Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, Victoria University of Wellington
Partner and National Director, Audit
Chartered Accountant (CA) of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
Brent is responsible for a considerable assurance portfolio incorporating trade associations, Not for Profit organisations, incorporated societies and companies.
Brent leads our national Not for Profit service line and he is passionate about the sector. He has presented National Audit team training on the subject as well as regular presentations to NFP conferences. Brent has presented the “Business Issues in Not for Profit organisations” and “Business Development for Not for Profit’s” in conjunction with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is the sponsor partner for the Grant Thornton New Zealand NFP biannual survey, now in its 8th year.
Brent’s experience includes Financial Statement audits, Statement of Service Performance reviews, fraud protection and investigation, corporate governance, review engagements and efficiency and effectiveness reviews.
Brent also participates on the Board of Dispute Resolution Services Ltd (Crown Entity) and is the Chair of its Audit and Finance Committee as well as the Chair of the Audit Committee for the Dental Council of New Zealand. Brent is a member of the Institute of Directors.