Babbage Consultants appoints Craig Punt as Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday 11 October 2022

Babbage Consultants has appointed Craig Punt as Chief Financial Officer following an executive search conducted by SEQEL Partners.

Babbage Consultants is a long standing and well respected multi-disciplinary practice offering tailored consultancy across Architecture, Engineering, Land Development and Project Management. The firm is 100% New Zealand owned, and has clients throughout Australasia, South America and Europe, serviced by over 180 employees across New Zealand and Australia. 

Craig is an experienced finance leader with a background spanning the travel, retail, and building products sectors. Prior to joining Babbage he was a Commercial Manager for Humes, a leading manufacturer of concrete pipes and precast concrete products within Fletcher Building. Earlier, he spent seven years with Icebreaker, a $250m wholesaler and retailer of apparel, in a range of senior roles including Director Financial Planning & Analysis for the APAC region, and Head of Finance and e-Commerce A/NZ. His early career saw him spend 10 years with Bunnings where he took on increasingly senior financial mandates culminating to two years as Planning & Finance Manager NZ.  

Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and is CPA qualified. He joined Babbage in early October.