Mr Daniel Mellish

BComm GradDip CA

Specialist Consultant - Property and Finance

Background

Daniel is a Chartered Accountant with almost 20 years’ experience gained in large Australian organisations. Commencing his career in External Audit in a Big 4 accounting firm, he then spent 8 years in Macquarie Bank’s Real Estate Group, holding a number of senior finance and business positions, and involved in all aspects of accounting for, managing and assessing property investments and developments.

He then held senior finance positions including Divisional Financial Controller at Lend Lease Corporation and Mirvac Group, before moving into Transport and Logistics with Patrick Terminals and Logistics. There, Daniel significantly redesigned all management reporting processes and contributed to an increase in divisional profitability during a period of significant industry and competitive change.

From 2015 to 2018 he was the Financial Controller of Brisbane Airport Corporation, leading the day to day accounting team, responsible for budgeting and forecasting and all financial and management reporting. Daniel also prepared and delivered presentations to the Board and external stakeholders.

Daniel has extensive budgeting/ forecasting, strategic planning and performance reporting skills and brings a strong focus on team leadership and business partnering to the team. His overarching principle is to simplify complex financial problems and concepts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction – University of Southern Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting – Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment – Securities Institute of Australia