Mike Garrett

Partner, Business Services


+61 8 7324 6161


Mike is a Business Services Partner with BDO in South Australia. He places great emphasis on relationships, particularly in family businesses, to understand dynamics and empathise with each stakeholder’s point of view.

Mike provides practical technical taxation and business advice to professionals and high net worth individuals, as well owner managed businesses. He specialises in services particular to multi-generational family businesses, including governance, succession planning, taxation and trust advice.

A Chartered Accountant for nearly 40 years, Mike brings a wealth of experience to his clients. His background includes audit and business advisory services, with a big four firm, and three years working in Vancouver, Canada. Mike led the integration of a regional accounting practice in McLaren Vale with the Adelaide firm, and is an active member of the Professional Practice, Wine Industry and Family Business sector teams.


  • Family business advisory
  • Succession planning
  • Financial statements & management reports
  • Measurement & monitoring of business performance
  • Taxation compliance & advice, including GST
  • Personal tax
  • Tax planning & structuring


  • Family business
  • Food & Agribusiness (including Wine)
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Practice


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Accredited Adviser, Family Business Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Accountancy)


  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Former Chairperson, ICAA – Joint Petroleum Accounting Group
  • Treasurer, Navy League
  • Former Treasurer, Pembroke Parents & Friends Association
  • Director, Pembroke Foundation