We are Invest Auckland – the people and resources to help you set up or find new business opportunities in the thriving Auckland economy.

We are your dedicated investment team at Auckland Council’s economic development agency – Auckland Unlimited. Whether you are a multinational company looking to expand, an investor seeking sector opportunities, or an entrepreneur or investor looking to set up business in Auckland, our investment specialists are happy to assist.

With an established ecosystem of consultants and government agencies, we will give you the knowledge and insights to help you assess opportunities and get started. We can also connect you with the support you need in regulatory compliance, business consulting, marketing, logistics, or securing well-located commercial space. 

Our services

Business case development

Our team of specialists can help you develop a full business case by:

  • providing market research and statistics tailored to your business and industry
  • demonstrating Auckland’s suitability for your business, and
  • matching your business to suitable opportunities and solutions in Auckland.
Labour market and talent analysis

Our team of specialists can help you tap into Auckland’s talent pool by:

  • providing a comprehensive market analysis tailored to the level of qualifications and experience you require, and
  • helping you establish partnerships with local HR consultants, support service businesses, universities, tertiary institutes and training organisations.
Property solutions

Our team is connected with major property developers, commercial agents, development agencies, consultants and government agencies. We can:

  • help you find a place to do business
  • answer questions about pricing, project development and city planning, and
  • help you develop the right property solutions.
Aftercare support

After you establish your business in Auckland, we continue working with you to help your business grow by:

  • ensuring you are supported by Auckland Council when you wish to expand your business within the city
  • enabling access to the right business premises and sites, and
  • enabling access to the right talent pools.

With strong links to the business community, Auckland Council and central government, our team of specialists can put you in touch with the right people by:

  • introducing you to a range of essential Auckland contacts, and
  • helping you access New Zealand government grants, support programmes and investment partners for major projects.

Meet our consultants

Investment specialists

To learn more about the Auckland economy and market, and find investment-ready businesses and opportunities, get in touch with one of our investment specialists.



Aldrin Thayalakal bio

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Andrew Carpenter

Andrew Carpenter bio

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Suzanne McKinnon

Suzanne McKinnon bio

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Wing Lin

Wing Lin bio

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Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang bio

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International specialists

For help with international trade, investment and business-attraction matching in Auckland, get in touch with a member of our international team. 

Fiona Haiko

Fiona Haiko bio

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Paul Wilkinson

Paul Wilkinson bio

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Steven Si

Steven Si bio

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Fiona Haiko

Malcolm Lawry bio

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Start your business journey in Auckland with help from the Invest Auckland team.

Talk to us about investment opportunities in Auckland and our services