Our People

Meet Chris Lynch CA, CPP

Executive Director

Chris is a founding Shareholder and the Executive Director of Lynch & Associates Limited.

He is a Chartered Accountant and Qualified Auditor, holding a Certificate of Public Practice.

Chris has over 50 years of experience, including 25 years working in industry and commerce. He started his career working in the Chartered Accountancy sector, before working as a CFO and Company Secretary in the wool, dairy, engineering FCG, banking, investment banking and stockbroking industries. He is a Director of a small number of private companies. 

His expertise is in the areas of governance, risk management, accounting, taxation, assurance and business advice. He has a clear focus on adding value to his clients lives and businesses. Chris sees the people behind the numbers and likes to share his knowledge and experience to assist team members and clients add value to their businesses and personal lives. 

Whether it’s technical tax updates, new auditing standards, industry specific updates or soft skill improvements, Chris is motivated to improve and push himself and others every day. He enjoys working with colleagues and clients, listening and continually learning, staying up to date and sharing his knowledge and experiences.

Chris is married with three adult children and a grandchild and enjoys people, current affairs, economics and most sports. He especially likes watching cricket, playing golf, boating and spending time at the beach when he has time. His burning desire is to travel more and see more of the world.


The Maritime Museum Foundation has enjoyed a significant long term relationship with the team at Lynch & Associates. They continue to provide our board with outstanding professional service and sage advice. I would unreservedly recommend their accounting, audit and advisory services.”

Eric Mahoney, Chairman, Maritime Museum Foundation

Lynch & Associates have been our accountants since 2018. Through that time their friendly and approachable team have guided us and made good, clear recommendations for our theatre company for children. Their support and advice continue to help create a stronger, more sustainable charitable organisation. 

Tim Bray, QSM, Trustee and Artistic Director, The Operating Theatre Trust

It has been a pleasure working with Errol Burn and the team at Lynch and Associates, their insight, intelligence and in-depth knowledge of the social impact sector has allowed the Sir John Kirwan Foundation to flourish and grow.  Fully supporting the Foundation in all of its financial needs, Lynch and Associates have never failed to deliver, always providing calm, thoughtful advice together with encouraging us to consider every aspect, to ensure maximum benefit.

Nikki Flexman, Head of Growth, Sir John Kirwan Foundation

We have used Lynch and Associates services for over 15 years and have always found them to be a very friendly, helpful and professional team. They also really care about us and our business, as they went out of their way to assist us during difficult times. We have also used their professional business services that proved invaluable in helping us to get through a rough patch and refocus our efforts. Their approach to business services was understanding of our situation but well blended with firm encouragement to address issues and make strides towards improvement. We highly recommend them for both their accounting and professional business services.

Darryn Smith, Director, Multicolour Screen Printers Limited

A huge “Thank You” and shout out to the team at Lynch & Associates for all the consulting and accounting services they have done for my wife and I over the past 12 years. The team have work diligently on both trusts and a number of companies for us over this time and long may this continue. It is so great to engage with a professional proactive team that results in no sudden surprises at the end of the tax period. We look forward to the catching up soon and hearing what is new and how else we can move forward faster financially.

John and Shelley Bishop 

We believe in putting people first and sharing our knowledge and experience to help our clients achieve success in business and life. If you think we could be a good fit for your accounting needs, please get in touch.

Contact Us

Phone +64 9 366 6005
Email: admin@laaca.co.nz


B:HIVE, Smales Farm
74 Taharoto Road, Takapuna
Auckland 0622
New Zealand

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