Grant has experience in all types of accounting from small business to Maori Incorporations.
BBS,Dip Bus Studies
Born and bred in Gisborne (more years ago than he cares to remember), Grant has been with Coates Associates for over 20 years.
More recently Grant has focussed on Audit assignments – Non-profit organisations, Maori Incorporations and Trusts, Foreign Owned Companies, Real Estate Trust Accounts and Early Childhood Centres are some of the audits that Grant is involved with that Coates Associates undertakes.
Grant also owns a farming property at Kaiteratahi which gives him a useful insight into small business issues and farming practices.
Grant is married to Karen who is also the "head shepherd" on the family farm. They have 3 children. Weekends are generally spent on the farm, reading or absorbing general knowledge in order to head the boys quiz team at morning tea time in the office.