For over 20 years Meredith Fannin has been a fully qualified Chartered Accountant specialising in the Creative and Performing arts, Music, Film & TV, Media and Fashion industries.
Meredith, who also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Master of Commerce, established Darkwave Consulting in 2006 with her business partner Andrew Elmore. She previously worked as an accountant and manager for a mid-tier accounting firm, gaining specialisations in accounting and tax for the Creative Industries, Business Structuring and Consolidations, International Tax, and Business Management. Over the 15 years since the establishment of Darkwave, the firm has grown from a small one-person office in Richmond to a multi-location business with staff assisting clients Australia-wide.
Meredith’s focus is on helping creative businesses grow their wealth in both a commercially successful and ethically responsible manner. Her firm has successfully mentored several staff members through the CA program and has been the long-term business accountant for internationally successful artists, performers and musicians.
Meredith has volunteered for multiple not-for-profit organisations, holding the position of Treasurer at Australian music youth organisation The Push between 2013 and 2019. She is often engaged as a commentator on accounting and tax-related matters in the creative industries.