Mark is Partner-in-Charge of BDO Australia the Business Services practice in Melbourne
and is integrally involved in the firm’s Tax and Advisory practice.
Mark is recognised as a technically astute and perceptive practitioner
who delivers tailored, practical outcomes to his clients.
He works closely with his clients to quickly gain a thorough understanding
of their complete tax position, and provides solutions that are technically sound, practical and commercial.
He is a regular expert commentator and presenter on tax issues
having contributed significant tax commentary through media and publications
including Lateline Business, The Australian Financial Review
The Tax Institute Journal and the Australian Tax Forum.
Mark’s business experience, including acting as Managing Partner of his predecessor firm
gives him a strong appreciation of both the strategic and operational issues facing his clients
and provides relevance to the technical tax advice he delivers.
Mark has completed his PhD in relation to the taxation of SMEs in Australia
and is one of the few tax practitioners whose work has been cited in Australia’s Parliament.
Mark has been appointed by the Federal Government to the Board of Taxation
a non-statutory Board charged with contributing a business and broader
community perspective in improving the design of taxation laws and their operation.
Mark is a member of The Tax Institute’s Victorian Technical Committee
and was previously the former Chair of The Tax Institute’s National SME Sub-Committee
as well as being a former Victorian State Councillor.
PhD, Monash University
Master of Taxation, University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Business (Distinction), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
The Shaun Miller Foundation
We Help Mend Broken Hearts
Mr. Mark Pizzacalla - Board Director
Mr. Andrew Clarke - Board Director
Andrew Clarke is a Melbourne based journalist and book author and has written over 18 books
has worked for over two decades with law firms such as Ashurst, K+L Gates and Aitken Partners.
His work has been multi-dimensional including areas of strategy
such as branding to basic media profiling.
Recently completed an autobiography with Cameron Miller our Founder / CEO
the father of Shaun Miller who died of Congenital Heart Disease in 2012
the story of Cameron and Shaun is both inspiring and compelling
look for An Awesome Ride - Though A Father's Eyes
(Penguin Random House Australia / New Zealand).
Ghost writing is a specialty that started with his first job at Footy Week
and took him through other autobiographies with 1980 Formula One World Champion Alan Jones
Greg Murphy, Matthew Lloyd, Lydia Lassila and Mark Skaife
and a number of books published on motorsport.
He has worked on radio with Crocmedia on The Rev Up
and presently on the the new Macquarie Sports station.
Andrew is passionate in our quest to bring awareness to CHD
and help build our Foundation Cardiac Care Homes.