Brett is certainly an original. He is a chartered accountant with a Master of Taxation degree, has built a chartered accounting firm ranked in the top 25 of Australian firms by size, is a best-selling author and is a sought-after professional speaker.
Here are some highlights of Brett's background that he brings to his professional speaking work:
Brett founded Kelly+Partners Chartered Accountants in 2006 and over the past 11 years has grown the business to become the largest private business specialist accounting network in the Greater Sydney area. In June 2017, Kelly+Partners Group Holdings Limited listed on the ASX.
Inspirational and insightful, Brett has presented to over two hundred audiences, ranging from the National Press Club in Canberra to youth, business, community, sales and corporate groups. Brett was Australia's youngest Accredited Speaking Member (ASM) of the National Speakers Association of Australia.
Proven Media Performer
Brett has been featured in national print and electronic media, including A Current Affair, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, Radio JJJ – Sarah McDonald, 2UE – Stan Zemansek, Alan Jones.
Brett is the recipient of a range of awards, including being a semi-finalist in the Career Achievement section of the Young Australian of the Year Awards, and an award for 'Youth off the Streets Inc' presented by Sir William Deane, a former Governor-General of Australia.
He holds Bachelor of Business and Master of Taxation degrees, and has more than fifteen years experience in business advisory, corporate finance and software sales roles.
Apart from his achievements, qualifications and experience, he has a unique gift to captivate, connect with, entertain and inform his audiences, leaveing them with walk-away, easy-to-implement, profitable know-how. They absorb and retain serious messages and specific, useful skills that can immediately improve their performance.