Neil McAra



Neil McAra

Email address

Preferred Contact Number

03 211 3355

Postal address

Private Bag 90106, Invercargill, 9810, New Zealand



Professional Profile

Neil has 20 years of valuable experience in accounting, advisory and governance services.
Neil was raised on a farm and he has applied his background and extensive knowledge of the agri sector to service many agri clients including the sheep, deer and dairy industries across the South Region of New Zealand. Neil is also our NZ Agri Director, leading our large, agri specialist team.
The South region has many other key industries and Neil has a thorough understanding of the economic strategy, business building blocks, and relationships that make businesses in the South region successful. Other sectors in which Neil has helped clients include manufacturing, retailing, fishing, restaurants, non profit organisations and construction. He has a wide understanding of IT, management systems review and evaluation, business acquisitions and disposals, business financing, project management and taxation.
Neil’s advisory skill set includes governance, succession planning, financing, budgeting, ownership structures and farm sales and purchases.
He currently acts as director for corporate farms providing strategic direction.
Neil’s aim is to provide the kind of proactive advice that helps to ensure his clients succeed.


Advisory Board Chair


Charity, Community Group, Council Controlled Organisations, Govt Sector Organisations, Listed Company, Non Govt Sector Organisations, Private Company, Start Up Companies, Trust

Key skills

Compliance and risk, Finance, Fundraising, General management, Governance, Start Ups, Strategy & Planning

Industry experience

Community/Social Assistance, Education/Training, Govt/Public Sector, Health/Medical/Pharmacy, Hospitality/Tourism, Media/Advertising/Communications, Mining/Resources/Energy, Primary Industry, Professional Services/Commercial, Real Estate/Property, Research/Science/Technical, Retail, Transport/Warehouse/Logistics, Utilities, Venture Capital/Private Equity

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