Martin Tobin

BA/LLB MBA

Martin Tobin has extensive funeral industry experience including:
  • Seventeen years at management level with recognised industry leader, Tobin Brothers Funerals, twelve as Managing Director
  • Nine years as Chairman of one of Australia’s leading coffin/casket manufacturers, Amalgamated Casket Company
  • Fifteen years involvement with the Australian Funeral Director’s Association, including terms as Victorian President and National Treasurer
In addition to his funeral industry experience, Martin:
  • Was a practising Solicitor from 1989 to 1993
  • Completed a Master of Business Administration degree at Melbourne University from 1997 to 1998
  • Was Chairman of the Victorian chapter of Family Business Australia from 2007 to 2008

In January 2011, Martin established OutLore Consulting, a specialist advisory firm providing small to medium sized Australian businesses, across a range of industries, with creative and practical advice in six core areas:
  • Strategy Formulation
  • Marketing & Branding
  • People Development
  • Transactions & Negotiations
  • Succession Planning
  • Service Innovation
Through OutLore Consulting, Martin is working with a range of funeral industry clients across Australia.

As a result of these roles, qualifications and experiences, Martin is a recognised innovator and "thought leader" within the Australian funeral industry, and is able to draw on his credentials to the benefit of Tobin & Mulqueen clients.

Peter Mulqueen

CPA

Peter Mulqueen has a lifetime of experience in the funeral industry, through his:
  • Directorship of fifth generation funeral directing business, Mulqueen Family Funerals in Bendigo, Victoria
  • Many years as an accountant and specialist adviser to the industry
  • Active involvement with all of the major industry associations throughout Australia, where he is a regular speaker on topics that affect the industry.
In addition to his significant funeral industry experience, Peter is a founding partner of highly regarded Bendigo-based financial advisory firm, MGR Accountants, who provide accounting, financial planning (including superannuation), audit, finance-broking and information technology services to clients throughout Australia, including a large number of funeral industry clients.

Through MGR, Peter provides his clients with:
  • General accounting advice and solutions
  • Business valuation reports
  • Taxation advice
  • Banking and finance advice
As a result of these roles, qualifications and experiences, Peter is regarded as the preeminent financial expert within the Australian funeral industry and is able to draw on his credentials to the benefit of Tobin & Mulqueen clients.