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 Findex 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)
  • Kent Enterprises Ltd (privately owned property company)
  • InvoCare NZ Group of Companies (subsidiary of an Australian listed company that operates a number of funeral homes throughout New Zealand, Australia and Asia)

Advisory Board Appointments

Rowan provides advisory services to a New Zealand based DNA sampling business for production animals and a clothing manufacturer & retail business.

Rowan has also provided professional services involving mergers and acquisitions, including restructuring of business ownership.

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
  • Liquidations
  • Creditor Compromises
  • Dispute Resolutions

Industry Expertise

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

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Licensed Insolvency Practitioner (Registration Number IP13)
  • 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)