Richard McKnight

Richard McKnight

Richard McKnight

  • Specialty:

    Business and share valuations
    Tax effective structuring of privately owned businesses

  • Areas of Interest:

    Professional service firms, Sheep & beef farming, Hospitality industry, Property

  • Education:

    Bachelor of Commerce (University of Otago), Chartered Accountant (New Zealand Institute of Accountants)

Managing Partner | Otago

Richard McKnight is the Managing Partner of our Dunedin office and is also an executive in the Private business team. He has had 33 years experience, 25 as a partner.

Richard specialises in the valuation of shares in private companies and acts as peer review partner on at least 50 valuations annually.

Richard has also had significant governance experience including 4 years as the Chairman of Otago Cricket (1997 to 2001), 8 years as a trustee, including a period as the Deputy Chairman of the Otago Community Trust (1993 to 2001). Richard was also elected to the PwC’s New Zealand Governance Board for the period 2001 to 2003.