Tax Practitioners Board members
Craig has extensive tax experience, including most recently as the Managing Partner of BDO in Hobart. He is a registered tax agent and has been working in a business services and taxation role for over 40 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has undertaken many forensic accounting and valuation reports and is a registered company auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania.
Craig was appointed to the Board in October 2020.
Debra is a registered tax practitioner with extensive experience as a BAS agent and tax agent. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the National Tax and Accountants’ Association. She specialises in tax and technology for small business, has a Master of Business Administration and has worked extensively with the Australian Taxation Office on matters relating to tax practitioners and small business.
Debra was appointed to the Board in February 2019.
Greg is a tax adviser. He began his career as a graduate at KPMG, then moved to Ernst & Young, where he was promoted to the position of principal in the tax division. After returning to KPMG as a partner, Greg went on to become a consultant in tax at the law firm Minter Ellison. He has been a company director and chairman of various organisations, both public and private. He was Managing Director of specialist industrial fittings manufacturer Bayside Benders Pty Ltd, supplying the civil, electrical and telecommunications industries. He is a Committee Member of the Bellarine Bayside Committee of Management, and Executive Committee member of Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. He is a consultant to private companies on a wide range of technical and strategic matters. Greg holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters in Taxation.
Greg was appointed to the Board in December 2015 and reappointed in February 2019. Greg served as Acting Chair of the Board for periods in 2016, 2017 and 2019.
Judy is Principal Solicitor at Judy Sullivan Consulting Pty Ltd. From 2013 to 2020 she was a tax partner at PwC in Sydney. Prior to this she was a tax partner at King & Wood Mallesons in Sydney, and a senior tax lawyer at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Gilbert & Tobin and Ernst & Young. She has been a member of committees and working groups for the Law Council of Australia and the ATO, on the Advisory Committee to the Board of Taxation, and Deputy Chair of the ACT Gambling & Racing Commission. Judy holds degrees in Economics and Law from the Australian National University and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney.
Judy was appointed to the Board in October 2020.
Dr Julianne Jaques QC
Julianne is a barrister specialising in taxation, and has been a tax practitioner for more than 25 years. She is a chartered accountant, chartered tax adviser and Tax Bar Association member. Formerly an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand and a solicitor with Freehills, Julianne was also an adviser to the federal government during the GST and business tax reforms of 1999 to 2001. She is a member of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority and the Board of Taxation. Julianne holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University, and a Doctorate of Juridical Science from the University of Melbourne. In 2020, The Tax Institute named Julianne their Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year.
Julianne was appointed to the Board in December 2015 and reappointed in February 2019.
Peter de Cure
Peter is a professional non-executive director. His experience in tax matters has developed over a 25-year career as a tax partner with KPMG, and as a registered tax agent for 16 years. Peter is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He is a Member of the South Australian Government Remuneration Tribunal, Chairman of the Royal Flying Doctor Service SA & NT, Chairman of Wirra Wirra Vineyards and Chairman of the Gifford Hill Joint Venture and Gifford Hill Pty Ltd, Chairman of Accord Property Holdings Pty Ltd and the Accord Property Development Fund, a Director of the South Australian Fire & Emergency Commission, Variety the Children’s Charity SA, and advisory board Chairman of Tim Adams Wines.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide.
Peter was appointed to the Board in July 2017 and reappointed in October 2020.
Peter Hogan is a Chartered Accountant with over 50 years of experience. Peter began his career at the ATO before moving into the private sector and becoming a corporate tax partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He is on the Advisory Board of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, has served on the Boards of a number of listed public companies on the ASX and the Singapore Stock Exchange. Peter has also served as Deputy Chair of Villa Maria Catholic Homes Ltd, Director and Treasurer of Edmund Rice Foundation (Australia) Ltd and is a former Board Chair of St Bernard’s College, Essendon. Peter currently serves on the Board of Don Bosco (Brunswick) Youth Foundation Inc.
Peter was appointed to the Board in August 2021.
Last modified: 25 October 2021