Our People

Rowan Chapman

Rowan Chapman, DIRECTOR

Rowan is an experienced Chartered Accountant having been in public practice since 1982. Rowan was a founding partner of Gosling Chapman, which is now part of the Crowe Horwath Group.

Rowan has extensive commercial experience from public companies, private companies, trusts and partnerships to individuals, in a range of industries.


  • D & H Steel Construction Ltd (privately owned Auckland based steel fabrication company)
  • Clearwater Construction Ltd (privately owned Auckland based construction company)
  • SeaLink Group of Companies (privately owned Auckland based ferry service company)
  • Bikes International Ltd (wholesaler) and Bike Retail Group Ltd (retailer – Bike Barn)
  • Kent Enterprises Ltd (privately owned property company)

Advisory Board Appointments

Rowan provides advisory services to a number of New Zealand based private companies, including an international animal identification company, a clothing manufacturer and retail business, and a plastic injection moulding business.

Rowan also provides professional services involving mergers, acquisitions and the restructuring of the ownership of a number of businesses.

Dispute Resolutions

Due to Rowan’s extensive commercial experience, he has been involved in resolving a number of commercial disputes.

Areas of Expertise

  • Directorships & Advisory Board Appointments
  • Business Restructuring
  • Investigating Accountant Reviews
  • Receiverships – Companies & Trusts
  • Creditor Compromises
  • Liquidations
  • Dispute Resolutions

Industry Expertise

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Retail
  • Tourism
  • Professional Services

Qualifications & Memberships

  • CA ANZ Accredited Insolvency Practitioner
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Certificate of Public Practice (CPP)
  • Bachelor of Commerce & Administration (BCA)
  • Member of Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)