Our Team

Bert van Dijk


Bert graduated from Curtin University in 1995 with a Bachelor in Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Tax. In 1997 he became a Certified Practising Accountant and since 2015 has been a Fellow of the CPA Society. In 2002 he became a principal of Richwood and since July 2016 a partner. Bert has expertise in advising small to medium businesses, specialises in Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF’s), and has a passion for advising pre-retirees. 

Herbie Begemann


Herbie is registered as a Chartered Accountant in Australia. Since 1998 he has received formal audit and accounting training in public practice in South Africa. Since 2003 he has served in a variety of roles ranging from auditing to management accounting and financial accounting both in South Africa and Australia. Herbie became a partner of Richwood Accountants in July 2016.

Robert Dekker

Senior Accountant

Robert has worked in Public Practice for over 32 years including 13 years as a Principal in a 4 partner firm and 7+ years as a principal in his own right. He has vast experience and knowledge covering income tax and capital gains tax with particular emphasis on individuals and small to medium businesses. Robert has extensive knowledge of the different structures including Proprietary Limited Companies, Family trusts, Partnerships, Sole Traders and Self Managed Superannuation Funds. Robert consistently exceeds the required minimum of 40 hours per year of Professional Development.

Rebecca Birch


After graduating with a double major in accounting and public practice Rebecca began working at Richwood Accountants and now has over 10 years experience. During this time she has dealt with a variety of clients including large and small businesses as well as individuals. She is also able to help with any Xero/MYOB/ Quickbooks problems that you encounter.


Rebecca now lives in Moora, and continues to work for Richwood from her home office. You can email her rebecca@richwood.com.au, or contact the office and we will pass on a message for her to call you back.

Hannah Siegers


Hannah graduated from Curtin University in February 2018, completing a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting. She joined the Richwood team in March 2018. Hannah can help you with your BAS, Income Tax Returns, and any applicable schedules. She is also able to assist with company registrations, ABN applications, and MYOB/XERO queries.

Veronica Cozynsen


Veronica will most likely be the first face you see when you come in, or the first voice you hear when you call. She is able to assist with most client queries and appointment bookings, or will direct you to the team member most suited to helping you. 

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