Leschen is the foundation Director of Element Business & Accounting Solutions providing tailored financial solutions to her variety of clients from diverse industries including transport, hospitality, retail, health, professional services and property development.
Graduating from Bond University with a Major in Finance & Accounting, Leschen has enhanced her extensive skills both locally and internationally with KPMG, Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu (PNG) and WHK (Crowe Howarth). During her tenure at the largest independent accounting firm on the Gold Coast (WMS Chartered Accountants), Leschen achieved the accolade of becoming the first female Partner of the firm.
Leschen consults with and advises high net worth individuals and SME’s in order to achieve tax effective outcomes and has a particular interest in innovation, assisting clients with applications to access the R&D (Research & Development) Tax Incentive.
Leschen sits on a number of boards, including not for profit entities, providing financial guidance and business expertise. Leschen’s board experience is complimented by her community involvement, which extends to assisting businesses through the Government run program called Mentoring for Growth.