David Ward

David Ward

Advisory Partner


International Business


As a qualified Chartered Accountant for 18 years and Partner with BDO since 2016, David has developed a wealth of experience which enables him to provide real value to clients.

He is committed to helping clients grow their business by providing useful, practical and sound advice on:

  • Profitability and business improvement,
  • Strategy development and implementation,
  • Budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling,
  • Financial reporting, including special purpose reporting, NZ IFRS and NZ IFRS (PBE),
  • Dashboard Development and internal reporting, and
  • Group structuring and efficiency.

David works with growth companies from all sectors with a particular interest in contracting, manufacturing, import and distribution, technology enterprises and construction.
He has a growing number of not-for-profit and social enterprise clients and can support the specific need of these clients.


  • Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours (University of Canterbury)
  • Chartered Accountant, CAANZ
  • Certificate of Public Practice, CAANZ
  • Member of the Institute of Directors