Accountants, Auditors, Business Consultants, Galpins, Australia

Financial Planning Team

  Craig Elliott
Craig Elliott

Craig Elliot Financial Planner

Craig has been with Galpins for over 10 years.

Craig is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce through The University of Deakin, to further his knowledge in the industry.

Outside of work, Craig enjoys cycling and clay target shooting.

Qualifications and Memberships:

  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Accredited Aged Care Professional
  • Associate Financial Planner - Financial Planning Association
  Michael Walmsley
Michael Walmsley

Michael Walmsley

Michael is a highly experienced Financial Adviser and Businessman with over 30 years experience in the Financial Planning Industry and instils trust in everything that we do.

As CEO of Galpins Financial Planning, Michael is in charge of developing our business and Team so that we are providing exceptional service to all our existing and future clients, time after time.

Michael is passionate about employing great people who wish to continually learn, improve themselves and the service they provide to our clients.

By working together as a team, we improve the quality of our client's lives and make a real difference. Our goal is to give clients peace of mind knowing that we have thought of everything on their behalf and our team ensures it is put in place and continually reviewed.

  Paul Halligan
Paul Halligan

Paul Halligan

Paul joined Galpins in 2016 and has been involved in financial planning since 1988.

Paul knows that circumstances, needs and aspirations change over time. It's not just about investments, it's about developing a trusted ongoing relationship to assist people in making smart financial decisions which allows them to achieve their lifetime goals.

With specialities in wealth accumulation, superannuation and retirement planning, Paul and the Galpins team can work with you to put together a strategic advice plan that is reviewed and updated over time as circumstances change. Paul is also a guest finance presenter on ABC radio in Mt Gambier and can be heard every second Monday at 9.30 am.

Outside of work he is on the council of St Martins Lutheran College, enjoys cycling, watching cricket and spending time with his wife and children.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Diploma of Superannuation Management
  • Certified Financial Planner

  Daniel Roughana
Daniel Roughana

What We Do

Galpins Accountants Auditors and Business Consultants is a vibrant and growing South Australian accounting firm that provides a comprehensive range of services to over 6,000 metropolitan and rural clients. With offices located at Mount Gambier, Norwood & Stirling, our philosophy is to provide confidential, specialised and quality services, whilst acting with honesty and integrity.


How We Can Help

We understand that selecting a firm to entrust with your accounting, financial and business advisory needs is an important decision. Our eight highly qualified and skilled partners and our motivated team have been helping businesses and organisations like yours for many years. Contact us and see how we can help you.

  Dani McKinnon
Dani McKinnon

Dani McKinnon Client Service Officer

Dani started at Galpins in May 2018, working with the Financial Planners as an assistant. Her job entails helping the financial planners prepare and implement financial planning strategies for clients.

Dani has a Diploma of Financial Planning and strives to help clients reach their desired financial goals. She has three years of experience in the industry, spending two years with a non-government organisation.

Outside of work, Dani enjoys the outdoors by fishing, camping and coaching and playing netball at Nangwarry Football Netball Club. She is also a member of the netball committee.

  Deb Glynn
Deb Glynn

Deb Glynn

Deb joined the Galpins Financial Planning Team in 2016 at the new Mount Gambier office. She has over 7 years of experience in the Financial Planning Industry as a Client Relationship Manager and Office Manager of a large Financial Planning Firm.

Her previous experience includes customer service, sales and accounts receivable in the local Banking and Timber Industries.

In her spare time, Deb enjoys travelling overseas (especially to any countries where French is spoken), sewing, jewellery making, gardening and cooking.

  Nicole Burner
Nicole Burner

Nicole Burner


Nicole has been with Galpins for over 15 years.  She started in Administration before shifting into Accounting where she produced tax returns and financial reports for different entities as well as Self-Managed Super Funds.

After completing her Diploma in Financial Services in 2010 she moved into the Financial Planning division of the firm.

Nicole is a Private Client Relationship Manager for our Financial Planners. Her main duties include advice document preparation, implementation of investments and general financial planning administration and compliance.

Outside of work, Nicole loves to travel and spend time with family and friends. She has also recently returned from maternity leave after having her second child.


Qualifications and Memberships:
  • Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Certificate 1 & 2 in Administration

Mount Gambier Office

233 Commercial Street West
PO Box 246 Mount Gambier SA 5290

Stirling Office

Unit 4/3-5 Mount Barker Road
PO Box 727 Stirling SA 5152

Norwood Office

3 Kensington Road
PO Box 4067 Norwood South SA 5067
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