Adam Davy

Advisory Partner, Advisory National Leader, Director of Innovation

BDO Wellington

04 472 5850

04 498 3898




Fellow Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors


Executive Summary

A former Managing Partner of BDO Wellington and current Head of Advisory for BDO New Zealand and Director of Innovation, Adam has 35 years' experience in accounting and advisory services.

Adam specialises in business consultancy and works with a wide-ranging client base on high level business management, structuring, and tax planning.  He edited the New Zealand sections of the CCH International Tax Planning Manuals for a number of years.

Adam brings a wealth of commercial experience to any business dealings and was Company Secretary and Head of the Accounting and Legal Functions of Sun Alliance Life Limited for five years.

Adam has expertise in governance, strategic and business planning, business growth facilitation and focus, business expansion and management, merger and acquisition negotiations, International and cross border taxation, trust and taxation structuring and restructuring, and expert witness in mediation. He set up BDO's national Strategic Sectors group and is past Deputy Chair of BDO New Zealand. Adam is also a member of the BDO Global Portal Steering Group.


Professional Affiliations

Member of the International Fiscal Association

Member of the New Zealand Trustees Association

Member of Mensa New Zealand

Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Management

Associate of the Insurance Institute of New Zealand

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors



Chair and Director of HazardCo Ltd

Past Chair and Director of GKC Ltd

Past Chair and Director of Radius Pharmacy Ltd

Past Director of Windsor Engineering Group Ltd

Member of BDO International’s Business Services and Outsourcing Board

Virtual CFO of Accuro Health Insurance

Virtual CFO of Social Workers Registration Board



Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Victoria University of Wellington)


Community Involvement

Past Trustee of the Wakefield Gastroenterology Research Trust