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Craig Melhuish

Partner, Christchurch

Craig leads our Corporate Advisory and Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency divisions.

+64 3 379 0829

Nexia House, Level 4, 123 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013

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Professional experience

Craig leads our Corporate Advisory and Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency divisions and is a Board Member of Nexia New Zealand (Christchurch). He has broad sector experience and works with a wide range of entities, from SMEs to large listed companies.

Craig has extensive commercial experience. He began his career in Auckland before working at investment banks JP Morgan and Credit Suisse in London. Prior to joining Nexia, he worked for HSBC in Auckland.

He draws from this experience and leverages market insights and industry trends to develop innovative approaches and individually tailored solutions for his clients.

When not at work, you will find Craig out mountain biking or spending time with family, including his wife, four children and dog.

Craig has specialist expertise in:

  • Business advisory
  • Business recovery
  • Insolvency
  • Business and share valuation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial modelling
  • Relationship property valuations
  • Due diligence
  • Debt and equity funding

Qualifications and memberships

  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Public Practice Certificate, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Bachelor of Business Studies, Graduate Diploma in Business Studies, Graduate Certificate in Commerce with Distinction
  • Board Member, Nexia New Zealand (Christchurch)
  • Member, Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ)
  • Member, INSOL International