Neil has over 25 years' experience in various roles in New Zealand capital markets. He joined Forsyth Barr as Research Director before being appointed Managing Director in 2001. Forsyth Barr is a leading New Zealand sharebroking firm and investment bank with over 500 staff across 25 offices throughout NZ and an office in Hong Kong. Forsyth Barr provides the full range of private client and institutional broking, wealth management and investment banking services advising over 50,000 clients on their investments.
Neil is Chair of the NZ Regulatory Board of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ), Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington and a former Director of NZX and CAANZ. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals NZ (INFINZ), having been Chairman of the NZ Society of Investment Analysts 1999-2001. He is registered as a financial adviser, a Fellow Chartered Accountant, Chartered Fellow of the IOD and a member of the CFA Society NZ and Stockbrokers & Financial Advisers Association of Australia. Neil was an inaugural recipient of a Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Award in 2005.
None of Forsyth Barr Limited or its related companies are registered banks.
Neil is based out of the Wellington office
Forsyth Barr Ltd Wellington Office
Level 22 NTT Tower
157 Lambton Quay
PO Box 5266, Wellington 6140
Phone: +64 4 499 7464