Get to know our team at K Partners.

Elizabeth Popovski

Director & Accountant

As an experienced business owner herself, Elizabeth understands the challenges faced by businesses­—particularly when it comes to taxation, compliance and financial management. She thrives on rising to meet those challenges with well-researched and intelligent solutions, delivered in a timely manner.

Elizabeth is a qualified CPA and has been providing clients with trusted accounting advice for over 20 years.

Leading a team of dedicated finance professionals, Elizabeth holds her clients’ success at the heart of everything she does.

She specialises in taxation for individuals, SMSFs and small businesses, as well as small business consulting, including compliance, business structuring, tax planning, profit maximisation, and Management Accounting.

Steve Kostovski

Director & Financial Advisor

Steve is the Director and Financial Advisor at K Partners, specialising in comprehensive superannuation strategies, investments, SMSF, retirement planning, insurance, finance and wealth creation. He has extensive experience and knowledge having worked in financial services for over 15 years.

Steve leads the team through integrity and transparency—helping clients prosper in their personal and business finances. With each client, Steve takes the time to understand his or her circumstances, needs and financial goals.

Steve is also passionate about enriching people through continued financial education. He takes pride in offering exceptional ongoing service through clear communication and quality advice.

Steve Kostovski is an Authorised Representative No. 330938 of InterPrac Financial Planning Pty Ltd (AFSL 246638)

Daniel Gould

CPA Accountant

Daniel is a CPA with over 20 years of accounting experience. Daniel specialises in providing accounting services to our business clients. He thrives on building successful client relationships and on providing quality solutions for them and their businesses.

Through his excellent technical knowledge and attention to detail, Daniel is consistently able to provide excellent service and value to his clients for all their accounting needs.

Ajay Bobby Chawla

Mortgage Advisor

Ajay is our friendly, knowledgeable and efficient Mortgage Advisor. He has a zest and passion for helping clients make informed lending decisions by cutting through the lending jargon.

Ajay takes pride in being able to save his clients time and money while supporting them through financial decisions that will have a big impact on their lives. He aims to make this process an extremely positive experience.

Lauro Ottaviani

Finance Administration Manager

Lauro has over 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise in that time and is now an integral part of the K Partners mortgage broking team.

Lauro’s industry expertise allows him to effectively navigate lending criteria, loan products, structuring, and negotiating with lenders—all with professionalism and proficiency.

His primary role is to research the market and prepare customised finance deals for clients to suit their situation and requirements. Offering end-to-end management, he liaises with lenders from the submission of finance proposals right through to settlement and works hard to ensure a smooth and successful outcome.

Kristina Otstavnaya

Accounting Administration Assistant

Kristina is our Administration Assistant and the friendly first point of contact for our visiting clients. She has a background in customer service and is dedicated to meeting clients’ needs with care and enthusiasm.

Clarice Law

Finance Administrator

Currently on Leave

Clarice joined K Partners in May 2018 with 7 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry.

After 4 years at Westpac, Clarice took a position at Resicom, a non-conforming finance specialist. Of the 3 years at Resicom, she worked across various practice areas from settlements to credit assessment and client relationship management. It is her extensive skills and knowledge that now allows her to provide valuable support to the team and clients at K Partners.

Clarice graduated from Monash University with a Double Bachelor’s Degree of Arts and Commerce in 2010. She also holds a Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking Management.

Away from work, Clarice enjoys time spent with family and friends, and of course her chocolate Labrador. Travelling reading and snowboarding in the winter are Clarice’s other keen interests.

Kirsten Simmonds

Kirsten joined KPartners in October 2019 with a wealth of knowledge and commitment to her clients. With a dedicated approach to assisting her clients, with practical solutions, her results speak for themselves. She is well-liked by clients and her colleagues.

Outside of work Kirsten is dedicated to her husband, son and friends. Being a foodie, she loves cooking and entertaining. She also loves the outdoors, camping and AFL.

Emma Washington

Emma Joined K Partners in December 2019

Emma is a CPA with over 15 years in public practice with experience dealing with a variety of clients from simple individuals to complicated corporate structures.

She specialises in accounting and taxation services including financials, tax returns, management reporting and monthly KPI’s.

She passionate about xero and helping clients take advantage of the new and emerging technologies

Dariyn Girton

Dariyn joined the K Partners Financial Planning team in June 2019.

In her role she performs a range of administration tasks and corresponds with clients. She brings a friendly and positive attitude to the team and the clients that she interacts with.

Dariyn is enjoying learning new skills and being part of this environment.

Dariyn is an enthusiastic member of her local church – being involved in the leadership team for children and youth; she also loves going for long walks and spending quality time with family

Prasanth Radhakrishnan

Prasanth has joined K Partners in March 2020.

Prasanth holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University as well as a Diploma of Financial Planning. He has been an authorised financial planner since 2018.

Prasanth is passionate to ensure our clients are well looked after by providing exceptional service to enhance their financial outcomes. He has a strong interest in building relationships that are more than mere transactions and truly want to understand your whole situation to cultivate the best outcomes. It is in Prasanth’s nature to continuously improve, with genuine intentions on pursuing further education.

Prasanth is an advocate for the Lukeman Foundation and has been a guest ambassador for World Marrow Donor Day. He is also passionate about cricket and EPL supporting the Gunners.

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