Peter Johnson


Peter started his career as an officer in the Regular Army graduating from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1987.

Peter commenced a career as an accountant after his time in the Army in 1990.

Peter has been a partner in a number of accounting firms and now runs a business known as CST Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd, who in conjunction with Access Law Group, provide documentation to establish Companies, SMSF’s and Trusts.



  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) 1994
  • Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning 2002
  • Professional Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation 2008


Peter is one of Australia’s leading Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) advisers. He has been providing SMSF advice to accountants throughout Australia since the introduction of the Superannuation Supervision Act in 1994.

Peter provides advice to accountants and other advisers to the SMSF sector on complex matters that may involve limited recourse borrowing arrangements or the transfer of property into or out of a SMSF.

Peter is also the Managing Director and Responsible Manager of the SMSF Expert Pty Ltd. SMSF Expert Pty Ltd holds an Australian Financial Services License and authorises accountants to give SMSF advice to their clients.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia
  • Member of Governance Institute of Australia


Peter has been engaged by Kaplan and CPA Australia to provide education to accountants around SMSF’s.

Peter regularly presents for accounting bodies throughout Australia.

Peter’s presentations can be found on YouTube by searching ‘Peter Johnson the SMSF Expert.’