We work within your business strategy.
Optimising your Xero & WorkflowMax implementations.
Encompassing your existing & new cloud applications.
With the most experienced team in Australia.


Daniel Richardson

Managing Director

Daniel Richardson is the Managing Director of FGS Advisory. While practising as an accountant, Daniel discovered a passion for finding efficiency in accounting systems that led him to create FGS implementations.

Since 2010, he has worked with firms around the world. He has spoken at international conferences in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia, helping firms improve their practices in workflow and general practice management. Daniel is well known as ‘the’ expert on Xero Practice Manager.

Daniel is also a keen sailor, terrible (but improving) golfer and loves to solve a good problem.

Sandy Nicholas

Senior Implementation Consultant AUS

Sandy is a Chartered Accountant and has worked within the accounting industry for more than a decade. During her years as an accountant, she developed a passion for finding better ways to complete tasks, and by embracing the power of technology. Sandy’s goal is to drive better results while also produce a favourable result whilst also improving the quality of work-life for staff.

She joined FGS Advisory in June 2021 to help more accounting firms adapt and benefit from the capabilities of cloud technology. Sandy’s speciality is implementing seamless solutions through customised app stacks, strategic vision and specialised training.

Outside of work, Sandy enjoys climbing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and van life getaways.

Dan Cheal

Director UK

Dan has more than three years implementation and consulting experience with FGS.

Prior to joining us, Dan worked with a boutique management consultancy with clients such as NAB, RBA, Perpetual Investments and Australia Post. He also spent four years experience working on the Global Leadership Team for of the world’s largest not-for-profit management consultancy.

After his years working with large companies, Dans’ passion now lies in working with small businesses to identify their needs and work with them to successfully implement new strategies that meet their goals and give them a competitive advantage.

In 2022, Dan is leading FGS Advisory expansion to the United Kingdom, launching our London office in June.

Charlotte Towey


Charlotte has worked in finance & banking and travel industries over the last 10 years, developing finely-honed skills in project management, business solutions design, systems implementation, and quality assurance.

Regardless of the complexity of a project or number of stakeholders Charlotte works collaboratively with client teams to ensure better business and process outcomes that create win-win solutions for everyone involved.

Charlotte loves a good coffee, great red wine and spending time with her german shepherd, Baron.

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