Address: Level 2, 116 Roe St, Northbridge
Suburb: East Perth, 6003
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Ross Forrester is the founder of Westcourt Family Business Advisors.
Westcourt focuses on helping families successfully grow and transfer their legacy – from a one generation start-up family to Perth family businesses with a history in excess of 130 years.
Ross has a financial and tax law advisory focus for family businesses. He is currently the Chair of The Tax Institute’s WA Technical Committee; a committee member on The Tax Institute’s National SME Technical Committee as well as being keynote speaker for the Tax Institute in Perth. Ross also does speaking engagements in Hong Kong for The Geneva Group International.
Ross has been awarded from Chartered Accountants Australia for his lifetime contribution to the profession. He is an Accredited Family Business Advisor, Chartered Tax Advisor, Chartered Accountant.
Ross is also an active family member of his parent’s family business – Westcourt General Insurance Brokers – from start-up; to a national team of 190 staff and then to the eventual sale to IAG. Ross still heads his parent’s family council and manages the family’s investment portfolio.
In addition, Ross sits on the board of directors and the family offices for some of Perth’s large family owned food production businesses.