Nirav Shah

Reporting Accountant – Corporate Finance & property, Auckland Council

Nirav is currently working with The Auckland Council – local government council for the Auckland Region in New Zealand which is the largest council in Australasia, with a $3 billion annual budget, $29 billion of ratepayer equity and 10000 full-time staff.

Nirav is a professional member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Associations of Accounting Technicians UK. Nirav is also a certified lead auditor for quality management system (QMS) & Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and he also holds six sigma green belt.

Nirav has worked on numerous infrastructure projects including the largest, most expensive and most important infrastructure development ever undertaken in New Zealand the $ 1.4 billion Waterview connection project. Having worked on various projects with different companies in New Zealand he understands the importance of working through professional relationships, integrity, and going the extra mile.

Nirav was born in India and has been working in New Zealand since 2013. Before coming to New Zealand Nirav has also worked as a Licensed Insurance and Mutual fund adviser with a number of multinational investment management companies in India. Nirav holds a special interest in capital markets and investment in equity.

Infrastructure projects Nirav has worked on so far:

  • Waterview connection (NZTA) | $1.4 billion | Auckland, NZ
  • Mangere BNR Upgrade (Watercare) | $120 million | Auckland, NZ
  • Lincoln to Westgate upgrade (NZTA) | $110 million | Auckland, NZ