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Adele Shepherd

Associate, Christchurch

Adele is an Associate in our Business Advisory division.

Professional experience

Adele is an Associate and joins the firm with over 20 years’ experience in business advisory and audit and assurance, both in New Zealand and the UK.  

She joined Nexia New Zealand in 2022 when the firm merged with DK Alexander, where she held the role of Practice Manager for over a decade. During that time, she developed strong relationships with the firm’s clients and has supported them in their move to Nexia. 

Beginning her career in audit, she entered the industry as a graduate before quickly progressing to manager.  

Adele has an exceptional understanding of financial results, which enables her to easily explain key concepts and help her clients to understand what the numbers are telling them.   

Outside of work, Adele likes to support her teenage children in their endeavours and enjoys outdoor activities including walking, snow skiing and boating. 

Adele has specialist expertise in:

  • Business advisory 
  • Audit and assurance 
  • Management reporting 
  • Budgeting and cashflow forecasting 

Qualifications and memberships

  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand  
  • Bachelor of Commerce & Management (Accounting), Lincoln University