Adrian Wimmers

Partner - Government and Infrastructure

KPMG in New Zealand

Adrian is KPMG’s Government and Infrastructure Sector Driver Partner and is based in Wellington. He also leads the Economic and Social Development proposition for KPMG IMPACT. Adrian has over 24 years’ experience providing investment, financial, commercial and financing advice to KPMG’s infrastructure and public sector clients. He has advised on numerous Better Business Cases and project finance/Public Private Partnership/franchise transactions relating to social infrastructure, public housing, and transport projects. He has also undertaken many engagements related to improving public value such as strategic performance management, statutory and regulated fee reviews, value for money and baseline reviews, and service costing and funding reviews. He is passionate about improving the quality of government investment decision making and delivery of improved social outcomes through strong economic, financial and commercial and quantitative analysis, smarter procurement approaches and a focus on whole-of-life performance. In recent years Adrian has also undertaken a series of senior secondments into public sector agencies, focused on investment management and major project delivery. Adrian previously worked for KPMG UK and Europe between 1996 and 2003 and has twice worked in the New Zealand public service as a commercial advisor in the Treasury’s former Crown Company Monitoring Advisory Unit.

  • Government and Public Sector
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public-private partnership
  • Transactions
  • BCA - Victoria University of Wellington

  • BSc - Queensland University

  • CPA (Aust) - Member

  • Advisory Board member of the Komiti Pasifika, Victoria University of Wellington