Kevin has an institutional funds management, private-equity investment and corporate finance advisory background. He has been a consultant to the board of a major NZ dairy company. Before this, he was head of a private equity and alternative investment fund, based in Sydney, Australia. He has also worked as a commercial and tax lawyer and began his career as a chartered accountant with global CA firm, PWC, specialising in structured finance and tax. He also grew up on a mixed sheep, beef and cropping farm in Southland, New Zealand.