Our Senior Audit and Assurance Specialists


Robert Nielson

Director, Founder
+61 418 481 630

Robert is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a Registered Company and SMSF Auditor.  He is an audit specialist with over 40 years’ experience.

He works with private and listed groups in industries including financial services, SME’s, retail, property, wholesale, distribution and resources.

Robert enjoys travel, fine food and wine, yachting, and family time.


Tony Rose

Director, Founder
+61 416 176 303

Tony has over 30 years’ experience in public practice and industry internationally and in Australia. He is a Chartered Accountant in Australia and UK (ICAEW), holds a Bachelor of Science and is a Registered Company Auditor.

 Tony specialises in financial services, property, retail and distribution and mining and exploration, and works with Australian and multinational growing private and listed clients.  

 Tony previously spent more than 20 years with KPMG, Deloitte and Crowe Horwath.

 He enjoys travel, skiing, cycling, all things mountain, old cars, fine food, and the ocean.


Robert Edwards

+61 417 784 919

Robert has over 30 years’ public accounting experience including commercial experience in Australia and internationally. He is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand, a Registered Company Auditor and a Registered Greenhouse and Energy Auditor (Category 2).

Robert works with clients across a number of sectors including financial services, property, not-for-profit and retail.

He enjoys spending time with his family, wine and rugby league.


Archana Kumar

+61 416 321 163

Archana has over 15 years’ audit experience in Australia and Fiji. She is a CPA and holds a bachelor degree in Accounting, Financial Management, and Information Systems.  Archana is also a Registered Company Auditor. 

Archana works with growing and listed clients in financial services, mining and exploration, not for profit and retail and distribution. Archana’s has previous experience at Grant Thornton.

She enjoys travelling and learning about different food and culture.


Chin Ding Khoo

+61 450 501 066

Chin has over 14 years’ audit experience in Australia and internationally. Chin is a Chartered Accountant, holds a bachelor degree in Commerce and is a Registered Company Auditor. 

She carries out audit and assurance work for many clients in various industries, including financial services, insurance, information technology and not for profits.  Chin has previous experience at Crowe Horwath.

Chin enjoys cycling and keeping active, travel, and time with friends and family.


Dianne Essey

Practice Manager
+61 466 579 424

Di joined the Firm in 2018 as Practice Manager.

She has over 25 years extensive corporate experience in large global financial services and funds management organisations, including BlackRock, Barclays Global Investors and JP Morgan Chase. During this period, she has performed various senior roles in the Asia-Pacific region in the areas of corporate governance, client relationship management and HR management.

Di enjoys travel, movies, fitness and spending time with family.



Anna Xu

+61 421 696 556

Anna has over 12 years’ audit experience, and has been with our firm for over 7 years.   Anna is a fluent Mandarin speaker.

Anna is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Master of Practising Accounting and a Bachelor degree in Information Systems.

Anna has gained extensive audit experience in industries including, financial services, technology and growing entities.

She enjoys tennis, travel and music.


Ian Hillsdon

+61 423 968 978

Ian is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Company Auditor with over 15 years’ experience, including 10 years experience with large Chartered Accounting firms including Ernst & Young and HLB Mann Judd. 

Ian specialises in ASX and NSX listed companies, technology companies, large private entities and not-for-profit organisations. Ian has worked in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Ian enjoys rugby, cricket, swimming, travel and family time.

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Nicole Writz

+61 400 014 714

Nicole has over 12 years’ experience in public practice in Australia. She is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor degree in Science and Commerce and is a Registered Company Auditor.

She specialises in financial services, not-for-profits, manufacturing and distribution, and works with Australian and Multi-national clients.

Nicole enjoys snowboarding, cycling including cycling across Canada and Australia, and property renovating.



With our clients, we are expanding rapidly.  We are creating a firm which offers the best specialist independent Audit and Assurance service.


LNP Audit and Assurance



L14, 309 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel:  +61 2 9290 8515
Email: info@lnpaudit.com



L24, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel:  +61 3 8658 5928
Email: info@lnpaudit.com



L1, 180 Main Street, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
Tel:  +61 7 3391 6322
Email: info@lnpaudit.com