About Us

Our Team

Meet Our Friendly Team

Our team has the skills and experience to service your business needs quickly and efficiently. Talk to us to see how we can help you reach your business and financial goals - it's what we do!

Lindsay McClean


Lindsay has 30 years of experience in the chartered accountancy and business advisory sectors in the Otago/Southland region. Lindsay takes an innovative approach to business and accounting and is constantly looking at new systems, strategies and ventures that will benefit his clients. What Lindsay enjoys most about the Queenstown area is the variety of people and businesses he assists – from tourism, wine, movies, accommodation and retail, to trades and farming. One of his most interesting jobs was acting as receiver for the Kingston Flyer. Lindsay is excited about the opportunities in the Queenstown area and thoroughly enjoys seeing his clients succeed. lindsay@mcclean.co.nz

Thijs Hubber


Thijs studied at The University of Canterbury and has been working in the accounting industry for 5 years. Thijs moved to Queenstown after the Christchurch earthquakes and has enjoyed working with local businesses and gaining a thorough understanding of new and existing business in the region.  He enjoys working on client business efficiency, processes and systems, as well as identifying opportunities so clients can achieve their business goals. In his free time he is a keen triathlete competing at a National and International level and loves training in the spectacular Queenstown environment. thijs@mcclean.co.nz

Suzanne Gurnell


Suzannes working career originated in the Banking Industry. After the completion of studies she moved to a Chartered Accountants environment where she has 13 years experience in various Accounting roles. She moved to the South Island in 2015 from the Waikato and after having to return North for a brief stint is now enjoying being Queenstown based again in a role that allows for the opportunity to both liaise and assist her clients in business growth and knowledge. suzanne@mcclean.co.nz

Katrina Benecke


Katrina manages client accounts and will help you get set up and going with Xero accounting. She has a Diploma in Business Management and has experience managing her own small businesses in the past. She has lived in Queenstown since 1988, is a keen skier and tramper and loves the great outdoors. katrina@mcclean@co.nz    

Rachel Taylor


Rachel is a long time local having lived in Queenstown for 32 years. She has worked in a HR/Customer service role at AJ Hackett Bungy for 10 years before opening and managing her own successful sunglasses business. Rachel enjoys Queenstown for its people, community spirit and the great outdoors. She enjoys snowboarding, running the trails and spending time on adventures with her family. rachel@mcclean.co.nz

Our Values



  • We do what’s right, not what’s easy.
  • We keep our word. We hold ourselves accountable to our clients and to each other.


  • We make and keep commitments.
  • We are empowered to go the extra mile for our community, clients, and fellow employees.
  • We communicate and connect in a thoughtful, personable manner.


  • We know our people are our strength; we encourage collaboration, learning, innovation and creativity.


  • We focus on continuous improvement to ensure we stay on top of emerging issues that matter to our clients.
  • Each of us is a knowledgeable resource—and together, we bring clients the benefits of our shared expertise and insight.
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Our Brand Promise


To be an agile firm that is a valued asset to our clients all year round—anticipating needs, understanding their business, and providing the expertise and insight to help achieve goals.

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    Our Address

    Conveniently Located in Downtown Queenstown

    The Chester Building
    Cnr Shotover & Camp Streets
    Queenstown 9300

    Get in Touch

    We can be reached easily

    Phone: +64 3 442 7764
    Email: admin@mcclean.co.nz

    Operating Hours

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    Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 17:00