Chris Short – General Manager


Areas of Expertise:

  • Business & Financial Management

  • Strategy & Planning

  • Financial Modelling

  • Business Case Analysis

  • Project Management


BBS, PG Dip Man,

Chris joined CGW in 2013 and looks after the overall management and strategic direction of the company. He lends his knowledge of financial and client management to a number of projects and has been steering the company through significant system improvement, growth and change over the past few years. Recently he led the sale of a portion of CGW to Wilton Joubert creating a launching pad for growth on a national scale.

Chris’ experience includes leading staff, and managing financial and commercial functions for large businesses in retail, science and technology, consulting, and horticulture as well as leading a team of specialist professional advisors in a large accounting practice. He has a degree and post graduate qualifications in Accounting and Management, is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Directors.

Chris enjoys getting into the outdoors tramping, mountain biking, kayaking, and climbing, and has travelled extensively; visiting the some remote parts of the world on various adventures.


You will find Chris in our Nelson Office.

Phone: 03 548 8259

Mobile: 021 812 911