Beaconsfield (03) 9707 0555
Cranbourne (03) 5995 2700
Pakenham (03) 5940 4555
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.
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)
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
After graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Accounting, Ryan joined Insight Accounting in 2017.
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
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
After graduating high school in 2015, Jess completed her Certificate IV in Business and has made a strong career for herself in administration. Jess joined our team in January 2019
Favourite Past Time: Gym, going to the horse races and spending time with my horses
Favourite TV Shows: Suits, Ozark & Animal Kingdom
Favourite Movies: Shawshank Redemption, or anything funny
Favourite Music: All types
Best Vacation: Bali with my partner
Dream Vacation: Travelling around America
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.
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