At EAST GATE Group, we bring together talented and passionate people and give them an opportunity to work towards a shared purpose. Our eam combines the best talent across finance, strategy, legal and technology to meet the demanding needs of your business vision.

Allan Nguyen
Co-Founder & Team Head and Financial Advisor
In 2009, Allan graduated from UWS with a Master of Applied Finance
In 2010, worked for MGB Public Accountants and in 2012, became senior accountant in Roy Spagnolo & Associates, external finance and taxation consultants to Brenex Pty Ltd, a firm of Projects Managers & Developers. We provided financial and taxation advice on corporate structures, feasibility studies on the projects and the acquisition of funds to cash flow the projects. Over the period, the firm successfully completed in excess of 52 projects ranging from $2 million to $70 million.
In 2012, Allan founded his own Accountancy Practice, Allan & Co providing Financial and Taxation services especially to wealthy individuals and larger companies in Vietnam and Australia. The Practice has grown very successfully over the period as we serve from a place of genuine care and integrity and to always put the needs of our clients first. We consult with clients to fully understand their business and outcomes, their constraints and tailor the solutions accordingly. We are fully supported by an external team of consultants, each specialising in their own field of expertise and sharing our core values and philosophy. We also have colleagues and agents interstate to assist where required.

SCOPES OF SERVICES AND EXPERTISE:

  • Business & Corporate Structuring for efficient and effective business operations, protection of assets and income, maximising tax planning and estate planning.
  • Managed Companies in Administrations, Insolvency and Liquidations.
  • Provision of Accountancy and Taxation Services, for local and international.
  • Managed Tax Audits and Investigations on behalf of clients with the ATO
  • Provision of Company Secretarial Services.
  • Project Management and Development together with acquisitions.
Passionate in helping clients build their business and a total commitment to delivering the solutions that is resilient and thrive through disruption and change. We tailor our solutions to set you on a path for long term success, preservation of wealth and succession planning.

 

Quoc Ngo
Co-Founder & Principal Technologist
Quoc Ngo is a business transformation consultant with over 18 years of experience helping organisations of all sizes and industries leverage the power of technology to improve business processes.
He's innovative and collaborative and has a passion to make business more efficient, productive and profitable through the use of innovative technologies.

 

Xavier Lo
Co-Founder & Accounting and Tax Manager
In 1975, Xavier graduated from UNSW in Commerce, Finance and Information System. Completed the Professional Year for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Chartered Accountancy Firm, Donald F Bell & Co ( now, Bell Partners – largest Sole Practitioner Accountancy Practice in Australia ) located in the City of Sydney.
He then worked in Donald F. Bell & Co for 13 years with the last 8 years as Manager/Partner.
In 1988, he became a Principal of a very successful Chartered Accountancy Firm, Xavier & Co practising in the CBD of Sydney. Xavier & Co was an innovative and leading organisation dedicated to helping businesses becoming resilient and to realise their fullest potential. He sold the practice in 1999 finding higher goals of achievements for his career path.
Former Professional associate of :
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CA)                                                                                                                                          
  • Certified Practising Accountants (CPA)
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS)
  • Institute of Company Directors
  • Tax Practitioners of Australia
Consultant to Accountancy Practice, Roy Spagnolo & Associates. In 2005, he took the role of external finance and taxation consultants to Brenex Pty Ltd, a firm of Projects Managers & Developers. Mr Xavier effectively provided financial and taxation advice on corporate structures, feasibility studies on the projects and the acquisition of funds to cashflow the projects. Over the period, the firm successfully completed in excess of 52 projects ranging from $2 million to $70 million.
 
SCOPES OF SERVICES AND EXPERTISE:
  • Business & Corporate Structuring for efficient and effective business operations, protection of assets and income, maximising tax planning and estate planning.
  • Audits of Public Companies, Trade Unions (AWU, Liquor and Allied Industries Union etc), Large Clubs (Canterbury Bankstown Leagues Club, Maroubra Seals Club, St. Michael’s Golf Club, Eastern Subrurbs Catholic Club etc), Large Superannuation Funds (TAB Union etc) and Associations.
  • Managed Companies in Administrations, Insolvency and Liquidations.
  • Provision of Accountancy and Taxation Services, for local and international.
  • Managed Tax Audits and Investigations on behalf of clients with the ATO
  • Provision of Company Secretarial Services.
  • Project Management, Development and Acquisition
Eastgate Group is given much more strength and potential with Mr Xavier on board since he is passionate in assisting clients face challenges and provide solutions that are innovative,nimble, flexible and customer-centric to future proofing their business and/or organisation, each tailored to the specific organisation’s needs and to be resilient and thrive through disruption and change. In his conduct of services and practice, he can deliver the very best outcomes that matter for our clients and to create exceptional values and make a difference to growing client’s business.

 Passionate in assisting clients face challenges and provide solutions that is innovative, nimble, flexible and customer-centric to future proofing their business and/or organisation, each tailored to the specific organisation’s needs and to be resilient and thrive through disruption and change. To deliver the very best outcomes that matter for our clients and to create exceptional value and make a difference to growing our client’s business.

Duc Hai Nguyen
Co-Founder & Business Advisor
Having a strong academic background with an M.A Degree in the field of education and a Post-graduate training in Marketing, Hai started his career pathway after teaching as a Manager for one of the most successful collaborative project between an Australian university and a Vietnamese registered business from 2000 - 2003.
Deeply inspired in education services, he ventured in self-development in his co-establishment of SET Education and Arrowenglish Centre, both are still one of the top international student recruitment agencies and English training centres in Vietnam with 6 branches in both Vietnam and Australia (Hanoi, Saigon, Chinatown, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane).
Hai also diversifies and expands his expertise and success in other types of investments and developments in property, business modelling consultancy, and most recently, in a newly-started business model in boarding house, which he also co-founded: Studenthome.com.au.
His on-going projects involve a variety of fields, namely: IT applications, business establishment and modelling, import-export and marketing. East Gate Group is honoured to have Nguyen Duc Hai as one of our advisors on board of founders for the business.

 

Carly Lang
Operations Manager
Carly Lang holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Finance. She held important positions in several non-profit organisations: Co-founder and Vice President at The United Associations of Vietnamese Students in NSW, Administrator at Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association in Sydney. She worked as an Operations Associate at a healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) company in Australia. With experiences in startup environments, she is passionate about helping clients to run businesses successfully, especially in the finance/accounting field.

 

Thanh Tran
Accountant
Thanh Tran is a fully qualified accountant having acquired her accounting degree from the University of South Australia. Thanh also has a Certificate III in Business and is an associate member of CPA. She has extensive financial/accounting experience having worked in the Public Sector for over four years. During her professional career Thanh has performed duties as a Finance Officer, Assistant Accountant for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) and for the Department for Correctional Services (DCS). Her passion is to provide an effective and efficient service whilst upholding customers’ values.

 

Elaine Tu Tran
Chief Representative (Vietnam)
With years of managing a chain of F&B business and 3 years of experience in the real estate industry as an Assistant to Director cum Business Development Executive, She has demonstrated exceptional abilities in maintaining a robust business network. Currently, She is Assistant to Director of Allan&Co Pty Ltd - Mr. Allan Nguyen, She is the designated representative to Mr Allan Nguyen to manage any business-related matters in Vietnam.
Ashley Duong
Marketing Specialist
Ashley Duong holds a Bachelor of Commerce – major in Marketing. During her studies, she maintained Distinction level performance and earned a Department Award for High Achiever twice. She is also proud to have been the Student Representative and a part of the Lucy Mentoring Program at Macquarie University. Ashley is passionate about marketing and has gained her experiences in strategic marketing, branding, public relations and social media across a wide array of industries.