Craig Barrett

Business Advice, Director, Waikato

Craig has extensive audit, assurance and consulting experience which has allowed him to provide business value and advice to different types of entities. In particular he works with a number of large corporates and high profile Iwi groups.

He has gained international experience through spending time with our Baker Tilly International affiliates in New York.  In early 2009 Craig worked in the Financial Services Division of Eisner LLP, a Baker Tilly member firm situated in New York, gaining experience in auditing of large-scale investment groups under the US auditing requirements.


Specialist areas

  • International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) advice and experience
  • Due diligence and acquisition engagements
  • Prospectus engagements
  • External consulting
  • Governance and audit committee consulting
  • Advice in relation to the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
  • Coordinating refinancing and debt proposals
  • Key financial analysis of significant capital projects
  • Preparation of cash flow and operating budgets
  • Development of operational structures for both National and International entities
  • Operating and governance policy review
  • Accounting system and reporting recommendations Individual mentoring and liaison support of boards and individual board members

Industry experience

  • Masse Incorporated Board Member
  • Waikato Hospice Foundation Trustee
  • Ngati Hineuru Asset Company Director
  • St Peter’s School Trustee
  • A number of private Directorships

Memberships & qualifications

  • CA
  • BMS

Personal Interests
Craig enjoys spending time with his family, friends and pets. Craig has a keen interest in most sports and is an avid supporter of Waikato rugby.