‘Dream big, make a difference’

  • Tim Neary | November 11, 2019
‘Dream big, make a difference’

Winning might mean different things to different people, but it is always something worth striving for everyone. Finni asked a selection of the country’s leading rising accountants what being shortlisted as finalists in the Accountants Daily 30 Under 30 Awards means to them.

“Winning the award means that the passion, persistence, perseverance and patience I've put into my business confirms that I'm heading in the right direction.” Chris Bakalian, BgBA Chartered Accountants

“It would be an honour to win this award to show young accountants to dream big and make a difference in the business community.” Daniel Tai, Ax3 Partners


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“It will highlight the amazing work and investment PwC is making in its people and in digitising their staff.” Mandi Kocaj, PwC

“That I am extremely fortunate to work with colleagues and mentors who are always supportive and provide both challenging career opportunities and solid banter.” Magnus Howie, McGrathNicol

“I would be recognised as someone who’s leading the way in the accounting industry. It would be an honour to win such a prestigious award.” Elle Sweeney, Link Advisors

“It's great to see personal wellbeing and mental health is being spoken at the start of every conversation in the accounting profession.” Adam Galea, Business Depot Sydney

“Winning such an award would be extremely humbling - it really validates all the hard work and the changes you are making for your clients.” Jackie Daggian, 360 Partners

“I feel very proud to be recognised for all my hard work over the past 10 years in my accounting career.” Mary Tran, Trover

“It would elevate my confidence levels as a young accountant and make me proud to be recognised by such an established network.” Brooke Gault, CFO One

“I get nerdy excited and passionate about our service offering so to be recognised for what I truly believe in would be very special.” Cassie Liasides, Quill Group

“A special achievement to encourage others to keep thinking outside the square.” Daniella Biagi, BDO

Head over to the Accountants Daily 30 Under 30 site to see the full list of finalists


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