Kathy Xiong has been an integral part of Gilligan Sheppard since 2006. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Kathy Xiong is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) of New Zealand. She has more than 25 years of accounting and finance experience, both in New Zealand as an accountant and previously in China as a share broker in the China Construction Bank. This has given her a sound understanding of commercial business environment, which she has been able to utilise to her varied clients in New Zealand.
As a CA, Kathy has professional knowledge enabling her to readily service her clients. She provides financial advice to clients that range from multinational organisations to small independent businesses and individuals.
With her vast experience, Kathy has a deep understanding of both New Zealand and Chinese culture, their environment as well as their legislation, and is willing to be the bridge between China and New Zealand for her clients, and assist clients with proper tax planning and accounting requirements.