Company: Crowe Horwath
Rick has been Chief Executive for Crowe Horwath in Hawke’s Bay, NZ’s leading small to medium sized business advisory organisation, since 1998. He has been a practising certified accountant since 1995. With a background in farming, Rick has the specific expertise for assisting rural businesses, including succession planning. This insight enables him to think laterally when engaging with his clients’ particular business circumstances and he is not afraid to ask the ‘hard questions’. Rick is often consulted as a business and thought leader in Hawke’s Bay, and works with local government organisations in supporting the growth of Hawke’s Bay and Hawke’s Bay businesses. Rick has been a director and part of the executive group of publicly listed companies, a shareholder and director of various private companies, as well as a farm owner and manager. Rick is a member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants, the NZ Institute of Primary Industry Management and the Institute of Directors. References available on request. Convenor of Judges for the Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for the past eight years.
Advisory Board Member
Charity/Community, Council Controlled Organisation, Listed Company, Private Company
Compliance and Risk, Finance, General Management, Governance, Human Resources, Strategy & Planning
Arts/Entertainment,Community/Social Assistance,Education/Training,Health/Medical/Pharmacy,Manufacturing,Professional Services,Venture Capital/Private Equity
Bachelor of Business Studies at Massey University
Rick is a member of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants, the NZ Institute of Primary Industry Management and the Institute of Directors