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Grow and manage your wealth with help from Investment Advisers John Gallaher and Gordon Tucker.

John Gallaher

John Gallaher

Executive Director / Investment Adviser

About John

John Gallaher joined Forsyth Barr Dunedin in 1985. He has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry in investment advising, commercial and chartered accounting, management and banking.

John is registered as a financial adviser and is accredited as an NZX Adviser.  He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago, majoring in Accountancy and Information Systems.  John is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors (CFInstD) in New Zealand and an Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Management (ANZIM).

John is Chairman of City Forests Ltd, Mercy Hospital Ltd, Tracplus Global Ltd and Fund Managers Otago Ltd, Deputy Chairman of NZCEO Ltd/NZCEO Finance Ltd and a Director of the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust Ltd. He also has an active involvement in the non-profit and sporting sectors as Chairman of United Way NZ Inc and as a member of the FIBA Finance Commission.
DDI: +64 3 479 6208
MOBILE: +64 21 995 514 


Gordon Tucker

John Gallaher

Investment Adviser

About Gordon

Gordon Tucker joined Forsyth Barr Dunedin in 2008 as a KiwiSaver Savings Specialist, following a background in business development, agriculture, tourism and marketing. In 2010 Gordon moved into a Trainee Investment Adviser role, becoming an Investment Adviser in 2011.

Gordon is registered as a financial adviser and is accredited as an NZX Adviser. He has a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Otago, and he has completed the NZX Diploma.

Gordon actively supports the local community through Rotary as President for the 2020-2021 year. Gordon is a family oriented man and is also a keen sportsperson with particular interests in cycling, skiing and snowboarding.
DDI: +64 3 474 6035
MOBILE: +64 27 270 9505 



John and Gordon are based out of the Dunedin office

Forsyth Barr Investment Advice Dunedin
193 Princes Street
Dunedin 9016

Private Bag 1999, Dunedin 9054
Phone: +64 3 477 7464