Advisor profiles

There is an advisor available to you, across every region in Tasmania. Each of their contact details are listed below. You can find your local advisor here, or you can use the map on the find your advisor page.

  • Central North West - Central Coast, Devonport, Kentish, Latrobe
  • Central South - Hobart, Glenorchy, Brighton, Central Highlands, Derwent Valley, Southern Midlands
  • East - Break O’Day, Glamorgan Spring Bay (from Swansea to Bicheno)
  • North - Launceston, Meander Valley, West Tamar, George Town, Dorset, Northern Midlands, Flinders Island
  • South East - Clarence, Sorell, Glamorgan Spring Bay (south of Swansea), Tasman Peninsula
  • South West - Kingborough, Huon Valley
  • West - Burnie, Waratah-Wynyard, Circular Head, West Coast, King Island


Hobart, Glenorchy, Brighton, Central Highlands, Derwent Valley, Southern Midlands

James Robinson 

James Robinson

When it comes to in-depth strategic and commercial expertise, James has it in spades. He's a qualified accountant who has a background in the delivery of IT, corporate finance and general consulting.

James has held senior positions in several companies and is currently the Managing Director of In-tellinc. He's also involved with a number of sporting and community organisations in his spare time.

Contact James on 0412 296 465 or at

Robert Gowty  

Robert Gowty

Robert has always worked in small business. With experience in design, engineering, the arts and hospitality, Robert brings a unique perspective to the needs of small businesses. Robert's hands-on experience with business planning, communications and marketing strategy gives him the strategic understanding necessary to navigate today’s business environment in a digital world.

Robert is a tireless enthusiast for all things Tasmanian. He believes the natural beauty, unique wildlife and fresh air are the perfect setting for a business looking to harness their creativity and launch something special.

Contact Robert on 6165 1551 or at

Kingborough and Huon Business Enterprise Centre

Kingborough, Huon Valley

Scott Dufty

The majority of Scott’s working career has been in Banking and Finance, prior to him joining KHBEC in August 2008. So giving business guidance and support to existing business owners and those people contemplating starting a business is something Scott is well versed in.

Having owned two prior businesses – one a start-up, the other being a purchase of a going concern has given Scott greater understanding and empathy with small business owners.

Contact Scott on 0408 299 200 or

Kerry Muller

Kerry spent a large proportion of his career in the banking and finance industry where he was very involved in working with small to medium sized businesses and assisting in their growth and guidance. In addition, he has had involvement in local area marketing, training, mentoring and digital marketing with past roles.

Having also run his own business he is very aware of the difficulties that can be faced and what to do to overcome them.

Contact Kerry on 0424 215 369 or

Break O’Day Business Enterprise Centre

Break O’Day, Glamorgan Spring Bay (from Swansea to Bicheno)

 Nick Crawford 

Nick Crawford

More than 40 years ago Nick followed in his family tradition and started a small business. The same business is still flourishing so it stands to reason that Nick has a huge amount of practical experience to share with others. Over the years, he’s gathered together a network of talented individuals who can advise on all aspects of running a small business in Tasmania.

Nick is also a lucky man. He lives and works on the stunning East Coast and what’s not to love about that?

Contact Nick on 03 6376 2044 or email

South East Region Development Association (SERDA)

Clarence, Sorell, Glamorgan Spring Bay (south of Swansea), Tasman Peninsula

Oliver Strickland photo 

Oliver Strickland

Oliver has over 25 years’ experience in business management and a career spanning hotels and resorts, hospitality and retail consulting, and vocational training.

His customer service background assists to build positive relationships with clients, partners, associates, and networks; and he has developed excellent mentoring and coaching skills throughout his career.

Oliver possesses an in-depth knowledge of the business support landscape and the ability to advise businesses on the range of options available.

He holds a Master of Business Administration and looks forward to working with you on your business, rather than in it.

Contact Oliver on: 0417 294 598 or

Braddon Business Centre

Burnie, Waratah-Wynyard, Circular Head, West Coast, King Island

Warren Moore

Warren Moore

As the principal consultant and proprietor of Moore Consulting (established 1999) Warren has a well-deserved reputation for his methodical approach. He has cleverly adapted traditional big business tools and processes for practical use by small business owners.

He practiced as an accountant, has a Master's degree in Business Administration and loves helping small business operators find the perfect solution, almost as much as he loves fishing.

Contact Warren on 0417 121 094 or at

Central Coast, Devonport, Kentish, Latrobe

Fleur Bourke

Fleur Bourke

As the principal of boutique accounting practice Fusion Business Services, established in 2010, Fleur has had extensive experience in business and accounting for the last 25 years, helping a wide range of businesses and has had an enormous amount of practical experience in the nuances of  running her own business with her accounting business and the farm that she runs with her husband.

She is a FCPA with a commitment to helping business improve through a personal approach.

Contact Fleur on 0400 012 681 or at

Launceston, Meander Valley, West Tamar, George Town, Dorset, Northern Midlands, Flinders Island

Leigh Cuthbertson

As the principal adviser at Fiducian Financial Services Launceston, Leigh manages a team of 5 staff and understands the time, effort and sacrifices that go in to starting, building and running a business. Prior to this, he was an accountant with a boutique accounting firm for 6 years. Leigh’s passion for business stems from his parents who owned a successful sports store in Launceston for over 20 years.

Leigh has a Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma of Financial Planning. He thrives most on assisting others define and meet their business goals.

Contact Leigh on  0487 498 037 or email