who we are
About Holistic Business Developers
Holistic Business Developers are a boutique accounting firm. We provide a highly personalised, tailored approach which allows us to foster long-term relationships with our clients that are based on trust and loyalty. We leave no stone unturned and we are passionate advocates for our clients, no matter what brings them through our doors. We have over forty years experience assisting clients with self-managed superannuation funds. Other services we provide to our clients involve business and vehicle finance, complex tax problems, and wealth planning for high net worth individuals and small businesses. We have multilingual capabilities are are proud to offer services to our friends in the Indian community in their own language.
Richard Goddard is the Chief Executive Officer of Holistic Business Developers, and has over 40 years of experience in accounting. Richard is a passionate advocate for his clients’ interests, and prides himself on his ability to find solutions for even the most complex issues. Richard is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a registered company auditor and holder of a limited financial services licence. Therefore Richard is well placed to provide holistic advice to our clients. In addition to Richard’s wealth of professional experience, he has also utilised his expertise to support a number of not for profit benevolent institutions by sitting on committees and undertaking other voluntary activities. He is a former Voluntary Board member of Orana Inc and St John’s Grammar School.
Chirag Trivedi is one of two managing directors at Holistic Business Developers, and believes fundamentally in our motto of, ‘advice you can trust.’ Chirag prides himself on his ability to provide practical, client-focused advice. Chirag holds a Masters of Commerce and Accounting from the University of Ballarat and is a member of CPA Australia. He is a member of the Board of Study Adelaide, part of the South Australian dept. Of Trade, Tourism & Investment, from Jan 2019. Chirag has strong links to the Australian-Indian community, including as a current committee member of the Australia India Business Council (SA). Holistic Business Developers also benefit from Chirag’s multilingual skills, speaking English, Hindi and Bengali fluently. He was a member of the SA management committee from 2010 to 2017, and chair of the Young Professional Chapter. He was also the SA representative on the Ekal Foundation, which aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India and Nepal following the philosophy of rural development based on the criteria of equality & inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.
Our success rate with resolving complex tax issues for clients is close to 100%.