Leean has over 25 years experience in Public Practice and joined Cleland Hancox Limited in April 2000. After obtaining her practicing certificate in 2005 Leean became a director of the firm. Leean provides accounting and business advisory services to a wide range of clients and specialises in the farming sector, horticulturalists and the health sector and has a wealth of experience in these areas.
Leean has a special interest in accounting systems such as Xero, Figured, Rural Cash Manager and Banklink. Leean also holds the position of secretary for some large organisations, including Charitable and Maori Trusts.
Leean has a keen interest in internal controls and governance and has provided audit and assurance services for a range of entities including large government funded initiatives.
Leean is an approved mentor with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has been a representative on the Local Leadership Team and Branch Committee.
Leean is also the Chairperson on the Board of Trustees for True Colours Children’s Health Trust which is based in Waikato and Treasurer for Clarence Street Theatre Trust.
Leean is a mother of two adult children and enjoys walking, gardening and spending time with her family in her spare time.