Bruce began his career in Chartered Accountancy in 1967 and was made a partner with Ernst & Young in 1977, before the Taranaki practise became Baker Tilly Staples Rodway. Since then he has accumulated over 30 years as a chartered accountant, including two years in the Calgary Office of Ernst & Young. Bruce retired as a Director of the practice in June 2012 and while enjoying more free time, he is continuing his association with the firm as a consultant.
Business and share valuations
Estate planning and trusteeships
Sale and purchase of businesses
Professional services firms
Commercial & retail
Memberships & qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce, Auckland University
C.M.A (Cost & Management Accountant)
F.C.A (Fellow of NZ Institute of Accountants)
Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
MNZM (Member of NZ Order of Merit for services to the community)
Director of TSB Bank since 1987. Presently Deputy Chairman.