• Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • CA Business Valuation Specialist
  • Registered Company Auditor

Daniel has over 16 years of accounting, audit and corporate advisory experience. During that time he has specialised in the areas of funds management, private equity, not for profit, transport and logistics and professional services.


  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia
  • Member of the CPA Australia
  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants India
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered SMSF Auditor

Gokel is a Chartered Accountant and CPA with over 20 years experience in business services and taxation.

Gokel has extensive experience in the preparation and review of statutory financial reports and corporate tax computations including tax consolidations and other complex tax matters. Gokel is responsible for a number of medium and large entities at Rothsay.


  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Xero Certified Practitioner

James has over 12 years experience in Business Services, Taxation and Superannuation. During that time he has dealt with a wide array of clients and industries, taking a particular interest in assisting clients prosper through focusing on their processes, structuring and compliance needs. A firm believer in leveraging modern technology to allow clients to focus in their businesses; James is Xero Certified and able to assist clients looking to shift their systems into the cloud. In addition, James sits on the board of a registered club, which gives him the chance to use his skills for his local community while also allowing him to get a different perspective on running a business.


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  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), University of NSW

Michael has over 20 years of accounting and audit experience with 11 of them been at a managerial level. Michael has been a registered company auditor since 2009. During this time he has performed various audits and conducted assurance engagements for a range of clients ranging form non-profits to listed companies across diverse industry types including education, manufacturing, entertainment, clubs, unions and hire companies.



With a career spanning over 15 years and working closely with SME clients in multiple industries, Paul van Kouwenhove has a wealth of business and accounting expertise that his clients get direct access to and benefit greatly from. Paul’s biggest motivation is coaching his client’s on the best strategies available.


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  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Enrolled in Masters of ATAX

Wajeeh has over 10 years experience in the profession, 6 of which have been with Rothsay.
Wajeeh manages a diverse portfolio of high net worth individuals as well as companies listed on the ASX. Wajeeh’s clientele vary from SMEs to large Corporates across various industries. Wajeeh has had exposure to complex local and international tax matters and has worked closely with businesses that have experienced rapid organic growth. Wajeeh strives to provide a prompt, premium and personalised service.