Derek Whinney

Derek Whinney
Prime Strategies Group | Associate
Auckland, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 21 733 948
Email: [email protected]

Derek is a Chartered Accountant who has extensive experience working in senior executive roles within New Zealand and multi-national companies.

His decision to join Prime Strategies was motivated by his desire to use his experience to help people succeed in business and their personal lives.

Derek’s career began as an auditor and progressed to financial leadership in the manufacturing, construction, project management and retail sectors. He has supported several General Managers and senior executives in achieving success in business.

Derek’s business experience is broad and includes:

  • Business restructuring and organisational change management
  • Implementation of Business Information Systems
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Process improvement and internal control
  • Business start-up, Budgeting, Finance, Working Capital, Procurement, Cash flow management and forecasting
  • Product Costing
  • Foreign Exchange risk management

Often business owners are unable to maximise their businesses performance and opportunities. This can be stressful and time consuming. Derek’s experience and expertise along with the programme and support provided by the Prime Strategies Group will ensure you get the best advice and relieve the pressure. He will work with you to ensure you make the best decisions to secure the stability and long-term success, welfare and wealth for you and your business.

Driven by his commitment to excellence, he will go the extra mile to make sure clients are fully satisfied. As a business advisor, he has a positive mindset, creates partnerships with a purpose, and always strives for significant outcomes.

Outside of Prime Strategies Group Derek has been actively involved as a successful coach of junior rugby at the local college and club, where he also still has a run as a senior player.

Give Derek a call to talk through your situation and how he can help your business improve and enable you to enhance your quality of life. You’ll be delighted you made the decision.

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