Richard Bain

Investment Adviser


Richard joined Craigs in June 2015 as a Private Wealth Associate and, following completion of his AFA qualification, became an Investment Adviser in January 2018. Previously, he spent two years as a para-planner at a boutique advisory firm in Christchurch.

Together with Ross Hutton, Richard provides prudent investment advice to individuals, companies, charities and family trusts.

A former member of the NZ Blacksticks who has played hockey professionally in Germany, Richard is an active member of the Canterbury hockey community.


Richard has the following qualifications:

  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2018)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management and Finance) (2014)

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

  • Institute of Finance Professionals NZ Inc (INFINZ)
  • NZX Adviser

Richard is in an Adviser Partnership with Ross Hutton


Ross Hutton joined Craigs Investment Partners in 2004. He has extensive experience in the finance industry, having been an investment adviser for over 29 years. Prior to joining Craigs Investment Partners, Ross had been a partner at Lawrence Millton and Howarth since 1986. Ross is passionate about the finance industry and thoroughly enjoys creating and managing his client’s wealth.

Ross holds the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws, Canterbury University
  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011)

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

  • NZX Adviser

Ross is a Craigs Investment Partners approved DIMS adviser.

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Christchurch Branch Details

Branch Address

Level 3, Craigs Investment Partners House
76 Victoria Street
Christchurch 8013

Postal Address

PO Box 90
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140