Katarina has a global perspective on business, having worked in Europe, with clients in South America, Africa, the Euro zone, Russia and the developing markets. Her role included financial analysis at both company and severing level. Moving to Australia in 2011, she has been based in Sydney and, from 2014, Melbourne. This wide experience underpins her understanding of the importance of exports for Australia, and the challenges we face, benefitting both trade show exhibitors and export grant applicants. Katarina’s sound financial literacy enables her to understand your business and operational structures which is important when planning for EMDG and navigating the legislation and Guidelines. Her strong communication skills and calm professional approach are key to her success in achieving good grant outcomes for our clients in Victoria and Tasmania.
Gemma has 20 years experience with Export Solutions, successfully applying her tertiary education in both marketing and Business Administration, to consistently achieve successful grant outcomes. Her knowledge of the intricacies of the EMDG program are unsurpassed, and she is regularly sought out to resolve technical matters at both the advice level and at audit. If you have a challenging application, there is no one better to call in NSW / ACT.
Philip has 40 years in business and the accounting profession, including 23 years assisting Australian export businesses.
Delivered Pavilions at numerous international trade fairs during the past 16 years to enable Australian exporters to exhibit their products to overseas buyers.
Worked on site at trade fairs in many countries including Indonesia, China, Singapore, UAE (Dubai), Vietnam, Germany, USA, Italy, Mongolia, Korea.
Lead manager of a team providing assistance to exporters around Australia access funding to develop export markets.
Project and program management experience assisting many State and Federal Government initiatives across many sectors, including R&D and export.
Previously (and partially concurrently), 24 years direct work with SME’s and large companies as a Chartered Accountant in Public Practice (19 years as a Partner with Moore Stephens).
Simon’s tertiary qualifications in both accounting and agriculture, together with over 16 years experience at Export Solutions working with exporters to access grant funding, is the solid base for technical, strategic and practical advice to Australian exporters seeking grant funding, and considering participating in international trade fairs. He is well regarded by the government auditors, respected for his technical knowledge of the grant program, and appreciated for his commercial approach that gets results.
Josephine has over 25 years experience as a Chartered Accountant working with business clients, including some 14 years with Export Solutions. Her accounting skills and broad business knowledge are invaluable as she works through the preparation of the most challenging grants, seeking out expenses that clients often don’t realise are eligible – resulting in larger grants. Jo’s experience dealing with the legislation and Guidelines, and her well prepared supporting documents, ensure that issues can be argued confidently at audit.