Brendan Catchpole

Brendan Catchpole

Chief Operating Officer, PwC New Zealand

Brendan is Chief Operating Officer and sits on the firm’s Executive Leadership Team.

He is driven by supporting New Zealand business owners, investors and entrepreneurs to build stronger businesses that meet the needs of their customers, people and community. As an experienced tax specialist, he quickly understands business issues to help clients solve challenges and maximise opportunities. 

With a particular focus on the property sector and export businesses, Brendan works closely with private investors to provide practical advice that reflects their commercial and personal objectives in areas including tax structuring, compliance and family advisory. Over his career he has advised a wide range of clients, including international and domestic businesses, emerging growth businesses and wealth clients. 

Outside of work, Brendan's three boys and lifestyle block keep him busy. He does his best to keep fit and active while trying to stay in one piece. Mention you're a skier – water or snow – and you'll have a new best friend.

Contact details

Tel: +64 21 389 425



  • Tax structuring of investment
  • Family advisory
  • Taxation of property transactions
  • Trust and estate planning
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