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Jeremy McClean 

Jeremy is involved in Agri-business with expertise in farm succession and asset planning. He also advises SMEs and is currently a director of South Port NZ Ltd. Jeremy started at Malloch McClean in 1978, 41 years ago – it’s his name on the door. 

“Embracing technology will enable people to free up their time to focus on what is really important and to plan for the future.”

I enjoy challenging my clients to succeed.”



John Schol 

John is a Director and the CEO of Malloch McClean Invercargill. He works closely with our Tasman and Westport offices as they build their businesses.

John is also a Regional Councillor for Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand; Chair of Southern Institute of Technology’s Business Advisory Board and a Director of South Alive Limited.

John has experience as facilitator, strategist and business mentor in the professional services, commercial, retail and rural sectors. His role within the accounting industry includes strategic planning, one on one and group coaching of firms wanting to future proof themselves.  

“My ultimate goal is to help people feel good about themselves and their businesses following simple, proven processes.”

“You only have to do two things to be successful – work out what you want to do, then go out and do it…”


Campbell Hay 

Campbell Hay is a Principal at Malloch McClean Invercargill. He has a wealth of experience in Business and Rural accounting , Taxation, and Succession Planning.

Campbell started at Malloch McClean in 1991, and after a stint overseas returned in 1998, rejoining the team to become a principal in 2004.

“I enjoy working with a variety of Business and Rural clients, and enjoy taking a team approach to providing great solutions.”



Peter Sim 

Peter merged his Accounting Practice with Malloch McClean in 2014 and offers a wealth of sound practical accounting knowledge and experience to clients.

Peter’s pragmatic attitude, coupled with his strategic and innovative thinking has brought success to many Southland and wider afield  businesses within the commercial and rural sectors.

Assisting clients to progress their businesses and realize their potential is what drives his enthusiasm and passion at Malloch McClean.

Hearing the banter from Peter’s office you quickly realise that his clients matter to him.


Blair Evans 
Director – Business Coach

Originally from a farming family in Southland, Blair completed a B Com Ag at Lincoln University, then had a career in rural banking for the next 22 years. He had a number of roles from Rural Manager, Regional Manager and a National Coaching role. In 2017 he was named ASB Leader of the Year.  Blair has personal farming interests, is married to Rachel and they have four boys.

Blair specialises in Farming businesses, Coaching/Mentoring, Strategic planning, Succession Planning

I enjoy helping/assisting and ultimately coaching clients to create a better business.”

“Running a farm or business has become more complex, those that are operating successfully often have a clear plan, talk about the numbers and a have team that will hold them to account. Surround yourself with a team that will support you and your business.” 


Jill King 

Jill has working in accounting since she left high school. She has also owned her own business in Arrowtown, so understands some of the challenges faced by business owners, and has empathy for the many demands they face.

Jill’s involvement on various committees and boards has helped widen her awareness of community challenges especially my current role as a Trustee of the Loss & Grief Support Trust Southland. 

Seeing the difference her knowledge and skills makes to customers is the most rewarding part of working at Malloch McClean for Jill. 

We must all walk our own path and it is those we choose to walk with us which will make the journey great.”

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Mark Doggett 
JP CA​, Principal

Mark has worked at Malloch McClean for 11 years and specialises in commercial and farming accounting. He works on valuations of businesses and business restructures, overseas taxes, large scale farming operation, and specialist taxation information and advice.

Mark loves seeing his clients grow and achieve the things they  want. He’s continually learning, and improving his knowledge on taxation, farming or commercial industries well as his clients. 

Do unto others as they would do unto you.”

“Regular Coaching and Contact with your advisors creates a tight, close knit team.”



Sarah Valli 
Principal & Operations Manager

Sarah has worked with Malloch McClean since graduating from Otago University 13 years ago. She has been exposed to many different industries, but thoroughly enjoys new business start-ups and getting people sorted right from the start, making sure they have a solid plan in place and understand the basics of how a business works.

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it… it’s your choice how you react.”


Hayden Shaw 

Hayden has over 20 years of accounting experience. And has worked at Malloch McClean since 1997. He specialises in providing tax and business advice to small businesses and farmers, and works closely with his clients to help them meet their tax requirements and cash flow needs.

“I enjoy helping clients navigate their way through online accounting programmes such as Xero and Figured.”

To be successful all businesses need cash.”

Lachie Shannon 
Engagement Strategist

Lachie’s purpose is to help others discover and create fulfilment through work. This is achieved by creating an environment where people feel proud of where the work, passionate about what they do and are consistently positive in thought and action.

Lachie created the Let’s Prosper brand and framework while in the education sector, then joined Malloch McClean to widen their ability to impact and support businesses in multiple industries to develop high performance workplace cultures. The last six years have been all about listening, learning and developing solutions for overcoming people-based issues within teams.

“Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have – and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.”

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Eric VanEeden 
Business Adviser / Rural (or Agri) Specialist

For over thirty years Eric has been assisting clients to build better businesses. Since he joined Malloch McClean after University, he’s had many decades of exposure to a wide range of business types but has focused on farming and businesses that support farming.


With family businesses you build strong relationships and a high level of trust. You share and celebrate the wins and become more motivated to improve when things don’t go so well. You share closely the tribulations of not only their businesses but also their families.”

Gain collective wisdom and build a strong team of advisers around your business. Focus on the value that they can bring to you business. You don’t know what you don’t know.”


Juliana Kean 
Client Services

Juliana started at Malloch McClean in 2000 and is an ACA. She spent her early years at Mallochs focusing on tax and has been the main point of contact with the local Inland Revenue office for the last 11 years.

“I love implementing new systems if I can see they are going to improve the way we do something – and have been involved in more than one system change in my time at Malloch McClean’s.”

Juliana now also manages a number of MMCA’s estate clients.

“Take advantage of any part of a job that can be automated – there are so many other ways to spend that time you have saved.”


Michael Hunter 
BCom DipGrad CA, Client Advisor

Michael’s role involves working closely with predominantly rural clients either finalising annual accounts and tax returns or delivering coaching services such as Quarterly Coaching or Financial Awareness Coaching.  It’s the direct contact with clients and working with them throughout the year Michael enjoys most.

“It is satisfying seeing clients grow and improve their financial position”

Michael has worked at Malloch McClean since 2011, and was also a school leaver on the team before his OE. He now specialises in rural accounting and works with programmes like Cash Manager and Figured.


Tracey Gibb 
Client Services Manager

Tracey started working at Malloch McClean when her daughter started school almost 15 years ago. She initially worked as part of a team and is now a Team Leader/Client Services Manager, specialising in tax compliance and trust reviews.

Tracey’s role now involves managing the team, completing accounts, and meeting with clients to finalise their tax returns.

“I love knowing that we are here to help relieve some of their compliance stress. I love seeing clients grow, both in their business and personally.”

“It’s really important for clients to plan for what will happen in the future – I really see the importance of anyone with a Trust coming in to see us to do a Trust review and make sure what they want will actually happen when they aren’t here.”

Susan Burke 
Client Services Manager

Susan joined Malloch McClean in 1985 as an accounting trainee and worked for 3 years as a Trainee studying part time at SIT. She returned to Malloch McClean at the end of 1989after two years at University.

During this time the accounting profession changed incredibly allowing Susan not only to do compliance work for but also being able to offer Business Development Services to clients. Susan now specialises in Trust Reviews, Tax and Compliance work including Complex Farming Files,  and has experience with medical clients including both Doctors and Dentists.

“I enjoy helping clients with the challenges that can face them in business and get a sense of satisfaction from being able to help”


Alicia Thompson 
Client Services Manager

Alicia has worked with Malloch McClean for 15 years. She specialises in Tax advice and enjoys learning constantly, and helping her clients learn too.

“I enjoy helping people obtain the 3 freedoms – Time, helping make things easier so you can spend less time on paperwork. Money, putting a budget in place so you know where your cash is going. And Mind, removing stress by knowing everything is up to date.”