Mr. Mark Pizzacalla


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

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Mr Sam Pavano


Company Director and Board Executive

The Shaun Miller Foundation

practicing accountant 35 years 

public practice 24 years  

 15 staff members in his establishment  

Fellow of CPA (FCPA)

Senior Lecturer on Accountancy at Victoria University 

Board Member of 'Ave Maria College' Essendon

personal friend of Shaun Miller.

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 Mr. Andrew Clarke

Andrew Clarke is a Melbourne based journalist and book author

and has written over 18 books and 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

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.

'We Help Mend Broken Heart's'


The Shaun Miller Foundation




The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia

would like to give special thanks to our former

Board Directors for their hard work and compassion.


Mr. Darren Mort - Barrister-

Mr. Peter Monagle - Solicitor


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