Convenor of Judging
Vicki Lawson - PwC
Based in the Hawkes Bay office, Vicki has more than 20 years of experience in the PwC professional services environment.
She specialises in managing complex assignments for key clients, especially high-profile Hawkes Bay’s companies with a particular passion for the wine sector. As a Partner, Vicki co-leads the Assurance practice and heads up the PwC Business Sales initiative in the Hawke’s Bay.
Vicki joined the New Zealand firm in 2004 from PwC in the UK, originally on a two-year secondment, but loved New Zealand so much, that she never left. After more than six years working within the Assurance division in the Auckland office, she then moved to the Hawke’s Bay undertaking external and internal audits and due diligence. With an outgoing personality, she is a multifaceted expert, working on external audits of financial statements of listed clients, issuers, and privately held businesses as well as a significant number of IFRS transitions.
Vicki reinforces her passion for people and making a positive difference by acting as a virtual CFO for a number of key clients.
She loves all that Hawke’s Bay can offer her and her family – great wine, food and an innovative business community all on her doorstep.