Alison Nation


Alison (Ali) is an Advisory Partner with PKF Hamilton Ltd having joined following the merger of Accountants on London Ltd and BDO Waikato Ltd.

Ali started her career in the accounting career in Wanganui in the commercial sector, before completing her university studies at Massey University.  She then moved to Chartered Accountancy in Wanganui prior to heading to London to do her OE where she worked for two years, including a year-long assignment with British Rail.

Ali has almost 35 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant and has built up a loyal client base consisting of private commercial and farming clients including Trusts and Not-For-Profit/For Purpose organisations.

Ali’s specialist areas of expertise are:

  • Business Advisory
  • Taxation planning
  • Management Accounting Services
  • Budget and Cashflow Forecasting
  • Not-For-Profit/For Purpose organizations
  • Family Trusts.

Ali is a proactive advisor who enjoys developing strong relationships with her clients.  Her skills include working with organisations providing management and financial accounting advice to improve systems, accountability, and growth.

Within the community, Ali is currently a volunteer with and a board member of local Charitable organisations.

Personal Interests

Ali is married to Peter and they have two grown-up children.  They live on a lifestyle block in the Waikato where they farm sheep and cattle.  She likes gardening, cooking and entertaining.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant (Fellow) (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)
  • ACIS (Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators)
  • BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies)