Dean Van Zyl

Director & Adviser

Dean has over 10 years’ experience in strategic financial planning and personal wealth management.

Dean established Wealth Elements in 2012. Soon after, he set up a private financial services licence with the vision to develop a personal advisory practice that strives to provide high quality, objective financial advice that has a lifetime of value to more families around Australia.

Dean is passionate about seeing families and individuals achieve measurable progress towards their financial objectives.

Wealth Elements is part of the family owned Elements Advisory Group specialising in business consulting, valuation, tax and bookkeeping services.

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  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Bachelor of Business (Management) – Queensland University of Technology
  • Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
  • Tax (financial) adviser
  • AFP Professional (FPA)

Richard Jefferies

Debt & Funding Specialist

Wealth Elements chooses to partner with Newbridge Financial Services. NFS was founded to educate clients so they can make informed decisions on sourcing the right finance package.

Newbridge FS achieves this by acting as a finance broker, working with over 25 major banks and finance lenders, to ensure clients have a thorough range of financial providers to choose from.

In our dealings with you as our client it is important to note that there is no referral fee or payment received by Wealth Elements when you deal with Richard to structure a new loan.

  • Cert IV in Mortgage Broking
  • MFAA Accredited
  • Diploma Financial Planning



Darren Van Zyl

Business Adviser & Director - Enterprise Elements

Darren delivers specialist business consulting services and is committed to developing new specialist processes, diagnostic tools and techniques to ensure the effective advice is given.

Darren has extensive experience in the accounting industry in the fields of book-keeping, audit and assurance, tax and compliance and business services.

  • Currently studying Diploma in Applied Finance – Business Valuation Specialist
  • Xero partner certification training and Xero conversion specialist
  • Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting (CA)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Queensland University of Technology


Marcus Hill

Business Adviser & Director - Enterprise Elements

Over 10 years experience as an advisor in the following sectors:

  • Business Advisory services
  • SME Valuation services
  • Management Accounting services
  • Financial Performance Analysis
  • Complex business financial modelling
  • Taxation services
  • Small business compliance
  • B.Com (Accounting, Finance)
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia & New Zealand
  • Registered Public Practitioner with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia & New Zealand
  • Implementation Partner, Fathom Financial Analysis
  • Registered Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board
  • JP Qualified
  • Diploma of Financial Planning (RG146)




James Ginty

Senior Associate - Tax Elements

James has over a decade of experience working with high net worth individuals, professionals, family groups and small-to-medium sized entities from a variety of industries. James joined Tax Elements in 2018 with extensive experience in both public practice and commercial roles. His passion is business development for small-to-medium sized family owned businesses and enjoys working closely with clients to develop tailored solutions in order to achieve the best outcomes.

James specialises in tax compliance and corporate advisory and has advised clients from start-up’s to business’s turning over in excess of $100m/year. He is a member of CPA Australia and is a Registered Tax Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.


  • Bcom (Acc, Fin)
  • CPA
  • Dip. FP


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