Joining Pitcher Partners in 2004, Debbie has worked with private business and high net worth individual clients on a range of advisory matters, including management accounting, budgeting, cash flow management, business structuring and taxation advice. She became a partner of the Melbourne firm in 2021.
Having worked with clients across a diverse industry base, Debbie has taken her learning from each engagement to grow continually, which has been a key focus throughout her career at Pitcher Partners. Regardless of the industry or matter that Debbie is working on, she takes the time to ask the right questions. There are often many ways a company can be enhanced, but Debbie’s focus on fully understanding business owners and their businesses ensures her honest and practical advice will help her clients to realise their commercial and personal goals.
Working with wholesale manufacturers and privately owned businesses are two key areas of interest to Debbie. Helping a business to create profitable operations internally and ensuring companies structure their business models to take external factors and technical issues into account is something Debbie enjoys. Further, helping people smoothly transition their companies to the next generation of leaders is one of the most fulfilling parts of her role too.
Debbie works to become a trusted partner to the clients and businesses she works with, forming an important part of their team who they can speak with at any time. She is focused on helping people and understands that, as business advisors, you need to be across someone’s whole financial situation, and this requires trust and an understanding of what her clients need.
Having had a long career with Pitcher Partners Melbourne firm, Debbie knows how important support and mentorship for young professionals is as they progress. Providing opportunities for individuals to grow and ensuring they have the skills and knowledge they need to build successful career is a core and satisfying part of Debbie’s role.
Qualifications and memberships
- Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting (Monash University)
- Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand