Our People

John Mercer - Gannaway MercerJohn Mercer
Partner / Director

John has over 30 years’ experience working in Chartered Accounting in New Zealand and specialises in compliance services, and business advice for owner managed businesses. He has a particular interest in advising to the medical/dental and legal professions. John was admitted to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 1986 and has previously worked in Canada, England and Scotland.
Outside the office, he enjoys surfing and sailing.

Contact John: johnmercer@gannaway.co.nz

Paul Singleton - Gannaway MercerPaul Singleton
Partner / Director

Paul has over 15 years’ experience in the accounting industry with a particular focus on taxation matters for companies (local and international), trusts and individuals and has a Master of Taxation Studies from Auckland University. He has gained experience at the “big four” chartered accountancy firms and was admitted to the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 2007.
Outside the office, Paul enjoys gardening, the gym and family time with his two children.

Contact Paul: Paul@gannaway.co.nz

Michael Gannaway sMichael Gannaway

Michael was admitted as a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 1981 and is now a retired member.  He has considerable experience in business and has had a number of appointments as a professional independent director and trustee. Michael undertakes special project work and is available by appointment.
Outside the office, he enjoys the marine environment, cruising, fishing and scuba diving.

Contact Michael: michael@gannaway.co.nz

Nicki FraserNicki Fraser
Chartered Accountant

Nicki joined Gannaway Mercer in 2015, following a career working as a Chartered Accountant in NZ, the UK and Asia. She has specialised in small to medium business accounting both in CA firms and in the industry and most recently completed a four-year role as finance manager of a New Zealand Not-for-profit organisation. She has been a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand since 1994, and balances work with a busy family, a passion for cooking, and school fundraising.

Contact Nicki: nicki@gannaway.co.nz

Jacqueline Beetham -sJacqueline Beetham
Accounting Technician

Jacqueline joined Gannaway Mercer in August 2012 having worked in Chartered Accounting firms since 2001. She has extensive experience in Xero and MYOB and has served on a school Board of Trustees and as a treasurer of a local community group.

Contact Jacqueline: jacqueline@gannaway.co.nz


Jennifer McIndoe - Gannaway MercerJennifer McIndoe
Chartered Accountant

Jennifer was admitted to the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 1994. She had 12 years chartered accounting experience in New Zealand before having children. She now works part-time helping clients with Xero, MYOB and wages. Jennifer served as the Treasurer of local community groups for several years.

Contact Jennifer: jennifer@gannaway.co.nz


Sue Hildebrand -sSue Hildebrand

Sue joined Gannaway Mercer in 2000. She specialises in Company office matters, Cashbook Complete and Ace Payroll. She also manages the Multiple Deposit Scheme.

Contact Sue: sue@gannaway.co.nz