Annette J. Azuma

Business Advice, Director, Auckland

Annette's clients rely on her broad industry experience and the full range of business advisory services, bringing improved business results and preparing them to meet the challenges of the future.

Annette specialises in international business and deals with a number of listed and unlisted corporates and high net worth individuals assisting with all aspects of taxation, compliance, M&A and immigration.

Fluent in Japanese, she has particular expertise and experience assisting many Japanese clients doing business and investing in New Zealand as well as representing companies expanding their businesses to Japan. In addition, she serves as a Vice Chair of the Japan New Zealand Business Council, board member of Drive Electric Incorporated and an industry representative for the Auckland University of Technology International Languages Department.

Specialist areas

  • Business advice for Japanese clients

Industry experience

  • Civil construction
  • Food & beverage
  • Investment
  • Automotive

Memberships & qualifications

  • Bachelor Of Commerce, Otago University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Massey University
  • New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • CPA Australia
  • New Zealand Japan Business Council (Vice Chair)
  • Drive Electric Incorporated (Board Member)
  • Japanese Society of Auckland
  • NZ Japan Friendship Association