Lisa Townshend

Lisa Townshend

Advisory Partner

Construction and Real Estate


Lisa is an Advisory Partner at BDO Hawke's Bay. She has more than 25 years' of experience advising small and medium sized businesses on a range of issues.  She is also the Partner responsible for human resources and marketing BDO Hawke's Bay. 

Lisa’s clients span the motor vehicle, construction, retail, medical and pharmaceutical industries.  She has extensive experience with business structuring as well as preparing budgets and business plans.


Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand) 


Professional Affiliations

Fellowship of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand



Bachelor of Business Studies 


Community Involvement

Chair of the Iona College Council
Treasurer of Kartsport Hawke’s Bay Incorporated
Proud sponsor of the Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust