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About Us

Chartered Accounting Practice Based in Epsom, Auckland

Qualified and Experienced Team of Accountants

Ankur Sharma


Ankur Sharma established Business Launchpad to provide a unique, dependable and affordable accounting service to New Zealand businesses.

Ankur has 15 years of experience in public practice and previously worked for several accounting firms across Auckland, including a stint at a Big4, and his experience includes a wide range of industries including hospitality, construction, real estate, trade services, telecommunications, retail, farming and manufacturing.

Ankur born in India migrated to New Zealand at an early age.  He comes from a family of accountants and is keeping the family tradition alive through Business Launchpad.  He enjoys watching cricket and loves spending time with his family.

Sonam Arora


Originally from Christchurch, Sonam moved to Auckland in 2012.   

Sonam is the part time admin whiz at Business Launchpad and responsible ensuring the sanity of the firm is maintained.

Gregory Xavier

Senior Advisor

Gregory comes from a commercial accounting background with over 3 decades of overseas and New Zealand experience.

He is well versed with financial accounting, product costing, fixed assets and management accounting. His special skills in ERP systems with multinationals are noteworthy.

Gregory’s experience includes manufacturing, servicing and consulting industries. He has worked in turnkey projects from scratch to fully grown product stages. Well versed in international marketing and exports.

Why choose a NZ Chartered Accountant?

  • NZ Chartered accountants achieve their qualification through extensive study and by gaining significant practical experience
  • A NZ chartered accountant is required to stay up-to-date on changes in the industry
  • Ongoing professional development is mandatory
  • They must maintain high ethical and professional standards