How we evolved

We are Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors with commercial experience between us and specialist knowledge of the Construction and Property industries – combine this with a serious passion for business, we are really able to help our clients – and yes, we really walk the talk.

The Team

Here at Evolve we are fortunate to have a talented bunch of accountants and business advisors with a super strong set of skills and knowledge and a love for all things tax and business.  What makes us unique is that we each share the same passion for helping our clients.  We genuinely roll up our sleeves to get the job done and have our radars on, which means we have a unique ability to see the future needs of our clients need and be proactive in providing solutions.

Anthony McIlroy<br>Partner<br>Business Advisor

Anthony McIlroy 021 777 825

Partner – Business Advisor
anthony@evolveaccounting.co.nz
With a passion for business success, this is Anthony’s drive and focus. As a regular advisor to the property industry, Anthony holds seminars and delivers talks on subject matters relevant to those industries.  Anthony has spoken throughout New Zealand as a guest speaker at the New Zealand Institute of Architects Annual Practice series about the changes in technology and compliance. Working as an advisor to a number of Construction firms on the challenges that come with growth – maintaining order and profitability. 
Anthony McIlroy – Partner
Sarah McIlroy<br>Partner<br>Business Advisor

Sarah McIlroy 021 432 009

Partner – Business Advisor
sarah@evolveaccounting.co.nz
As a Business Advisor and Chartered Accountant, Sarah brings over 15 years of experience to the table. Wellington born and bred, Sarah made the move to study a Bachelor of Commerce in Canterbury followed by a Financial Accounting role in a large construction company. This commercial experience was invaluable, giving Sarah specialist construction accounting knowledge and skills. These skills were further complemented by a move into private practice, from where she was admitted into the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Sarah Mcllroy - Partner
Teresa Long<br>Client Service Manager

Teresa Long

Client Service Manager
With an eye for detail and an understanding of business, Teresa brings a unique set of skills to the team. From a background working in Chartered Accounting practices and helping clients from various industries, to roles working in business in various Management positions (including real estate), this has given Teresa the edge understanding our clients’ needs. Teresa believes these roles have provided her with the expertise to really listen and work with clients. Based in Tauranga, Teresa is an integral part of the Evolve Accounting team and is a key driving force in ensuring as a team we are meeting our clients’ needs and expectations.
Teresa Long – Client Service Manager
Theo Duncan<br>Client Service Manager

Theo Duncan

Client Services Manager
As both a Chartered Accountant and a qualified Builder, Theo brings a unique background and experience to the team. Theo understands first-hand the challenges facing construction and trade businesses and really enjoys working with business owners to help them achieve their financial goals. Theo was a full-time builder for 10 years, working on and then running jobs in Auckland and in New York City. This international experience broadened his skills and exposed him to more of the financial side of project management, developing a keen interest in how construction businesses can improve commercial performance.
Theo Duncan – Client Services Manager
Danjelle McKay<br>Accountant

Danjelle McKay

Accountant
Danjelle joined the team bringing with her expertise in various accounting roles. It all began with working within the commercial world of Super Motorcycles, to eventually working for chartered accounting firms over the past 10 years. Moving back home to New Zealand after spending 12 years in the UK, Danjelle is a local, growing up in the west and now returning to her hometown. When not buried in books and finances, Danjelle enjoys spending time outside with her family doing various sporting activities. The kids keeping her busy, from Kumeu rugby, to horse riding and ice hockey, there’s never a dull moment.
Danjelle McKay – Accountant
Louise Lowney<br>Administrator

Louise Lowney

Administrator
Louise brings with her many years of administration experience, having worked in both London and Auckland as a Personal Assistant, Finance Administrator, and Customer Service Coordinator. Louise is a long-time resident of the North Shore, where she now lives with her Irish husband Ciaran, who is a souvenir from her OE in London and with their teenage son Sean. When Louise is not decluttering or organising things at home, she can be found colouring in, dining out, or travelling. Louise also has a keen interest in the property industry and loves looking at houses, much to the displeasure of her husband.
Louise Lowney – Administrator
Charlie<br>Head of PR

Charlie – Head of PR

Meet Charlie, from time to time you might be fortunate enough to bump into Charlie. With an extensive background in public relations, Charlie is skilled in knowing how to support the team and boost morale. He loves dealing with a variety of people and always goes the extra mile for his clients as customer services is very important to him.
Charlie – Head of PR
Anthony McIlroy<br>Partner<br>Business Advisor

Anthony McIlroy

Partner – Business Advisor
anthony@evolveaccounting.co.nz
With a passion for business success, this is Anthony’s drive and focus. As a regular advisor to the property industry, Anthony holds seminars and delivers talks on subject matters relevant to those industries.  Anthony has spoken throughout New Zealand as a guest speaker at the New Zealand Institute of Architects Annual Practice series about the changes in technology and compliance. Working as an advisor to a number of Construction firms on the challenges that come with growth – maintaining order and profitability. 

Anthony McIlroy – Partner – Business Advisor

Sarah McIlroy<br>Partner<br>Business Advisor

Sarah McIlroy

Partner – Business Advisor
sarah@evolveaccounting.co.nz
As a Business Advisor and Chartered Accountant, Sarah brings over 15 years of experience to the table. Wellington born and bred, Sarah made the move to study a Bachelor of Commerce in Canterbury followed by a Financial Accounting role in a large construction company. This commercial experience was invaluable, giving Sarah specialist construction accounting knowledge and skills. These skills were further complemented by a move into private practice, from where she was admitted into the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Sarah McIlroy – Partner – Business Advisor

Teresa Long<br>Client Service Manager

Teresa Long

With an eye for detail and an understanding of business, Teresa brings a unique set of skills to the team. From a background working in Chartered Accounting practices and helping clients from various industries, to roles working in business in various Management positions (including real estate), this has given Teresa the edge understanding our clients’ needs. Teresa believes these roles have provided her with the expertise to really listen and work with clients. Based in Tauranga, Teresa is an integral part of the Evolve Accounting team and is a key driving force in ensuring as a team we are meeting our clients’ needs and expectations.

Teresa Long – Client Service Manager

Theo Duncan<br>Client Service Manager

Theo Duncan

As both a Chartered Accountant and a qualified Builder, Theo brings a unique background and experience to the team. Theo understands first-hand the challenges facing construction and trade businesses and really enjoys working with business owners to help them achieve their financial goals. Theo was a full-time builder for 10 years, working on and then running jobs in Auckland and in New York City. This international experience broadened his skills and exposed him to more of the financial side of project management, developing a keen interest in how construction businesses can improve commercial performance.

Theo Duncan – Client Services Manager

Danjelle McKay<br>Accountant

Danjelle McKay

Danjelle joined the team bringing with her expertise in various accounting roles. It all began with working within the commercial world of Super Motorcycles, to eventually working for chartered accounting firms over the past 10 years. Moving back home to New Zealand after spending 12 years in the UK, Danjelle is a local, growing up in the west and now returning to her hometown. When not buried in books and finances, Danjelle enjoys spending time outside with her family doing various sporting activities. The kids keeping her busy, from Kumeu rugby, to horse riding and ice hockey, there’s never a dull moment.

Danjelle McKay

Louise Lowney<br>Administrator

Louise Lowney

Louise brings with her many years of administration experience, having worked in both London and Auckland as a Personal Assistant, Finance Administrator, and Customer Service Coordinator. Louise is a long-time resident of the North Shore, where she now lives with her Irish husband Ciaran, who is a souvenir from her OE in London and with their teenage son Sean. When Louise is not decluttering or organising things at home, she can be found colouring in, dining out, or travelling. Louise also has a keen interest in the property industry and loves looking at houses, much to the displeasure of her husband.

Louise Lowney

Charlie<br>Head of PR
Meet Charlie, from time to time you might be fortunate enough to bump into Charlie. With an extensive background in public relations, Charlie is skilled in knowing how to support the team and boost morale. He loves dealing with a variety of people and always goes the extra mile for his clients as customer services is very important to him.

Charlie

Accounting & Tax

Accounting services are at the core of what we do. Being your accountant gives us a privileged view of your business and provides a strong foundation for an analytic review of your affairs.

Business Development

Many businesses take the time to develop a strategy, but how many of them implement their ideas? We’ll collaborate with you to help you achieve your personal and business goals.

Corporate Advisory

Whether you're buying or selling a business, raising capital or expanding; our goal is to add value. We'll assess the financial viability to help you make an informed decision.

Business Services

We also offer a wide range of business services, including bookkeeping, payroll & IT consulting, plus access to our network of solicitors, bankers, financial planners and marketing consultants.

We are a team

We are like one big family. Our team works closely together to ensure we fulfil the needs of our clients and tenants.

Get In Touch With Us

Leave the accounting to us so you can do more of what you love.
We are anywhere and everywhere. We’re focused on helping your business through its next evolution. Give us a call or send us an email.

Street address:
Unit 9 / 1 Putaki Drive, Kumeu

Email:
info@evolveaccounting.co.nz

Phone:
09 390 0360