The new year is shaping up to be a busy one for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s (CA ANZ) Tasmanian Regional Council, with Ruddicks Partner Lyndal Kimpton stepping into the role of Chair as the organisation prepares to take a more active role in advocating for better Tasmanian economic outcomes.

Outgoing Chair, BDO Partner Paul Breen, will remain on the Council after two years at the head of the table.

Ms Kimpton said she was looking forward to utilising the unique knowledge base of CA ANZ’s network of 1000 practicing Tasmanian Chartered Accountants to push for better outcomes for the state.

“We have a wide range of members across business, industry and government with extensive knowledge of how Tasmania ticks financially,” Ms Kimpton said.

“By harnessing this knowledge and informing decision makers as well as the public, we hope to help the Tasmanian economy continue to build upon the promising position it is in now.”

Ms Kimpton has been with Ruddicks since 2003 and specialises in the areas of business services, audit and superannuation. She holds a certificate of registration as an Auditor by ASIC and aside from her role with the Council, is CA ANZ’s representative on the ASIC Regional Liaison Committee in Tasmania and is an independent representative on the Launceston City Council’s audit committee.