Physical Address: 32 Greenpark Road, Penrose, Auckland, 1061
Postal Address: PO Box 105165, Auckland City, Auckland, 1143
Phone: (09) 585 1671
Fax: (09) 585 1672
Kirstin Blackburn - Regional Manager
Kirstin joined the Auckland team as Regional Manager in December 2015 coming from Audit New Zealand and has 8 years of audit experience in the public sector. Kirstin's role is to manage the Auckland Office and to further grow Education Services name and business within this region. She is also responsible for the preparation of client Annual Financial Statements. Kirstin is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand and she also has a role as a facilitator for the Institute as part of the chartered accountants training programme. Kirstin lives on a lifestyle block south of Auckland which takes up a lot of her spare time. She also plays hockey and enjoys card making.
Catherine Clark - Client Officer
Catherine joined the Auckland office in June 2015. She has been involved in schools for over many years and has been Chairperson for Boards and is currently Deputy Chairperson on one Board. She is also NZSTA accredited. Catherine is married with 5 children. Outside of work, Catherine enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Menuka Sharma Bhan - Client Officer
Menuka joined the Auckland team in April 2016. She has attained a Double Bachelor’s degree in accounting & finance and IS and is originally from Fiji. She has worked in various accounting roles and has been delighted to join the education sector. She is married and has 2 daughters. She loves dancing, music, spending time with family and travelling.
Ngaire Kernohan - Client Officer
Ngaire joined the Auckland team in February 2014 as a part-time Administrator Officer and she has since taken on the role of Client Officer for a number of schools. Ngaire returned to Auckland after 6 years of living in Gisborne where she held a sole-charge office position at a local school, having the pleasure of working with the ESL Rotorua Office. Ngaire is married with 4 children and two grandchildren. Ngaire’s interests include holidaying in her bus, car racing and being a Mum and Nana.
Mehvish Khan - Client Officer
Mehvish joined the Auckland office in 2019. Mehvish has attained her Bachelor of Business - Double Major in Accounting and Marketing (Hons) at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Mehvish has worked in different business sectors and completed an internship with Auckland Council in her final year of her bachelor programme, she has gained a lot of experience and knowledge in the roles prior to joining Education Services. Mehvish is extremely fond of animals, she enjoys baking, travelling, and occasionally gaming.
Junaid Khan - Client Officer
Junaid graduated from the University of Mumbai (B.com) with majors in Accounting and Audits. He followed this up by studying Chartered Accountancy and Business Law. Junaid worked for an audit firm in Mumbai for 3 years before moving to Dubai in 2012 where he worked in the fashion retail industry for 5 years. In 2017 Junaid moved to New Zealand and completed a graduate diploma in Professional Accountancy from Unitec Auckland. Outside of work Junaid likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys playing cricket and video games.
Manasa Lanka - Administration Officer
Manasa joined Education Services in January 2019. She attained her Master’s degree in Computer Applications. Manasa has worked in Banking, Education industry and Nonprofit organizations in administration support roles for around five years. She is married with two young kids. Loves spending time with family, cooking, watching movies and crafts.