Our People

Chris Ganfield, CPA

Chris has been working with businesses in Cairns and the region for over 15 years providing sound strategic business and accounting advice.

Chris specialisation is in structing, accounting and taxations services for the Medical, Food and Building industries.

Chris also managers audits of Trust Accounts for the Real Estate Industry with an in-depth knowledge of the related legislations and completes the Minimum Financial Requirements reports as required by QBCC Licensing.

Chris aims to work with his clients to help develop their business to reach their goals.

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Miriam Eagle, FCPA

Miriam has provided accounting and advisory services to Cairns businesses for over 20 years, and is well known for her expertise in management rights and motels.

Miriam specialises in assisting clients in the acquisition of business and business start up, through to sale and retirement planning.

She enjoys making connections with people and being involved in shaping their futures.

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Nyssa Gower, CPA

Nyssa is a self-managed superannuation funds specialist. Having a strong interest and years of experience has led to someone who is passionate about helping you achieve your retirement goals and make the best use of your superannuation…. in the most tax effective manner.

For all your superannuation queries, please contact Nyssa to find out the intricate details.

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Leanne Vandenhooven

Leanne Vandenhooven sees the whole picture. Having worked for more than 20 years in business administration roles right up to complicated public accounting challenges, few accountants can provide such a wide range of practical advice.

As our resident Xero and MYOB expert, she is the go to person for set up, training and troubleshooting in these software packages. Leanne also is an expert in payroll administration and advising you regarding your obligations as an employer.

So rather than get yourself in a tangle, call Leanne for solutions delivered in her cheerful manner.


Chantel DuPlessis


The future is in good hands with Chantel, our new generation super CPA.

Chantel prepares the majority of our accounts and tax returns, but we let her out of the office to conduct trust account audits too.


Felicity Henery


Felicity has been working for over twenty years in the accounting and bookkeeping industry. She has an in-depth knowledge in various bookkeeping systems including being a Xero and MYOB consultant.

Felicity’s aim is to take the stress away from clients bookkeeping duties, making sure their financial information is up to date and all ATO documentation is lodged on time!

With Felicity on your side, bookkeeping worries will be a thing of the past.


Zara Connell


Zara is your first port of call at Eagle Accounting. Whether you call, or step into the office, Zara will happily assist you with your queries.

Well versed in ASIC and dealing with the ATO, Zara is a valued member in our growing team.

Pop in for a coffee and a smile.