Meet the Team

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David is internationally trained as a business coach and is a Certified Gold Rated Coach in New Zealand.  He has 25 years’ experience in management positions, both employed and self-employed.
David has been coaching New Zealand business owners and corporate managers for over 15 years, from Fonterra to your local pharmacy.
Having a passion to see all businesses become thriving enterprises, David strives to create effective leaders and stronger organisations. By doing so this helps create better lives and families for our community.David’s community involvement:

  • Chamber of Commerce – Board Member
  • Event manager for the Hawkes  Bay Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event for the past 9 years
  • Trustee for the Kaisen Charitable Trust
  • Judge for the Hastings Business Awards for 6 years, including head judge and judging co-ordinator
  • Event manager and organiser of Napier’s Christmas at the Park
  • Stood for Napier City Council in last local elections
  • Atomic Youth – Board Member
  • Ahuriri Sunrise Rotary Club President for 2014.

“The success of our business is not due only to our management and leadership qualities; it is also to the championship team and systems that we have put in place”
David Trim


209434dKATE PENNY
Kate has been In Corporate Communications for the last 13 years, working with and for a variety of organisations.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Communication.
Her skills include media liaison and management, internal and external communications, project and business strategy communications,  major corporate identity and branding projects, newsletter and magazine editing, and website and intranet content management.
She is a talented copy writer and an efficient event planner with strong administration and organisation skills.

38046baNICK ROBERTS
Nick has achieved success in both business and accountancy for more than 30 years
Nick is the founder of Accountancy + Business Advice Centre
Previously Nick was the Managing Partner of an extremely successful and multi-award winning eight-partner UK firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers with fifty plus staff being responsible for managing all aspects of the firm
Nick was CEO of Coffey Davidson in Hastings before it became WHK.
Nick has been helping clients prosper in their businesses since he obtained his own clients in the late 1980’s and soon realised that accountancy and finance, whilst a good foundation for the future, were just two aspects of business to master.
Nick Roberts believes that, as in life in general, to get you have to give. Nick a volunteer business mentor with Business Mentors New Zealand and PNG.
Nick is the only NZ contributor to be selected for The Pulse, MYOB’s online business publication.
Nick is an approved provider for the NZTE Capability Development Voucher Scheme providing business training.