Our Technical Staff
We know tax. The NTAA has a growing number of full time technical tax specialists, whose objective is to constantly source the correct answer and then provide a practical solution. Our entire focus is on the needs and concerns of our members in public practice and business. We provide service at an unprecedented level.
Meet the Tax Hotline
Louis Phan - Taxation Manager
Louis is a Chartered Accountant and holds LL.B. and a B.Com degree. Louis has previously worked in the legal industry and for a global professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Louis currently manages the NTAA members' TaxTeam service. He has over 15 years experience in the industry.
George Tsokhas - Taxation Specialist
George holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting. He has over ten years of tax experience having worked in the industry and as a Taxation Manager in public practice for Ernst & Young.
Audrey Teoh - Taxation Specialist
Audrey is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Audrey has previously worked in public practice as well as in an organisation similar to the NTAA with over nine years tax experience.
Jien Cheng - Taxation Specialist
Jien has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and has previously worked in public practice both here and overseas for the past twelve years. He is currently undertaking a Masters of Taxation.
Van Do - Taxation Specialist
Van has worked for two of the Big 4 accounting firms as well as a number of private law firms in the taxation team. Overall, she has over 10 years experience in tax particularly in income tax, capital gains tax and GST. She holds a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Taxation.
Meet the Tax Writers and Presenters
Fatma Hashim - Taxation Specialist
Fatma is a Taxation Specialist with the NTAA and is mainly involved in the preparation of seminar notes as well as being a regular presenter on Tax on the Couch. Fatma is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Tax and has over twenty years of tax and general accounting experience, having worked in public practice (specialising in small to medium sized, family owned businesses) and in commerce before joining the NTAA.
Rene Chan - Taxation Specialist
Rene has over 9 years tax experience and is a Taxation Specialist with the NTAA. You may be familiar with Rene on the NTAA Hotline and presenting a number of NTAA seminars. Rene is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is currently completing a Masters of Taxation. Before joining the NTAA in 2008, Rene has previously worked within private practice and at PWC.
Ben Kilkenny - Taxation Specialist
Before joining the NTAA in 2008, Ben worked in public practice for eight years. Ben is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Applied Taxation. You may be familiar with Ben on the NTAA Hotline, appearances on Tax on the Couch or you may have seen him present one of the NTAA's seminars.
Tiffany Douglas - Taxation Specialist
Tiffany is a Taxation Specialist with the NTAA and is mainly involved in the preparation of seminar notes. Tiffany is a Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Business, a Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) as well as a Master of Taxation.
Tiffany has over 18 years of taxation and general accounting experience, having worked in both public practice (including Big 4 and second tier) and in commerce before joining the NTAA.
James Shattock - Taxation Specialist
James has over 14 years experience in tax, having practised as a tax and superannuation lawyer before joining the NTAA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Law and he obtained a Diploma of Superannuation Management in 2004. James has experience predominantly in the area of superannuation (especially concerning SMSFs), as well as extensive experience in most other areas of tax.