Tim Ward

Tim Ward

Advisory Partner, Managing Partner BDO Invercargill

Healthcare | Construction and Real Estate


Tim is Managing Partner at BDO Invercargill. He joined BDO in 1986 and became a Partner in 1987. Tim received his New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Fellowship award in 2014.

Tim provides Advisory services to a diverse range of clients. Tax is Tim’s specialisation and he is a member of BDO’s National Tax Group. Insolvency, business valuation, and feasibility study assignments complete the list of services he provides.

Tim was chairman of the Spicer & Oppenheim National Partnership for a three years prior to the merger to form BDO. He has been a member of BDO’s National Management Board and currently chairs the forum of BDO’s Managing Partners.


Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Professional Affiliations

Member of Institute of Directors

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand


Bachelor of Commerce 

Community Involvement

Ministerial appointment to the Southern Institute of Technology Council

Former Board Member of Southern District Health Board

Board of Trustees - Verdon College

National swimming referee