About Momenta Advisors

At Momenta Advisors, it’s our mission to help you find your momentum in your business. Each day our team is focused on providing the highest levels of service across accounting, tax and insurance advising. Our reliable expertise takes care of all financial aspects of your business, so you can focus on what matters. No matter where you are in your journey, Momenta Advisors can provide the expertise to help you reach your financial goals.

  • Why us

    Helping people achieve their goals in business and in life is our top priority. With a dedicated commitment to results, our experienced team understands your needs. Our focus on innovation and efficiency means you can be guaranteed our business and accounting experts will provide the best insights and recommendations to you – to help you achieve your financial goals.

  • What to expect

    With our team, you’ll get timely access to data to drive smart decisions when it counts. Our financial experts share vital, industry specific knowledge to make sure you’re equipped with valuable, proactive advice. Our business acumen and effective tax strategies allow you to deploy this information when it matters. We drive further efficiency through smart applications of technology.

  • Our service standard

    At Momenta Advisors, we pride ourselves on outstanding customer service. Our clients thrive in our hands-on approach, professionalism, high standard of work and dependability. However you operate, you’ll always have access to our expert advice and guidance, on your terms. We succeed when you succeed – so we’re always looking for ways to propel you forward, in life and business.

Meet our team

Our tight-knit team of business, accounting and finance experts pride themselves on getting exceptional results for our clients. We’re modern, forward thinking and don’t do anything by half measures. Get to know us via the profiles below.

  • Michael Ferella

    FCPA, B.BUS. (ACC.), JP


    Michael brings extensive experience and knowledge to help businesses grow, having worked with some of Sydney’s most respected firms. Michael specialises in guiding high-net worth individuals and industry-leading businesses with expert insights, taking their finances to the next level. Outside of work, Michael is a dedicated family man and avid sports fan, playing competitive soccer and pursuing road and mountain bike riding.

  • Chris Azzopardi

    CPA, B.BUS. (ACC.)


    During his time as the financial controller for a large property development company, Chris drove the implementation and maintenance of the project feasibilities, group cash flows and lead the finance department. Chris is an industry leader dedicated to the intricacies of business growth. When not in the office, Chris can be found cycling, go-kart racing and spending time with friends and family.

  • Paul Slaviero

    CA, B.BUS. (ACC)


    Paul has built extensive experience in helping businesses grow through years spent with one of Australia’s most reputable accounting firms. Paul brings a deep knowledge of tax and business advisory practices, making him well placed to help all types of businesses achieve their financial goals. When he’s not in the office, you can find Paul at the beach, exploring the great outdoors and travelling.

  • Shadie Taleb

    B.COM (ACC.)

    Senior Associate

    Shadie brings a strong background in taxation and business affairs to the Momenta team, built from years working in public accounting with a broad range of businesses across a variety of industries. Outside of work, Shadie enjoys keeping fit and enjoys a healthy lifestyle. He enjoys all sports but is most passionate about soccer.

  • Peter Boshell

    ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP ASIC #384430

    Director, Business Risk Advisor

    Peter brings a deep understanding of risk to the Momenta team, coupled with a comprehensive track record navigating the most effective ways to protect what matters to our customers. Peter believes in bringing integrity, respect and commitment to every client problem and strives to make your insurance work harder so you get the most from your coverage.

  • Rosie Iannuzzelli

    B.BUS. (ACC.)

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Rosie has built a great track record helping businesses grow through her years spent with a boutique chartered accounting firm, adding further depth of understanding to the challenges our clients face. In her downtime, Rosie maintains a healthy lifestyle, playing competitive netball and hitting the gym. Rosie is a keen traveller and is devoted to the Italian lifestyle - good food with family and friends.

  • Peter Carter

    CPA, B.BUS. (ACC)

    Senior Associate

    Peter has been helping small and medium sized businesses grow since 2002, working alongside owners across a myriad of industries. So he knows first hand that the right advice is crucial for the modern business to reach its financial goals. Peter enjoys spending time with friends and family, motor racing, travel, movies and is an avid supporter of the NRL’s Cronulla Sharks.

  • Adrian De Bortoli


    Business & Tax Advisor

    Adrian’s years with a mid-tier accounting firm have served him well, gaining a wealth of knowledge in accounting and tax. This has given Adrian a deep understanding of what it takes for businesses to build robust finances and take their operations to the next level. You’ll find Adrian spending time with friends and family, including his Australian Kelpie, Dozer. Adrian has a love of anything with two wheels and is a skilled snowboarder.

  • James Ahern

    B.BUS. (FIN.)

    Business & Tax Advisor

    James brings a unique set of financial advisory skills to the Momenta team, having been involved with a variety of superannuation funds, investment platforms and insurance companies. His first-hand experience working with small businesses informs his tailored approach with clients today. James balances an active lifestyle and interest in cricket and soccer with movies, online gaming and quality family time.

  • Ellen Vass

    B.COM (Acc.)

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Ellen has built on her academic background in Commerce to now apply her skills in a Tax and Business Advisor capacity with Momenta. Ellen’s fresh perspective allows Momenta’s clients to tap into her experience from privately run local businesses to Human Rights Government Institutions. After hours you’ll find Ellen playing competitive sport and celebrating her wins with friends.

  • Nicholas Richardson

    Business & Tax Advisor

    With Nick’s academic background in Professional Accounting, he applies his knowledge and skills within the Momenta Team as a Business and Tax Advisor. With a unique background in education, Nick brings with him an enthusiasm to help you understand your Business and Tax obligations. When he’s not in the office you’ll find Nick at the gym, exploring the outdoors, or in search of a good meal.

  • Nicholas Kalitsis

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Having completed a degree in Commerce Accounting, Nick can apply his skills in Tax and Business Advisory with the Momenta team. Outside of the office, Nick enjoys home brewing beer and sharing his brews with his family and friends. He is also a keen traveller, in particular south-east Asia and Greece.

  • Felicity Best

    Office Manager

    Felicity honed her skills in customer service as an Account Manager and Personal Assistant for several local businesses. These many years of business administration and management have given Felicity a unique insight into the local business community. Outside of work, Felicity enjoys spending time with her family and is a keen tennis player and gym enthusiast.

  • Emma Costello

    ANZIIF (Tier 1 Compliance) ASIC #1285441

    Account Manager

    Having completed a degree in criminology and criminal justice, Emma has key expertise in prevention and recovery. Emma always advocates for her clients and their best interests, ensuring their insurance works harder for them. While Emma looks after all general insurance, she specialises in equine, livestock and farm insurance. Outside of work Emma enjoys horse riding, travelling and caring for Australian wildlife.

  • Melissa McFarlane


    Melissa has worked in various roles within the finance industry for the majority of her working career. She prides herself on providing a warm, friendly, and knowledgeable customer experience to all clients. Melissa is very passionate about fitness and loves to motivate people. She has been competing in triathlons for over 20 years and can often be found cycling and running through the streets of the local area.

  • Peter C Adams


    Tax Counsel

    Peter has worked in senior tax roles at top-tier accounting firms before going on to provide tax training to members of professional bodies, accounting firms, corporates and non-profit bodies. Peter enjoys playing and watching sport, and particular, the quality time he gets to spend with his family and friends.