Lisa began her accountancy career in the late 1980s, working for two local firms before joining Gardiner Knobloch in 2010.
Her experience in both large and small accountancy firms has given Lisa the ability to relate to, and work with, a wide range of clients, from sole operators to corporates. With an extensive knowledge of general accounting practices, Lisa also has interest in farm accounting, taxation and not-for-profit organisations.
Lisa lives in Napier with one of her teenage daughters, her older daughter is now settled in Auckland.
Lisa is the Chair of Birthright Hawke's Bay Child and Family Care Trust, a not for profit organisation that provides practical and emotional support to vulnerable families, and early childhood education. She is passionate about Birthright's work in the community and since also joining the Birthright New Zealand board, spends much of her spare time travelling around the country helping its cause."I value the close relationships that enable Gardiner Knobloch to make real and positive changes in our clients' business."