Karen Clift


At work

Karen is responsible for keeping SMSF accounts up to date, liaising with clients, compiling documents, updating the SMSF system and supporting the team as it continues to grow. Before joining us, Karen worked in the education industry both in Australia and Hong Kong. She has various qualifications including Certificate 3 in Administration, Certificate 4 in Accounting & Bookkeeping, Certificate 3 & 4 in Applied Language (Japanese) and Certificate 3 in Education

Karen has a passion for Japanese culture and studied the language for many years and spent a year in Japan, continuing her studies. She also lived in Hong Kong as her husband was based there for work which was a wonderful experience.

Google Reviews
Tim Phillips
Although I have a financial services background, transferring pension assets from the UK to Australia is specialist work, and needs doing 100% right first time.The BDH guys over-delivered with a lot of knowledge, experience and professionalism, which in turn gave me the peace of mind I needed throughout this process.I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them. BDH exceeded my own high expectations.
Jojo Baxas
They were so responsive and answered all my (sometimes silly) questions. When the pandemic struck and lockdown ensued, they were business as usual and my payment was issued right in the middle of all of that. I have nothing but positives.
Wendy Stone
A service second to none. Friendly, professional and client focused at all times, and more than willing to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.
Prash Naik
I would highly recommend bdhSterling for high quality and professional advice. They advised me in the UK and Australia and were invaluable.
Shiranth Fernando
For the last three years, I have used bdhSterling to look after my UK pension while waiting to transfer it to Australia. I have found the investment recommendations and advice to be excellent. Communication is effective and financial transactions are undertaken efficiently. Definitely a five-star company.
Bob Crosby
Been with them since 1999 and am yet to find anyone more knowledgeable and helpful. Returns have always been ahead of market averages at a very reasonable price. Fair and open with great staff.

Spotlight questions

What’s your best tip for anyone moving to Australia?

Do your research prior to coming, as there are important tax implications. On a lighter side, bring swimwear, sunscreen and a hat, as our summers and beaches are some of the best in the world.

What’s the best thing about living in Australia?

It’s the freedom, the weather, the beaches and the relaxed attitude and atmosphere.

What do you miss about living in Australia?

The fresh air, open spaces and the family barbeques.

What gives you the most satisfaction at work?

Knowing that we are helping people by assisting them organise their finances so they can have the best life possible during retirement.

What’s the best thing about working for bdhSterling?

The best thing is their positive and inclusive workplace culture, their vision for the future and their commitment to their clients.