Peter Fowler – multi-award winning accountant with a difference

Peter Fowler CPA MBA makes a difference and transforms the NSW Northern Rivers business community with his astute commercial business advice, innovation and growth initiatives that help the region's businesses thrive. 

Peter FowlerThe multi-award winning accountant is well known for his work helping businesses fast-track their success. He personally mentors business owners and is recognised as one of the region's business leaders. Peter also spearheads activities to fundraise and provide support to local and international charities. 

Peter is featured in 'The World's Most Inspiring Accountants' and then co-authored 'Better business, Better life, Better world'. In front of industry peers in 2017, Peter was awarded Partner of the Year and collected an Excellence Award from the accounting profession recognising him as one of Australia's leading accountants and advisers. 

Peter is always focused on growing and strengthening Collins Hume's professionalism by improving his expertise and business acumen with a balanced outlook, offering high-level technical advice with commercial reasoning. He says, "We work on the business, practice what we preach and work smarter, not harder, to maintain a healthy balance. That's exactly what we want to give our clients."

Business constantly evolves and it can be challenging keeping abreast of changes, but Peter sees this as positive. 

He loves helping people – personally and financially – to create the life they want and take control. That looks different for everyone so his motto is 'Business by design, not by default'.

Peter strives to be a student of purposeful leadership, "The world is a classroom. Be a student of everything you want to accomplish and commit to taking care of those you love working with, be it your team, your clients or your community."

Peter drives the change that keeps business owners on track. Helping them embrace change allows him to offer leading-edge advice, especially in the areas of:

  • Digital and technological disruption
  • Business streamlining, efficiency and outsourcing
  • Strategic business planning and mentoring for private entities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Financial Planning including superannuation strategies across wealth creation, retirement, asset protection and estate planning

Peter is passionate about imparting financial literacy knowledge, especially teaching Gen X and encouraging them to take utmost care of their current and future finances - we look forward to publishing more about this in upcoming articles.

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