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

John Gallaher 

Senior Investment Adviser


About John

John Gallaher joined Forsyth Barr Dunedin in 1985. He has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry in funds and investment management, 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, Grow Dunedin Partners and Te Kupenga CLI, Deputy Chairman of NZCEO Ltd/NZCEO Finance Ltd and a Director of Mercy Hospital Ltd and the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust Ltd. He also has an active involvement in the non-profit and sporting sectors as Chairman of the Catalytic Foundation and the William Sherriff Charitable Trust, and previously Chairman of Basketball NZ.
DDI: +64 3 479 6208
MOBILE: +64 21 995 514



Gordon Tucker 

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
Level 10, Forsyth Barr House
35 The Octagon
Dunedin 9016

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