Wayne brings integrity and solid leadership to his role as TPG's Managing Director.
Wayne provides integrity and solid leadership amongst his colleagues and industry business associates. He is dedicated to delivering exceptional service solutions and innovative results. He has an ability to understand the bigger picture and develop advanced project methodologies. His vast property knowledge and experience in contract management, public land acquisition and disposal, lease management, and negotiation skills has distinguished him as an influential expert.
Rebecca has over 16 years’ experience in the property industry including strategic planning, due diligence, negotiations, property transactions associated with infrastructural projects and client/project management. She has extensive experience in dealing with Crown land matters, property feasibility, and undertaking negotiations to acquire and dispose of land for utility and infrastructure projects.
With over 20 years' experience in both property and finance, Gareth is TPG's Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the general operations, governance and financial functions of TPG. Gareth has worked in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom and has particular experience in investment evaluation, business and strategic planning and process management. His vast experience lies in senior finance, operational, and commercial roles across a number of sectors, including property, telecommunications, energy and banking.
Sam is TPG's National Commercial Manager, and is responsible for the commercial strategy and business initiatives of the company, working closely with the Regional Business Managers and Marketing Team. Although he has a legal background, Sam has over 20 years’ experience in the property industry, both overseas and in New Zealand. Sam demonstrates enormous drive, commitment, and passion for understanding and identifying clients’ needs and delivering value-added solutions for clients.
Ashley is the General Manager of The Property Group Limited (TPG’s) Auckland Office. Ashley is an experienced Executive with a track record of success in State Owned Enterprises and in private sector organisations in New Zealand, Australia and Asia. He has built strong values-based teams, and has delivered results through leading complex change projects. He also has international experience, both as a Country Manager in Singapore and as Chair of a global industry headquartered in Europe.
As Wellington General Manager, Nick has overall responsibility for TPG’s activities across the Wellington region.
Nick is a strong and reliable leader with over 15 years’ experience in corporate real estate strategy, portfolio management and development, procurement, and strategic sourcing. Nick joined TPG in 2016, having previously held the role of General Manager – Properties at the National Australia Bank (NAB), parent company of The Bank of New Zealand (BNZ). Nick’s leadership philosophy is based in customer service, transparency, and collaboration.
Tanya is the General Manager of the TPG's South Island offices, based in our Christchurch office.
Tanya has over 25 years’ experience in the property industry in a diverse range of roles across planning, design and construction in both New Zealand and Australia. Tanya’s involvement with urban renewal, regeneration and revitalisation is evidenced in her work with various public and private sector organisations, including the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Airport Corporation, South Bank Corporation, Lendlease and Economic Development Queensland.
Her experience spans planning, design and delivery of major infrastructure and public realm projects, property development and urban renewal projects more broadly.
Craig is the General Manager for the Central North Island.
Craig is an exceptional negotiator and portfolio manager with over 15 years’ international experience in property. Before TPG he spent many years working as a property consultant both in New Zealand and London. Craig has been part of the management team responsible for growing TPG’s service offering throughout the region, in particular, its corporate advisory services.
Chris is the General Manager of the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, based in our Hamilton office. He is primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the 23 staff across TPG’s Hamilton, Rotorua and Tauranga offices.
Chris provides property consultancy services to a broad range of both private, local and central government clients, and has experience in the fields of acquisition, disposal, project management, and general consultancy. Chris is a qualified valuer, a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and as an Accredited Supplier for Land Information
New Zealand, he has a strong working knowledge of the Public Works Act 1981 and other associated property legislation.
Andrew is the Director - Planning, overseeing TPG's growing nationwide team of planners. Andrew has significant experience in dealing with a full range of Resource Management Act (RMA) matters.
In leading TPG’s planning team Andrew has been involved in, particularly at the strategic oversight level, various major infrastructure projects.
Andrew has helped to provide services to various major requiring authorities and infrastructure agencies including the New Zealand Transport Agency, Ministry of Education, Auckland Transport and Powerco.
James is Group General Counsel and is responsible for leading the nationwide TPG legal team. James has been an Executive Director since 2010, and is increasingly involved with TPG’s corporate and governance matters. His main work, however, remains to provide specialist support, skills, and legal advice on property and land law related issues to TPG’s property consultants.
Lahiru is the Planning Manager for the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions.
Lahiru has over ten years of wide-ranging planning experience including preparing applications and providing planning advice on a number of commercial, retail, residential, network & infrastructure, coastal and rural development projects. Lahiru also has experience consulting to local government in relation to strategic planning, policy analysis/development and managing/processing of resource consent applications.
Lahiru’s key strengths are his calm, thoughtful approach to issues where he is able to quickly grasp the key issues and tie up any loose ends.
Angela is the Planning Manager for the Wellington and Central regions.
With over 20 years’ experience in resource management roles, both in local government and consultancy, Angela has extensive consenting and regulatory planning experience. The majority of these roles have focused on the processing and preparation of resource consent applications, as well as advising corporate and residential clients on RMA and planning related matters for their property portfolios.
Karli is the Planning Manager for the South Island region.
Karli is a qualified planner with over 18 years of planning experience. She has a comprehensive understanding of the New Zealand resource management processes, including applications for resource consent, assessment of effects on the environment, and plan changes. Karli has also worked on business cases for major infrastructure projects and programmes of work using the government’s Better Business Case model.
Quinn has 13 years’ experience in resource management roles, both in local government and consultancy. Prior to joining TPG, Quinn was the Resource Consents Manager for the Queenstown Lakes District Council where he gained extensive knowledge and understanding of the systems, processes and needs of the Council and territorial local authorities.
Quinn is also a Certified Environmental Practitioner who specialises in construction environmental management. This includes extensive experience preparing and reviewing Environmental Management Plans and Erosion and Sediment Control Plans on a wide variety of construction projects in New Zealand and Australia.
Senior Property Consultant | GIS Principal Advisor
Micaella is both a Senior Property Consultant and TPG's Principal GIS Advisor.
As a LINZ accredited supplier with over 20 years’ experience in property related matters, Micaella brings technical expertise on cadastral data, historical research, land status reports, and dealing with surplus Crown land under the PWA 1981. Micaella works closely with the GIS Mapping Team producing property GIS solutions for clients around New Zealand.
Working within our Legal Team as Senior Corporate Counsel, Melanie is responsible for providing high quality legal services to TPG.
Before joining TPG, Melanie spent 10 years in private practice in Wellington advising clients on property and public works matters and 3 years in London working for number of Borough Councils. She has broad experience in all aspects of property and public works, particularly acquisitions, disposals, easements, reserves and leasing.
Clinton is a Senior Property Consultant and strong property development management professional with over 20 years' experience in urban renewal and regeneration projects, infrastructure planning and delivery, programme and project management and property economics.
Clinton joined the TPG team in mid 2016 having previously held senior roles with the Christchurch Central Delivery Unit of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and as Development Director Anchor Projects for the delivery of a portfolio of Anchor Projects.
Sam is a Senior Property Development Advisor and has been with TPG for over 7 years, holding various positions in project management, development management, cost management and acquisition negotiations. He has extensive knowledge in dealing with public and private land and has negotiated and acquired numerous property interests of all types.
Sam has been involved with a number of projects for both public and private clients. This includes feasibility studies on the highest and best uses for the site to identify the optimum outcome for the property, right through all phases of the project from funding to design and construction and stakeholder management.
Dan is a Senior Property Consultant with over ten years' experience in the property industry, having held specialist positions in development management, project management, valuation, and acquisition negotiations. Dan is a certified Homestar Practitioner and consults to a number of large New Zealand organisations.
Dan has managed a number of new school acquisition and designation projects for the Ministry of Education. The project management role incorporated the procurement and management of external consultants (planning, architecture, engineering & valuation), delivery of site acquisitions and Notice of Requirements for future school sites within the Ministry’s required timeframes.
Adrienne is a Senior Legal Executive with over 20 years' experience, her background being in Land Titles. She has completed many large scale legalisation actions for both the NZ Transport Agency and various LGAs. She has extensive experience in the land transfer area, having spent 13 years with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), and has also spent two years as a sales partner for a real estate firm.
Chris is a Senior Property Consultant with over 24 years’ experience in land status, acquisition, property management and disposal of Crown property. Chris also has qualifications in Survey Draughting and GIS/LIS and in valuation and property management.
Mark is TPG's Manager of Operations and Clients as well as the Principal Advisor for Telecommunications sector clients.
He has over fifteen years' experience in commercial and infrastructural consulting, with expertise in the management of large scale property acquisition and disposal projects for private companies, Crown Agencies and Territorial Local Authorities.
Sophie has over twelve years' of commercial property management and tenant advocacy experience in both Auckland and Wellington. Sophie’s past and current roles have seen her represent landlords as well as tenants in the Corporate Real Estate, Education and Housing and Community sectors. Her areas of expertise include Property and Tenancy Management, Tenancy and Asset Management policies and procedures, Lease Negotiations, Facilities Management, Property Strategy and Due Diligence.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Stuart has over 27 years’ experience in both property management and property development. He is also a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Stuart’s greatest interest is in providing strategic advice to help property owners make the best of their investments and to identify and realise optimum outcomes.
Prior to joining TPG, Stuart was the National Director of Asset Management at Knight Frank, providing property development, acquisition and management services for corporate and property investor clients.
Tony is the Operations Manager for the South Island, so is responsible for the operations of the Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown offices.
Tony provides property advice and undertakes property acquisition activities for many of TPG’s major clients across the South Island. He has over 20 years experience in the public sector, having held several major management positions across the South Island. His background is in Cadastral surveying, with over 30 years’ experience as a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor.
Debby a Regional Business Manager, and is responsible for managing new opportunities, client relationships and leading a myriad of private and public sector projects in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Taranaki region. Debby holds a current REAA Salesperson’s licence and is in the latter stages of her Masters of CRE with CoreNet Global. She brings broad business and industry knowledge through her property and business experience and interests.
Kevin is the Manager of Special Projects and is a Property Consultant specialising in infrastructural property as well as being the Contract Manager for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Acquisition Contract.
Kevin was responsible for setting up TPG Mapping and managing our Quality Business Systems and Telarc ISO Certification. He has over 30 years' property experience, with particular expertise in public land issues and project management, specialising in working with clients to assist with major property and infrastructure projects.
Yvonne is qualified in valuation and property management and is a Crown Accredited Supplier with over 24 years’ experience in infrastructure consulting.
Yvonne has extensive experience in dealing with land tenure issues, preparing property cost/feasibility estimates, strategy documents, and undertaking property negotiations to acquire and dispose of land for utility and infrastructure projects. Over the last five years Yvonne has worked almost exclusively within the energy sector, working closely with client organisations to secure land access and consents for transmission and distribution networks. As a result she has earnt the role as TPG’s Principal Advisor – Energy.
Ian has over 40 years' experience of property experience, specialising in the acquisition and management of property for both Crown and private agencies. His experience includes aggregating property for supermarkets, overseeing resource management processes, and property management. Ian has also been involved in the acquisition of land for major State Highway projects including the Transmission Gully Motorway Project.
Andrew is a Senior Property Consultant and LINZ Accredited Supplier who assists clients with the acquisition and negotiation of land under the Public Works Act 1981.
He has a good grasp of the practical aspects of buildings and infrastructure, as well as excellent technical ability involving negotiations, preparation of agreements and acquisitions of land for public infrastructure and easements. Andrew also provides strategic property advice to local authorities and corporations in the Taranaki region and holds a Real Estate Agents licence.
Bruce is the principal consultant for Urban Design and Urban Planning, and has 25 years' experience in both the private and public sector encompassing a broad spectrum of project types and scales.
The majority of his project work has been in designing masterplans for both medium density infill projects and new greenfield communities and towns. He has also worked on the development of several urban design guidelines for developers and local authorities. In addition to being a highly regarded urban designer and masterplanner, he provides a broad range of urban design and planning skills including assessments, strategic planning and visioning, design leadership, guidelines and specialist evidence. Bruce also has a background in economic and business development.
Bevan is a Senior Legal Executive with over 30 years' experience in the land transfer and property area, having dealt with all facets of Land Titles Office procedures in his time as Titles Officer and Signing Officer. Bevan is currently operating full-time within the legal team overseeing major projects, and has managed many large Public Works Act Legalisation Projects for NZ Transport Agency and Local Authorities.
Ryan is a Senior Planner with over 10 years’ experience in resource management roles throughout his time at both Wellington City and Palmerston North City Councils.
Ryan specialises in providing technical and strategic planning advice. He has experience in coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams with a high level of expertise in resource consent application preparation and decision making. Ryan has been involved in a variety of significant public and private projects. This includes commercial developments, heritage projects, waterfront developments, large-scale infrastructure projects, comprehensive multi-unit residential developments, childcare centres, big box retail, supermarket developments and significant rural-residential developments on the urban fringe.
Bruce is a Senior Legal Executive and technical expert on cadastral data, land status reports, land ownership analysis and the legalisation that governs land use.
Bruce has valuable technical knowledge in dealing with surplus Crown land, and can recommend the statutory actions required to accommodate the acquisition and disposal process. Currently, Bruce is TPG’s specialist for statutory government clients, and legal matters that relate to Department of Conservation issues. Bruce has been with TPG since it was formed in 1998.
Chris has extensive experience in property management and proven business planning skills, having been involved with the strategic planning for a number of NZ Transport Agency projects.
These involve analyses of project milestones and key dates to determine project plans, and ensuring those key dates are met. Chris has developed strong relationships with landowners, clients, allied professionals and contractors which form part of his day-to-day work. He has been involved with strategic planning for a number of New Zealand Transport Agency and Ministry of Education Projects.
Dave is a Registered Valuer, Senior Member of the Property Institute of New Zealand, and has LINZ Accreditation.
He has more than 20 years' experience in the property industry with broad urban valuation experience together with residential and commercial property investment / management experience. Since joining TPG, David has been instrumental in closing a number of delicate property deals for the NZ Transport Agency. He has also been an in-house consultant for Local Government Agencies, where he led a project team to acquire property required for a proposed private partnership motorway system.
Dave has over 35 years’ experience in property consulting work and is a Fellow of the Property Institute of New Zealand.
Dave is vastly experienced in acquisitions and disposals under the Public Works Act 1981 for various government agencies and Local Government Authorities. He was instrumental in establishing client procedures for the acquisition of land for the Transport Agency, and the development of a computerised system to catch this data. He has also developed expertise in project management, as is necessary for such projects.
Karen has more than 10 years' planning experience in resource management roles within local government as well as a high level of expertise in both consenting and policy planning work.
Karen has a depth of experience across a variety of development projects, including comprehensive residential development and subdivisions, heritage, commercial, educational institutions, and infrastructure projects. Her experience positions her well to work effectively with technical advisors and expertly manage and navigate the various Council processes that can arise through the consent process. Karen enjoys the client interface and working across a wide range of varying projects.
Glen has spent over 16 years' in commercial and infrastructural property consultancy work, specialising in major infrastructural projects.
His expertise includes assessing and reporting property costs, evaluating acquisition strategies, and forecasting of annual acquisition budgets. Glen has also carried out route location and site selection analysis for network operators. Having worked on some of New Zealand’s biggest infrastructure projects, Glen has a strong aptitude for resolving complex property issues. His expertise include assessing and reporting property costs for major infrastructure projects, evaluating acquisition strategies and forecasting of annual acquisition budgets within the Auckland region. Glen has also carried out route location and site selection analysis for network operators.
Gareth gained 10 years' experience as a Registered Valuer before joining TPG in 2012, where he worked with a wide range of property types including industrial, commercial, rural and residential.
He is involved in acquisitions of property required for infrastructure projects, selling surplus Crown and Council properties, and feasibility assessments for proposed developments and desktop value assessments.
Gina is a Senior Legal Executive with over 20 years' experience with the transfer of public assets. She is a LINZ Accredited Supplier and the Assistant Manager of the Napier legal team.
A specialist for the NZ Transport Agency, Gina has direct responsibility for completing all the NZ Transport Agency’s settlements. She is also the legal team’s liaison manager for the NZ Transport Agency, involving the monitoring of legalisation work and progress reporting to the NZ Transport Agency.
Catherine is a Senior Planner with over ten years' experience in New Zealand and overseas. Catherine has worked for both local governments and private consultancy firms, giving her extensive consenting and regulatory planning experience.
Graeme has over 30 years’ experience in property consulting. He is experienced in acquisition and disposals under the Public Works Act 1981. He also has a background in farming and residential care. Graeme has an enviable reputation for negotiating very complex compensation claims including personally concluding over 2,000 Public Works Act 1981 transactions.
Heather is an experienced property consultant with over 40 years' experience, having worked with a wide range of clients throughout Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough and the West Coast.
Her particular specialist areas include Crown land, National Parks and Reserves and ex-Railway land. As well as property consultancy skills, Heather has also developed expertise in status investigation and legal work, providing a number of TLAs with a comprehensive acquisition and legalisation service. With a brief period in the Ministry of Works as a Land Purchase Officer, she is an original staff member of TPG and considered an expert, particularly in Crown land issues
Iain operates as a LINZ accredited supplier throughout the lower South Island. Prior to his TPG acquisition projects for the NZ Transport Agency, Iain spent many years in the Valuation field. He has extensive experience in negotiation and dispute resolution.
Iain has been with TPG since 2009 and leads the Wellington legal team. Iain has a broad range of experience in dealing with public land, reserves, airports, and the acquisition and disposal of land under the Public Works Act 1981. Iain has advised in relation to a number of high profile roading projects including the SH1 MacKays to Peka Peka Expressway, Transmission Gully, and the Christchurch Nortern Arterial.
Jeremy is a Registered Property Consultant and LINZ Accredited Supplier with over ten years’ experience in the property industry.
He has extensive knowledge in dealing with both public and private land, and has negotiated the acquisition of numerous property interests and types to ensure the timely delivery of client projects. During his time at TPG, Jeremy has developed strong negotiation skills and a sound working knowledge of the Public Works Act 1981, as well as other associated property legislation. Jeremy thrives on finding solutions to property problems for his clients, and his management style reflects the collaborative approach he adopts with the extensive network of professional service providers he engages with.
Ken has over 30 years' in the property industry with extensive experience in general property consultancy, valuation of residential, commercial and infrastructural property, and the acquisition and disposal of land for the Crown as a Crown Accredited Supplier.
He has undertaken market research and feasibility studies for various clients including site research and evaluation studies, accommodation evaluation and procurement, industrial land analysis and market analysis for residential housing projects.
Kris has over 16 years' experience in the property industry, negotiating complex acquisitions and disposals for a range of clients.
Kris has managed the NZ Transport Agency's acquisition contract for TPG in the Central region for the past nine years. Kris's Law qualifications allow him to bring a different but complementary perspective to property consultancy. Kris has proven experience in leading a team to deliver land for major infrastructure projects such as the M2PP Expressway.
Louise is a Senior Legal Executive with over 20 years' experience in the legal environment.
She has a high level of expertise and technical ability in legal areas relating to TPG's core business and is responsible for the ongoing legalisation of the Transport Agency, Crown agencies and local authorities throughout the country, providing specialist support and advice to these clients in dealing with Public Works Act 1981 matters. These projects include the legalisation of the Waterview Connection Project, State Highway 2 Mangatawhiri, State Highway 1 Te Rapa and State Highway 3 Bell Block.
Leo has over 20 years' experience in the property industry and was one of the original TPG team members during the companies founding.
He has been involved extensively in the acquisition and disposal of land for government and Local Authorities. He offers both sound research skills and strong negotiation skills. His extensive experience in public land work sees him as an acknowledged expert with considerable experience in public land dealings.
Natasha is a qualified planning and resource management professional with over eight years' experience in private consultancies in Auckland.
Whilst predominantly having an Auckland focus, Natasha's experience includes providing development planning advice and preparing and managing the resource consent process for developments through the North and South Islands. Natasha's experience has enabled her to work with a variety of technical experts, managing their input as well as the client's expectation, and managing the various Council processes that arise through the consent process.
Blair has over 14 years' experience in planning in both the private and public sector.
Blair's work has included a wide range of policy and planning roles, spanning urban design, strategic planning, transport planning and masterplanning. He has a particular interest in best practice urban design and how this can be used as a tool to address a wide varierty of planning problems.
Nigel has over 30 years' specialist experience in land and property.
Working at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) for 30 years, Nigel gained extensive knowledge in of land registration requirements - something which has proved invaluable in his role at TPG. The disposal of properties is another key part of Nigel's skill set, having worked on many projects for government agencies and local authorities.
Peter has over nine years' experience in Local Government, joining TPG from Matamara-Piako District Council (MPDC) where he was the Team Leader of the Regulatory Team. During his time at TPG he has formed excellent relationships with key clients and has achieved considerable success in negotiating transactions for a broad range of significant projects.
Peter is an experienced Senior Property Consultant based in the Nelson office, which covers Nelson, Marlborough and the West Coast.
Peter has over 46 years' experience in public land dealings, including extensive experience in government and TLA matters. He specialises in land held for public works, reserve and all other Crown-owned land. Peter has developed particular strengths in land status investigations, property acquisitions and a wide range of legal work associated with land.
Rachel has been providing specialist legal advice on the acquisition and disposal of publicly owned land for over 15 years.
She brings a high level of expertise and technical ability to the legal side of TPG's core business. Rachel spent two years in private practice prior to joining TPG as a property consultant. She then progressed into the legal team where she has been for over 18 years. Her primary responsibilities are to provide legal advice on all aspects of the Public Works Act 1981 (PWA) and land tenure. Rachel is also responsible for ensuring that all legal requirements are met concerning the acquisition and disposal of publicly owned land for TPG clients.
Phil has over 30 years' valuation experience and extensive knowledge of the Tauranga and surrounding property market.
He has valued a wide range of properties for public and private clients, concentrating mainly on commercial, industrial and development properties, including a number of valuations for compensation purposes. Phil is a Fellow of The Property Institute of New Zealand and New Zealand Insitute of Valuers. During Phil’s property career, he has applied his valuation expertise across all facets of property, including rural, urban, horticultural, commercial, industrial and, over the last three years at TPG, NZ Transport Agency property disposal work under the Public Works Act.
Hilary has over 15 years' experience in the property industry, including 8 years of UK property experience, along with assest management, client management, and project management skills across a wide range of projects.
Prior to joining TPG, Hilary worked at the Ministry of Education where she was a Project Delivery Manager as part of the Capital Works team, working to deliver new and upgraded schools and classrooms across New Zealand. Hilary has also worked at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and was part of the team setting up The Crown Property Centre of Expertise, focusing on harnessing LINZ’s expertise in Crown Property and assisting Crown agencies in the management of their Crown land portfolios.
Steve has over 25 years' experience working within various sectors of the property industry, having worked in Europe and Australia and more recently as a Registered Valuer for over 10 years in the Waikato.
Steve is skilled in feasibility and needs assessment studies, real estate appraisal, property negotiations, valuation, asset management, and lease negotiations. He has been involved in a number of major projects at TPG, including project management, tender management, property management, corporate advisory roles and the acquisition of land under the Public Works Act.
Steve is a qualified value with over 43 years' experience in the property industry, specifically in the public sector.
He has been involved in a wide range of property advisory services, specialising in property and easement acquisition, disposal, and lease consultancy advice. He also has expertise in project management roles and staff training associated with the implementation and ongoing management of these types of projects. He is a skilled negotiator and experienced in liaising with property related experts, engineers and planners.
Jackie is a General Counsel who brings support, skills, and legal advice on land tenure issues, with over 30 years' experience in property law.
In conjunction with the other members of the legal team, Jackie is able to bring a high level of expertise and technical ability in legal areas relating to TPG’s core business. Jackie has worked with TPG for 20 years and, prior to her arrival at TPG, she worked as an Associate with a Napier law firm where she had been employed for nearly 10 years, specialising in property law.
Tim is a Strategic Property Advisor for corporate clients, providing strategic advice and undertaking complex projects.
He is a strategic-thinking problem solver with of 30 years' experience delivering property projects for both private and public sector clients. He focuses on the strategic reviews of client's property assets, processes and property teams, site selection, property acquisitions, office accommodation reviews, commercial leasing, the rationalisation of property portfolios, and property disposals. He also frequently contributes to urban renewal and town centre environments, which supports his strong interest and involvement in the dynamics of commercial property investment.
Angela joined TPG in 2017 having returned to New Zealand after 16 years living in the UK.
While living offshore Angela worked in both the rail and telecommunications sectors in property acquisition, project management, strategy development and delivery of commercial contracts for large scale in-building telecommunications deployments. Angela has also worked within the telecommunications sector in New Zealand, within property management and acquisition. Angela has the ability to balance detailed project rigour with a strategic outlook and recognises the importance of working with clients to gain a thorough understanding of their unique problems and requirements.
Karyn-Maree is a qualified solicitor with a general background in property law from 3 years' experience in private practice before joining TPG in 2005.
She is a crown accredited supplier with over 12 years' experience in property consultancy and the acquisition and disposal of land for the Crown. She offers clients strong interpersonal and negotiation skills and an understanding of property within the public sector including within energy and local authority sectors. She is also involved in the acquisition and disposal of land under the Public Works Act 1981.
Erin has been with The Property Group since 2002 and part of the legal team for 14 years.
Over that time she has completed many settlements actions for and on behalf of various Crown owned agencies and local authorities. After obtaining the New Zealand Law Society Legal Executive Diploma and becoming an Affiliate member of the New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives, Erin has been a Registered Legal Executive since 2011.
Jesse is a Senior Property Consultant and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) accredited supplier responsible for ensuring that Crown property transactions are undertaken in accordance with LINZ Standards and Guidelines.
He is involved in planning, negotiating, report preparation and property transactions associated with infrastructural projects, as well as investigating and determining history, ownership, and land use. He has extensive knowledge in dealing with public and private land, having completed numerous acquisition and disposal projects for various clients.
Mana is a GIS Analyst with work experience comprising of the development of IT systems for both public and private sector clients, such as websites and databases.
Mana has developed GIS web platforms and training for Emergency Management divisions for pacific island countries including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands and Palau. Mana is passionate about developing user friendly and robust IT systems to assist others in making better decisions.
Conor is a GIS Analyst based at TPG's Wellington office.
Coming from undergraduate and postgraduate study in GIS at Victoria University of Wellington, Conor entered into the Forestry industry, mainly registering private land owners into the Emissions Trading Scheme & Permanent Forest Sink Initiative. Combining a passion for analysing data and creating maps Conor uses GIS as a tool for providing answers to everyday issues and developing solutions to increase workflow efficiency.
Holly is a qualified resource and environmental management professional with over 4 years' experience in resource management roles.
She has experience in many areas of resource management, including preparing resource consent applications for public and private clients, processing a variety resource consents on behalf of a number of councils, undertaking site and due diligence assessments for clients, and assisting with District Plan review projects. During her time at TPG she has worked across a number of development projects nationwide. She enjoys providing advice on both local and regional planning matters, and works effectively with technical experts to navigate the resource consent process.
Kelly is an Intermediate Planner with four years' experience working as a consents planner with Horizons Regional Council and Palmerston North City Council.
Kelly has been involved in the processing of Land Use Consents, subdivisions, water permits, discharge permits, certificate of compliance and outline plans. She brings local knowledge and experience to her work, having worked on consents for earthworks, beds of rivers and lakes and district plan compliance in the region.
JK is a GIS Analyst who works with the wider GIS team utilising Esri's ArcGIS software/applications, OGIS, and open data sources including LINZ cadastral data to create client specific maps, plans and web apps.
Experience with TPG over the last four years' has helped him gain knowledge with Land Tenure in New Zealand and how to incorporate this with GIS. His expertise include generating land status plans, land requirement plans, ArcGIS Online personalised web apps and customised Python tools to automate daily workflow.
Rachel is a Senior Planner and full member of the New Zealand Planning Insitute with over 12 years' experience in the planning industry.
She has experience in resource management roles, both in local government and consultancy, giving her extensive consenting and policy planning expertise. Rachel has worked for commercial, retail and industrial clients, as well as central and local government.
Bill is a Resource Management Planner with over four years' experience in the planning industry.
Bill has accrued a broad range of experience through working in major infrastructure project teams, consent preparation and processing roles, and policy support roles. He has experience preparing applications for straightforward small-scale activities right through to complex and high-profile major infrastructure projects such as the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial and the North Canterbury Infrastructure Recovery project.
Adam has been with TPG for over 2 years'. Prior to this he graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Commerce.
During his time at University, Adam upskilled by running Otago University's Commerce Students' Association. Adam is passionate about property and enjoys meeting the needs and demands of his Tauranga based clients. During his time at TPG Adam has been involved with NZ Transport Agencies disposal's and NZ Transport Agencies Compensation Certificate investigation project. He has also worked on Tauranga City Council's car park portfolio which included around 900 leased car parks.
Tom has over 7 years' experience in the property industry, having worked in commercial property for both a global property service provider and a private property investor before joining TPG.
Tom has experience in commercial property and facilities management as well as providing strategic property advice for clients and stakeholders in relation to commercial property acquisitions. Since joining TPG, Tom has been involved in the preparation of high level strategy advice on a range of projects for the NZ Transport Agency, as well as taking up a role with Ministry of Social Development as part of their Transitional Housing team.
Andrew is part of TPG's NZ Transport Agency contract, and is highly experienced in acquisitions and disposals.
Prior to joining TPG Andrew completed a subdivision development in partnership with Hawkes Bay comprising of eight different lifestyle blocks. Andrew also has experience in the civil construction and environmental industry for CLL Service and Solutions Limited and Contract Environmental Limited. Andrew's natural leadership, reliability and time management skills enable him to perform his role to a high standard.
Annalie is an admitted solicitor, conveyancer and notary in South Africa where she practiced law for 10 years' before immigrating to New Zealand.
During that time she focused predominantly on Property Law. She was involved in both the acquisition and disposal of properties and dealt with all legalities pertaining to the same. Her legal background provides her with the experience to quickly and effectively recognise a clients needs, which in turn enables her to provide practical solutions to problems.
Anna commenced work for TPG after having spent approximately 10 years' working in the valuation industry, achieving registration as a valuer in 2008.
Anna works predominantly on disposal and acquisition projects for both local authority and Crown clients. She has recently been involved in the review of Local Authority Rating Valuation documentation. Anna has a reputation for forming enduring client relationships through consistent and reliable service delivery, always ensuring her clients' needs and objectives are not only met, but exceeded. Anna has a sound knowledge of residential and lifestyle valuation requirements and a broad understanding of the property industry.
Senior Property Consultant - Development Management
Brad is based at TPG's Christchurch office where he is a Senior Property Consultant - Development Management.
Brad is a strong property professional with over 25 years’ experience in land development and the construction industry. His diverse background covers experience in land development, civil and building construction, consenting and land title, property acquisition and disposal, project and development management.
Chris is currently contracting to TPG and is based at the Whangarei office. He has skills and expertise that cover a cross section of areas including project and contract management, procurement, property portfolio strategy, asset management and the leadership of asset management teams. Chris has previously held roles within property services, tenancy management and office management.
David is based at TPG's Wellington office. He has over 25 years’ experience in the property profession, including management and sale of surplus Government properties. He also specialisies in the acquisition of property rights for Public Works projects and delivery of high profile telecommunication infrastructure and electricity projects.
Giles is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Giles holds a Bachelor of Laws and has worked in the property sector in both a legal and agency setting, working for a small law firm as a clerk, before moving to a prominent real estate firm and working as a commercial broker and adviser.
David is based at TPG's Auckland office and specialises in the disposal of properties and land registration. He has extensive experience working with government agencies and local authorities. David joined TPG following 24 successful years at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).
Emma is a property consultant based at TPG's Nelson office. She graduated from Lincoln University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Valuation and Property Management. Emma is passionate about property and land tenure with a particular interest in Crown Property and Public Works Act Acquisitions and Disposals. She has experience of working on a variety of acquisitions and disposals for a number of Crown agencies, such as the Transport Agency and the Ministry of Education.
Francine is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Hamilton office. She joined TPG in February 2014 after spending the last three and a half years managing about 180 volunteers with the Department of Corrections. Francine was also a Registered Legal Executive for four years working mainly in conveyancing. She has also gained a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Valuation and Property Management.
Graeme is based at TPG's Christchurch office. He is a senior Property Consultant who has been with TPG for over four years. Graeme has carried out various assignments including designated property acquisitions for clients such as CERA and the NZ Transport Agency, sourcing property to a brief for clients such as Fire & Emergency NZ Service, and various assignments for local authorities including agency work for TPG subsidiary Property Associates Ltd (PAL), utilising his REAA Agents licence.
Jenny is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Christchurch office. Jenny’s legal background in private practice and in-house law enables her to look for practical commercial solutions for clients. After graduating from the University of Canterbury in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts, Jenny spent three years working in private legal practice with a particular focus on property and commercial law. Jenny joined TPG in 2018 after spending three years working in the Netherlands as a contracts manager and corporate counsel for an international architecture firm.
Kerri is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Palmerston North office. Kerri has 5 years’ experience in residential real estate and is currently in the final stages of completing her Bachelor of Business Studies majoring Valuation and Property Management extramurally at Massey University.
Lana is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Lana is a recent Commerce graduate from Victoria University of Wellington, with majors in Management, Human resource Management and Commercial Law.
Louise is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Napier office, covering the Hawkes Bay and Gisborne region. Louise has been with TPG for nearly five years and, in this time, has worked on a wide range of projects for public sector clients. Projects vary from PWA acquisitions for TLAs, PWA disposals for District Health Boards and Land Information New Zealand, to negotiating acquisitions and entry agreements on behalf of the Transport Agency.
Penny is a Senior Planner with over six years' experience in both private practice and local government.
Penny joined TPG in 2018, having returned to New Zealand after working in London for two years. Penny has been involved in preparing resource consent applications for residential and commercial developments in Auckland, as well as across the country.
Paula has a broad property background working in both the private and public sector, including several years in local government. She has experience in a range of land transactions, including negotiating the acquisition of land for public works, and in project management.
Rachel joined TPG in 2011 and is a Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) accredited supplier responsible for ensuring that Crown Property transactions are undertaken in accordance with LINZ standards and guidelines. Rachel has extensive knowledge in dealing with public and private land, having completed numerous disposal projects for NZ Transport Agency. Rachel is TPG’s Central Region Disposals Contract Manager for NZ Transport Agency Disposals, where she manages workload allocation, client liaison and disposal actions and is the contract representative between NZ Transport Agency and TPG for all disposals within the central region. Rachel is also TPG’s Contract Manager for the Ministry of Education (MoE) National Easement Portfolio.
Rachel is a Property Consultant based at TPG's New Plymouth office and is involved in providing property services to public sector clients including acquisition and disposal services in the Auckland and Taranaki Regions. Rachel joined TPG in its Auckland office in 2014. In her role at TPG, she has been involved in a number of high profile projects, including acquisition and disposal of land required for several Roads of National Significance.
Robert is based at TPG's Christchurch office. After obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management from Lincoln University, Robert spent several years working in residential property management in Christchurch. Robert is largely involved in the acquisition of land under the Public Works Act 1981.
Shaun is based at TPG's Christchurch office. He is responsible for providing property consultancy services to the wider Canterbury region. Shaun is largely involved in the acquisition and disposal of land under the Public Works Act 1981. This work involves negotiating, report and agreement preparation, investigating and determining ownership history and land use.
Stu began at TPG in 2017, after completing his Bachelor of Land and Property Management at Lincoln University. He sparked an interest in property throughout highschool, leading
him down this career path and towards TPG where he is passionate about his work.
Stu is predominantly involved in the acquisition and disposal of land under the Public Works Act 1981. This work involves land use and ownership investigations, negotiation, preparing agreements and reporting.
Will is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Auckland office. He joined TPG’s Auckland office after graduating in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of Otago.
Joanna (Jo) is based in TPG's Napier office and, in conjunction with the other members of the legal team, is responsible for providing legal services in the Hawkes’ Bay region. Jo deals with legal issues arising at all levels and provides valuable support to TPG’s central operation and is able to apply a variety of legal skills in property and land law, specifically the Public Works Act 1981 and other associated legislation to TPG’s core business.
Kristi is a New Zealand qualified lawyer with experience in property, commercial and dispute resolution law in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She is currently a key member of TPG’s Wellington Property Consultant team. Kristi was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in April 2007.
Michele is based at TPG's Hamilton office where she is a Senior Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining TPG Michele worked in private practice in both Auckland and the Waikato, having spent the last 12 years working for a top Hamilton law firm where she held the position of Senior Associate in the property team. Michele has provided advice to both local government and private clients on a variety of property related matters including sale and purchase transactions, lease and licence agreements, subdivisions, easements and commercial arrangements.
Payal is based at TPG's Wellington ofﬁce and is responsible for providing high quality legal services in conjunction with the other members of the legal team. Prior to her arrival at TPG, Payal worked as a Solicitor at Knight Coldicutt, a law firm specialising in commercial property law, and in Vancouver, Canada, where she worked for Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, a large multi-national law ﬁrm. Payal was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in October 2008.
Richard is a Senior Corporate Counsel based in TPG's Auckland Office. Richard has particular experience in acquisitions and disposals of commercial properties, compliance with the Overseas Investment Act, property finance, subdivisions, property developments, marina developments, hotels and managed apartments, commercial leasing, and all aspects of e-dealing.
Nick, a Hamilton based Property Consultant with TPG focuses on negotiating and documenting property transactions associated with public and private sector acquisitions, providing sound and practical advice in a professional and accurate manner. Nick joined TPG in 2018, with a background in rural valuation including work relating to statutory, public works, Treaty of Waitangi settlement and financial reporting valuation. He has also worked with a number of Iwi interests consulting on large scale land development project feasibility and Primary Industry bodies on feasibility and economic project work.
Karyn, a Hamilton based Senior Property Consultant with TPG focuses on planning, project managing, negotiating and documenting property transactions associated with public and private sector acquisitions, providing sound and practical advice in a professional and accurate manner and managing all types of property from commercial leases to grazing agreements.
Sarah is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Christchurch office. She has recently moved over from the UK with over four years’ property experience, primarily focused on immediate and strategic land agency within the residential development sector. Sarah is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), qualifying as a chartered planning and development surveyor in 2016 having previously worked at Bidwells LLP. Sarah has expertise in the acquisition and disposal of residential development land, advising on legal agreements for landowners and developers as well as appraisals, valuation, feasibility and viability advice.
Scott has over five years’ experience working in the commercial property sector. His core role involves delivering commercial property management for a number of public and
private sector clients. During his time at TPG, Scott has developed his expertise with property and tenant management, lease negotiations, and asset management. Scott has successfully delivered property management services for major commercial property clients and formed lasting relationships with these clients.
Olivia joined TPG after completing her tertiary education at Lincoln University, where she completed a Bachelor of Land and Property Management. Prior to working for TPG, Olivia gained experience working for the New Zealand Police National Property Office, supporting the delivery of the agency’s national property strategy.
Ashan is an NZRAB Registered Architect and Senior Project Manager and has led the delivery of a range of high-quality fitout and new build projects across various sectors, such as
commercial, government, retail, education, hospitality and cultural. Ashan has 15 years’ construction experience, with a strong design management, procurement, and contract administration background. He also has abundant expertise in designing the brief, managing the design process from pre-concept to detailed design, liaison with local authorities, financial management, procurement of contractors, and management of the construction and close-out stages of a project.
Susannah has seven years’ experience working in planning and urban design for both public and private sector clients across New Zealand and Australia. Susannah has worked across a wide variety of multidisciplinary projects including strategic planning, urban design-led transport projects, development opportunities testing, district plan submissions, policy and guidelines, and consultation. She works closely with clients to ensure projects are delivered on-time and within budget.
Millie is the Christchurch Administration Assistant, with over 4 years’ experience working within the property industry.
Having worked in both commercial agency and advisory, she has gained a depth of property knowledge which helps support the South Island team. During her time at TPG, she has gained advance knowledge of business systems and has recently been appointed the NZ Transport Agency SAP Coordinator, helping deliver quality assurance over the Transport Agency’s financial system. Millie also manages a number of operational activities that help drive the success of the South Island Team.
Ruth is a Senior Property Consultant with more than 13 years’ experience in the fields of urban planning and policy development.
She has worked on a wide range of projects in both Australia and New Zealand in the public and private sectors, including the preparation and co-ordination of urban planning policies and major strategic planning studies, particularly in relation to housing and planning for growth. Prior to joining TPG, Ruth worked with the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in various roles, most recently as a team leader managing the planning for urban renewal precincts and upgrades to Government housing estates.
Holly is an Intermediate Planner based at TPG's Auckland office.
With a Bachelor of Arts (Geography) and Master of Planning Degree, Holly is a qualified planning professional with three years’ experience, who has worked in both the public and private sectors. Before joining TPG, Holly worked as a Planning Consultant at a multi-disciplinary consultancy, where she worked alongside a variety of technical experts, managed their input, and lead clients through the resource consent process.
Wathsala is an Intermediate Corporate Counsel based at TPG's Christchurch office.
Wathsala graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2013 and spent six years in private practice, specliasing in property and commercial law, before joining TPG in 2019.
Wathsala has provided advice to private clients on a variety of property and commercial matters, including the sale and purchase of residential and commercial property, commercial leasing, franchise agreements and property finance.
Sam is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Christchurch office.
Prior to joining TPG, Sam worked in the Auckland residential property management industry for 6 years. This helped Sam develop great people and communication skills that enhance his valued service delivery. Sam’s clients appreciate his professional service, his energy and can-do attitude. Sam is passionate about the real estate sector and has a genuine desire to assist his clients and work with the Christchurch region, meeting expectations in the most effective and efficient method.
Simon has 12 years’ experience as an environmental planner. He has extensive RMA planning experience in consenting, notice of requirements, policy and District Plan change processes, as well as experience working in parks, open space and property.
Simon has a passion for providing astute and practical planning advice, and uses his technical planning background to help clients develop business opportunities. He works
collaboratively with colleagues and clients to ensure that the best course of action is always taken.
Elsa has over five years’ experience in Local Government, joining TPG from Matamata-Piako District Council (MPDC). She began her planning career at MPDC as a Graduate Consents Planner, before working her way up to Team Leader of the Regulatory planning team.
Elsa’s experience positions her well to work effectively with technical advisors and expertly manage and negotiate the various Council processes that can arise through the consenting process.