Iain is a specialist tax partner with BDO, one of New Zealand’s largest accounting firms servicing the middle market. He likes to be known as BDO’s Eye on Tax and has a deep interest in international tax, the new Research and Development Tax Incentive and of course the report of the Tax Working Group. He has presented at financial advice services conferences in the past.
Iain is an expat Scot and a passionate golfer. Iain represents New Zealand at curling and has completed a number of triathlons of varying distances. He is a member of the Globalscot network set up by the Scottish Government to leverage their expatriate diaspora.He currently presides over a single malt tasting club in Auckland.
Terry then leads a panel discussion on the tax working group’s recommendations, how they are developing in 2019 and the implications for investors, investment structures and asset classes across New Zealand.
Sandy is a Director at PwC. She has over twelve years of experience working in tax, providing tax compliance and advisory services to a number of large businesses on areas such as international tax, investment structuring (domestic and cross-border), and GST.
Terry Baucher is the director of the specialist tax consultancy firm Baucher Consulting Limited which he founded in August 2004. He specialises in providing taxation advice to clients and their advisers on a broad range of issues.
Kirk Hope is Chief Executive of BusinessNZ, New Zealand’s largest business advocacy body. Heading a team of 30 economists and policy specialists, Kirk’s comprehensive experience and profile earned through two decades in government-facing roles has given him privileged access to Ministers, MPs, government officials, and community groups to ensure that business interests are represented throughout the policy making process.