Our People


Eric completed his Bachelor of Business, majoring in accounting in 1988 the same year he commenced at Blackburn Lazer. After working for three years, Eric took sabbatical leave and traveled throughout North America, Mexico, and Europe before finally settling in London where he worked with Glaxo Pharmaceutical as a management accountant before returning home to Melbourne.

Eric specializes in working with small and medium businesses focusing on their business and financial management, future planning and statutory requirements. Eric was admitted as a director of the firm in 1999. He is married with two young children and enjoys most sporting pursuits.


  • Certified Practicing Accountant
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Registered Tax Agent

Professional memberships:

  • CPA Australia
  • Member of the NTAA

Email: eric@blackburnlazer.com.au

Mobile: 0407 682 991

PHILIP HII B.Comm., M. App. Fin., CA

Philip joined Blackburn Lazer in March 2003, as the Business Services Manager. He is involved in the management of the compliance business of Blackburn Lazer and professional development of our junior and graduate team members. Philip had commenced Public Practice since 1998, after completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) at the University of Melbourne, and previously had been working in small to second-tier Chartered Accounting Firms at Senior and Supervisory levels. In February 2008, Philip was admitted as a director of the firm.

Philip has obtained valuable experience in areas of general accounting and tax advice for small and medium sized business including business structures and tax planning, assisting businesses with their computer network systems and computerised accounting systems, superannuation advice and superannuation audits. He has exceptional skills with computer systems and can generally resolve complex technical problems.

He is married with two children and enjoys many sports and outdoor activities.


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Masters in Applied Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
  • Registered Tax Agent

Professional memberships:

  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Member of the NTAA

Email: phil@blackburnlazer.com.au

Mobile: 0400 027 150