Our Team



Gavin Bottrell is the CEO, Managing Director and founder of Bottrell Business Consultants Pty Ltd. Gavin established the firm in April 2010 operating from the East Maitland & Newcastle East Office focusing on offering accounting, taxation and business services to the Hunter Region, Central Coast, Sydney & New England Region. Gavin’s Qualifications are as follows:
Chartered Accountant (ICAA)
Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA)
Bachelor of Commerce degree (University of Newcastle)
Registered Tax Agent
Registered Legal Trust Auditor
Registered ASIC Self Managed Superfund Auditor
Justice of the Peace
Gavin has a passion for Property, Strong Business Growth, Client Personal Achievements and team development.
Gavin was raised in Lake Macquarie and educated at the University of Newcastle. Gavin has over 18 year’s professional experience providing Accounting, Taxation & Business advisory solutions. Gavin has a passion for providing pro-active, timely advice and works closely with his clients to become an integral part in the management of their business.  
Rebecca has over 13 years public practice experience gained from working with mid-tier chartered accounting firms. Upon receiving a scholarship at University of Newcastle, Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring in Financial Accounting and is a Registered Tax Agent. Rebecca is also a certified Xero Trainer.
Rebecca has a passion for assisting to grow business through understanding the key drivers of their operation. Rebecca work with her clients not only to achieve their business performance goals, but also to help them achieve their desired lifestyle outcomes. Rebecca provides general business and taxation services to a wide range of small-to-medium enterprise in particular the medical, legal, fitness industries and primary producers.
Rebecca comes from a country background, being raised on a large cattle station in Tamworth. She appreciates the value of commitment to the local community and her particular passion is primary production.
Andrew Howson has been an accountant for over 18 years. Previously he has worked at a large firm in Newcastle but moved to Bottrell’s for the opportunity to work in a progressive firm.
He specialises in the hospitality industry, audits for both legal firms and not for profit entities and enjoys assisting clients in reaching their personal and business goals.
Andrew is fully qualified and holds a CPA, Bachelor or Commerce and Justice of the Peace. He is also a member of several local sporting club boards.
Away from work he has 2 young daughters and a son which keeps him nice and busy.