Ron commenced at Harden East & Conti in February 1979 and undertook his Bachelor of Business degree at the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) between 1979 and 1983. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 and became a partner at Harden East & Conti on the 1st July 1986.
Ron's interests include his family, the Fremantle Dockers, most sports and he has a particularly keen interest in horse racing.
Ron specialises in providing Australian taxation planning and compliance advice as well as general business management advice, including assistance in the area of succession planning.
Murray McGee B.Bus CPA - Director
Murray joined Harden East & Conti in 1982 and became a director & shareholder in 1996. He obtained a Bachelor of Business degree from Curtin University in 1986 and qualified as a Certified Practising Accountant in 1991.
With over 34 years experience in providing accounting and taxation advice to a large and diverse client base, Murray enjoys working alongside his clients to ensure a strong understanding of their financial affairs. His principal areas of practice include the provision of accounting & taxation services, consulting to family businesses, business structuring and self-managed superannuation.
Murray is married with two adult children and enjoys family time, anything sport and the odd glass of red.
Simon Read B.Com CA - Director
Simon joined Harden East & Conti in 1990 and upon completion of his university degree and later qualification as a Chartered Accountant was promoted to become a Partner of the practice in 2000.
Simon is able to draw upon his extensive taxation, business management and superannuation compliance knowledge to assist his clients in achieving their business goals in a tax effective manner.
In 2018 Simon was selected as 1 of 300 Western Australian batonbearers who were chosen to represent their local community in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay.
Steven Robinson B.Com CA - Director
Steven commenced at Harden East & Conti in 1998 on a part-time basis whilst completing his Bachelor of Commerce Degree at Curtin University. Upon attaining his degree in 2003, Steven went on to qualify as a Chartered Accountant in 2005 and was appointed as a Director of Harden East & Conti in 2016.
Steven specialises in providing services in all areas of business management, financial reporting and taxation compliance, including related tax planning and structuring advice.
Greg Cochrane B.Bus CA - Consultant
Greg joined the practice as a trainee in 1977 and after completing his Bachelor of Business degree on a part time basis at Curtin University, went on to join the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1985. He became a partner in 1986 and has since remained a principal when the practice incorporated in 1987.
With the provision of accounting, taxation, business advice and related tax planning services Greg has assisted many family businesses through several generations of the succession cycle.
Roger Harden FCA - Consultant
As a co-founder of Harden East & Conti, whilst Roger may have retired from his position as a Partner of the practice in 2000, in his current role as a Consultant, Roger continues to provide advice to clients of the practice allowing access to his extensive business and professional experience.
Basil Conti FCA - Consultant
As a co-founder of Harden East & Conti, Basil has extensive experience and expertise in many areas including business management, financial reporting and taxation compliance.
Having retired as a Partner in 2015, in his current role as a Consultant, Basil continues to provide a valuable service to clients of the practice.
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