Meet the team

We strive to develop long-term partnerships with our clients that are based on trust, commitment and integrity

Client relationships are of critical importance to us.

As we work side-by-side with you to achieve your goals, you’ll find it is our people and what they bring to the table that truly differentiates us.

Craig McCoy

Craig McCoy C.A, B.Com, (P.P)

Managing Director

Craig leads our business advisory team and has a wide variety of skills and experiences to call upon when working with his clients. With an extensive background in commercial banking and finance and also several successful businesses of his own, he is well placed to understand and overcome the challenges of business in today's demanding market place.

Craig employs a practical and solutions based approach to business advisory and with his proven record in developing and growing profitable businesses makes for a great ally with McCoy & Co Limited clients.

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Rachael Meates C.A., B.Com, (P.P.)


Rachael leads our compliance and business advisory team. Rachael is an experienced Chartered Accountant with over 12 years’ experience. Rachael is a fully qualified member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Public Practice Certificate.

Rachael primarily specialises in compliance for small to medium-sized business. She has extensive experience in this area, handling a wide variety of work including general compliance, management accounting, cashflows, budgeting and business structuring, amongst others. Rachael is involved in all aspects of compliance work, and works closely with our other teams to ensure that her clients are receiving the full benefit of the services we offer.

Rachael has exceptional attention to detail and a strong work ethic and believes in investing to build solid client relationships. Rachael is able to look at the “big picture” in order to develop solutions or adopt new methods which will assist her client’s individual needs, while still considering their long and short-term goals.

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Bevan Ralfe C.A., B.Com, (P.P.)


Bevan specialises in tax planning and structuring covering all aspects of direct and indirect taxation in New Zealand. Bevan's experience extends to providing pro-active advice to assist his tax and accounting clients with ever-changing compliance issues, helping to ensure that business structures continue to meet client objectives in terms of both flexibility and tax minimisation.

Bevan frequently advises clients on the tax aspects of business sales or purchases, property transactions and succession plans. Bevan also acts for clients migrating to and from New Zealand, or operating in the international business arena.

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Garth Snell C.A., B.Com, FCIS, (P.P.)


Garth has accumulated a wealth of Chartered Accounting experience in both New Zealand and Australia since the early 1980's. Garth works with Rachael and Craig leading the compliance and business advisory teams. Working alongside small to medium-sized enterprises, covering a diverse range of industries, Garth takes pride in clients succeeding. He has Governance experience and was Chair of the Board of a National Sporting Organisation.

Garth enjoys guiding young accountants to fulfil their career aspirations and was recently involved in the Chartered Accountant Australia New Zealand mentoring programme.

His astute, practical and personable approach is much appreciated by clients.

Steve McCoy

Steve McCoy


Steve is a senior executive with over 30 years’ experience in both privately held and public listed businesses in a variety of industry sectors. Steve has experience on a number of Boards, and is a current member of the Institute of Directors. He provides clients with assistance in governance, board meeting facilitation, advisory board establishment, management, business growth planning and personnel development.

Steve has worked in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the Americas and has developed extensive networks in those areas which will be especially useful for clients who are considering expansion.

Steve has led acquisition transactions, joint venture and partnership arrangements to deliver projects and contractual programs.


Sam Waugh

Senior Manager

Nicole Crisp


Trudie Thorne


Rochelle Cottom


Olivia Pinnell


Feargal O'Connor

Assistant Manager

Margaret Waters


Jude Johnstone


Tayla Wang


Nico Lerm


Jared Brosnan


Kenny Yeung


Vanessa Anderson


Charmaine Tan


Adam Munang


Emma Wilson

Client Services

Hannah Ashwell

Client Services

Laurissa Jackson

Tax Administrator