About 23 Beaches

Our Story

The team at 23 Beaches bring together their years of experience and knowledge from different areas of finance, lending, financial planning and accounting to provide a service that is focused on making things easier for you. The 23 Beaches team work together with you to develop tailored industry leading strategies that you can understand. We pride ourselves on our pro-active approach as part of a long term ongoing relationship. Want to meet the team? Just look below !

Meet the team ready to serve your financial needs.


Chris has been in the finance industry since 2001 and believes in making the complex world of financial planning and mortgage broking simple to understand. Chris is in a unique position where he understands whats best for you from being able to see your position as a financial planner and mortgage broker. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and the finance broker association of Australia (FBAA).

Chris is also regular presenter on 2GB 873 on ‘The Bottom Line’ show with Michael McLaren and Northern Beaches Community radio show ‘A Senior Moment or Two’ with David Harris talking about the world of finance and financial planning.

Chris is a Northern Beaches local who enjoys a round of golf, helping out in the Collaroy Plateau Public School canteen, coaching his sons Collaroy Cromer Strikers soccer team or helping out down at Nippers at Collaroy in the summer.




Ben is a registered Tax Agent and a member of CPA Australia. Ben started his career in the accounting industry in 2006 after completing a Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting at Macquarie University.

Ben has gained years of experience across all areas of business and personal taxation as well as providing business advisory services to clients across a range of industries. In particular Ben has worked closely with clients in the Manufacturing, Retail, Marketing & Advertising and Professional Services industries, and has developed a particular specialty in the building and construction industry as well as an expertise in maximising the benefits of the unique tax laws that apply to income earned by musicians and professional athletes.

Ben believes in building long term relationships with his clients to help take away the burdens of tax compliance as well as assisting in maximising business performance through either providing support to your businesses finance team or for those without a finance team performing that function himself. Ben is an avid sports fan and music lover and excels as a spectator of both. Despite possessing little ability in either field he can be spotted on weekends hitting golf balls into bunkers, warming the bench for the illustrious Harbord Football club and on the odd occasion taking to the nearest bar/table/karaoke stage for an unsolicited yet whole hearted rendition of ‘You’re the Voice’ by the great Johnny Farnham (encores are rarely requested!).