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Stephen Walker

Executive Director

Steven Walker, Executive Director

Stephen Walker
Cell: 021 222 6069

Stephen (Steve) is Executive Director, and is in effect Audit New Zealand’s Chief Executive. Before taking up his position as Executive Director, Steve was based in New York as the Director of Operations for the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

Steve began his career in 1987, when he was employed by Audit New Zealand as a bursar while studying for his degree. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant early in 1993.

He has performed a wide range of roles including external and internal audits, financial reporting standard setting, policy document, strategic planning, governance, public sector management, training development and delivery, and executive operational management.

Steve is a member of the Council of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (formerly the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants). He was awarded a Fellowship of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants in December 2013. The Fellowship is awarded for outstanding contributions to the accountancy profession and the community.

Page last updated: 9 March 2015