Richard Briant | BDO Gisborne

Richard Briant

Advisory Partner



Richard is a specialist farm accountant with a client base made up of sheep and beef farmers, horticulturists, viticulturists and crop farmers.  He works closely with clients to grow their businesses so they can achieve family goals, whilst also understanding the importance of building solid relationships with them.

Richard joined BDO on 1 April 2011. Prior to joining BDO, Richard worked on the family farm and is now an owner. This has proven invaluable in being able to relate with clients.



Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand)


Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Agribusiness, Accountancy and Management

Family Business Accreditation


Community Involvement

Executive member of Federated Farmers Gisborne branch

Executive member of Poverty Bay A & P Association

Trustee for a Charitable Trust

Treasurer for several voluntary organisations