Bridget Musker
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Bridget Musker

New Zealand Defence Force / Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa

Chief financial officer

  • Appointed on 28 September 2018.
  • Previously deputy CFO of NZDF and held various roles with Deloitte.
  • Holds a Master’s in business administration. Holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Victoria University and a diploma of chartered accounting.
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate of the Australian Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies.


Associate Director SME Accounting at Deloitte, Manager
Jan 1998 - May 2012
New Zealand Defence Force / Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Financial Officer (Acting), Australian Defence College - Defence and Strategic Studies Course, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Director Financial Strategy and Modelling
Feb 2014 - Present

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