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Bridget Marks

Bridget Marks

Chief Financial Officer

The CFO in the military manages finances, budgets, and advises on financial decisions to support military operations effectively. They works closely with military commanders and other high-ranking officials to provide financial guidance and support strategic decision-making.

A quick and well-deserved promotion

Before joining the NZDF, Bridget worked for Deloitte for 16 years in various financial roles. She has helped more than 200 clients with financial services in both public and private sectors. 

Marks began working for the NZDF in 2012 as the Finance Manager, Headquarters. In 2015, she was promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer. She has held the role of Chief Financial Officer since 28 September 2018.


  • Bachelor of Commerce degree from Victoria University
  • Diploma of Chartered Accounting
  • Graduate of the Australian Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies
  • Master's in Business Administration.

Bridget is also a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.