When it comes to business advice and planning, Ewen has a wide range of experience with Manawatu's business sector.
As a person who enjoys dealing with people, Ewen's clients find him friendly and easy to talk to. Ewen's aim is to add value to your business by using his expertise and contacts.
Originally from Tauranga, Ewen qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1977. Since that time he has had a diverse range of experiences: the audit of Government Departments, Business Advisory services in both Australia and New Zealand, and major Accounting roles within the Health Service. These roles provided a solid foundation for his admittance as a partner to Rutherfords in 1999.
Ewen's specialities include Business Advice and Planning, and Taxation. One of Ewen's on-going goals is to provide a high level of service. As part of this, he assists clients with key decisions in the life of their business e.g. setting up appropriate business structures, acquisitions and expansions, and major changes in direction. Further to this, Ewen's focus is on the future; assisting clients with budgets, business and strategic plans, and taxation planning.
With his background in Government and Health Services, Ewen is aware of the issues facing the Public Sector as well as not-for-profit organisations.
Ewen and his wife, Jenny, have three adult children and three grandchildren. Ewen contributes actively to Church Ministry and enjoys a variety of sports.