Home > Who we are > Our people > Phil Barlow

Phil Barlow

Tax Director, Auckland

Phil is a Director on the Board of Nexia New Zealand (Auckland).

+64 9 448 3233

Level 1, 5 William Laurie Place, Albany, Auckland 0632

Connect on LinkedIn

Professional experience

Phil Barlow joined Nexia New Zealand (Auckland), formerly Hayes Knight, in 2007 as Director of our Tax Team coming from Ernst & Young. Having specialised in tax for more than 20 years, Phil has considerable expertise in tax effective structuring, tax risk management, assisting with IRD audits, domestic and international tax advice and tax due diligence.

Throughout his career, Phil has worked with many clients across a broad spectrum of industries, ranging from small to medium size businesses through to large multinational companies. Phil has also assisted the key stakeholders in these businesses with their own personal tax obligations.

Phil has regularly presented on topical tax issues for various Chartered Accountant Groups and other Accountancy forums. Within Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Phil is Chair of the Auckland Branch Operational Tax Liaison Group. Phil is also the Auckland representative on the National Tax Liaison Committee. Phil is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and was awarded his Fellowship for his services to the profession in 2019 by CAANZ.

Phil is a Director on the Board of Nexia New Zealand (Auckland).

Phil has specialist expertise in:

  • Tax consulting
  • Tax risk management
  • IRD audits
  • Domestic, international, and non-profit tax advice

Qualifications and memberships

  • Board Member, Nexia New Zealand (Auckland)
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant – CAANZ
  • Certificate of Public Practice – CAANZ
  • Bachelor of Business, Auckland University of Technology