UNITED ALMONDS LTD MANAGEMENT TEAM

nicholas.gifNicholas Tkalcevic

Chief Financial Officer

Nicholas is a Chartered Accountant with approximately 30 years’ experience.  He joined the UAL team in 2006, bringing with him a wealth of understanding and acumen in accounting, taxation and business strategy.  As CFO, Nicholas oversees all aspects of UAL’s and the Almond Projects’ financial requirements and strategies.  He liaises extensively with the Board of Directors and the independent external auditors.  Prior to commencing with UAL, Nicholas worked for over 20 years for a professional chartered accounting practice where he gained extensive accounting, taxation and financial knowledge.

vanessa.gifVanessa Overall

Compliance & Legal Manager

Vanessa is a highly motivated professional with a comprehensive knowledge of the marketing, client services and compliance processes, gained by working in Australia, Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom. As Compliance Manager, Vanessa liaises with the Compliance Committee to brief them on all UAL Compliance issues. She ensures that UAL is meeting the requirements and standards set out in its Australian Financial Services Licence and the Compliance Plans for its Managed Investment Schemes. Prior to joining UAL, Vanessa spent six years working overseas in senior marketing positions for The AXA Group. In these roles she developed client relationship knowledge and marketing and business development programs. Vanessa has a Bachelor of Economics Degree (majoring in Economics and Marketing) from Monash University. She has also completed several courses in Marketing and compliance.

 
Angela Punshon

Group Accountant

Angela is a member of UAL’s finance team and joined UAL in 2011 as Group Accountant reporting to the CFO.  She diligently administers all aspects of the accounting and taxation requirements for UAL and the Almond Projects including dealing with the Australian Taxation Office, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, financial institutions and UAL's external auditors.

Angela comes to UAL from a background of working in a Chartered Accounting firm for 6 years, after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Ballarat.  She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia since completing the CA program in 2009.

shelley.gifShelley Walls

Administration Manager

Shelley Walls joined UAL in April 2007 as the full time Administrator. For the past 11 years Shelley has had experience servicing customers in various industries. Her career includes working within the Event, Exhibition & Corporate Hire Furniture industry for the 5 years prior to joining UAL and before that had  5 years experience in the Health Insurance industry servicing the Army, Air Force & Navy members. Shelley enjoys working with the whole UAL team to achieve quality outcomes for all investors.