Our Team

Our team members are an integral part of our firm and our success. The team's knowledge, experience, capabilities, skills, commitment and enthusiasm not only towards our firm but also to our clients are integral to our future success.

MCA provides a personal service and our staff include Chartered Accountants, Certified Practising Accountants and a Registered Company Auditor. Our support staff provide our clients and staff with essential administrative assistance. A brief outline of our key professional staff qualifications and experience follows:


Laurence was born and educated in the Mackay region and has over 20 years experience as a Chartered Accountant. After working for a large accounting firm in Brisbane and the Auditor General in Canberra he returned to Mackay where he has worked as a Chartered Accountant for the last 15 years including 4 years as principal of Manning Corporate Advice and 5 years as a partner in another accounting firm. Laurence has a particular interest in financial reporting, auditing, superannuation and corporate governance and has developed a broad range of skills and expertise.

Laurence is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Certified Practising Accountant , Registered Company Auditor, Registered Self Managed Superannuation Fund Auditor and Registered Tax Agent.

Bianca has been working with Manning Corporate Advice since May 2014, and has 17 years’ experience as an Accountant.  Bianca was born and educated in Mackay and graduated from Central Queensland University with a Bachelor of Business degree (Accounting).    Bianca has an extensive professional background working in local accounting firms and accounting roles in commerce .  Bianca brings to the firm considerable accounting experience and practical knowledge of accounting systems.

Diana is a trainee accountant at MCA and currently studying Bachelor degree in Accounting and Law at Central Queensland University.

Diana also provides valuable administration support and contributes to our accounting services.


Liz is a trainee accountant and is currently completing her accounting degree at CQ University and has more than four years experience working in accounting including public practice and company finance. Liz also has a Certificate III in Business Administration (CQ University)

Her responsibilities include auditing of large and small companies, incorporated associations and self-managed super funds. Liz also works on preparation of financial statements and some advisory work.  

Liz has variety of skills developed from her earlier career as a teacher and has Bachelor in education - Mathematics  (Colombia) and  Cert III and Diploma in Accounting (Colombia).