Shirley Thong is a registered BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioner Board and is a member of The Institute for Public Accountants. She is currently working full time as an Accountant with a Global Property Developer.
Shirley has also established and runs her own business providing bookkeeping and business consulting services for over 25 years. She has over 35 years of professional and accounting experience in banking, finance, property investments and development, retails, real estate and not for profits.
Shirley is a great communicator and her aim is to bring her connections to assist SME businesses to access wider community organisations. She is also currently running a mentoring program by providing training to undergraduates completing their tertiary education, preparing them for the workforce when graduated.
Shirley has had a long involvement in community services and was the Treasurer and Vice President of the Music Auxiliary, Scotch College and Scotch Arts. She was also the current CAV EXCO and BPC Board member and CAV Treasurer. She is a member of various prestige clubs in Australia and is the current Treasurer of the Australian Asian Business Women’s Associations. With her experience and networks, Shirley looks forward to raising the profile of AABWA and sharing her experience with AABWA members.