation of membership services and the strategic development of the Group. James joined Alliott Group in July 2008 and has over 15 years' experience of working within a membership/association business environment.

Jon Broadley
Member Jon Broadley Partner/Shareholder

Broadley Rees Hogan

Brisbane, Australia

Time Zone: UTC+10

Tel: +61 7 3223 9100

Jon is a Director in our Commercial Dispute Resolution Services Team.

Jon is a founding partner of Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers, with over 20 years post-admission experience in private practice. He was previously a partner in an international legal firm but now enjoys the flexibility and independence that is offered by a smaller practice.

His practice areas include:
- Banking, Finance and Insolvency.
- Commercial.
- Corporate.
- Commercial Disputes.
- Financial Services.
- Securities.

Bob Buckingham
Member Bob Buckingham Partner/Shareholder

Allan Hall Business Advisors Pty Ltd

Sydney, Australia

Time Zone: UTC+10

Tel: +61 29981 2300

Bob jointed Allan Hall directly from University and over the last 30 years has overseen the growth of the practice from three staff to over 70.
He possesses extensive experience and expertise in a wide range of taxation areas, both domestic and international. He services clients in many industries.

Anand Chatrath
Member Anand Chatrath Managing Partner/Shareholder

BMC Support & Accounting Services (Kolkata - main office)

Kolkata, India

Time Zone: UTC+5:30

Tel: +91-33-2248-4667

Mr. Anand Chatrath, son of Mr. M. M. Chatrath is currently the Managing Partner. The Firm has grown dramatically under his able leadership over the years and has expanded into several New Services as well as New Offices all over the Country.Our Firm is professionally managed with clear and defined areas of responsibility on a Partner-wise basis.

Tony Cheung
Member Tony Cheung Partner/Shareholder

Lawrence Cheung CPA Company Ltd

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Time Zone: UTC+8

Tel: +852 2521 6692

Tony is the Deputy Managing Director of LCCPA. He obtained a Master Degree in Accounting (MAcc) from the University College Dublin , Republic of Ireland. Tony is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Practising) (FCPA (Practising)), Certified Tax Advisor (HK), Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), Fellow of Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (FTIHK), Associate of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA), Member of The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors (MSCA) and Member of Hong Kong Securities Institute (MHKSI). In addition, he is also a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Before joining LCCPA, Tony had worked in 2 Big Four international audit firms. Tong has more than 20 years experience in auditing of listed and private companies, regulated entities, taxation, IPO and merger and acquisition.

Tony has recently retired from the Small and Medium Practitioner Leadership Panel of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants on which he served as a panel member for 6 years from 2009 to 2014.

Ken Lee
Member Ken Lee Partner/Shareholder

Lee & Lee Associates

Beijing, China

Time Zone: UTC+8

Tel: +86 10 6593 5066

Ken Lee, Partner with Lee & Lee Associates, is a Chinese Certified Public Accountant, Chinese Certified Tax Agent, member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, and a Certified Internal Auditor.

Ken previously worked with Deloitte as an auditor and at a multinational company as the Senior Finance Manager, providing a broad range of professional services including audit, capital verification, internal control (including Sarbanes Oxley compliance), business valuation, financial due diligence, tax advisory, accounting service, financial advisory, foreign investment, M&A and business establishment and liquidation, etc.

Mr. Lee is also one of the writers with CCH, a worldwide prestigious publisher on taxation, accounting and law. In 2007, he chief edited the book 'China Accounting Practice Manual' which is published by CCH.

Mr. Lee gained his bachelor degree from Zhejiang University in 1990 and an MBA degree from Tsinghua University in 1998.

John Liu (Liu Ze Ping)
Member John Liu (Liu Ze Ping) Partner/Shareholder

Shanghai J&J Certified Public Accountants Firm

Shanghai, China

Time Zone: UTC+8

Tel: +86 21 5839 1553

John has more than ten years experience in the field of financial audit, especially in enterprise management , taxation, financing etc.

At present, he is the chief partner of Shanghai J&J Certified Public Accountants Firm.

He is a Chinese CPA member and obtained his degree "master of Economics". After graduating from Shanghai academy of Social Sciences, there he majored in Industry administration and Enterprise Management, before that he worked in Shanghai Customs from 1983 to 1987.

He began his CPA career in Shanghai ZhongHua Certified Public Accountants from 1990. In 1999 he entered Shanghai Jia Rui Certified Public Accountants Co.,Ltd.and acted as vice director, director and chairman of the board up to year 2003.

Vanessa Williams
Member Vanessa Williams Partner/Shareholder

Alliott NZ Limited

Auckland, New Zealand

Tel: +64 9520 9200
Mobile: +64 21 332613

Specialist in providing taxation and accounting advice to overseas owned business operating in NZ
Industry areas of Expertise - Transport, Motor Vehicle , Retail, and Service Industries
Previously with Deloitte in NZ and New York

Simon S. Yun
Member Simon S. Yun

Dongnam Accounting Corporation

Seoul, South Korea

Time Zone: UTC+9

Tel: +82 2501 0024

Mr Simon S. YUN (or Sungil YUN), the Founder and Managing Partner of DAC, started his professional career in 1983 at Deloitte. Since the start of his career, he has continuously has focus on providing services to foreign companies doing business in Korea.

After graduating from Yonsei University in 1983, he became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983. He is a member of the Korean Institute of CPAs.