Benjamin Walker BDO

Benjamin Walker

Partner - Tax

Corporate Tax & International Tax | Tax Compliance | Tax Due Diligence


Dr. Benjamin is an accomplished and highly skilled tax professional, serving as a dedicated Tax Partner in the Southern Lakes and Central Otago region. With an extensive background in tax and a proven track record of delivering strategic tax solutions, Benjamin is a respected expert in the field as evidenced by his strong credentials & ongoing commitment to education with guest lectures at universities and international conferences.

As a Tax Partner, Benjamin plays a pivotal role in guiding clients through the complex landscape of tax regulations and compliance. With a keen understanding of both domestic and international tax law, Benjamin excels in providing comprehensive and innovative tax strategies that optimize financial outcomes for clients across various industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Benjamin honed his skills at Big 4 firms & a large German multinational, where he dealt with complex cross-border M&A deals. Benjamin excelled academically by obtaining a Master of Law & Doctor of Philosophy at the renowned Vienna University of Economics & Business. His PhD, awarded with distinction, focuses on the cross-border taxation of enterprises through the Permanent Establishment concept under both domestic & international tax law. He has also served as a Senior Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington delivering classes on advanced domestic and international tax law.

Benjamin works closely with the business advisory team to deliver unparalleled services to clients in the Southern region. Whether you’re a startup, growing enterprise or established business, Benjamin can provide strategic tax insight that tailors tax services to go beyond tax compliance & add significant value to your business.


Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand


Bachelor of Laws (Otago)
Bachelor of Commerce (Otago)
Masters of Law (Vienna)
Doctor of Philosophy (Vienna)