Affleck Dodd O'Meara


Meet the Team

Meet The Team


Dean is the founding partner of Affleck Dodd O’Meara. Dean has a varied background working as a senior officer for the IRD and with a variety of chartered accounting firms. Dean is also active in a number of his own businesses including and Fresh Tax. He is based in Alexandra and lives in Cromwell with his two boys and wife Trina. His areas of expertise include:

  • Retail
  • Property Development
  • Business Restructuring
  • Taxation
  • IRD Negotiation

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Gerard originally moved to Alexandra with his role as a senior officer at the IRD. Following this he worked for a couple of local accounting firms before partnering with Dean in 2006.

Gerard’s knowledge and application of the tax rules to real world scenarios for the benefit of his clients is highly regarded by both his clients and the industry. Gerard is married to Sonya and together they have 3 adult children. His specialties include:

  • Taxation
  • Cashflow and Budgeting
  • Farming and Agriculture
  • Business Structuring
  • IRD Negotiations

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Richie joined the firm in 2012 and is based in Queenstown. Richie has a varied background including working as a CFO of a multi-national tourism business and holding senior finance roles at several large media organisations in London. Originally Richie worked for a KPMG affiliate Chartered Accounting firm in NZ. Hailing from rural Southland, Richie is a Chartered Accountant with a Masters Degree in International Applied Finance. He is married to Becky and has three children. His skills include:

  • Business Valuations
  • Feasibilities and Start-ups
  • International and Corporate Finance
  • Tourism
  • Treasury and Risk Management
  • International Business and Investment

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Bjorn joined the firm in 2014 and is based in Queenstown. Originally from the Netherlands he settled in Queenstown in 2007. He’s held various accounting roles in a wide variety of businesses in the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand and has worked in public practice since 2008. His practical knowledge is invaluable for his clients. Bjorn is married to Carla and they have just had their first child. Some of his areas of expertise are:

  • New Business Setup
  • Ownership and Structural advice
  • Management Reporting
  • Budgeting, Cash flows, Forecasting
  • Tax Treatment of Property Transactions
  • Mixed use assets/Holiday homes
  • Xero

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Level 2, 45 Camp St
PO Box 1010,
Queenstown 9300
New Zealand
+64 (0)3 441 3901

Level 1, 65 Centennial Ave
PO Box 199,
Alexandra 9320
New Zealand
+64 (0)3 448 6088