Helping clients navigate efficiently and simply through some of the most complex transactions is what makes this role so challenging and fulfilling.

Brad Wheeler

EY New Zealand Head of Transaction Tax & Private Equity

Driven tax professionals. Navigates some of the most complex transactions. Skiier, scuba diver & rugby player. Family man.

Brad is a Partner with EY Oceania and the Head of Transaction Tax & Private Equity Sector at EY New Zealand. Prior to this, he was working with EY in the UK as a director.

He has spent his career finding workable, practical solutions to all manner of tax issues arising from transactions, both in New Zealand and around the world. Brad is a dynamic leader in the field of transactions and brings a clear commercial focus to key tax issues, as well as advising more broadly on mergers and acquisitions.

Having worked on deals across the globe (in New Zealand, Australia, UK, US, France, Spain, Italy, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, and Kazakhstan to name a few), he believes that understanding different client perspectives and needs is critical to delivering value. 

Brad holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) in Accounting and Commercial Law from the Victoria University of Wellington. He us a Chartered Accountant.

How Brad is building a better working world

"Being the co-lead for EY’s role in the Capital Markets 2029 review and report has been a huge honour for me personally.

I see this work as being a key part in the development of our capital markets over the next decade, and am proud to continue to be a part of and push these initiatives forward over the coming years."

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