Michael Rondel

Audit & Assurance Partner, Audit & Assurance National Leader

BDO Christchurch

03 379 5155

03 353 5527




Holder of Public Practice Certificate Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Registered Auditor (Financial Markets Authority)

Approved Auditor (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Approved Auditor (Office of the Auditor General)


Executive Summary

Michael leads the Audit division at BDO Christchurch.

He has over 20 years' experience both in New Zealand and overseas providing professional services to medium and large-sized corporate entities. Michael is also involved with a large number of Not-for-Profit and public sector organisations.

Michael has a particular focus on the Education Sector. He has undertaken a number of statutory appointment roles at schools on behalf of the Ministry of Education as well as providing advisory services to a number of Board of Trustees. He also has significant governance experience and is involved on a range of Boards and Committees, including several in the Chair role. 


Professional Affiliations

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Chair of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Canterbury /Westland Local Leadership team

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Australasian Public Practice Advisory Group

Member New Zealand Institute of Directors

Member New Zealand Institute of Management Southern

Member and Past Chair of Christchurch Businessmen’s Club



Bachelor of Commerce 


Community Involvement

Christchurch City Council – Independent Member of Audit and Risk Management Committee 

Arts Centre Trust Board – Trustee and Chair of Finance, Audit and Risk Committee 

International Track and Field Trust – Trustee 

Harewood Golf Club Incorporated – Board Chair and Finance Director