Paul Roberts


Paul leads the New Zealand risk practice and is a member of the EY New Zealand Executive Committee as well as the Oceania Advisory Leadership team. Paul’s overriding interest is to assist clients to achieve their objectives whether through managing the risks that matter or driving improved performance.

Previous experience

Paul has over 20 years of industry and advisory experience. He specialises in providing internal audit, risk management, process improvement and governance related services to organisations. He has specific experience in the asset management, electricity, general insurance, health insurance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, retail, and tertiary sectors. He also has a passion for working with Māori organisations. Paul also spent 12 months on secondment to Fonterra at the time of its establishment.


Paul holds a Bachelor of Management Studies (1st class Honours), is a Certified Internal Auditor (IIANZ), and a Chartered Accountant (NZICA). In 2006, Paul received the Best Contribution to the Internal Auditing Profession in New Zealand awarded by the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Paul’s interests outside of work include jogging, playing golf, enjoying good food and fine wine and spending time with family and friends.