Deloitte Australia will appoint six new partners in its Perth office next month.
Darren Hall has been nominated for audit and advisory and specialises in the energy and resources industry.
Jamie Hamilton will deal with consulting and is co-author of a number of studies on the Western Australia energy sector.
Paul O’Brien has been appointed for risk services and is an account director in Deloitte’s risk services practice.
David Ocello and Jonathan Schneider will be partners in the firm’s corporate and international tax practice.
Ron van Beek will lead research and development tax services. He has 30 years of experience.
In Perth, Deloitte has increased its partnership by more than 40% in the past year. Deloitte’s national headcount rises to 512 partners and more than 5,500 staff.
“It is an investment that clearly demonstrates our confidence in the Australian economy and our own 2015 strategy to grow our firm,” Deloitte chief executive Giam Swiegers said.