Meet the people dedicated to your financial future

At Hargate Advisory, your success is ours.

The Core Team

We’re a strong, energetic and dedicated team with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your financial goals.

The success of our firm depends entirely on the success of our clients. If you’re looking for a financial partner who’ll go above and beyond to help you succeed, you’ve come to the right place.

Christopher Ting

Director of Accounting
"Tax, accounting, advisory and resident Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Artist" 

Chris founded Hargate Advisory and has over 7 years in experience in all things related to tax, accounting and business advisory.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting/Marketing), Graduate Diploma in Taxation and is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Agent.  With a passion for accounting, taxation law and helping people, Chris heads up the accounting and tax division of Hargate Advisory and is always keen to catch up and chat finance, life, sport or all of the above. Referred to as the office  'life coach', Chris loves that his job lets him focus on helping people realise their personal and business goals through simple and understandable professional advice.

In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with his lovely wife Chelsie, practicing yoga and is a strong advocate of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Sean White

Director of Lending

“Strategy, finance and lending master.”

Sean holds a Bachelor of Business Systems & a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Monash University and is a Chartered Accountant. Sean leads the lending division of Hargate Advisory and has over 10 years of experience in corporate banking and 6 years in mortgage broking. Sean  loves that he gets to spend time reading, researching and chatting with his clients about all things property.

In his spare time, Sean loves to spend time with his wife, kids and friends and enjoys getting outdoors and getting active.

Hargate Lending Pty Ltd is a corporate credit representative (502517) & Sean White is a credit representative (436344) of BLSSA Pty Ltd ACN 117651760 (Australian Credit License 391237)

Jinen Zuo


“Our multilingual number's man and classic car extraordinaire.”

Jin heads up our Asia-Pacific accounting division and is a keen advocate of business advisory to his clients specifically targeting import & export industries in Australia.

Jin holds a Bachelor of Business and Commerce and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. John has over 5 years' experience in accounting and tax and is currently undertaking the Chartered Accountants program. Being a family man, John thoroughly enjoys spending most of his spare time and weekends with his family. John is a passionate car enthusiast, especially classic cars and is always driving the latest and greatest new car on the market.  

Mathew Belsten

"Our sports obsessed Xero expert"

Mathew is more commonly referred to as 'Matty' around the office and joined Hargate Advisory as a fresh graduate accountant with a Bachelor in Business and Commerce majoring in Accounting.

Matty is currently completing the Chartered Accountants program and is the office Xero expert. In his spare time, Matty loves all things related to sport with two of his biggest passions being playing competitive golf and tennis. Matty is currently on the Langwarrin Tennis Club committee and also loves getting involved as a line umpire at Australian Open.

Julian Assauw

Lending associate
"Lending associate guru and aspiring doctor"

Julian joined Hargate Advisory early in 2018 as a lending associate assisting with processing loan documentation as he works his way through University. Julian is a young aspiring doctor completing his Bachelor of Nursing and para-medicine and hopes to one day become a pediatric doctor. 

Julian comes from a big family of 7 and being the eldest is often charged with big brother duties for his younger sisters and brother whom he loves spending time with. Julian also loves to travel and with a few big overseas holidays under his belt has next set his sights on exploring beautiful Europe with his friends.

Eunice Ting

Practice Manager
"Practice manager and property renovation extraordinaire."

Eunice brings with her over 30 years of experience as a practice manager in the accounting industry.

She loves all things property and is currently completing a Certificate IV in Building and Construction Management.

Outside of work, Eunice is always looking for her next property to renovate and loves spending time with her close-knit family and friends. Eunice is an avid baker and constantly graces the office with her delicious cakes! 

Vanessa White

Marketing Manager
"Marketing and brand enthusiast and self confessed coffee addict"

Vanessa joined Hargate Advisory in 2018 as marketing manager bringing with her over 8 years experience in consumer marketing from the finance segment. With a Bachelor in Business and Commerce, Vanessa has worked in consumer marketing acquisition teams, retail banking, merchandising and small business marketing.

Working across the full service of the firm, Vanessa has a passion for sponsorship's and is keen to get out in the local community, work alongside our clients and continue to build Hargate Advisory as a go-to firm for small to medium businesses and individuals.

Vanessa is a busy mum and is kept on her toes by her energetic 4 years old and cheeky toddler. Being competitive by nature, she loves being active and you will often find her challenging her husband Sean to a game, run or swim or chasing her kids around!