Beaconsfield (03) 9707 0555
Cranbourne (03) 5995 2700
Pakenham (03) 5940 4555
After graduating from secondary college, Glen Fairbrother went to Monash University to complete his Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting. Whilst studying full-time, Glen started working part-time in 1999 with Eddie Buttigieg and the team at Cardinia Small Business Advisors (now Insight Accounting). Glen became a full-time member of staff in 2001. Glen built his client base at the Beaconsfield office before joining Matt & Tony in 2005 becoming a senior partner in Insight Accounting, taking over from the retiring principal Eddie Buttigieg.
Glen Fairbrother is a Fellow of Certified Practicing Accountants (FCPA) and a CPA Public Practice Certificate Holder. Glen is a CA Chartered Accountant and Public Practice Certificate Holder with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia & New Zealand. Glen has completed the Xero Advisor Certified program.
Glen has completed his Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning and enjoys working closely with our in-house financial planner.
Glen is a local of Beaconsfield. Outside of work Glen loves to spend time with his wife, daughter, son and family.
Favourite Past Time: Football, Cricket and Badminton
Favourite TV Shows: The Mentalist, Big Bang Theory, Bounce
Favourite Movies: The Shawshank Redemption, Enemy at the Gates
Favourite Music: U2, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Best Vacation: In Australia - Great Ocean Road & Wilsons Promontory; Overseas – South East Asia…great food
Dream Vacation: Hot – The Maldives; Cold – Antarctica
After graduating from secondary college, David Chang went to Monash University to complete his Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance. David graduated from university in 2014. After taking a short break David joined the team at Insight Accounting in April 2015. David Chang is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).
Favourite Past Time: Playing soccer and snowboarding
Favourite TV Shows: Game of Thrones, How I Met Your Mother, Breaking Bad
Favourite Movies: The Pursuit of Happiness, Coach Carter, The Blind Side
Favourite Music: Coldplay, R & B, most music on the radio
Best Vacation: Japan
Dream Vacation: Travelling all of Europe
After graduating from Deakin University with a Master of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting, Helen joined Insight Accounting in 2018 and works four days a week. Helen is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with 10 years’ accounting experience.
Favourite Past Time: Gym, swimming and traveling
Favourite TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother, Breaking Bad
Favourite Movies: The Tourist, Titanic and Ghost
Favourite Music: All types of music
Best Vacation: Tasmania
Dream Vacation: Japan and Europe
After graduating from Swinburne University with a Master of Practicing Accounting, Ruben joined Insight Accounting in 2018.
Favourite Past Time: Playing soccer, watching sport, reading
Favourite TV Shows: Game of Thrones, Designated Survivor, Friends
Favourite Movies: Inception, Braveheart, Fury, Saving Private Ryan
Favourite Music: Oasis, Coldplay, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Placebo
Best Vacation: Scotland
Dream Vacation: Alaska
Mellissa joined the team at the Beaconsfield office in 2017 and has over 15 years bookkeeping experience. Mellissa is a local of the area and loves spending time with her two kids. Mellissa is looking forward to her first tax season.
Favourite Past Time: Spending time with family and friends, theme parks, movies and making desserts
Favourite TV Shows: Home and Away, House rules, Underbelly, The Good Doctor
Favourite Movies: Fast & Furious, Titanic, Dirty Dancing, Deadpool
Favourite Music: Anything new and old, Techno/Dance, R&B, Old School
Best Vacation: Gold Coast - Where I got engaged & theme parks
Dream Vacation: Italy - Meet my mum's side of the family & Hawaii - Volcano