Heleana has over 33 years experience in public accounting, commencing as an Accountants Assistant in 1986. She worked full time whilst studying Accounting at night school and became a Registered Tax Agent in 1998. She commenced with Spinell in April 2008 and she currently works four days a week.
Heleana is originally from Wales (UK) and emigrated to Lara, Australia in 1981 where her parents bought a 5 acre hobby farm. She used to breed and show horses and participated in many shows including Barastoc and Royal Melbourne Show.
She was married for 15 years and has two daughters Tayler (21) and Jade (20). Whilst her daughters were in school she belonged to many school committees/boards but is now happy to have spare time to potter at home in the garden, read and catch up with friends. She also loves to travel as much as possible. Her last major trip was a river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest with her mum, which was "the most amazing experience".
She has number of pets- whippets Gem & Jewell, rabbits Ouzo & Luna, budgies Pudge & Fudge. She also keeps her show horse Simon at her parents- he is now over 25 years old and enjoying retirement.
- Advanced Certificate of Accounting
- Registered Tax Agent
- Building & construction