THE TEAM

  • Kristy Staples

    Kristy Staples

    Kristy is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA). She has worked at Core Wealth since 2006 having worked prior to that for Accounting firms both locally and in Ireland.

    Kristy enjoys helping all her clients understand what matters most about their financial picture – cutting through the jargon and complexity to present simple and understandable solutions.

    Kristy lives on a farm with her husband, Rhys and their children Max and Ella. She is a founding member and current chair of 3keys and is Chair of the local branch of the Institute of Financial Advisers.

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  • Ross Hadwin

    Ross Hadwin

    Ross is a Director of Core Wealth as well as Managing Partner of BDO Central. Having been with BDO for over 30 years, Ross has a strong background in Agribusiness, Tax and Advice. He brings his extensive experience to his governance role as a Core Wealth Director.

    Ross has held numerous positions within the local community and on advisory Boards. He is currently a trustee for the Arohanui Hospice.


  • Mattie Georgiou

    Mattie Georgiou

    Mattie joined the Core Wealth Solutions team in 2010, and is a friendly face and first point of contact for our clients. She takes care of all things administrative when it comes to our client’s investment accounts and works closely with the client services team at NZ Funds Management.

    Along with the administration work for Core Wealth Solutions Mattie looks after reception and tax administration for the Palmerston North office of BDO Central (NI) Limited.

    In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with friends and family and keeping fit and active at the gym.