Meet the Team

Team 1: Craig Weston

Craig Weston CA (PP) Director

Craig has been a Director of Inspired since 1990. His areas of focus include franchise accounting & due diligence advice, business development, and “Not for Profit” financial reporting.

He loves meeting with clients and working out how to implement strategies that will make a real difference.

He has a natural leadership ability and plays an integral part in what Inspired is all about and how we as a company can fulfil our purpose “Inspired Accountants – Inspiring you”

Married with three adult children, Craig takes a keen interest in community affairs and acts as a trustee for a number of charitable trusts.

Craig is based in Karaka and is enjoying the ‘country’ lifestyle.

craig.weston@inspired.co.nz | 09 969 7450


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Team 2: Yvette Young

Yvette Young CA – Accountant

Yvette joined Inspired in 2001 and is now a senior accountant.

Her role involves preparation of Annual Accounts and Tax Returns for business, franchise and school clients. She is a champion for preparing cash flow forecasts and enjoys looking after clients' financial and tax affairs.

Yvette moved to Auckland from Beijing in 1995. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Auckland University and is now a chartered accountant. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Outside the office, Yvette enjoys spending time with her 2 children as well as movies, skiing and shopping.

yvette.young@inspired.co.nz | 09 969 7457


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Team 3: Rebecca Ye

Rebecca Ye CA – Accountant

Rebecca joined Inspired in June 2008, after working in the commercial industry and for a small chartered accountant for a year.

She holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and a Diploma in Information Technology. Rebecca is a chartered accountant and prepares annual financial statements and tax returns for her clients.

Rebecca has a real strength in looking beyond the numbers and going the extra mile for her clients. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Outside the office Rebecca is busy with her 2 young girls – but still enjoys swimming and badminton when time allows!

rebecca.ye@inspired.co.nz | 09 969 7458


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Team 4: John Welch

John Welch – Strategic Consultant

John Welch joined Inspired in July 2007 as a strategic consultant.

He has worked on a number of major projects for our larger clients with key responsibilities being strategic leadership, treasury, key project management and financial oversight. John has also been involved in starting up new business ventures with an export focus.

John is driven, is passionate about his work, and has the ability to get the job done.

He is married with 3 children who keep him busy. He is heavily involved in Mt Albert community affairs which he really enjoys.

021 192 0470


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Team 5: Delwyn Connell

Delwyn Connell – Manager

Delwyn takes care of our internal financial and business affairs. She joined Inspired in 2001 to look after our school clients and now works with a number of our clients looking after their accounting needs.

Delwyn is our Xero expert and loves working with clients to embed new technology into their business - she loves seeing the positive results and changes that it can deliver.

Delwyn is based in Devonport and enjoys the balance of work, family life and fun activities like boating, fishing, gym, walking the dog and a coffee (or wine) with friends.

delwyn.connell@inspired.co.nz | 09 969 7460


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Team 6: Katie Pinfold

Katie Pinfold – Business Manager

Katie looks after the operations of the business including business strategy, marketing, human resources, and administration!

She loves a challenge and making things happen.

She joined Inspired in 1999 after completing her Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato University.

She works closely with Craig to ensure the business is focused and Inspiring.

Katie has 2 young girls so is busy balancing work and family life! She loves sport and catching up with friends!

katie.pinfold@inspired.co.nz | 09 969 7459


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