Diane

Diane Thornbury

Advisory Partner

BDO Invercargill

03 218 2959

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qualifications

Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Accreditation in Family Business and Succession

 

Executive Summary

Diane was appointed Partner in January 2010 after merging her existing practise with BDO Invercargill. Raised on a typical Southland sheep farm and currently farming deer on a property just north of Invercargill, Diane’s blend of professional skills and practical experience is highly valued by her clients.

Diane provides consulting and accounting services to the Commercial, Farming and Rural services sectors. More specifically, Diane provides clients with Advisory and Taxation Services, preparing cash flows forecasting/budgeting, business plans, new venture start up, business development and growth strategies, monthly management reporting, and accounting software system selection.

Diane is Co-Founder of the Glass Elevator, a professional women’s networking group that encourages women in business to excel and support others towards greater success.

Diane was appointed to BDO New Zealand’s National Management Board in 2014.

 

Professional Affiliations

Co-Founder of Glass Elevator Professional Women’s Network 

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

 

Education

Bachelor of Commerce 

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Treasurer of the Invercargill Gymnastics Club Inc

Trustee of the 1000 Days Trust

Glass Elevator Board Member