Meet the Team

Lianne Martin


Lianne Martin
Principal, DipMgmt, DipAcc, CA

Lianne is a trusted and dedicated business advisor and chartered accountant with over 33 years’ professional experience. Having assisted many businesses from initial set up and procedure reviews to profit improvement strategies over the past 28 years, Lianne has a comprehensive range of senior-level experience encompassing all facets of business support.

In previous roles, Lianne has completed project work for a variety of large conglomerates including Kohler (NZ) Ltd, Fletcher Challenge Energy Ltd and ABB Limited, and also held senior positions including Group Finance Controller at Airwork NZ Ltd, and Business Development Consultant at BDO Taranaki.

Lianne's roles have also included compliance and advisory work, such as GST, FBT, RWT, and income tax returns, assisting clients in IRD audits and disputes, tax planning, business valuations, financial statements and annual reports, management reports, management statistics, cost driver analysis, and business planning.

Having established Business Focus in 2009, Lianne is able to provide business advisory and development services to SME’s through to large multi-nationals, throughout New Zealand and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA).

Lianne also donates her time as a business mentor for Business Mentors New Zealand and outside the office, Lianne’s passions include motorsport and family.