Tristan Will | BDO Wellington

Tristan Will

National Franchise Sector Leader, Advisory Partner

Franchise | Construction and Real Estate | Retail | Tourism


Tristan has been a member of our firm for over twenty years starting in 2004 as a graduate and became a Partner in 2016.

He leads our Wellington based Business Services and Outsourcing team with a focus on the Retail and Franchise industries. Through his knowledge gained in serving clients within these sectors he is the National Leader for the Franchise Sector for BDO and was previously the National Leader for Retail too.

Tristan also advises clients as a member of both our Advisory and Technology divisions, servicing clients with a wide range of needs. 

Key industries of expertise include Construction, Franchise, IT and Software, Real Estate, and Retail, including supermarkets.

Key areas of expertise include accounting and advisory, business growth facilitation and focus, business intelligence, financial modelling and costing, strategy, tax compliance, information systems and business process mapping.


Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Professional Affiliations

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand



Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Victoria University of Wellington)

Bachelor of Science (Victoria University of Wellington)


Community Involvement

Advisory Committee - Porirua City Chamber of Commerce

National Management Committee - Air Training Corps Association of New Zealand

Former Trustee of Porirua RSA Poppy Trust

Coach of Porirua City Junior Cricket Club

Tawa Turtles Vintage Cricket team

Former New Zealand Cadet Force Officer

Recipient of a City of Porirua Mayoral Certificate of Recognition for services to the Youth of Porirua City

Chief of Airforce Commendation for work in relation to the Air Training Corps Association of NZ

Recognition in the Kapura Volunteer XI for Cricket Wellington