Kiri Atkin is a chartered accountant and senior tax advisor with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in taxation and a minor in French from the University of Canterbury.

Kiri recently spent five years at Deloitte, where she finished with a Managerial role. Kiri specialises in tax planning and compliance, business structuring, and problem-solving. Her adept knowledge and strategic thinking empower businesses to optimise their financial health and avoid common pitfalls while capitalising on growth opportunities.

Kiri’s sporting achievements are impressive. She was a New Zealand Elite triathlete representative from 2015 to 2019, competing on the world triathlon circuit. After a brief hiatus, Kiri has returned to the competitive arena, racing professionally in the half-ironman distance.

A proud Cantabrian with UK heritage, Kiri treasures Christchurch’s sporting paradise. From the Port Hills’ trails to the coast’s waters, her life outside work is about adventure. Alongside triathlon, Kiri enjoys biking, running, and sharing the outdoors with her dog and partner. She also loves a good coffee! 

Kiri went to the picturesque South of France during her university years, where she studied French and Political Science at Sciences-Po Aix-en-Provence. How Cool!