Mark Somerville-Ryan

Investment Adviser

Mark Somerville-Ryan

Mark Somerville-Ryan joined Craigs Investment Partners in 2004. Mark has a strong understanding of equity markets, company valuations and industry sectors having worked as Director of Investment Banking for Craigs. He also advises corporate clients on a wide range of equity market related transactions, including IPOs, rights issues and placements, as well as public takeovers and acquisitions. Mark is able to provide investment services to US based investors. Prior to joining Craigs Investment Partners, Mark worked for a number of years in corporate finance in the UK, New Zealand and Italy providing corporate advisory services to listed and unlisted clients. Outside of work he enjoys golf, running, cycling and fishing.


 Mark Somerville-Ryan holds the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance; Economics), University of Auckland (1992)
  • Chartered Accountant, New Zealand (1996)
  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011)
  • FINRA Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination (2016)

He is a member of or accredited with the following organisations:

  • NZX Adviser
  • NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants

Mark is in an Adviser Partnership with Baden Carter

Baden Carter

Baden Carter joined Craigs Investment Partners in July 2006 as an Investment Adviser. He has extensive experience in the financial markets including roles as a FX Dealer for Westpac, Barclays Bank and ANZ in Wellington. Baden also held a management position focusing on Fixed Interest Sales for National Australia Bank in New York. Most recently, Baden was Treasurer for Pacific Retail Finance.


Baden holds the following qualifications:

  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011)
  • NZX Diploma (2008)
  • National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) USA; (2002 - 2006) (Series 7 & 63 Qualified)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management Science), Canterbury University (1983)

He is a member of or accredited with the following Organisations:

  • NZX Adviser
  • INFINZ - Certified Treasury Professional

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Auckland Branch Details

Branch Address

Level 32, Vero Centre
48 Shortland Street
Auckland 1010

Postal Address

PO Box 1196
Shortland Street
Auckland 1140