Monday 30 November 2020

New Board Member

We are delighted to welcome Helen Fazzino to Ivanhoe Grammar School’s Board of Governors. Helen brings a wealth of experience and invaluable insights as a current parent at our Plenty Campus.

Helen Fazzino is a Senior Partner of PwC Australia. Helen served on the firm’s Australian Executive Board as Managing Partner, People, Partnership & Culture from 2012 through 2020. In this role, Helen was responsible for driving cultural change within the firm with a particular focus on embedding a values-based culture, diversity and inclusion, alignment of performance metrics and values, partner development, wellbeing and employee relations.

In addition, Helen has continued to practise as a Global tax partner specialising in international tax and transfer pricing since 1996.  In this role, Helen advises some of the world’s largest multinational corporations in the complex area of international taxation, profit sharing and transfer pricing.

As one of Australia and Asia’s pre-eminent Global Tax practitioners, Helen has provided critical input to the Australian Government’s private and public consultation process for the recent rewrite of Australia’s transfer pricing rules.  Helen’s relationships with senior ATO officers are extremely strong and based on mutual respect and trust.

Helen is also Chair of the Victorian Advisory Board for Starlight Children’s Foundation.  The Board focuses on and is committed to supporting programs for seriously ill children and their families based on a philosophy that happiness and positivity is critical to these children and families and improves health outcomes.

Helen has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from La Trobe University and is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Taxation Institute of Australia.

Helen is married to James and they have two children, Sienna (currently in Year 11 at Plenty Campus) and Stefan who graduated from Plenty Campus in 2019.