The Victorian Division has a number of committees and networks that advance the interests of members through internal and external advocacy. They meet on a regular basis and liaise with representatives from the Victorian Divisional Council.



Emerging leaders network

CPA Australia is committed to helping the career development needs of young business professionals, and has set up this network aimed at associate members and CPAs in the early to mid-stages of their CPA career journey.

Chair Annie Ho CPA
Deputy Chairs Sashika Abeyratne ASA
Sunny Zhao CPA
Members Ke Bai ASA
Kevin Boland ASA
Alistair Carroll CPA
Harita Gandhi ASA
Judy Gao CPA
Brendan Prigg CPA
Natasha Strugnell ASA
Joey Zhang ASA

Public Practice Committee

As a standing committee of the Victorian Divisional Council, the committee's role is to engage, represent and advance the interests of members in public practice in Victoria. The committee builds relationships within and outside the organisation, champions national initiatives, communicates with members and supports local initiatives. The committee represents members across a broad spectrum within the sector.

Chair Robyn Jacobson FCPA
Deputy Chairs Michelle Frey CPA
Mark Morris CPA
Members Kristen Beadle CPA
Jason Bertalli CPA
Dino Del Medico CPA
Ha Nguyen CPA
Damian Pearce CPA
Murray Wyatt FCPA
Stacey Zuluaga CPA

Public sector and not-for-profit Committee

The role of the committee is to represent the professional interests of public sector and not-for-profit members who are employed by, or have an interest in, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The committee comprises the following members, representing a broad spectrum within the public sector.

Chair Melville Yates FCPA
Deputy Chairs Neil Morgan FCPA
Alecia Rathbone FCPA
Members Katie Bishop CPA
Binda Gokhale CPA
Anna Hooi FCPA
Ruslana Hunt CPA
Daniel Langelaan FCPA
Nick Peachey CPA
VAGO Liaison Travis Derricott CPA

Small and medium enterprise Committee

This committee represents CPA Australia's members that operate in the SME sector and provides opportunities to develop awareness, skills and connections.

Chair Darren Scotti CPA
Deputy Chairs Mohamed Almulla CPA
Adrian Shiel CPA
Members Jacquetta Griggs CPA
Sam Hettiarachchi CPA
Jyotee Patel CPA
Leigh Sampson FCPA
William Young CPA
ATO Liaison Bobby Papadopoulos CPA

Third age network

The Third Age network (TAN) seeks to advance, represent and engage the interests of Third Age members who desire to maintain their professional skills and continue to learn, earn and contribute where appropriate.

Chair Louise Kloot FCPA
Deputy Chairs Felim Deighan CPA
David Greenall FCPA
Members Terry Brooks FCPA
Gilbert Clark CPA
Russell Day CPA
Joan Scudd FCPA
Keith Yeo FCPA

Victorian Corporate committee

This committee safeguards the interests of Victorian members in industry and commerce. It includes members from several large companies in Victoria. They engages with corporate professionals by inviting feedback and hosting member events, including CPA Congress and roundtables. These events enable senior finance professionals to network and discuss high-level issues.

Chair Pablo Benitez CPA
Deputy Chair Georgina Fordham CPA
Beau Turner CPA
Members Sanket Bhavsar CPA
Givemore Guirira FCPA
Emily Gunn CPA
Matthew Lao CPA
Catherine Leyden CPA
Nicholas Nerantzoulis ASA
Shweta Vincent CPA
John Woods CPA

Women's CPA Committee

The Victorian Women’s CPA Committee was established to inspire, engage with and create opportunities for current and future members in their professional and personal lives.

Chair Anna Tantau FCPA
Deputy Chairs Gordana Milosevska CPA
Louise Roberts FCPA
Members Farzaneh Jalali Aliabadi CPA
Sarah Jones CPA
Jayanthi Iswarn CPA
Nada Matijevic CPA
Alexandra Olding CPA
Priscilla Wang CPA