Malloch McClean


Providing business advice that creates results

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We’re not your average accountancy firm. We’re about helping local businesses grow and thrive, while building enduring wealth through successful business.

Our team take pride in providing business advice that provides results. We practice what we teach and constantly innovate to exceed expectations.

We specialise in Xero


“We doubled our net worth in three years.”

“Steve and Janette Edwards – own and operate four holiday parks in New Zealand. Steve transformed from running the business to empowering his team and spending more time at the strategic level growing his business. Both are spending more time with their four kids and feel they have finally got the tiger by the tail. “The dedicated business planning and quarterly focus sessions have transformed our business to a point where we can now spend quality time with the team and business just keeps ticking over."  “It is amazing what a plan and some accountability do.”

Steve and Janette Edwards

Manoli Aerakis​ 
Business Development Coach​

Manoli Aerakis is a business development coach. He led a high growth UK business which was rated one of the top fastest 100 growing companies in the UK.

He has a wealth of experience with a background in Commercial and Private Banking in NZ.

“I started my consulting and accounting career four years ago and have helped more than 100 businesses achieve their goals since then, it’s very rewarding.”

“I specialise in helping business owners to get the most out of their business leveraging their talent and harnessing their passion with a fully systemised process.”

Louise Staite 
Client Manager

Louise is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Xero Certified and has worked in the industry for six years.

She is passionate about providing systems advice and support, and ultimately problem solving for her clients.

On the weekends you will find Louise spending quality time with her children, walking at the beach or just generally enjoying the outdoors.

Louise is also the Treasurer of Sexual Abuse Support and Healing (SASH) Nelson.

“We are so different from a traditional accountancy firm.  We help our clients develop their businesses, set goals and motivate them to stick to them.  We take the time to understand your business, your struggles, not just looking at your financial statements at the end of the year and telling your how you performed.”

Laura Papp 
Client manager

Laura has worked in the Chartered Accountant environment for three years and has a Masters of Professional Accounting from Canterbury University. She is also Xero Certified.

“I am a problem solver by nature. The best feeling is when a client is struggling with something and I am able to help fix it.”

Laura loves the outdoors life and that is why she absoultely loves living in Nelson! In her down time you’ll find her tramping, kayaking, swimming, or biking.

“I have also been volunteering for the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary. Not only do I get to do my favourite activity (hiking), but it’s pretty cool to see the birds thriving locally.” 

“Malloch McClean Tasman is all about adding value for our clients. We have an ‘a-team’ of people who are really fun to work with, and we are all working towards a common goal.”

Catrin Gibson 
Administration Manager

Catrin brings a wealth of experience to the Tasman team – more than 12 years working in a Chartered Accountancy Firm in administration and personal assistant roles.

Catrin has a young family which takes up the majority of her downtime – they love living here in Nelson and make the most of all that it has to offer.

“I love being involved in a modern, innovative and fun workplace. We take the time to really get to know our clients and figure out exactly how we can help them achieve their goals. We are definitely not your average accountancy firm!”