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Our team

Peter Forrest – Principal
MBA, FCPA, JP, Fluent in Japanese

Prior to establishing Forest Accountability, Peter was a business owner and exporter. He was formerly an Australian Trade Commissioner in Tokyo. Peter’s current specialisations include business entities, business structures, and corporate tax. Peter is also a Certified XERO Advisor and is excited about the current move towards cloud-based accounting solutions.



Aki Forrest – Principal

Aki does not have to prove she is a smart cookie but she did receive Macquarie University’s top award in the Master of Commerce degree. She previously worked as an investment banker for ABN AMRO and as a Senior Tax Manager for Deloitte. At Forest Accountability, Aki is an advisor for taxation, financial and superannuation matters. She also specialises in international tax and is a Japanese Tax Consultant.




Tami Kobayashi – Senior Accountant
B Bus, CPA

Tami has 18 years of experience in Australian tax and currently specialises in corporate financial accounts superannuation and tax returns.


Hiro Kanamori – Senior Accountant
MBA (Professional Accounting), CPA 

As part of the accounting team, Hiro’s responsibilities include income tax returns, including preparation of Japanese Tax returns.


Ali Watson – Accountant/Office Administrator

Ali works closely with Peter & Aki Forrest. She is involved in accounting and office administration – with 12 years of experience in these roles.





Kaori Aston – Administrator/assistant accounting
BA (Accounting)