Mr Paul Banister - Chair

​​​Paul leads the Tax division of a leading Brisbane independent assurance, tax and advisory firm, and has over 30 years’ experience including domestic and international tax planning, transaction advisory and support, superannuation structuring​ and advice, succession planning and estate planning.  Paul has also provided strategic support to member firms across his firm’s international network to assist their development and alignment with the firm’s global vision and strategy.  

Paul has presented at many professional and business forums, both in Australia and internationally. He is also a contributing author to Thomson Reuter’s Financial Planning Handbook. Paul is a Chartered Tax Adviser and is the Queensland State Chair of The Tax Institute.  Paul’s active contribution to The Tax Institute in Australia was recognised in 2016 when he was awarded the SME Tax Adviser of the Year.