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Sharyn Long

Managing Partner – Perth and Melbourne

Telephone (08) 9222 6201 (P) (03) 8660 6001 (M)


Sharyn is a Chartered Accountant with an extensive background in the accounting, audit and taxation areas of public practice. Sharyn holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree and has specialised in superannuation for most of her professional career.

Sharyn is a Chartered Tax Advisor of The Tax Institute, a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a registered tax agent, a registered company auditor and a SMSF Approved Auditor.

Sharyn has served on a number of professional association boards and committees including ASFA, The Tax Institute and SPAA.  She is also a member of a number of high-level ATO and Treasury consultative committees relating to superannuation. Sharyn is recognized as one of Australia’s leading experts on superannuation and is a sought after speaker on tax, audit and related technical superannuation matters.

Sharyn divides her time between the Perth and Melbourne office.


Tanya Channell

Partner – Perth

Telephone (08) 9222 6202


Tanya holds Bachelor degrees in Economics and Arts from the Australian National University and a Master of Professional Accounting from Edith Cowan University.

She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Chartered Tax Advisor of The Tax Insititute.

Tanya received a merit certificate for the top 5% of candidates in Australia in the taxation module of the CA program and was awarded the top student in WA.

Tanya has been employed with slca since November 1999, and was admitted as a partner on 1 July 2009. Tanya specialises in accounting for superannuation funds, with special focus on AASB1056 and financial and management accounting, and she also provides specialised tax and APRA reporting services.

Kate Griffin

Senior Manager – Melbourne

Telephone (03) 8660 6002


Kate holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia.

She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a registered tax agent.

Kate works exclusively in superannuation and manages some of the firm’s most prestigious clients, providing accounting, tax and APRA reporting services.

Kate joined slca in July 1999 and transferred from our Perth to Melbourne office in 2003.


Daniel Kossen

Senior Fund Accountant – Perth

Telephone (08) 9222 6204 (P)


Daniel joined slca’s Perth office in November 2018.

Daniel obtained a Bachelor of Business from Edith Cowan University in 2011 and was admitted as an Associate Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 2014. He gained experience in business services and self-managed super in public practice before accepting a role with BT Financial Group to broaden his knowledge with larger APRA regulated super funds.

Daniel provides financial accounting, APRA reporting and tax services to a portfolio of the firm’s super fund clients.


Damien Lockie

Consultant – Melbourne and Perth

Telephone (03) 8660 6003 (M) (08) 9222 6203 (P)


Damien is a specialist tax consultant. He provides direct and indirect taxation advice for the firm’s APRA regulated funds.

Damien has dual qualifications in law and accounting and his experience spans more than 35 years as a solicitor, accountant and advocate.

Damien is a former partner of HerbertSmithFreehills, Baker & McKenzie and Ernst & Young. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Chartered Tax Advisor and Life Member of The Tax Institute (due to previous service as a National Councillor), and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

He holds Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Laws, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics degrees.

Damien also holds appointments as a Semester Professor in the Faculty of Law at Bond University and Senior Fellow in the Faculty of Law at the University of Melbourne.


Graeme Robson (retired)

Graeme retired on 31 January 2019.

We thank Graeme for his significant contribution to slca over his 25 years with the firm and wish him every happiness in retirement.