Accounting Support

Phillippa has been here at Laurie Jordan for the past 13 years.  Her first two years were spent in office administration but for the past 11 years she has focussed on accounting support and, as a result, she has a broad knowledge of all areas of our practice.

Family time with her fiancé, Chad, and their son, Bjorn, is important to Phillippa and she also enjoys eating out and watching and playing sports.


Office Administrator

Rachael is our very experienced office administrator and has been with us since August 2005.  She has over 20 years’ experience in administration and helps keeps us all organised. 

Rachael has a passion for all sorts of sewing including quilting and cross stitch. She also enjoys sitting down and reading for relaxation.


Practice Manager

Brenda has a long history with Laurie Jordan having started here in March 1994.  Brenda has Bachelor of Management Studies and is a qualified chartered accountant.    She is our 2IC and has a wide expertise and a knowledge of all areas of our practice.  

When not in the office Brenda and her husband are kept busy raising their two teenage daughters and 11-year-old son.  Brenda also finds time to coach and watch sport.



Paige has been with Laurie Jordan for just over a year after graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Management majoring in accounting.  She enjoys the challenge of working with numbers and working with people to achieve their financial goals.   

Outside of work Paige helps her partner on his dairy farm and enjoys spending time reading or walking and catching up with her family and friends.  Paige also has a soft spot for pets and has a puppy and two cats.



Laurie started out in partnerships in New Plymouth and Stratford in the late 1980s, and in December 2009, he became the sole practitioner of these offices. In January 2020 when Laurie Jordan FCA Limited became a member firm of the Balance Group, Laurie stepped aside as principal and became a consultant.  Laurie is a Fellow Chartered Accountant due to his high level of professional experience with a strong focus on farm accountancy.