Our Team

John Midgley


John has accumulated 30+ years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant advising clients on Business, Accounting and Tax matters. He is a clear thinker able to easily and simply transfer his knowledge and experience to appreciative clients. Financial Forecasts, Business Consulting and Coaching and Tax Mitigation, are all part of John’s inventory of services.

Email: JHMidgley@midgleys.co.nz

Jane Midgley

IMG_2705Jane helped with the formation of Midgley Partners and fills the role of Business Manager and administrator, making good use of her Commerce Degree. Jane has been the force in bringing up four children and now enjoys being actively involved in advising some of Midgley Partners’ women clients. Out of work she enjoys reading a good book and experimenting with new cooking recipes.

Email: JPMidgley@midgleys.co.nz

Brenda Lister


Brenda has worked at Midgley Partners since mid-2012.  She completed a Bachelor of Applied Management at ARA Institute of Canterbury and holds an Accounting Technician qualification with CAANZ.   She is Xero Certified and is the go-to person for Xero. In her spare time she likes to keep fit by running, going to the gym and playing indoor netball.

Email: BLister@midgleys.co.nz

Kimberley van Drongelen

Kimberley has joined Midgley Partners as the Office Administrator. Kimberley has over 10 years’ experience working in customer service and office administration.  She is currently working towards a Certificate in Bookkeeping to expand her knowledge in accounts administration processes.  Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her young family and mountain biking.

Email: KvanDrongelen@midgleys.co.nz

Megan Beban

Megan graduated from the University of Canterbury with majors in Taxation, Accounting and Finance. She began working part-time at Midgley Partners during her second year of study and has come on as a full-time Graduate Accountant in 2018. Megan is currently studying to become a Chartered Accountant. In her spare time Megan enjoys skiing, walking nature tracks and travelling.

Andrew Jones

Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting & Taxation and started working at Midgley Partners at the end of 2017 as a Graduate Accountant. He enjoys learning about the various accounting issues associated with different entities and solving business problems. Outside of work Andrew spends time in the outdoors, playing football competitively.

Campbell Bennet

Campbell is a Chartered Accountant with over a decade of experience in business advisory and tax. He is knowledgeable in many areas of tax and has practical experience in a wide range of accounting packages (Xero, MYOB, Reckon, Banklink, Accredo, Cash Manager). Campbell understands the importance of building relationships so he can deliver the right level of quality service and advice to his clients.

Liam Cosgrove

Liam joined Midgley Partners part-time in 2017. Originally from Invercargill, Liam graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Finance and is currently studying towards a Masters of Professional Accounting at the University of Canterbury. He is looking forward to working with a wide range of clients. Outside the office, Liam is interested in cycling, football, and skiing in the winter.

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