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NZICA Elects 2010 Council

Media Release

For immediate release
18 November 2009

At its recent Annual General Meeting in Wellington the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants elected its office-bearers for 2010.

Dinu Harry of Auckland was elected President, Ross Jackson of Invercargill was elected Vice-President, and a new Council was elected.

Dinu Harry, President

Dinu is one of three directors of Auckland Chartered Accountancy practice Bertelsen Harry Waters Limited, a multi-service business advisory with a range of clients both in New Zealand and overseas. Dinu has a proud tradition of involvement with the Institute, and has served on the National Public Practice Committee and Practice Review Board. He has been on the Institute’s Council since 2002 and the Executive Board since 2005.

Dinu is currently a member of the Council of Unitec New Zealand and a member of the Finance Committee.

At a local level Dinu is a past Chair of the Auckland Public Practice Special Interest Group and is also a past Chair of the Auckland Public Practice Committee. His community involvement has included being Chair of the Board of Trustees and Treasurer of the Auckland Indian Association, Chair of the Board of Trustees of St Thomas’s School and Chair of the Parents and Friends Association of the Diocesan School for Girls.

Ross Jackson, Vice-President

Ross Jackson is Managing Partner of McCulloch & Partners, a large provincial accounting practice, practising in Invercargill, Queenstown and Te Anau. Ross is a former Chairman of Sport Southland and has had a long involvement with administration with the Southland Cricket Association, Southland Amateur Sports Trust and Hillary Commission.

He is a past Chair of the Institute’s Southland Branch and has served on the Council since 1999. He has served on the National Public Practice Committee, the National Tax Operational Committee, the National Professional Development Committee and currently chairs the Practice Review Board.

Full Council

The full Council of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants is:

Dinu Harry FCA, President, Auckland

Ross Jackson FCA, Vice-President, Southland

John Apanowicz CA, Councillor, Wellington

Gavin Austin CA, Councillor, Northland

Richard Austin CA, Councillor, Canterbury/Westland

John Bennett FCA, Councillor, Manawatu

Sharon Cooke FCA, Councillor, Canterbury/Westland

Richard Dey CA, Councillor, Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Andrew Dick CA, Councillor, Auckland

Graham Edwards FCA, Councillor, Hawkes Bay

Giles Ellis CA, Councillor, Auckland

Grant Ellis CA, Councillor, Auckland

Catherine Gillies CA, Councillor, Gisborne/East Coast

Peter Hanson CA, Councillor, Australia

Laurie Jordan FCA, Councillor, Taranaki

Ian Leggett FCA, Councillor, United Kingdom

Anne Marett CA, Councillor, Canterbury

Rex McKinnon FCA, Councillor, Wanganui

Baubre Murray CA, Councillor, Wellington

John Murray CA, Councillor, Nelson/Marlborough

Peter Schuyt CA, Councillor, Wellington

Alan Sharr CA, Councillor, Canterbury

Murray Taylor ACA, Councillor, Auckland

Susan Tremlett CA, Councillor, Auckland

Stephen Walker CA, Councillor, Wellington

Craig Wyatt CA, Councillor, Otago

Graham Crombie FCA, Board Chair, Otago

Terry McLaughlin FCA, Chief Executive, Wellington


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