Lucio’s career began as a cadet accountant with Hendry Rae and Court in 1977.
In 1986, Lucio joined HLB Mann Judd, and in 1990, completed a six month secondment with the HLB affiliate office in Toronto, Canada. Lucio returned to Perth and progressed to become a partner in the Corporate and Audit Services division in 1993.
With many years’ experience in the profession, Lucio is a highly regarded accounting practitioner who maintains a close and hands-on approach with his clients’ affairs. Lucio specialises in audit services, management and advisory services, prospectus preparation, investigating accountant’s reports for IPOs, expert reports and due diligence reviews.
Lucio also regularly contributes articles to HLB Mann Judd, and several other, publications on key audit, accountancy and industry issues.
Lucio is a proper authority holder of HLB Mann Judd Corporate (WA) Pty Ltd, the firm’s AFS licensed investment advisory arm which prepares independent expert’s reports for mergers, takeovers and capital raisings. He was appointed Chairman of the national board of the Leukaemia Foundation of Australia in June 2021, following 25 years as an active board member, which included being the former chair of the Foundation’s Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee.
Lucio is the firm’s managing partner. He commenced in the role in August 2020 however he previously held the role between 2010-2014. Lucio is active in HLB’s global community and is a member of the HLB International Audit Committee. He is also a former member of the Audit Advisory Committee of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Areas of expertise
- Audit and Assurance
- Corporate Advisory
- Mining (production and exploration)
- Small and medium enterprises (SME's)
- Property and Construction
Qualifications & memberships
- Bachelor of Business, WA Institute of Technology (Curtin University)
- Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
- Registered Company Auditor
- Proper Authority Holder under Corporations Act