Warrick Cleine

  • Beachhead Advisor, South East Asia

Warrick is a well-known business commentator in Vietnam who brings a depth of knowledge and expertise to the Beachhead advisor team.

Based in Ho Chi Minh for over 20 years, he is able to draw on his New Zealand heritage to help companies navigate the Vietnamese and Cambodian business cultures.

He started his career for KPMG in New Zealand, and is now recognised as one of Vietnam’s leading tax professionals, as chief executive of KPMG in Vietnam,  where he is also the Managing Partner of Deals, Tax and Legal.

As a frequent commentator in the Vietnamese media on tax and business issues, Warrick has an extensive knowledge of the country’s corporate environment  and is keen to share his insights on exporting with New Zealand companies.

He is well respected by the corporate community in Vietnam, and has extensive experience working with the authorities at all levels of the Government.

He has advised on numerous corporate transactions in Vietnam and Cambodia. His clients include major international corporations operating in Vietnam from Europe, Asia and the United States, in the financial services, manufacturing, natural resources and consumer goods industries.

Warrick is Chairman of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam.

Advisory areas

Tax, transaction services, banking and insurance, trade and manufacturing, infrastructure. 

Sector expertise



Warrick has experience in Vietnam and Cambodia. 

Warrick Cleine