Shomal Parekh

Director of Finance & Technology

Shomal is a qualified chartered accountant with over 20 years of finance experience primarily across the media, advertising and education industries. He has both Australian and international experience, having worked in numerous organisations in Australia and the UK. His area of expertise is in building finance teams that can add value to an organisation through strategic planning, management accounting, process improvement and change management. 

He was most recently the Commercial Finance Director at Dentsu Aegis Network, a global media group that specialises in media, digital and creative communication services. Prior to that, Shomal was the Group General Manager of Finance at Laureate Australia, which includes educational institutions such as Think Education, Blue Mountains School of Hotel Management and Torrens University.

Acknowledgement

The Australian Film Television Radio and School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.