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Meet Our Directors

Philip Seel

Philip joined Milne Maingay in 1999 after working for Deloitte in New Zealand and overseas and also at Housing New Zealand for 3.5 years. Philip has been a director since 2001.

Philip works with clients in industries ranging from health, bloodstock, public sector and retail. His aim is to provide simple, effective advice in business structures, financing, and Taxation compliance. He often attends client Board meetings to present financial reports.

Outside of work, Philip, his wife, and two daughters enjoy travelling together, particularly in Asia, and spending time at the beach and in a variety of sports and fitness activities. Rowing has also taken up much of their time in recent years.
Philip aims to get in at least one decent tramp each year typically in the South Island.


Peter Clark

Peter Clark joined Milne Maingay in 1987, and has been a Partner/Director since 1996.

Peter has an extremely stable and loyal client base and believes the key to this is the down to earth relationship that he enjoys with his clients. He specialises in providing advice to small and medium-sized businesses in a number of areas including Inland Revenue compliance requirements, taxation planning, trusts, structuring rental property investments, business acquisitions and business start ups. He also acts in an advisory capacity on a number of client Boards.

Peter lives in Howick with his wife and four children and is the current Deputy Chairperson sitting on the Mellons Bay Primary Board of Trustees, serving in his fourth term. Peter is a keen sportsman having played senior rugby and Officiating Touch at an International level. As well as regular involvement in his children's sporting activities, he is a keen fisherman and enjoys keeping fit through a range of different sporting and fitness activities.


Brett Maingay

Brett Maingay has been a Partner/Director in Milne Maingay since 1980 and a key figure in growing the business to the firm's current status as a respected three partner practice.

Prior to 1980, Brett worked initially in Chartered Accountancy and then for some years within the Fletcher Group. A desire to be his own "master" saw him join the firm in 1979, purchasing Ron's share of the practice the following year. Since then he has focused on the rewarding task of working with small to medium-sized businesses.

Brett and his wife Raewyn have three sons, two of whom have completed their university degrees and who are now living and working in London. Cameron, their youngest, having completed a Chemical Engineering degree at Auckland University, is now employed by Exxon Mobil in Melbourne.

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