Colin is one of seven Audit Partners. Colin has over 20 years' experience in statutory audits, limited reviews, internal audits, risk consulting, due diligence, and process and controls assurance. The bulk of Colin’s work involves assisting clients with external audit, but he also has internal audit and due diligence experience across a diverse range of sectors.
Colin has strong management and governance skills developed from involvement in management of the practice over many years.
Colin’s industry experience is very broad and includes manufacturing, mining, forestry, import and distribution, transport and logistics, finance and property among others.
Colin has experience from a number clients which have raised funds from the public in some manner and hence he has direct experience with the technical issues that FMC reporting entities face and the regulatory issues surrounding these.
Colin is appreciated by his clients for his friendly, pragmatic style yet still delivering a high quality technical service.
Colin graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Management Studies. Colin is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), and holds a certificate of Public Practice, necessary to issue audit opinions.
A Qualified and Licensed Auditor, Colin is also an Approved Auditor of the Office of the Auditor-General in New Zealand.
Colin is married to Michelle, with two daughters and a son. He has a passion for good wine shared with good friends. A keen squash player, Colin keeps fit by swimming regularly and fitting in the occasional game of golf.