Mark Russell

Mark Russell

Chief Operating Officer, PwC New Zealand

Mark is Chief Transformation Officer and sits on the firm's Executive Leadership Team.

As an experienced tax adviser, Mark prides himself on providing solutions that are tailored to the unique requirements of his clients. He works extensively in the property sector, including for listed and unlisted property funds, privately held property vehicles, foreign institutions investing in New Zealand property, and retirement villages.

Mark is recognised as an expert in the taxation of investments, including investments in “PIE” funds and in offshore share investments subject to the “foreign investment fund” rules.

He is responsible for driving business transformation within PwC New Zealand, including responsibility for technology. Mark is also responsible for leading the diversity and inclusion agenda within PwC New Zealand.

Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending time with his children, and on Saturday mornings is often found on the side lines coaching sports teams. He is also a passionate musician, and enjoys both listening to music and playing the guitar.

Contact details

Tel: +64 21 568 444


Area of interest

  • Asset management, Financial services, Funds management, Property, Private business
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