Doug Haines, Advisory Partner

Doug Haines

Advisory Partner

BDO Wellington

04 472 5850

04 495 8166




Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Certificate in Company Direction (NZ Institute of Directors)

Certificate of Public Practice (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)


Executive Summary

Doug is a Partner in our Advisory division in the Wellington office. Over the past 20 years he has acted for some of New Zealand’s best known brands, and recent assignments have included the likes of Xero, Trade Me, Foodstuffs, NZIER, Tuatara Brewery and Panhead Custom Ales. 

Doug and his team are experts in financial reporting, taxation, and corporate finance transaction support. His clients range from small but growth focused owner-operators, to large international corporates. 

The nature of his work is varied but includes preparing financial statements, tax returns, management accounts, budgets and cashflows, as well as supporting clients through transactions with valuation, due diligence and taxation advice.

He is Deputy Chairman of BDO New Zealand, and has been the Chairman of our country’s Standards and Quality Committee for over a decade. 

Outside of work Doug is a very keen road cyclist, and has represented New Zealand at the Gran Fondo World Championships in France (2017) and Italy (2018).


Professional Affiliations

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand



Bachelor of Commerce and Administration


Community Involvement

Chairman of NZ Multiple Sclerosis Research Trust