Principal

Viola Pythas

BA, GradDipBus(Acc), FGIA

About.

Viola is a Company Secretary and corporate governance professional with over 25 years’ experience.  She has acted as the Company Secretary for a number of private and unlisted public companies and has extensive experience facilitating effective board, committee and member meetings.

Her specialty is ASIC related work including, setting up new companies, restructures, resolving complex compliance issues, rectification of share capital related work and ongoing company compliance for both Australian and foreign owned companies. 

 Viola is a problem solver with a strong focus on helping clients and building trustworthy relationships.  Her breath of experience provides her with the ability to work through technically challenging matters from a wide range of industries.  She offers best practice governance advice and can support companies with governance matters, their compliance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the company's constitution.

She has wide-ranging secretarial experience having worked for a leading Australian bank, a government owned company, and has provided corporate secretarial services to an array of clients whilst working for 2 of the big 4 professional services firms. 

 

More recently she has provided online training in the area of ASIC Registered Agent services and best practice company compliance.  In the first six months of offering this training more that 450 ASIC agents, responsible persons and company compliance officers registered for the course.  This course is now offered as a self-paced eLearning course. 

Viola is a Fellow of The Governance Institute of Australia and actively participates in discussion groups.  She is a member of the Institute's Corporate and Legal Issues Committee, which meets monthly.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree and Graduate Diploma in Business (Accounting). 

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