About the Developers

Peter Towers - Managing Director

Managing Director of Enterprise Support Systems Pty Ltd and creator of ESS BIZTOOLS, Peter Towers, has had a career that includes twenty-three years as a Principal of a Public Practice in Townsville and ten years in Commerce, six years of which was as Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary of a Listed Public Company on the Australian Stock Exchange.


  • Accountant
  • Management Consultant
  • Company Director
  • Government Grant Business Adviser

Direct involvement as Accountant, Shareholder and/or Director in a wide range of industries.  Peter has had extensive consulting experience.  He is currently the Principal of Towers Business Development - a specialist Business Development Consultancy offering the following services:

  • Executive Coaching
  • Business Coaching
  • Professional Practice Development
  • Business Plans
  • Strategic Plans
  • Budgets
  • Cashflow Forecasts
  • Diagnostic Reviews
  • Business Networks
  • Getting "Investment Ready"
  • Business Training
  • Seminars on Business
  • Mentoring
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Director and Management Training
  • Corporate Governance Review
  • Business Development
  • Research and Development Plans
  • Research and Development Claims
  • Export Market Development Grant Applications
  • Commercial Ready Applications

Peter McDougall AM - The Leadership Academy

Author of the Leadership material, Peter McDougall has extensive leadership experience in military, business and community organisations. His military career spanned three decades serving in Australia and overseas in the ranks of Corporal to Colonel. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 1989 Australia Day Honours List for outstanding service to the Army.

Combining his own experience with extensive research into Leadership and Teamwork, Peter developed programs and methods that became the genesis of those employed in subsequent commercial programs in Australia and Indonesia. With modification and updating they form the basis of the programs used by The Leadership Academy today.

Peter has also presented two-day leadership development programs in Thailand and Vietnam and is a member of Legacy and has also been involved with community organisations such as the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Crimestoppers and the Masters Games.

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Meet the Team

Jenny Nye

Office Manager/Executive Assistant

Jenny is the Executive Assistant to Peter Towers, Managing Director of Enterprise Support Systems Pty Ltd, the developers of ESS BIZTOOLS.

Jenny has over 35 years experience in administration in accountancy practices in Townsville, North Queensland, wherein she has gained considerable experience in the operations and overall requirements in the running of a professional practice.

Evelyn Sorohan


Evelyn assists with adminiatration duties with 20 years experience in the legal industry.

Jeffrey Pringle

Taxation Consultant/Writer

Jeff has been a Chartered Accountant since 2005.  He also has a Masters of Taxation from the University of New South Wales.  He has previously taught the Taxation and Management Accounting Modules for the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia.

Jeff is based in a mid-sized accounting firm in Townsville.

He writes the taxation papers in ESS BIZTOOLS and the taxation articles included in the Business Plus+ newsletter.

Danny Poole

Web Development

Danny has been creating high-quality websites for businesses across the North Queensland region since 1999. His success is based on our ability to link quality design with excellent functionality, producing websites that look good and keep on working.

Danny has taken on the roll of constructing & implementing ESS BIZTOOLS and other sites related to the firm.

ESS Small Business has been developed by Enterprise Support Systems Pty Ltd. For further information on  ESS Small Business click on About ESS Small Business.

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