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We invest in the best people for the job. Our success in delivering our services is thanks to our team, comprising of a multitude of different industry background and experience.


Nathan Whittingham


Nathan founded Clyde Avenue Advisory in 2017. Backed by 15 years of mid-tier and commercial accounting experience, Nathan’s passion for problem-solving and contributing to the success of businesses formed the basis of our firm. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy and International Business from the University of Wollongong, Nathan began his business advisory journey, accumulating valuable experience at prominent firms both nationally and internationally. He furthered his education to attain his Chartered Accountant qualification and Certificate of Public Practice from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. He is also a Registered Tax Agent and Justice of the Peace.

With a wealth of cross-industry experience and extensive understanding of effective business operations, Nathan envisioned and established Clyde Avenue Advisory. He identified a market gap and aimed to fill it by providing customised financial solutions for challenges facing small to medium-sized business. His mission is to aid other companies in flourishing and achieving their goals, leveraging unique insights garnered throughout his career. For Nathan, it’s not just about imparting knowledge. Clyde Avenue Advisory holds fostering strong working relationships in high regard, and Nathan guides the team to work alongside ambitious business owners on their journey to success.


Tom Pinson

Tom Pinson is a 2015 University of Wollongong graduate with Distinction. He is currently pursuing a Master of Professional Accounting at the same institution while boasting a five-year tenure at Clyde Avenue Advisory. With a background in accounting, computer science and operations, he excels in addressing compliance requirements and providing strategic consulting solutions, showcasing a unique blend of technical proficiency and problem-solving acumen. Prior to joining the Clyde Avenue Advisory team, Tom enjoyed a semi-professional cricket career, affording him a diverse skillset and broad industry experience. With commitment to excellence and a strategic mindset honed through academic and professional experiences, Tom stands as an asset in navigating complex business landscapes.

April Manilag

April brings a wealth of local and multinational expertise to the Clyde Avenue Advisory team. Possessing a Bachelor of Science in Management Accounting from the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu, Philippines, she has honed her skills in bookkeeping and compliance. Her professional background encompasses many accounting positions, successfully navigating industries including manufacturing, film and entertainment, and oil and gas. With over three years dedicated to Australian accounting standards and practices, April’s expertise assists in ensuring our excellent standards are upkept.

Kylie Whittingham

Kylie is a seasoned human resources specialist with a strong educational foundation, holding a Diploma of Business Management and Bachelor of Commerce, specialising in HR and Management, from the University of Wollongong. She brings a wealth of experience from prominent consulting (Big Three), financial services and local government, where she has excelled in diverse HR positions spanning people and culture, learning and development, and advisory over the past 15 years. Her commitment to professional development is reflected in her Cert IV in Training and Assessment, enhancing her ability to deliver impactful training programs and contribute to organisational growth. Kylie’s strengths lie in optimising organisational performance through strategic HR and recruitment processes.

Anthony Palisi

Anthony is a recent graduate of the University of Technology Sydney, holding a Bachelor of Business with a major in Finance and sub-majors in Economics and Marketing. During his academic career, he actively participated in the UTS Consulting Club’s pro-bono strategic consulting program, guided by major industry players. With a professional experience spanning various industries, Anthony currently works as a Junior Consultant at Clyde Avenue Advisory, specialising in financial analysis to formulate strategies and enhance performance and contributes to the provision of outsourced CFO services. Anthony’s professional experience extends to include consulting in the wealth management industry, as well as specialist hospitality roles.

Chloe Gentle

Chloe, a recent graduate holding a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of New South Wales, has a comprehensive background encompassing professional services and the sports industry. With several years dedicated to business strategy, development, and management, she brings a diverse skill set and significant client-facing experience to her current position as a Junior Consultant. Chloe leverages her strengths in problem-solving, analysis, and diligence to continuously enhance her understanding of the intricacies of accounting and advisory to assist our clients effectively and efficiently. Notably, her commitment to excellence extends beyond the workplace, as evidenced by her recognition for sporting excellence during her tenure at UNSW.

Elsa Mayrina

Elsa holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Business Management from Holy Angel University, Philippines, bringing over fourteen years of professional experience across diverse industries. Elsa’s expertise spans executive assistance, human resources, administration, and secretarial roles. Her rich background extends across various industries, both nationally and internationally, including technology, manufacturing, construction and mining, real estate, and hospitality. Elsa’s strengths lie in organisation, problem-solving, and management, complemented by her strong communication skills and adaptability. Continuously recognised for her efforts, she plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth functioning of our office.