About Momenta Advisors

At Momenta Advisors, it’s our mission to help you find your momentum in your business and finances. From day one, we’ve carved out our position as a market leader in accounting, tax and financial advising services. We take care of all financial aspects of your business, so you can focus on what matters to you. No matter where you are in your business journey, Momenta Advisors can help you reach your financial goals.

  • Why us

    Providing value to your business is our top priority. As industry leaders, our talented team cares about your needs. By always having a finger on the pulse, our innovative business and accounting experts can pass on the best insights and recommendations to you – to help you achieve your financial goals.

  • What to expect

    With our team, you’ll get speed, better accessibility to data, and transparency. We drive efficiency through technology. Our financial experts share vital industry specific knowledge with you. We’ll equip you with invaluable proactive advice, business acumen and effective tax planning strategies.

  • Our service standard

    At Momenta Advisors, we’re known for delivering second-to-none customer service. Our clients love our hands-on approach, professionalism, high standard of work and dependability. Your success is our success – so we’re always looking of ways to propel you forward in life and business.

Meet our team

Our tight-knit team of business, accounting and finance experts pride ourselves on getting exceptional results for our clients. We’re modern, tech-focused and don’t do anything by half measures. Get to know us better in our bios below.

  • Michael Ferella

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


    Michael brings extensive knowledge and experience having worked in some of Sydney’s largest mid-tier firms. He’s advised high net worth individuals and industry-leading businesses. Outside of work, you’ll find Michael spending time with his family. He’s also an avid sports fan, playing competitive soccer and pursuing road and mountain bike riding.

  • Chris Azzopardi

    CPA, B.BUS. (ACC.)


    During his time as a Financial Controller for a large property development company, Chris drove the implementation and maintenance of the project feasibilities, group cash flows, and led the finance department. Chris is an extremely dedicated professional and industry leader. When he’s not working, Chris can be found cycling, go-kart racing and spending time with family and friends.

  • Paul Slaviero

    CA, B.BUS. (ACC)


    Before Momenta Advisors, Paul worked for one of Australia's most reputable accounting firms, where he gained extensive tax and business advisory knowledge and exposure to a vast array of clients in different industries. Paul enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as being fit and active. When he’s not at the office, you'll find him at the beach, exploring the great outdoors and travelling.

  • Peter Carter

    CPA, B.BUS. (ACC)

    Senior Associate

    Peter has more than 20 years of experience advising small to medium-sized businesses. He has spent most of his career working in small firms and knows how important accountants are to the success of small businesses. Peter has worked with many business owners in various industries. Peter enjoys spending time with family and friends, motor racing, travel, movies and is an NRL Shark’s supporter.

  • Shadie Taleb

    B.COM (ACC.)

    Senior Associate

    Before joining the Momenta team, Shadie had experience in a public accounting practice. He developed a vast amount of knowledge in taxation and business affairs and also had exposure to a broad range of businesses across many industries. Outside of work, Shadie enjoys keeping fit and lives a healthy lifestyle. He enjoys all sports, but is most passionate about soccer.

  • Rosie Iannuzzelli

    B.BUS. (ACC.)

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Prior to Momenta Advisors, Rosie worked at a boutique, chartered accounting firm, working with both successful individuals and businesses. In her downtime, Rosie maintains a healthy lifestyle, playing competitive netball, going to the gym, and is a keen traveller. She devotes most of her time emulating the Italian lifestyle, being a food enthusiast, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Adrian De Bortoli


    Business & Tax Advisor

    Adrian worked for many years in a mid-tier accounting firm. During this time, he gained a wealth of knowledge in accounting and tax, as well as building a large network of clients. You’ll find Adrian spending his time with family and his canine friend, Dozer (an Australian Kelpie). He has a love for anything on two wheels and is a skilled snowboarder.

  • James Ahern

    B.BUS. (FIN.)

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Before joining the team at Momenta, James worked as a paraplanner. He was involved in a variety of superannuation funds, investment platforms and insurance companies, and worked alongside financial advisors. 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.

  • Jerome Aguila

    B.COM (ACC.), CA

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Jerome has worked for a small practice accounting firm and gained exposure in different areas of Accounting, Taxation, and Self-Managed Superannuation. He has worked with a variety of businesses, family groups, and high net-worth individuals. When he's away from work, Jerome spends quality time with his family and friends. He is also an avid traveller, a CrossFit enthusiast, and enjoys exploring the great outdoors.

  • Ellen Vass

    B.COM (Acc.)

    Business & Tax Advisor

    Ellen joined Momenta Advisors during the completion of her Bachelor Degree in commerce, and has since transitioned to a Business & Tax Advisor role. Ellen brings a fresh perspective to Momenta Advisors from her experience that ranges 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.

  • Peter Boshell

    ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP ASIC #384430

    Business Risk Advisor

    Peter brings a deep understanding of risk to the Momenta team and a comprehensive understanding of 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 insurance.

  • 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 has a specialty in equine, livestock, and farm insurance. Outside of work, Emma enjoys horse riding, travelling, and caring for Australia’s wildlife.

  • Felicity Best

    Office Manager

    Before joining Momenta Advisors, Felicity worked as an Account Manager and Personal Assistant for several local businesses. She has many years of experience in business administration and management. Outside of work, Felicity enjoys spending time with her family and is a keen tennis player along with avid gym goer.

  • Natalie Foy


    Before Momenta Advisors, Natalie worked as an Office Manager and managed all accounts for several local businesses. She is highly experienced with over 8 years in business administration roles. She lives a healthy, busy and active lifestyle and is always up for a bootcamp challenge/competition.

  • 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.