Chris joined BDO Taranaki as an agribusiness consultant in late 2018. Prior to this he had 10 years in agribusiness banking working across the Central North Island but also large parts of the South Island in various banking roles. His experience has been working with Agribusinesses ranging from sharemilkers to some of New Zealand’s largest farming entities. Chris has assisted in a number of aspects in these businesses including strategic planning, governance, succession, opportunity analysis and structuring. Having come from a farming background he enjoys the strong relationships he has formed in and around the sector and has a passion for driving performance out of grass roots, family farming businesses.