Gareth Easter

Associate Director - Tax


KPMG in New Zealand

Gareth is a Associate Director in our Innovation and Growth team based in our Wellington office. Gareth has over 12 years’ experience in practical R&D, Corporate Tax, and R&D funding in New Zealand. Over the past 5 years Gareth has helped businesses identify Innovation and R&D, and access R&D funding; initially through the R&D Growth Grant and then through the R&D Tax Credit, since its re-introduction in 2019.

  • Competenz – Trade qualified Mechanical Engineer, Fitting, Machining

  • Victoria University of Wellington BCOm, Accounting, Finance

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

  • Innovation and Growth Advisory

  • R&D Tax Credit - Tax