Meet The Team
Our people come from a variety of professional backgrounds including investigations and business restructuring; with experience in the Big 4, forensic accounting, management, audit and consulting.
Bob leads Auxilium Partners in his capacity as expert business restructuring Chartered Accountant with 35 years’ experience across a broad range of industries including mining, hospitality, indigenous contracting entities in synergy with his experience in financial forensic investigations and corporate advisory.
He began his career as a corporate investigator with ASIC, investigating and prosecuting those involved in the WA Inc scandals of the 1980s. After ASIC, Bob spent 16 years with a global insolvency firm in Perth, before spending 3 years establishing a satellite firm in India. On his return to Perth, Bob was keen to deliver better value to his clients and streamline business restructuring processes, which led him to join forces with Paul in March 2015. Their goal is to bring leaner and less bureaucratic professional services to all clients. Bob is a Licensed Liquidator, Voluntary Administrator, Receiver Manager and Supervisor.
Paul brings a strong accounting and investigatory focus to Auxilium Partners’ business restructuring, corporate advisory and forensic services. He is a Chartered Accountant with 20 years of experience in corporate and forensic accounting being one of the few Certified Fraud Examiners in Perth.
He began his career in Durban, South Africa, specialising in audit at several national and international accounting firms, before emigrating to Australia in 2004. He joined Grant Thornton’s audit division in WA and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Paul then moved on to pursue his strong interest in financial forensic investigations where he worked closely with WA government agencies on complex and high-profile assignments.
Morné arrived in Perth from South Africa in June 2015, joining Auxilium Partners shortly afterwards. He brings valuable experience in management accounting with a large South African mining group together with audit of financial and technology control systems. Morné is a Australian Chartered Accountant and responsible for many of our financial forensic investigations and system software leadership in addition to his business restructuring duties.
Kelly joined Auxilium Partners as a Manager in mid-2016. She is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years of experience in financial advisory matters. Kelly began her career working with the same global insolvency firm as Bob Jacobs. Between 2005 and 2011, Kelly moved to the UK to work for a Big 4 accounting firm. In 2018 she completed the ARITA insolvency course with exceptionally high results.
Brendon joined Auxilium Partners in early 2017 as Manager. He is a Chartered Accountant with 19 years’ experience in business restructuring matters. Brendon’s experience includes working for a Big 4 firm in London where he was involved in the administration of several Enron Europe companies. He has completed the ARITA insolvency course and worked for other insolvency firms in Perth.
Lorili joined Auxilium Partners in 2017 as Resources Coordinator (part-time). Her varied role utilizes her expertise in the management of small teams, development of corporate policies and protocols plus her people skills developed during 25 years of professional employment in health, at Curtin University and UWA. Lorili has a Master of Science and is part way through a PhD.
I am a Certified Public Accountant with more than three years of experience. I have experience in the construction and financial services industries and as an External Auditor for Maceda Valencia (a member of Nexia International) in the Philippines. I started working for Auxilium Partners in November 2020 where I am currently a Financial Analyst.
I am passionate about helping businesses in financial distress find creative solutions. With my collaborative mindset and lifelong learning approach I enjoy working on basic or complex issues as well as working closely with colleagues and clients. After many years in hospitality leading teams, I recently started working for Auxilium Partners where I am an Accounting Associate.