4orward Thinking

About Us

About Us

Who we are

4orward is a Melbourne-based accounting and finance advisory business known for its experienced people and exceptional service.

We think deeply, we act quickly and we deliver results. Working across all areas of accounting, finance and business, we provide a complete service.

With 4orward, clients enjoy personal contact with the two founding partners and dedicated attention from a team of more than 30 professionals.

To learn more about how we can help you with wealth creation contact one of our friendly team members on 03 9690 3455


What we do

We’re proud to be known as much for our attention to service as our commercial acumen.

4orward brings its in-depth expertise to a wide range of individuals and businesses, from setting up self-managed super funds to advising on complex corporate affairs.

We pride ourselves on staying ahead of all legislative and regulatory issues, as well as developing processes and technology to provide a streamlined service.

How we think

Engaged, ethical and empathetic. At 4oward, we go beyond the standard, driven by results and dedicated to our clients.

4orward was established to offer a genuine, diligent and consistent financial advisory service to our clients. We believe in asking more questions, thinking outside the square and making complex matters simple.

By being results driven, dedicated to service and focused on relationships, we’re able to help people make better-informed decisions.


Our team is known for being genuine, diligent and pro-active, led by our industry-respected directors.


Michael is the Managing Director and co-founder of 4orward. Michael is an experienced and trusted adviser providing comprehensive advice to a broad range of clients, and is accomplished in delivering a blend of business accounting, taxation and financial advice.


Neil is an experienced tax and commercial advisor to small and medium enterprises, high-net-worth family groups and ASX listed entities. Having worked for over 12 years in professional services across small, mid-tier and big 4 firms, he has developed a broad skill base successfully advising privately and publicly owned businesses across wide range of industries. Neil takes pride in providing his clients with advice tailored specifically to their needs and with exceptional service quality.

Associate Director

Jonathan has been an integral member of 4orward for nearly 13 years. He has a passion for providing personalised services for his clients and is always willing to go above and beyond. In addition to his accounting expertise, Jonathan has a passion for financial planning and is studying to take a leading role servicing client’s financial planning needs.

Client Services Manager

Robert brings over 10 years experience providing practical commercial and taxation advice to privately owned businesses and family groups. Experience working across small, medium and big 4 accounting firms, Robert has developed a broad range of skills advising businesses large and small. Commitment, diligence and integrity are the pillars of Robert’s professional ethos which benefit not only his clients but also the team working around him.