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Cranbourne (03) 5995 2700

Pakenham (03) 5940 4555

Profiles – Pakenham

Matthew Studham

B.Bus (Acc) FIPA FFA

Senior Partner

email: Matt@insightaccounting.com.au

After graduating from secondary college at St Peters, Matt Studham went to Swinburne University to complete his Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting and Business Management.  Whilst studying full-time, Matt started working part-time in 2000 at an accounting firm in Wonthaggi, gaining experience in the preparation of tax returns and accounts. Matt later graduated and obtained full time employment with Cranbourne Small Business Advisors (Now Insight Accounting) in 2001.  Matt, being a local in the area rapidly built a large client base and developed a strong rapport with his clients and in 2005 became a senior partner in Insight Accounting, taking over from the retiring principal Eddie Buttigieg.

Matt Studham is a Fellow member of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and holds a Public Practice Certificate through the IPA. Matt has completed the Xero Certified program and continues to participates in the re-certification program.

Matt is also a registered tax agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

  • FIPA (Fellow Institute of Public Accountants)
  • FFA (Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Xero Certified
  • IPA Public Practice Certificate
  • Registered Tax Agent

Favourite Past Time: Football, Shooting & Camping

Favourite TV Shows: Live sport, Big Bang Theory, Sons of Anarchy

Favourite Movies: The Castle, Commando, American Pie series

Favourite Music: Anything....

Best Vacation: In Australia - Darwin & NT; Overseas – VEGAS!!! (and Alcatraz)

Dream Vacation: Hot – European cruise; Cold – New York (Christmas)

Michael Robinson

B.Bus (Acc, B&F) CPA

Senior Accountant

email: Michael@insightaccounting.com.au

Graduating from Victoria University, majoring in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Michael Robinson started with Insight Accounting in 2009. Spending time at both the Beaconsfield and Cranbourne offices, ‘Mick’ has established himself as a senior accountant at the Pakenham office since opening in 2014.

Michael Robinson is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), registered holder of a Tax Agent Licence and has completed the Xero Certified program.

Along with his partner Kylee and two-year old son Hayden, Mick is excited to have finally finished building their family home in 2016 to be closer to work and clients in the Gippsland region.

  • CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting, Banking & Finance)
  • Xero Certified
  • Registered Tax Agent

Favourite Past Time: Anything basketball

Favourite TV Shows: Grand Designs, King of Queens, Entourage, Masterchef

Favourite Movies: Into the Wild, Alpha Dog, The Wolf of Wall Street, Moneyball

Favourite Music: INXS, Drake, The Weeknd, Macklemore

Best Vacation: Tasmania

Dream Vacation: Seattle, Vancouver and The Big Apple

Melissa Duran

Senior Accountant

email: Melissa@insightaccounting.com.au

After graduating from secondary college in 2004, Melissa Duran joined the team at Insight Accounting in 2005 working in administration and then as an Accountants assistant. After completing her Certificate III in Business Administration, Melissa decided to pursue her career as an Accountant. In 2006, ‘Mel’ began studying for her Diploma of Accounting. Melissa has a large, loyal client base with the firm.

  • Certificate III in Business Administration
  • Diploma of Accounting
  • Xero Certified

Favourite Past Time: Spending time with family and friends

Favourite TV Shows: Vampire Diaries, How I Met Your Mother, Big Bang Theory, Suits

Favourite Movies: Various comedy and action movies

Favourite Music: Pop, Soft Rock, R & B – almost everything

Best Vacation: Thailand

Dream Vacation: Exotic retreat at a beach resort and spa, possibly Maldives

Patrick Chin

B. BUS COM (ACC) ASA

Accountant

email: Patrick@insightaccounting.com.au

After graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor of Business and Commerce, majoring in Accounting, Patrick joined Insight Accounting in 2014. Patrick is an Associate member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) and is currently studying to become a full member of the CPA.

  • Associate member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (ASA)
  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting)
  • Xero Certified

Favourite Past Time: Playing sport, Eating, Travelling

Favourite TV Shows: South Park, The Simpsons, The Inbetweeners

Favourite Movies: The Wolf of Wall Street, Billy Madison, Inception

Favourite Music: Fetty Wap, C Breezy, Supa Hot Fire

Best Vacation: South & Central America

Dream Vacation: Europe and USA

Ryan Skilling

Accountant

email: ryan@insightaccounting.com.au

After graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Accounting, Ryan joined Insight Accounting in 2017.

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Xero Certified

Favourite Past Time: Playing sport and eating

Favourite TV Shows: Vikings and the Simpsons

Favourite Movies: The Wolf of Wall Street and the Interview

Favourite Music: Anything

Best Vacation: 12 Night cruise from Sydney to the Fiji Islands

Dream Vacation: USA

Giorgina Boucher

Office Administrator

email: giorgina@insightaccounting.com.au

Giorgi joined the Pakenham Office in 2017, whilst studying her Diploma in Office Administration with Chisholm Institute.

Favourite Past Time: Adventures with friends, archery and working on the farm

Favourite TV Shows: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Modern Family, The Middle

Favourite Movies: Footloose (the old one), Grease, Cars

Favourite Music: The Lumineers, Lady Antebellum, Harry Hookey

Best Vacation: England

Dream Vacation: Tour around Canada

Shannon Fraser

Office Administrator

email: Shannon@insightaccounting.com.au

Shannon Fraser started in 2002 at the Cranbourne office with the original owner Eddie Buttigieg as a junior receptionist, before gaining her Certificate III in Office Administration in 2003.  Shannon has quickly worked her way up through the administration ranks within Insight Accounting, now the administration supervisor and personal assistant to the accounting team.  

  • Certificate III in Office Administration
  • Certificate IV in Office Administration

Favourite Past Time: Reading, watching sitcoms, shopping

Favourite TV Shows: Shameless, Game of thrones, The Originals

Favourite Movies: Dirty Dancing, Grease, Bad Neighbours

Favourite Music: R & B and 90's

Best Vacation: Thailand

Dream Vacation: Vegas

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