Gisborne is a great place to live and Mitchell enjoys surfing and fishing whenever the weather co-operates.

Mitchell McFarlane

Principal. B Com, Dip Grad, CA, CPP

He and his partner Anna have a young son (Harry) who is starting school in November 2016 and a daughter (Adele) attending Farmyard Preschool. Both love the beach and going fishing when they've been good.

Mitchell oversees Coates audit and assurances engagements while having a focus on commercial clients and taxation compliance.  Graduating from Otago university in 2001 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Finance majors), Mitchell was admitted as a practicing member of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ) in 2011.


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