RSM appoints three new Associate Directors in Audit

Audit, tax and consulting specialists RSM has further strengthened its audit practice by appointing three new Associate Directors in Audit

Audit, tax and consulting specialists RSM has further strengthened its assurance practice by appointing three new Associate Directors in Audit; Brendon Foy, Don Aue and Wayne Tukiri.

All qualified Chartered Accountants and members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Brendon, Don and Wayne have extensive audit and assurance experience and enthusiasm for assisting clients.

Brendon, Associate Director - Audit, has more than 15 years’ experience in financial statement audits mainly in New Zealand but also with some Australian experience. Brendon’s assurance experience traverses a wide variety of commercial and not-for profit entities, as well as state sector entities on behalf of the Office of the Auditor General where he is a recognised expert in school audits.  Brendon’s commercial sector clients include a range of service and manufacturing clients and he has a special interest and specialist sector audit experience within the wine industry. Brendon also has experience providing assurance services to legal firms regarding their trust accounts and internal systems.

Don, Associate Director - Audit, specialises in providing financial statement audit and due diligence services to SMEs. Don has spent time working in Malaysia and in Australia where he gained detailed knowledge of Australian Listing Rules working primarily with public listed companies operating in the oil and gas, construction, manufacturing and mineral resource industries. Since returning to New Zealand in 2014 Don has focused on providing audit and related services to a wide range of entities with a specific interest in the Biotechnology, Forestry, Transport & Logistics and Information Technology industries.

Wayne, Associate Director - Audit & People, has more than 25 years’ experience in the audit and HR industries. Wayne’s audit experience has seen him provide audit, assurance and related services to a wide range of entities across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and state sectors.   He is also increasingly called upon for a variety of bespoke assurance and consulting engagements which is testimony to his mix of technical skills, people skills as well as the appreciation of broader governance and other sensitivities.  A passionate presenter, Wayne is involved with many speaking and training opportunities. Wayne specialises in Audit and HR, specifically training and recruitment and holds significant experience in these areas.   

Craig Fisher, Audit Partner and Chairman of RSM in New Zealand says:

It is always delightful to see the promotion of good people who genuinely care about truly understanding their clients and then achieving the best results for them.  It is also relevant that these represent internal promotions and are testimony to the training and positive development culture within RSM.

RSM in New Zealand now has 21 partners and more than 140 staff, is based in Auckland but continues to service clients throughout New Zealand as well as being a part of and supporting the NZ CA network.


RSM New Zealand is part of RSM International – and was awarded Member firm of the year for 2016. With entrepreneurial member firms in over 120 countries across the globe providing professional audit, tax and consulting services, RSM is the 6th largest global accounting network.

Craig Fisher Audit Partner, Chairman
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p: +64 (9) 367 1654

Brendon Foy Associate Director - Audit

e: [email protected]

p: +64 (9) 367 1657

Don Aue Associate Director - Audit

e: [email protected]

p: +64 (9) 367 6695

Wayne Tukiri Associate Director - Audit & People

e: [email protected]

p: +64 (9) 367 1660

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Brendon Foy
Audit Partner
Wayne Tukiri
Audit & People Partner