Simon Chesson
Managing Director


Simon Chesson has been awarded a Master of Business of Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the Australian Institute of Company Director.

Simon has over twenty years’ experience in business, finance, accounting, investment and the real estate industries. He has considerable experience as a director and company secretary of numerous public and private companies. He has extensive experience with the Corporation Acts 2001 and Managed Investments Industry.

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Jeanette Chesson

Jeanette, originally a school Teacher by profession, has gained considerable administrative knowledge and skill in the more than 40 years since establishing the AustAsia Group business with her husband Syd. Jeanette is responsible for the general office administration of AustAsia Group, which includes employee relations, accounts payable and receivable management.

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Melanie Ferries
Manager, New Business

Melanie joined AAG in 2015 as Receptionist in the Client Care Team. After years of building and developing strong client relationships, she moved seamlessly to the role of Client Care Team Leader in 2020.

In 2022, Melanie became Manager of New Business where she engages new clients and determines their financial and life goals in order to provide tailored financial services to meet their financial needs with the help of AAG teams.

Melanie provides superior client satisfaction and assists AAG Teams deliver professional services in the areas of tax accounting, financial planning, and business consultancy services.

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Jeremy Heng
Manager, Tax & Accounting


Jeremy graduated from UWA back in 2012 and then attained his CPA in 2017. He has been in public practice assisting clients in meeting their tax obligations, as well as tax consultations since 2014.

Jeremy joined AAG in February 2022 as a Senior Accountant and moved to Tax Manager in October 2022. In his current position, Jeremy oversees a team of tax experts, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and implementing effective tax strategies to optimize our clients financial performance.

On the management accounting front, his team is the backbone for the business, handling bookkeeping, payments, and payroll for our clients.

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Marcella Hindarko
Manager, Business & Tax Advisory

Armed with a Business Degree from Prasetiya Mulya and a Master of Professional Accounting from Curtin, Marcella embarked on an epic adventure at AAG in 2019.

Marcella gained valuable experience in the Client Care and Consulting Teams.  Climbing the corporate ladder, she now reigns as the Consulting Manager, working alongside our Director in providing Business, Financial and Tax Advisory services.

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Danielle Ablett
Manager, Wealth Management and Protection

BComm CFP (non Practicing)

Danielle graduated from Curtin University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Financial Planning. She joined the Investments team at AAG as a graduate in 2017. She has also completed her studies to become a CFP (non-practicing) with the FPA in 2021.

During 2020 to 2022, Danielle moved to the Consulting team working alongside our Director to provide clients with tax and structural advice. She then transitioned back to the Investments team as manager.

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