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Stephenson Thorner appoints Ngaire Gallagher as Delivery Team Manager

Wellington accountancy firm Stephenson Thorner today announced that Ngaire Gallagher has joined the practice as Manager and Leader of the firm’s Delivery Team.

Ngaire has over 15 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant. She began her career with KPMG and worked at Munro Benge BKR before establishing her own practice, Ngaire Gallagher Chartered Accountants.

She has specialised in providing business advisory services including helping new start-ups, commercial transactions, business planning and growth strategies, and preparing businesses for sale.

Stephenson Thorner founder and managing partner Anne Stephenson said, “Ngaire is an experienced and widely respected Chartered Accountant. Her passion for exceptional service, business expertise and high-value business growth advice makes her an ideal fit at Stephenson Thorner.”

Ngaire has a BCA majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law) and a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting from Victoria University of Wellington, was admitted to the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2003 and is a member of CPA Australia & New Zealand.

Of Ngati Raukawa descent, Ngaire is a member of Te Pae Tahuhu, the komiti that advises the Whaiti members of Te Runanga o Raukawa, has served as a trustee of the Wellington Dance Festival Trust, and has had a long association with Taki Rua Productions Society Incorporated who perform Te Reo Māori productions in schools, marae and communities throughout the country.

At Stephenson Thorner, as Delivery Team Manager, Ngaire will lead and mentor the team responsible for providing the firm’s accounting and business growth service to new and existing clients.

Anne Stephenson said, “Ngaire understands both the challenges and pitfalls of managing a business, in good and challenging times. She’s joining the firm at a time when the practice is itself undergoing growth on the back of several new business wins. We are pleased to welcome Ngaire to Stephenson Thorner.”


About Stephenson Thorner

Established in 2002 by Anne Stephenson, Stephenson Thorner Limited is a Wellington based accountancy practice that specialises in business growth advisory services.  One of the first businesses to sign up to Xero way back in 2008, Stephenson Thorner continues to seek out innovative solutions to common business problems, including developing their own products, to deliver results for their clients. 

Essentially, Stephenson Thorner aims to put clients back in in control of their business and destiny so they run their business as opposed to their business running them.

Stephenson Thorner’s clients benefit from the close relationship through less stress, an improved lifestyle, and increased business profitability and value.  This is achieved through creation of a plan of attack, developing business intelligence, working with a range of strategic business partners and measuring results through easily-understandable smart reporting.

Stephenson Thorner appoints Ngaire Gallagher as Delivery Team Manager

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