• Our People

BDO Gisborne’s core purpose is to help people achieve their dreams. That doesn’t just mean our clients, we strive to help our staff grow as professionals, while meeting their commitments to their families, their communities and to themselves.

BDO Grow

In alignment with BDO’s strategic plan of being growth-focused, future-focused and identifying and developing talent, BDO Gisborne introduced BDO Grow in February 2019. Within this programme, selected staff were given the opportunity to develop their advisory skills and competence in a safe learning space.

BDO Lead

BDO Lead is a leadership programme targeted at BDO Gisborne line managers (workflow managers). The programme utilises the most contemporary material and is matched to internal staff feedback received from BDO-U. The focus areas included transitions, giving feedback, mindsets, emotional intelligence, managing conflict and managing stress.

BDO-U

BDO-U encourages honest two-way conversations between managers and staff, offering performance feedback and the opportunity to discuss and plan ahead a mutually agreeable course of action for the coming year.   

 

Our Values

Professionalism

We are committed to working in a respectful, ethical, confidential and independent manner.

Strong Relationships

The relationships with our clients, our staff, members of the business community and each other are key to everything we do.

Mutual Support

We strive to maintain an inclusive, supportive working environment where teamwork and relationships matter.

Leadership

We demonstrate leadership and take personal responsibility for our actions.

Excellence

We deliver excellence to our clients, our staff and each other. Learning and development is crucial to our success.

Social Responsibility

We are active members of our communities, encouraging social responsibility and we are environmentally aware.

Our Team

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Mike Torrie
Advisory Partner, Gisborne Managing Partner

Charles Rau
Advisory & Tax Partner

Chris Torrie
Audit & Assurance, Advisory Partner

Glenn Morley
Advisory Partner
 

Kylee Potae
Advisory Partner, Maori Sector Leader

Richard Briant
Advisory Partner

Tanya Torrie
Advisory Associate

Steve Ostler
Advisory Associate

Hayden Keast
Audit Associate