Meet The Team
Meet Our Team
He has taken the Sydney CBD office to new heights with his trusted and passionate team of accountants. He is also responsible for taking the Sydney practice into the modern era with the implementation of cloud-based technologies to better service his clients so they can focus on things that really matter to them.
When you meet with Ershad you will not only get advice from a qualified and registered accountant but also an experienced property investor with multiple investment properties and a business owner who is striving for excellence.
He is very passionate in helping his clients increase their personal wealth and grow their business by advising on various areas like tax minimisation, investment property, start-up business structures, restructure of business for future growth and exit strategies with estate planning.
Defy Gunadi – Senior Client Manager
Defy has over 15 years experience in accounting and taxation. She has an extensive range of clients, from property developers, property investors, café & restaurant owners, retail/shop owners, medical practitioners, barristers, web designers and many more.
Her experience gives her the tools and knowledge to assist her clients in implementing tailored strategies to achieve maximum value.
With a passion for helping clients, Defy’s attention to detail and vast knowledge has been invaluable to her clients.
When she has free time, She loves to travel and experience different types of cuisine.
- Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia
- Bachelor of Business – Majoring in Accounting and Finance, Curtin University
- Xero Certified Adviser
Gary Cao – Senior Accountant
Gary is a Senior Accountant at Chan & Naylor Sydney CBD office. He is an experienced Charted Accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry since 2011.
His technical skill in Tax and Financial Accounting has been invaluable to his clients.
A strong consulting professional that has a passion for helping clients, Gary’s expertise and analytical ability provide him with the means to extensively help his clients.
In his spare time, he loves frequenting Bunnings and dabbling in home improvement, he also has a keen interest in Video Games.
- Chartered Accountant (CA) Australia
- Master of Professional Accounting & Master of Commerce (Taxation) from The University of Sydney Business School.
- Certified Xero Adviser including Payroll and Data Migration
Jessica – Assistant Accountant
As a recent Master of Accounting graduate, Jessica is very keen to deepen her knowledge in accounting and taxation. She states, “Working at Chan & Naylor alongside knowledgeable and caring people, has given me not only the opportunity to expand my accounting and taxation knowledge, but it has also spurred my confidence and competency greatly.”
Jessica is dedicated to assisting her team and clients in solving bookkeeping, ATO & ASIC matters, accounting and taxation issues
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, travelling, and spending time with friends and family.
Master of Accounting
Felicia Putri – Administration
Felicia started at Chan & Naylor Sydney CBD in August 2019. She has been very enthusiastic in assisting both clients and her fellow team members.
Her many roles include reception, office and administrative support, structure establishment, and keeping the whole office well organized.
She believes in the importance of having a positive work environment as the key to success. She is inspired to build a strong relationship with both clients and her fellow team members.
She enjoys playing basketball, cooking, traveling, and creating arts and craft in her free time
Bachelor of Business in Financial Management and a Master in International Business.
We believe our team is key to our success. We have a shared purpose and common goals. We collaborate and value the contribution all team members make to our clients and the firm. Our values drive our behaviour, beliefs and attitudes and our day to day activities: