Brent Hulbert

Brent Hulbert

Executive Director, PwC New Zealand

Brent enjoys developing a deep understanding of his Taranaki clients business strategies and operations, to deliver the best professional advice. He provides practical and commercial solutions to tax issues, as well as sound problem solving, local knowledge and global insight.

Brent’s clients range from small to large across a number of industries in the private business, government, Māori business and multinational sectors. Brent has significant experience in the oil and gas sector including business operations in Taranaki, throughout New Zealand and across the globe. His specialties include tax planning, tax risk management, tax certainty and controversy. He’s particularly interested in inbound investment, oil and gas, Māori business and local government. Brent loves helping clients to develop a well thought out plan, then working with them to ensure successful implementation.

Keeping a balance in life between work and family is important to Brent. He enjoys active sports and can often be found on his mountain bike, snow or water skis depending on the season. With his family he’s spent a lot of time travelling through his wife’s home country of Ecuador and the wider South American region, and practicing his Spanish along the way.


  • Collectively owned Maori business
  • Oil and gas
  • Non-resident contractors