Cecilia Burgess

Cecilia Burgess

Chief Operating Officer, PwC New Zealand

As our Chief Operating Officer, Cecilia is responsible for the daily operations of the firm, providing business efficiency and alignment.

Cecilia was previously the Chief Operating Officer at Bell Gully, for seven and half years, where she was responsible for drafting and implementing their strategic plan, as well as the overall management of the firm's business support services. Her prior experience has been with professional services firms internationally in senior management roles, primarily focussed on Business Development. Her experience spans working in Australia, Hong Kong and the UK with Minter Ellison and Linklaters.

Cecilia is an alumni who has returned after a 17 year gap, previously she was our Director of Marketing in the late 1990’s.


  • Business strategy
  • Business development
  • Operations
  • Leadership and management