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Russell Evans – Director


Russell Evans is the founding director. Evans Accounting has been developed to provide a close working relationship between client and partner, with access to a broad range of practical tax and accounting solutions for small businesses.

Prior to forming Evans Accounting, Russell’s experience included a successful career in corporate accounting with senior financial roles in locally owned private companies, as well as multinationals both here and overseas.  He has also worked in retail, wholesale, road transport, service and manufacturing organisations so has a wealth of hands on experience in the practical day-to-day running and operation of a wide variety of businesses.

Russell has been a member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Accountants Australia – New Zealand since 1986 and holds a Certificate of Public Practice. He also holds a degree in Commerce and Administration from Victoria University.


Melissa Davis – Accountant

Mel has worked primarily in Chartered Accounting for the last 20 years, preparing financial statements and tax returns for clients ranging from sole traders to multi-entity organisations covering a variety of trades, services, and investors.

She also has considerable experience with accounting software, including Xero, MYOB and MoneyWorks, providing installation, training and support.


Robyn Evans – Practice Manager

Robyn is the Practice Manager and carries out a range of administrative duties including payables, receivables and credit control.

She attends to much of the preparation and processing that goes into GST Returns and Annual Financial Statements. Robyn also looks after client payroll.