As Head of Strategic Innovation, Tanya is responsible for leading BDO’s strategic innovation program through the creation of business opportunities that drive innovation, diversification and new value propositions.
Tanya manages a portfolio of innovation projects that are centred around:
- Business Process Improvement
- Extending existing services and markets
- New Products and Services for clients
- Special Projects
Tanya has a strong history in the field of Innovation, she is widely recognised for building teams with an innovation mindset. She has superior skills in NLP and EQ frameworks and has used these to successfully build high performing teams. Tanya possesses a commercially driven and creative mindset. She continually challenges and inspires BDO to develop innovative ideas that truly make a difference to our people and our clients.
A professional speaker and facilitator, Tanya is the founder of Acceler8 and the creator of the BDO for Startups Program and Business Growth Program.
Tanya regularly presents these programs and provides both internal and external training on topics such as:
- Financial Education for SMEs, Startups & Scaleups
- Building High Performing Teams
- Business Process Optimisation
- Defining Target Markets & Building Personas
- Innovation & Digital Transformation
- Team Cohesion & Effectiveness
- Business mentoring
- Executive coaching
- Business growth strategies
- Extended DISC consulting
- Business planning
- Budgeting and cash flow forecasting
- Business valuations
- Business succession planning
- Professional services
- Retail (eCommerce)
- Real estate
- Founder, Acceler8 Program
- Driven by a passion for educating business owners about their numbers, Tanya founded Acceler8 in 2014. Acceler8 provides financial education and business growth programs to women in business and business leaders across all sectors. From one day workshops to 12 month programs, Tanya guides business owners on strategic growth strategies and sustainable business solutions.
- Managing Director, Consolid8: 2007 - 2018
- Tanya founded Consolid8 in 2007 with a vision to create an innovative, cloud based, accounting practice servicing clients throughout Australia. Consolid8 was widely acknowledged for initiatives such as on-site childcare facility to support women in the industry and its innovative approach to client service. Highly regarded in the industry, Consolid8 was awarded 2016 Australian Xero Accounting Partner of the Year.
- Partner, Whytes: 2000 – 2006
- With a focus on Management Accounting and Financial Reporting, Tanya built her portfolio of clients with an innovative approach to services and benchmarking solutions, particularly in the franchise sector.
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Registered Tax Agent
- Commissioner for Declarations
- Fellow, Certified Practising Accountant Australia
Consolid8 merged with BDO (QLD) Pty Ltd in February 2019.