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Meet The Partners…

 

 

Originally from Sydney, Peter started his business in 1985. Prior to this Peter was the Group CFO and
Company Secretary for the international shipping group Wilh Wilhemsen. In 1988, Peter relocated to
Toowoomba and expanded the client base in the Darling Downs.

As an accountant for over 40 years, Peter has been the driving force behind the business as it has
continued to develop and adapt to clients needs. He places a high value on having a great team culture.
With a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and History) and a Master of Commerce (Accounting), Peter is a
Certified Practising Accountant and Registered Tax Agent. Peter is licenced to advise on Self Managed
Super Funds and plays an important role in an International Mentoring Team, mentoring small to medium
businesses and other accountants.

Peter is married to Vivienne and has seven children, (4 girls and 3 boys) and 7 grandchildren (also 4 girls
and 3 boys). Peter loves to ride his mountain bike on the dirt tracks north of Toowoomba. He and Vivienne
love going to West End and enjoying riding around the river, the cafes, plays at QPAC and a visit to Bent
Books and Avid Reader.

MANAGING PARTNER

Peter Ambrosiussen

PARTNER

Samuel (Sam) Wright

Sam started at Ambrosiussen The Business Accountants in May 2007 working his way up from
completing work experience to now proudly being a partner in the practice. Working at Ambrosiussens has
provided him with an avenue to make a real impact on the lives of family businesses and not-for-profits.
Sam has completed the CPA program, holds a CPA Public Practice Certificate, is a registered Tax Agent,
and has completed a dual Bachelor Degree of Business and Commerce, majoring in Accounting, Finance,
and Human Resource Management, graduating with distinction. At present, he is part way through a
Masters of Business Administration, with a bucket list goal of completing a PhD in the field of small
business.

Sam is committed to the strengthening and development of small business by improving the lifestyle of
clients, not just the bottom line.

Sam enjoys networking immensely and volunteering his time in community organisations like the
Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce, where he is currently a Board member. On a personal level, he
enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, playing a round of golf, and supporting the Brisbane
Broncos.

 

 

 

 

Emma joined the Ambrosiussen team in June 2014, however first began working in public accounting in
2008. She has completed her Bachelor of Commerce and CPA studies.

Emma’s main role at Ambrosiussen is to assist clients with their tax compliance and planning for their
businesses and SMSFs, and particularly enjoys her client interactions and being able to help make
business owner’s lives easier. She is also responsible for leading training sessions within our firm.

Currently working on a part-time basis, Emma enjoys spending valuable time with her family including her
husband, two dogs, extended family but mainly chasing after her two gorgeous daughters.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Emma Wieden

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Tania Collie

 

 

Tania joined the Ambrosiussen team in March of 2016. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree
majoring in Accounting and Finance at USQ Toowoomba. Following completion of her studies she
returned home to Roma to work in a public accounting firm for 7 years. From there she went onto running
a family earthmoving business in Condamine. In 2015 she decided to move to Toowoomba for her
children’s schooling and go back into accounting where her passion is. Tania is currently also completing
her CPA.

When she is not working she is spending time with her four children and husband. If there is ever a spare
moment she enjoys gardening.

 

Tom joined the Ambrosiussen team in July of 2019 as a junior accountant. He is currently studying his
Bachelor of Business and Commerce at the University of Southern Queensland majoring in Accounting
with minor studies in International Business and Marketing. Tom is due to finish his degree by the end of
2020 and then wants to move on to gaining his CPA accreditation.


Before moving to Ambrosiussen, Tom spent four years working in the civil construction industry where his
main duty was working in the finance sector. He has definitely brought some cheeky humour here to the
office at Ambrosiussen. Possibly something he picked up from his prior work environment?


Tom is an avid sports fan and spends most Friday nights cheering on the Brisbane Broncos or the early
hours of the morning barracking for Chelsea Football Club. When he isn’t watching sport he is around at
his mother’s getting his Tupperware containers restocked with baked goods, enjoying a few pints at his
local watering hole with his friends, keeping his girlfriend happy by taking her to the beach or out for food
and studying for exams.

JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

Thomas Holmes

PRACTICE MANAGER

Jen Morris

 

Jen joined the Administration team at Ambrosiussen in November 2015.

She completed her Cert IV in Business Administration/Finance, an Introduction to HR Law and has
recently become a Commissioner of Declaration. Jen is originally from Canada and moved to Australia in
2012 with her husband and her two sons. Jen enjoys reading, hiking and most of all travelling the world.
She has visited Mexico, Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, multiple
places in the United States and plans to continue to travel as she loves learning about new cultures and
their way of life.

 

 

 

Claudia joined the Administration team at Ambrosiussen in August 2019. She brings a high level of energy to the team and is a great asset to the firm.


Claudia has a great interest in the Sporting Industry and holds multiple certificates in fitness, sport and
recreation. Claudia graduated high school in 2018 and is currently studying her Diploma in Legal Studies
after completing her Cert IV. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends at a local pub,
travelling around the countryside, playing various sports, and trialling new things; which recently includes making her own beef jerky.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Claudia Maiore

INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTANT

Greg Riehl

 

Greg joined the Ambrosiussen team in February 2020 as an Intermediate Accountant, with 3 years
previous experience at a local boutique firm. He also has several years of working as a qualified
tradesman under his belt. He is currently studying the final year of his degree in Business & Commerce
with a dual major in Accounting and Law. Greg has brought to the Ambrosiussen team a fresh approach to
helping local businesses, accompanied by a passion for people.


Greg is passionate about connecting and engaging with his local Toowoomba community, he invests time
into local men’s groups, networking and community events. On a personal level, Greg enjoys spending
time with his wife and dog, while rebuilding his 1963 XL Ford Falcon.

 

 

Lauren joined the Ambrosiussen team as a Junior Accountant in August 2020. Completing her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance in June 2019, she has decided to go back to University to complete the
Accounting major as well. These studies will be completed in December 2021, after that she will begin her CPA studies. Lauren has spent the last 6 years working in various roles within Flight Centre Travel Group, even scoring a free holiday or two. Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the gym and travelling the world.

JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

Lauren Williams

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