Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Waikato University
Partner, Privately Held Business
Eugene Sparrow initially joined Grant Thornton in 1994, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 and left in 1999 to take on the challenge of overseas experience in the UK. His five-year experience there included treasury accounting and project accounting for MCI Worldcom, Diageo, Reuters and BP.
He rejoined Grant Thornton on his return to New Zealand in 2004 and he focuses on providing business advisory, accounting, and taxation services to a wide range of small and medium sized businesses.
His sector experience includes property investment and development, media and IT, hospitality, retail, growth and early stage / start-up ventures.
Whilst acknowledging the importance of accurately measuring performance, Eugene focuses on planning forward with his clients to achieve key business goals including asset protection, wealth maximisation and tax efficiency.
Eugene has been a Partner in Grant Thornton since 1 January 2007.
Eugene is keen on overseas travel; socialising and spending weekends away with his wife and two children; and outdoor activities such as swimming, kayaking, and fishing.