Our Advisers


Roger Sutherland

36 years’ experience in the financial services industry has enabled Roger to develop a proven strategy: advice first backed up with appropriate investment solutions, tailored to each client’s personal circumstances.

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Jack Powell

Jack has been working as an adviser in New Zealand since 1995, and has extensive experience in both the investment and business risk markets.

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Ben Lavender

Ben has been working in the financial sector for the past 10 years and has been providing advice for the past 5. He has recently joined the team and is looking forward to working in a smaller, client focused organisation.

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Brigette Arnold

Brigette has worked in the financial industry for over 15 years.. Brigette brings with her diverse knowledge and experience in the private equity and off shore investment markets.

Grant Lowe

Grant has worked in financial markets since 1998, both in London and New Zealand, providing advice for families and trusts.

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Our Story

Established in 2001 to provide wealth management and investment advisory services predominantly for Grant Thornton New Zealand’s Auckland clients, Private Wealth Advisers now maintains a close association with a number of leading accounting and law firms throughout Auckland and New Zealand.
Today the company manages approximately $500m of investments on behalf of individuals, trusts and organisations. The business is owned by Private Wealth Advisers’ four Principal advisers.