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.

He is experienced in many facets of the accounting world, including tax planning and advisory services.
One day, Brian would love to own a farm and spend his days gardening, following the Penrith Panthers and enjoying whisky, red wine and craft beer.

Laura Goodridge

Senior Accountant

Laura is our experienced Senior Accountant. She has a double degree in Accounting and Economics & Finance and has a passion for Self-Managed Super Funds. She has over sixteen years experience, including in the corporate multinational environment.

These days, Laura is enjoying working part-time while her three children are young, attempting to achieve that elusive work-life balance. She 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. Nikki is across every client and is occasionally the voice on the end of the phone when you call our office.

When not in the office, Nikki enjoys exercising and spending time with her four children and her husband, Mark.

Nikki is a Justice of the Peace.

Karen Haasbroek


Karen is one of our experienced Accountant / 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.

Originally from South Africa, Karen enjoys spending time with her family, camping and reading in her spare time.

Shirin Mistry


Shirin is one of our experienced Accountant / Client Managers. She has a BCom degree in Accounting and is currently completing her qualification as a Certified Practicing Accountant.

Shirin is passionate about helping clients and looking after their business needs. She thinks outside the box to get to the bottom of any issues.
When not working, Shirin loves cooking, travelling and volunteer work.

Erin Rainsford


Erin is one of our Accountants. She works part time and 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!

When she is not working, Erin enjoys reading, 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. He 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.

Sujay Puthanveetil

Junior Accountant

Sujay is our Junior Accountant. He is currently completing a BCom (Information Systems) and divides his time between office work and studies. Sujay assists the Accountants in tax preparation and is constantly learning.

In his spare time, Sujay enjoys playing soccer, cricket and hanging out with friends.

Sarah Shelley

Client Services Administrator

Sarah is one of our Client Services Administrators. She is the smiling face who greets you when you come into the office, or the voice on the phone when you call. She brings over ten years’ experience in the Business Banking world, to our team.

Sarah works school hours during the week so she can spend her spare time with her young girls and family.

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 enjoys playing netball, touch football, soccer and shopping up a storm.

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