Adele Townsend

Adele Townsend

Partner, Tax

Corporate & International Tax | Employment Taxes | Global Expatriate Tax Services


Adele is Partner with BDO in the Brisbane Tax team. Adele is a domestic and international taxation specialist who has extensive experience working with listed and large privately owned corporations across a variety of industries, she has worked across various specialisations including tax controversy, tax due diligence and family law negotiations.

Before joining BDO, she was the Australian tax manager for the Boeing Corporation and a senior manager in the tax division of a top tier accounting firms.


  • Tax Controversy
  • Corporate tax planning and compliance planning
  • Tax Due Diligence
  • International tax planning
  • Family Law negotiations


  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Property
  • Biotechnology


  • Bachelor of Business & Accounting (Honours) QUT
  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Chartered Accountant


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • State Education Committee member, Taxation Institute of Australia.