Paul Burns

Originally from Northern Ireland, Paul and his (Kiwi) wife Anna moved to Christchurch in 2011. Since then, Paul has had a wide exposure to New Zealand agriculture and developed exposure and expertise around agri strategy and business development. Paul provides agri focused advisory services including portfolio optimisation, strategic planning, financial modelling, due diligence, capital structure review and capital raising.

Paul holds various directorships across technology (AgTech), infrastructure (Irrigation), and farmland (Dairy). A qualified chartered accountant, Paul also holds a MA (International Business Management), BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors. Prior to Craigmore, Paul spent just under five years at Synlait Milk Limited (Head of Corporate Finance) where he helped support the capital allocation and growth strategy through to initial public offering on the NZX. Paul spent a decade working in London in finance roles across banking, media and telecoms.