Directors/Associates


Sanjeeva Weerasinghe, Chartered Accountant

About Sanjeeva: He’s been a Director since 2006 and specialises in making complex tax matters simple for you – like capital gains tax, business structures, self-managed super and tax planning.

His philosophy: He works to understand your particular needs then guides you towards a successful financial future with timely and proactive tax and business management advice.

How he can help: He’s worked in a range of roles including in public practice as an advisor to small-to-medium businesses, and has experience in hospitality and manufacturing.

Qualifications & memberships: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Registered Tax Agent, Public Practicing Certificate, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Outside work: Sanjeeva is an avid North Melbourne footy club member and a cricket fan. But if pressed to choose, his kids’sporting and leisure pursuits come first.

 

 

 

Keegan Harper, Chartered Accountant

About Keegan: He joined WHM Partners in 2010 after working for a number of years as a Senior Accountant in a mid-tier chartered accounting firm. He became a Director at WHM Partners in 2015.

His philosophy: He draws on his previous experience working with family owned businesses to extend this range of services to WHM Partners’ clients.

How he can help: He offers accounting , tax and superannuation advice with a ‘family owned business’ lens.

Qualifications & memberships: Bachelor of Business & Commerce (Management & Accounting), member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Certificate of Public Practice and Registered Tax Agent.

Outside work: Keegan is a keen golfer and all-round sports fan.

 

 

 

Brendon Harper, Chartered Accountant

About Brendon: He’s our founding Director and specialises in business management, superannuation and tax accounting.

His philosphy: He cares about your financial wellbeing and draws on his 30 years of experience to get the best outcomes for you. He puts you at the centre – the relationship is what’s important.

How he can help: His experience is broad and covers manufacturing, importing and distribution, primary production, property investment, retailing, professional services management, and wealth management for high-net-worth individuals.

Qualifications & memberships: Bachelor of Economics, Registered Tax Agent and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Outside work: Brendon is a keen road cyclist, golfer and gardener, and enjoys watching two of his sons play football.

 

 

David Wharton, Certified Public Accountant

About David: He became an Associate in 2006 after merging his practice with WHM Partners.

His philosophy: He values personal relationships and is a great listener. He matches what he’s learned from your shared discussions with practical insights designed to help you get the best outcomes for your business or personal affairs.

How he can help: He’s competent and comfortable with everyday tax and accounting matters, and brings first-hand experience from the manufacturing, hospitality, tourism (particularly motels and restaurants), printing and recording industries.

If you’re thinking about business valuations, or buying and selling a business, talk to David about the best path for you. He’s also a great resource if you have questions about how boards operate.

Qualifications & memberships: Bachelor of Business (Accounting), CPA and Registered Tax Agent.

Outside work: David volunteers his time for not-for-profit boards and committees.