Our People

Meet Errol Burn CA, CPP

Managing Director

Errol joined Lynch & Associates Limited in 2018 before his appointment as a Director in 2019, and more recently, as Managing Director in November 2021.

Errol holds responsibility for the overall management of the Practice, our People and Clients, ensuring all our services are delivered with care and high quality.
Errol commenced his professional career working with Deloitte and Ernst & Young before moving into industry. Prior to joining Lynch & Associates Limited, Errol worked for many years as Chief Financial Officer for a major Not-for-Profit (NFP) organisation. He is particularly passionate about the NFP and Social Impact space, and draws upon his extensive experience in this sector, in working closely with NFP and charitable organisations.

Errol Burn is a fully qualified CA with Chartered Accountants of Australia and NZ (CAANZ) and holds a Certificate of Public Practice. He is a Qualified Auditor approved by the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. Errol leads the Audit and Assurance service line at Lynch & Associates.

Errol is the Chairperson of the CAANZ Not-for-Profit Special Interest Group for the Auckland Region.

His over 30 years’ experience across a wide range of industries with listed and private companies, and not-for-profit organisations both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, combined with his proven ability at identifying opportunities, building strong partnerships, and leading initiatives, will build on Lynch & Associates past success.

Errol is focused on adding value to all clients and building strong professional relationships which are underpinned by our core values at Lynch & Associates Limited, where we believe strongly in helping our clients achieve their personal and business goals.

Errol is married to Teresa with one adult son who has recently returned to NZ after time away in Canada. Both Errol, and his son Joseph, share common passions of travelling and sport. Errol has a particular love for the outdoors whether that is tramping, walking, cycling, kayaking or swimming and enjoys nothing more than travelling and relaxing with family or friends around New Zealand.

Chris Lynch, Executive Director and founding shareholder of Lynch and Associates Limited, said “I am delighted to have Errol accept the role of Managing Director. He brings outstanding governance and commercial experience that will further enhance our offerings and services to our valued clients.”


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.

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