Our People

Our leaders

Debbie Bartlett

Director & Principal

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (ACCOUNTING), & CA

After 18 years working as an accountant for the firm, I became a Registered Tax Agent in 2010 – and a Director and Principal of McGregor West.

With 30+ years’ experience in business services, I bring a wealth of knowledge to my clients’ businesses and personal matters.

I also help forward-thinking businesses succeed – as a member of Business Women Australia and Governance Institute.

My expertise spans advisory, tax, payroll, SMSFs, corporate affairs and more.

Chris Teh

Business Services Manager

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) & CPA

I joined McGregor West in 2000 and have 17+ years of public practice experience.

In my role, I oversee audit assignments and offer a range of business services, including advisory, taxation, payroll, corporate affairs and administration.

I’m also a Registered Tax Agent and Treasurer of a community sporting club.

Ryan O’Shea

Business Services Manager & Audit Principal

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) & CA

I joined McGregor West in 2017 as a Registered Company Auditor and Approved SMSF Auditor. I’m also a Registered Tax Agent – and born multitasker!

With a special interest and knowledge in technology, I offer our clients advice in the cloud, integration and automation space – and help them use that information with data analytics.

Sam Schofield

Business Services Manager

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) & CA

I joined McGregor West in 2017 after eight years in public practice.

In my role, I provide a range of business services to clients – including advisory, taxation, conversions to Xero and accounting and software reviews.

I’m also a Registered Tax Agent.

Duncan McGregor

Founder, Consultant & Auditor

Diploma of Commerce,  FCA, ACIS, AGIA & FTPA

As one of the founders of McGregor West, I’ve been a trusted name in business advisory, tax, administration and auditing for over 45 years.

Now a part-time consultant in the firm, I assist with client development, networking, valuations and auditing.

I am a Registered Company Auditor and Approved SMSF Auditor.

Alasdair West

Founder & Consultant

BSC & FCA

I’m one of the initial founders of McGregor West.

During my 45+ years in business advisory, taxation and more, I’ve worked with all kinds of people and businesses in the UK and Australia.

As a part-time consultant at McGregor West, I’m focusing my time and attention to a new passion: client development.

Liza Janakievski

Consultant

MASTER OF BUSINESS (ACCOUNTING),  CA CPA

I co-founded Giles Wade Private Wealth after identifying an opportunity to deliver a full in-house service combining financial advisory and asset management.

I specialise in tax (both domestic and international), strategy, structuring and intergenerational wealth transfer, and formulate personal client strategies under our AFSL licence held in the name of Giles Wade.

I work closely with the team at McGregor West to provide quality strategic advice, tailored for your Family Group.

Eric Zeng

Senior Accountant

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) & Master of Management (Finance)

I joined McGregor West in 2018 after four years in public practice.

With a special interest and knowledge in SMSF, I look after clients with their super fund accounting, taxation, pension payments, contributions and BAS compliance.

Everlita Lister

Accountant

Bachelor of Science (Accountancy) & Associate Member of CPA

I joined McGregor West in 2011.

Since then, I’ve helped clients from a broad range of industries with their accounting, taxation, Fringe Benefits Tax and BAS compliance.

Karen Lau

Administrative Assistant & Junior Accountant

I oversee the day-to-day administration of our firm.

I assist the team at McGregor West with accounting, taxation, Fringe Benefits Tax payroll and BAS compliance.

I help our clients with any questions they may have to make their time with us smooth and stress-free.