Mark Averill

Chief Executive Officer


As CEO of PwC New Zealand, Mark leads a team of more than 120 partners and over 1,300 staff, who are focused on building trust and helping New Zealand businesses solve their most important problems. Mark's eye is firmly on the changing business landscape. He's focused on bringing what’s happening globally to the fore in New Zealand and making these developments relevant for New Zealanders and our economy. With significant people leadership experience, Mark grows and develops leaders who are relevant for the future – creating leaders who catch the wave of change first and connect New Zealand to the world stage. With proven success in creating team based and collegial environments, Mark's leadership experience includes building market-leading teams, strengthening market position, and developing strategies for sustainable profitable growth. Mark has over 30 years experience, including 14 years as a Partner at PwC. Prior to his current CEO role, Mark was the National Deals Leader for PwC New Zealand’s market-leading Deals practice. He brings significant experience working across a wide range of industries, with a broad range of clients including corporates, local authorities, private equity firms, IWI as well as a significant number of private companies. Mark currently sits on the PwC ASEANZ (Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand) Consulting Board and New Zealand China Council Board.