Rachel Farrant

Rachel Farrant

Advisory Partner




Rachel has over 20 years’ experience in chartered accountancy and business advisory; and is an energetic member of the BDO Wellington team. Rachel has an excellent rapport with her clients and provides proactive timely advice based on a thorough understanding of clients' business issues.

She works with clients to set up efficient business structures, prepare strategic plans, forecast budgets and monitor cash flows, assist with management and financial reporting, design reports to suit requirements, and develop internal controls and financial systems alongside internal business managers.

She regularly attends client board meetings as a business advisor and facilitates management planning days. Rachel also acts as Independent Professional director, including Chair of Audit Committees.



Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand)

Chartered Member of the Directors Institute of New Zealand

Public Practice Certificate (New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants)

Professional Affiliations

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand



Bachelor of Commerce

Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Management


Community Involvement

Directors Institute of New Zealand Mentoring Programme