Abhay has worked at a senior level in accounting practices in Christchurch for ten years. This includes 3 years at Staples Rodway Chartered Accountants where he enjoyed helping many companies in reducing costs and improving profits where possible
Originally from Puna in India, Abhay travelled globally before migrating to New Zealand in 2003. While travelling Abhay has held the roles of:
- Group Finance Controller in Zambia for 5 years for a group of 30 companies
- Director for five different corporations
- Vice President of a California Corporation in Los Angeles
Abhay enjoys working as an expert with his varied clients over the years and has had extensive experience in many different industries including:
- Importing and exporting
- Property investments and much more
Abhay is a qualified CPA and member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is a CA member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as well as being a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He completed Business Law and NZ Taxation papers from University of Canterbury and Massey University in order to comply with requirements of New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Outside of work Abhay loves playing Table Tennis and won South Island Masters in 2003 and team gold in 2013 NZ veterans representing Canterbury in the over 50 (old man) category. He is a Black Caps supporter and loves watching cricket and rugby with his family.
brings a wealth of business experience to the Good Kiwi team having been involved in many different types of business over the years.
He enjoys "figuring out" how to make a business work and the challenge that comes from working in competitive market where profit margins need constant attention.
Through his time in business, Gavin has been involved in:
- Building Projects
- Project Management
- Business Development
- Marketing and Measuring
- Business Systemisation
- Business Startups
Gavin is a Christchurch lad who enjoys spending time with his family and friends.