Meet The Team

Brian Goodridge

Managing Director

Brian is our Managing Director and the creator of Goodridge Advisory. He holds a BComm in both Accounting and Economics & Finance and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).

He is experienced in many facets of the accounting world, including tax planning and advisory services. Brian is particularly passionate about business advisory, loving nothing more than hearing about a new business venture.

He dreams of owning a farm and spend his days gardening, following the Penrith Panthers and enjoying whisky, red wine and craft beer.

Brian’s newest passion is hiking, and his most recent trip was Mount Solitary in the Blue mountains.

Laura Goodridge

Senior Accountant

Laura is our experienced Senior Accountant. She holds a BComm in both Accounting and Economics & Finance and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

Laura has a passion for Self-Managed Super Funds, and business advisory. She has over sixteen years experience, including in the corporate multinational environment.

Laura is enjoying working part-time while her three children are young, attempting to achieve that elusive work-life balance. She spends a lot of time cooking for her three bottomless pits. Laura is a foodie who also loves to read, go to the theatre and spend time with friends and family.

Nikki Jackson

Client Services Manager

Nikki is our amazing Client Services Manager / Office Manager who has been with Goodridge Advisory since the company was only six months old. She is across every client and is occasionally the voice on the end of the phone when you call our office. Nikki is also a Justice of the Peace.

She is the life & soul of any party and loves the dance floor. Nikki enjoys exercising and spending time with her four children and her husband, Mark.

Karen Haasbroek


Karen is our experienced Client Managers. She has a BCom degree in Financial Accounting and is currently completing her qualification as a Certified Practicing Accountant.

Karen has worked in the industry since 2005, specializing in small business accounting. She sets the bar in our office, and we all strive to keep up with her.

Originally from South Africa, Karen enjoys spending time with her family, camping and reading in her spare time. As a brand new Australian citizen she  is making her way around Australia, and her road trip photos, are the envy of the office.

Erin Rainsford


Erin is our Bookkeeper. Whilst working part time , she is currently expanding her knowledge of Tax and Company accounts. She has completed a Master of Professional Accounting and brings with her over fifteen years of accounting experience. Erin is a Justice of the Peace.

In her free time, Erin is an avid reader and she puts the rest of us to shame. She enjoys camping with her young boys and being active.

Denis Yilmaz

Intermediate Accountant

Denis is our Intermediate Accountant. He works full time and is currently studying to be a Chartered Accountant. Denis has completed a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting) and brings with him a few years of accounting experience.

When he is not working, Denis enjoys playing football, watching sport, going to the beach and looking after his fish; where he has a tank for one Fighting Fish and another tank for White Cloud Mountain Minnows.

Teigan Ngahu-Ngahu

PA to Brian Goodridge

Teigan is one of our Client Services Administrators / PA to Brian Goodridge and is our all-round marketing guru. She has completed her Diploma of Social Media Marketing. Teigan is the go to on Brian’s behalf and is constantly on his case.

In her free time she enjoys playing netball, touch football, soccer and shopping up a storm. She also recently became engaged.

We look forward to meeting you