Hayden Keast

Hayden Keast

Audit & Assurance Partner




Hayden Keast joined BDO Gisborne in July 2019 after spending the past four years working in Whangarei as part of the greater BDO Northland team. Prior to this time, Hayden managed a large portfolio of audit clients for a New Zealand based international accounting firm.

He is an experienced Chartered Accountant with a strong working knowledge of the New Zealand business environment and markets with expertise in financial statement audit, risk advisory and assurance.


Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) in Accounting

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Community Involvement 

Outside of the office, Hayden enjoys spending time with his wife and three young daughters.  He is also a firm believer of giving back to the community that he is part of which has included in the past taking on the treasurer role for some not for profit organisations.