New Zealand

Ian Proudfoot 

Ian Proudfoot


Ian Proudfoot leads our Consumer/Industrial Markets and Agribusiness lines of business. He provides audit and transaction services to clients in a wide range of sectors, including agribusiness, retail and distribution.


Ian joined KPMG in London and transferred to KPMG Auckland in 1996. Since that time he has undertaken a diverse range of client assignments including a 12 month secondment managing financial reporting and consolidation for a major New Zealand company.

Head of Agribusiness & Lead Partner, Consumer & Industrial Products 

09 367 5882 

Location: Auckland 

Ian's expertise includes:

  • Development of KPMG New Zealand’s agribusiness focus group and our annual Agribusiness Agenda thought leadership report series. outlining strategic opportunities and challenges facing agribusinesses.
  • Experience working with clients in the hospitality, transport and infrastructure sectors, as well as specialised areas of the agricultural sector including dairy, horticulture, viticulture and rural support
  • Appointed Auditor for the Office of the Auditor-General on the audits of two companies, including an SOE.

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