Believing in prompt service and personal but effective communication, Ross has a powerhouse of knowledge to bring to the table.
Ross specialises in business advisory and governance services, with an emphasis on management reporting. He knows that clear, down-to-earth communication builds strong relationships with clients, backed by top-quality advice and services. He has significant experience in corporate investigations, property development, raising finance for private companies, governance and independent board advisory, and business and succession planning. Allowing him to assist a diverse range of both New Zealand and off-shore clients.
After graduating from the University of Otago Ross returned to Invercargill in 1985 and continued his career with the forerunner firms of McCulloch & Partners. He was admitted to Partnership in 1995.
He is a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and has held a number of roles for the Institute of Chartered Accountants including chairing the Practice Review Board as a member of Council, and NZ President in 2011. Currently, Ross is the Chartered Accountants Advisory Group Chairperson. He has been a Trustee of the Community Trust of Southland and is an independent member of the Risk and Assurance Committee for Invercargill City Council.
Ross is currently Chairman of Platinum Villas Queenstown, a Director of Invest South Ltd and Mainland Angel Investors, and a company director of several private companies.
To balance out all the work with play, Ross actively participates in Masters Cricket, having played in tournaments in South Africa and the West Indies in recent years. He also loves to head to the driving range for some (bad) golf, spend time with his grandchildren, and explore the world through travel.
If you believe that nothing trumps experience and are looking for an accountant who might as well have written the definition of hard work – look no further than Ross!