Wayne is TPG's Managing Director, based at the Wellington office. Wayne leads TPG’s commercial operations by implementing a business development strategy with outstanding results. At the core of this success is building and strengthening the company’s relationships with our wide range of clients.
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. He provides expertise in strategic project management, and has advised on numerous significant infrastructural property projects across the country.
Since becoming Managing Director in 2012, Wayne has provided exceptional leadership to TPG in the advancement of service capabilities and delivery. As Managing Director, Wayne aims to build on TPG’s impressive reputation of providing first class property expertise and innovative solutions, whilst delivering excellence and value in everything we do.
Wayne has over 20 years' experience in the property profession. His skills and expertise are particularly applicable to project and contract management for property related projects.
Rebecca is based at TPG's Napier office. She 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.
Rebecca 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.
Gareth Kilsby the Chief Operating Officer, based at TPG's Napier office. He has over 20 years’ experience in senior finance, operational, and commercial roles across a number of sectors, including property, telecommunications, energy and banking.
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.
Sam is TPG’s National Commercial Manager, based at the Wellington office. Sam has over 20 years’ experience in the property industry, both overseas and in New Zealand. He started his career as a lawyer in London, working as a commercial property solicitor in a large multi-national ﬁrm. Whilst in London, Sam worked for a number of publicly listed property clients, acting on their behalf in a variety of areas including acquisition, disposal, and management of some of their key property assets.
Upon returning to New Zealand in 2002, Sam spent time at both Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) as a portfolio manager in the Crown Property Management department and as a land development manager on new energy projects at Meridian. Sam demonstrates enormous drive, commitment, and passion for understanding and identifying clients’ needs and delivering value-added solutions for clients.
Sam played a pivotal role in managing TPG’s relationship with the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). He also managed TPG’s involvement in the Crown’s Christchurch Central Development Unit commercial property acquisition programme.
Ashley is the General Manager of 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.
Heidi is the General Manager - Waikato / Bay of Plenty, based at TPG's Hamilton office. Heidi is a specialist in corporate and investment property with over 20 years’ experience in property industries across the globe. Her experience covers the office, retail, industrial, utilities, infrastructure, hospitality, residential and corporate accommodation sectors. Heidi’s core skills include corporate advisory, property investment and development, portfolio analysis, property acquisitions and disposals, development management, risk analysis, and client engagement and relationship management.
Heidi and her family recently relocated to Hamilton from Mauritius, where Heidi was the Chief Operating Officer / Group General Manager for the Grit Real Estate Income Group, a real estate investment company listed in London, Johannesburg and Mauritius. Prior to her position at Grit, Heidi held the position of Managing Director Investor Services for the Broll Property Group in South Africa.
Heidi has experience in management, training, mentorship and accountability for teams of varying sizes – from 15 to over 800 staff. Heidi is passionate about people development and upliftment, as well as the environment – both passions she carries through into her work.
Craig is the General Manager - Central North Island, based at TPG's Napier office. Craig is an exceptional negotiator and portfolio manager with over 15 years’ international experience in property. In 2010, Craig returned from London where he was working for Cushman & Wakeﬁeld as a Commercial Asset Manager. His role included the property management of a London based commercial portfolio with combined rent rolls in excess of £200 million.
Craig was also charged with overseeing several European Asset Management Teams responsible for the property management of a European Retail Fund to ensure consistency in Reporting, Best Practice, Contract Procurement and Health & Safety.
Since Craig’s return, he has been part of the management team responsible for growing TPG’s service offering throughout the region, in particular, its corporate advisory services.
Prior to his time in London, Craig was a Senior Property Consultant at TPG, where he was involved in negotiating numerous property transactions on behalf of several Crown entities all in accordance with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Guidelines.
Nick is the General Manager of TPG's Wellington office. 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’s skills and expertise cover a cross section of areas including project and contract management, procurement, property portfolio strategy and the leadership of large and complex teams. Nick was an integral part of NAB’s property transformation which focused on transforming the banks property portfolio, services supply chain, and workplace and retail property offering.
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). In this role, he was directly responsible for one of the largest property portfolios in Asia Pacific.
Nick has previously held senior roles within property services, retail, and financial services in both Australia and New Zealand, including Major Contracts Manager – DTZ/Knight Frank, Head of Property and Procurement - Myer Department Stores Australia, and Chief Procurement Officer at NAB.
Tanya is the General Manager of 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 (BCC), Brisbane Airport Corporation BAC), South Bank Corporation (SBC), Lendlease and Economic Development Queensland (EDQ).
Her experience spans planning, design and delivery of major infrastructure and public realm projects, property development and urban renewal projects more broadly. Tanya has been involved in several successful projects throughout her career. She has delivered major infrastructure and public realm projects and worked on high profile projects for both public and private sector including, South Bank, a major urban regeneration project in Brisbane, Brisbane’s Inner Northway Busway Project, Brisbane Airport (landside property development) and Ōtākaro/Avon River Precinct in Christchurch.
In 2017, Tanya also took on the role of Project Director of the Citywide Strategic Engagement project for BCC - Brisbane City Blueprint which has won several Property Industry and planning awards, nationally and internationally.
James is TPG's Group General Counsel and is responsible for leading the nationwide 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. In conjunction with the other members of the legal team, James is able to bring a high level of expertise and technical ability in legal areas relating to TPG’s core business. James has particular specialist skills in dealing with Public Works Act 1981 (PWA) matters.
James has 18 years’ experience in advising public sector clients, and has developed extensive expertise in land and property law in this area. James provides valuable support to TPG’s nationwide operations, and he is able to apply a variety of legal skills in property and land law. James’ expertise and experience has seen him invited to be a stakeholder adviser to Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) in revising their Crown Property Standards in 2005, 2009 and 2014.
Andrew is TPG's Director - Planning, based in our Wellington office. Andrew has significant experience in dealing with a full range of Resource Management Act (RMA) matters. He oversees TPG’s growing nationwide team of planners.
Andrew is broadly involved in RMA and planning matters. He gives guest lectures on planning and the RMA at Victoria University of Wellington, provides strategic advice to the executive teams of various local authorities regarding their responsibilities and options on a range of RMA matters, and gives presentations and prepares papers on planning matters in a range of forums including New Zealand Planning Institute conferences.
Andrew has a particularly deep knowledge of district plans and RMA matters in the Wellington metropolitan area where he has been based since 2005. In recent years, he has worked closely with Wellington City Council on various strategic revitalisation initiatives involving urban planning and design considerations.
Lahiru is the Planning Manager for the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. Lahiru has over 12 years of wide-ranging planning experience, including preparing applications and providing planning advice on a number of commercial, retail, residential, network and infrastructure, coastal, and rural development projects. Lahiru also has experience consulting to local government in relation to strategic planning, policy analysis/development, and the managing/processing of resource consent applications.
Lahiru’s key strengths are his calm, thoughtful approach to issues and his ability to quickly grasp key issues and tie up loose ends. He keeps the TPG planning team on-track and ensures that projects are delivered on-time and on-budget.
Angela is TPG's Planning Manager for Wellington and the Central North Island region, based at the Wellington office. Angela is a qualified planner and is a full member of the New Zealand Planning Institute.
With over 20 years’ experience in resource management roles, both in local government and consultancy, Angela has extensive consenting, regulatory planning, advisory and policy 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.
Angela is also skilled in application and Assessment of Environmental Effects preparation and feasibility projects for a range of projects including small residential developments as well as large mixed use developments under both the RMA and Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act.
Angela undertakes Notice of Requirement work on behalf of requiring authorities including site elevations and due diligence assessments. Most recently Angela has been the lead planner for the preparation of some large scale resource consent applications made under the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013. Angela has also completed the Making Good Decisions Course and sits as a commissioner on hearings.
Karli is TPG's Principal Planner, based in our Christchurch office.
Karli is a qualified planner with over 20 years’ 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. In particular, Karli has sound knowledge of, and experience in designation processes. Karli has also worked on business cases for major infrastructure projects and programmes of work using the government’s Better Business Case model. In addition, Karli has significant experience in consultation and stakeholder liaison, including leading the development and implementation of consultation strategies for a range of projects.
Prior to joining TPG, Karli worked as a central government Senior Advisor at the Christchurch Central Development Unit of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). She also held the role of Principal Planner at Otakaro Limited, the Crown Company charged to deliver the central city anchor projects, and worked in construction as part of the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT). Karli worked overseas both in Melbourne and the United Kingdom in various planning roles both for local governments and consultancies, and has extensive consenting, regulatory and regeneration planning experience.
Quinn is TPG's Acting South Island Planning Manager, based in the Queenstown office. Quinn has 13 years’ experience in resource management roles, both in local government and consultancy. The majority of his work has focused on the processing and preparation of resource consent applications. Quinn’s strengths in resource consenting are his ability to identify the issues and find solutions. He has strong general project management skills to ensure projects are delivered efficiently, on time and within budget.
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.
Prior to joining TPG, Quinn was the Resource Consents Manager for the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) where he gained extensive knowledge and understanding of the systems, processes and needs of the Council and territorial local authorities in general.
He has also held the role of Environmental Manager in a design and construction joint venture program tasked with the reconstruction of the damaged roading network in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast region following the Queensland floods of 2010. This involved the delivery of all planning and environmental components through all stages of the project.
Quinn has been involved in resource management associated with a wide variety of projects in many different sectors including property development, subdivision, construction, water management, farming, ports, roading, rail, telecommunications, electricity, renewable energy, oil and gas.
Paddy is the Manager Legal Services, and has direct responsibility for all operational staff within TPG’s national legal services team.
Paddy has over 30 years’ experience in the transfer of public assets, including 20 plus years’ managing the legal team consisting of eight Legal Executives and 13 Solicitors. It is her role to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of high quality statutory legalisation services for TPG’s Property Consultants, Crown agencies, Local Government, and other private clients. She is responsible for co-ordinating the completion of all major projects on behalf of these clients.
Paddy has been instrumental in the establishment of TPG itself, and as well as TPG’s quality assurance system and operational guidelines. These ensure an improved and customised service for our clients and staff, minimising the administrative activities within TPG. Paddy also holds a manager role within TPG’s learning and development programme as stream leader Legal.
Senior Property Consultant | GIS Principal Advisor
Micaella is both a Senior Property Consultant and Principal GIS Advisor based at TPG's Hamilton office. Micaella joined TPG in 2011 after spending six years with a private land surveying company, and 15 years with the Department of Survey and Land Information and Terralink.
Micaella has developed her skills through involvement in property related matters from the commencement of her career at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), and her role as a Property Consultant disposing of land under the Public Works Act (PWA). Part of her work with TPG involves consistently gathering information and evaluating any potential issues that may impact upon the disposal of property.
Micaella also brings technical expertise with cadastral data, GIS, historical land research and investigations. Micaella manages TPG’s GIS Mapping team, producing a variety of geospatial consultancy services for a wide range of clients involved in transport and infrastructure, asset and land management, and planning nationwide.
Melanie is based at TPG's Christchurch office where she is a Senior Corporate Counsel, responsible for providing high quality legal services to TPG in conjunction with other members of the legal team. Before joining TPG in 2014, Melanie spent 10 years in private practice in Wellington advising clients on property and public works related matters, and three years in London working for several Borough Councils.
Melanie has a wide range of experience advising on all aspects of property and public works, with particular expertise in acquisitions and disposals, easements, reserves and leasing. Melanie provides legal advice on all aspects of the Public Works Act 1981 (PWA) and other legislation associated with TPG’s core business. She is also responsible for the drafting and review of legal documents, providing general opinions on property law and providing legal input to achieve pragmatic solutions for clients.
Senior Property Consultant - Development Management
Clinton is a Senior Property Consultant - Development Management based at TPG's Wellington office. Clinton has over 20 years experience in urban renewal and regeneration projects, infrastructure planning and delivery.
Previous to joining TPG, Clinton held senior roles within the Christchurch Central Delivery Unit of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), as Development Director Anchor Projects for the delivery of a portfolio of Anchor Projects, and roles supporting the establishment and leading a programme management office for the regeneration of central Christchurch.
Clinton has a strong understanding of planning and development drivers for urban, peri-urban and regional areas. This is built upon a strong track record of delivering major projects for the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area (Melbourne), Melbourne Docklands, the Port of Melbourne and property investment roles with AMP. Clinton was engaged by KiwiBuild as a subject matter expert. In this role he carried out due diligence, feasibility analysis and recommended viable affordable housing projects to KiwiBuild.
He was engaged as a senior advisor to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to deliver transitional and community housing supply across the country. This included the refurbishment of crisis accommodation, medium density modular housing construction and medium to high density residential developments.
Clinton regularly supports Wellington City Council and other Local Government Authorities on strategic urban development projects from property feasibility and business case perspectives, for example the establishment of an Urban Development Agency, housing and complex infrastructure projects.
He led a multi-disciplinary team to advise KiwiRail on sourcing land and the delivery of acquisition strategies for new intermodal freight hub developments in key locations of the North and South Island. Clinton was engaged by Koau Capital Partners to complete a desktop development potential assessment for properties under a Deed of Settlement Schedule: Property Redress between the Crown and Iwi.
Anna is a Principal Urban Regeneration based at TPG's Wellington office. Anna has 15 years’ experience in the property industry in a diverse range of roles across design, planning and construction in New Zealand. Anna’s involvement with urban regeneration projects have ranged from strategy and policy, design and delivery, masterplanning and public realm projects with her most recent experience leading the City Design and Place Planning team at Wellington City Council.
Anna brings a collaborative and design led approach to projects ensuring that the right solutions are being found for the right problems. She has a passion for the built and natural environments and seeks to generate outcomes that make good places for the community.
Ruth is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Ruth has more than 15 years’ experience in the fields of urban planning and policy review. She has worked on a wide range of projects in both Australia and New Zealand for the government 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 including most recently as a team leader managing the planning for urban renewal precincts and upgrades to Government housing estates.
Urban Renewal Policy Ruth has played a key role in the preparation and review of policy establishing and governing growth precincts in NSW. This included preparation of the NSW Urban Activation Guideline in 2012 (now referred to as Planned Precincts), which set the framework for the selection and assessment of urban renewal areas in NSW. Ruth has since undertaken regular reviews of this guideline to align with policy changes.
State Housing Renewal In 2017 Ruth managed a team responsible for the planning and assessment of upgrades to NSW Government housing estates (such as the Riverwood and Tellopea Housing Estates). This involved working in collaboration with both the NSW Department of Planning and Environment and the NSW Land and Housing Corporation, local authorities, tenants and other key stakeholders to plan for increasing the overall number of houses, both state and private, whilst improving the overall quality, safety and accessibility of the estates.
Urban Growth Projects Since 2004 Ruth has worked on the preparation of plans, polices and assessments of the renewal of identified urban areas/growth precincts in NSW and New Zealand. This has included preparation of concept plans and major planning studies to support the rezoning of large government owned sites such as the North Ryde Precinct and North Penrith Priority Precinct.
Sam is a Senior Property Development Advisor at TPG's Auckland office. He is involved in providing property development consultancy, planning and delivery, programme and project management. Sam has been with TPG for over seven years’ and has held 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. During Sam’s time at TPG, he was seconded to the Ministry of Education to manage property modifications across a number of schools in the Auckland region. Sam managed architects, quantity surveyors and contractors on a day to day basis.
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.
Sam’s in-depth work with the Public Sector means that he knows the Public Works Act 1981 like the back of his hand. He has worked closely with the Transport Agency on a number of property acquisition and disposal assignments. Sam has also been involved in many site selection and due diligence assessments including purchasing land on behalf of government agencies and private clients. He is well experienced in development management and has provided advice for a number of clients including design and delivery project management of a large retail development for a leading NZ retailer. Sam has built good relationships with both clients and suppliers and is well respected in within the property industry.
Hilary is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Hilary has over 15 years of experience in the property industry, including eight years of UK property experience, along with asset management, client management, and project management skills across a wide range of projects.
Hilary is an experienced project manager, leading a team of 40 property consultants nationwide in the delivery of a property risk audit for the New Zealand Transport Agency. Utilising industry leading GIS reporting platforms, the national portfolio risk audit comprised of 1,840 unique properties, with a total land area three times the area of Wellington City. Hilary was engaged by KiwiBuild to complete due diligence on housing developments in order to recommend affordable housing projects to KiwiBuild.
Prior to joining TPG, Hilary worked at the Ministry of Education (MoE) 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. Prior to this role, Hilary 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.
Dan is a Senior Development Advisor based at TPG's Auckland office. He has over 15 years’ experience in the property industry, having held specialist positions in development management, project management, valuation, and acquisition negotiations. Dan consults to several large New Zealand organisations, bringing with him excellent communication skills, critical thinking, and project leadership.
Dan was engaged by KiwiBuild as a senior development manager to support the Buy off the Plans team. In this role Dan led a team of development managers providing due diligence on development applications submitted by private developers.
Dan manages TPG’s Auckland Community Housing Provider (CHP) sector. Project work includes supporting CHPs with development advisory and development management services along with portfolio optimisation reviews and, financial feasibility assessments.
Dan was a key member of TPG’s acquisition team for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA). He is a Crown Accredited Supplier for acquisition projects, and has been involved with the acquisition and disposal of land for the NZ Transport Agency and various Local Authorities as well as negotiations for various network easements and tower sites, and secondment roles with Nelson City Council, Tauranga City Council, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.
Dan has managed several new school acquisition and designation projects for the Ministry of Education. His role incorporated the procurement and management of external consultants, delivery of site acquisitions and Notice of Requirements for future school sites within the Ministry’s required time frames. Dan completed a Post Graduate Certificate of Project Management, which focused on project cost and time management, systems theory, and organisational behavior in project management.
Ashan is TPG's Development Manager of Corporate Advisory Solutions, based at our Auckland office. An NZRAB Registered Architect and Senior Project Manager, Ashan 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. Having worked on major projects both nationally and internationally, Ashan has built relationships with such brands such as DFS (Duty Free Shopping), IBM, Goldman Sachs, Philips, various Trust Boards and many more.
Adrienne is a Senior Legal Executive with over 20 years' experience, her background being in Land Titles. Adrienne has over 20 years’ experience in the land transfer area, including 13 years at Land Information New Zealand as a Titles Officer and a Signing Officer, 5 years with her own business as a Legal Search Agent and Land Titles Consultant, and a further 2 years selling real estate as a Sales Partner.
Chris is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Christchurch office. He has 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.
Chris assists the Transport Agency in the preparation and management acquisition and disposal programmes for the Lower South Island Contract Area. He has significant experience in Land Status investigation including researching, data analysis, interpretation of a wide array of land-related information, including aerial imagery, survey and title, archive information, collating/compiling status reports.
Chris has played a significant role in the majority of the projects involving due diligence and site investigations, including identification of potential for contaminated sites.
Mark is based at TPG's Wellington office, where he is TPG’s Manager of Operations and Clients. He is also the Principal Advisor for Telecommunications sector clients. Mark has over fifteen years’ experience in commercial and infrastructural property consulting.
Mark's expertise encompasses the management of large scale property acquisition and disposal projects for private companies, Crown agencies, and Territorial Local Authorities. Having operated at a senior level in the United Kingdom, Mark has strong asset/property management skills.
Mark has negotiated and acquired numerous property interests of all types, in both the public and private sectors. Clients include Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Ministry of Social Development, Chorus New Zealand Limited, LINZ, and the NZ Transport Agency.
Sophie is a Property Consultant is based at TPG's Auckland office. Sophie joined TPG in 2014, and has twelve years of commercial property management and tenant advocacy experience in both Auckland and Wellington.
Her areas of expertise include property and tenancy management, tenancy and asset management policies and procedures, lease megotiations, facilities management, property strategy and Due Diligence.
Sophie’s past and current roles have seen her represent both landlords and tenants in the corporate real estate, Iwi, and housing and community sectors. Throughout her career, Sophie has built strong relationships with both clients and suppliers.
Stuart is based at TPG's Auckland office, where he runs Corporate Advisory Services, which provides strategic property advice, helping our clients to align their property portfolios with their current operational needs. Stuart has over 27 years experience providing strategic property advice and consultancy services.
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. Before this he was Director of Property Services at Darroch Limited where he ran the Auckland Regional operations and a team of 10 asset managers, partnering with clients in providing property services for their commercial property portfolios including BNZ’s national property portfolio ad over 1000 properties for NZTA.
Tony is TPG's Operations Manager South Island, based at our Christchurch office. He is responsible for the operational activities of the Christchurch, Nelson and Dunedin ofﬁces. Tony provides property advice and undertakes property acquisition activities for many of TPG’s major clients across the South Island.
Tony has over 20 years’ experience in the public sector, having held several senior management positions across the South Island. He has a background in Cadastral surveying, with over 30 years’ experience as a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor. He is experienced in managing and implementing large organisational and client projects, including those for forestry, transport, and energy sectors.
Tony is able to provide clients with a wide range of property expertise including project management, property negotiations, land status investigation, strategy development and property acquisition.
Debby is a Senior Property Consultant and Regional Business Manager for Waikato/BOP Region at TPG, based in our Tauranga ofﬁce. Debby has an ability to quickly gain a clear understanding of client needs, ensuring TPG provides the best resources and strategies to address client challenges, achieve desired objectives and realise optimum outcomes for all stakeholders. She is known for her ability to build relationships and provide astute property solutions in a timely, efficient and dedicated manner.
She is a recognised expert in providing feasibility studies, long term accommodation solutions and strategic property advice to Council executives and elected members. Debby revels in managing one-off projects that require strategic thinking in order to produce optimum outcomes and solutions for clients. She is acknowledged as a skilled management workshop facilitator and presenter for assisting clients who are dealing with complex property challenges.
Throughout Debby’s academic education she was the recipient of a number of property industry and university awards for Scholarly excellence. Debby obtained her Real Estate Licence REAA 2008 to provide added benefit to her clients and TPG’s complementary subsidiary company Property Associates Limited. Her current governance training ensures meetings, workshops and presentations led by Debby are coordinated and led to the highest professional standard.
Chris is a Senior Property Consultant based in TPG's Hamilton office. 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 and 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. He has over 25 years’ experience in dealing with the acquisition and disposal of land for various government and local authority agencies.
Ryan is a Senior Planner based at TPG's Palmerston North Office. Prior to joining TPG, Ryan gained over 10 years’ experience in resource management roles in local government throughout his time at both Wellington City Council and Palmerston North City Council.
Ryan specialises in providing technical and strategic planning advice. He has experience coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams and 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. These include 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.
Ryan has prepared evidence and appeared as an expert witness at both Council hearings and in the Environment Court. He has been involved in community consultation, Environment Court mediation, and has acted as a Facilitator in Pre-Hearing Meetings for resource consent applications.
Tyron is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Rotorua Office. With broad experience in the local government, legal and construction industries, Tyron offers a well-rounded perspective and the ability to provide sound and practical advice in a timely manner. Tyron’s diverse skillset and legal background provide him with a holistic understanding of the property industry and the ability to easily navigate the associated processes and procedures. These skills lend to Tyron the ability to provide unique and novel solutions to complex property matters and enhance his role as a consultant and advisor.
Tyron has successfully built relationships and networks with key stakeholders in the Rotorua and wider Bay of Plenty region. In his previous roles, he has successfully conducted settlements and transactions involving iwi, local government, the Crown and private corporates.
Kevin is based at TPG's Hamilton office, where he is a Registered Property Consultant specialising in infrastructural property, as well as the Contract Manager for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Transport Agency Acquisition Contract.
Kevin is also responsible for setting up TPG Mapping and managing our Quality Business Systems and Telarc ISO Certification.
Kevin has over 30 years’ property experience, mainly in the energy and transportation sectors. He has particular expertise in public land issues and project management, specialising in working with clients to assist with major property and infrastructure projects.
In recent years, he has been closely associated with State Owned Enterprise land tenure issues, and as an Accredited Supplier for Land Information New Zealand, has a very strong working knowledge of the Public Works Act 1981 and other associated property legislation.
Yvonne is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Palmerston North office. She has qualifications in valuation and property management and is a Crown Accredited Supplier with over 24 years’ experience in infrastructure property consulting work.
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.
Ian is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Ian has over 40 years’ experience in the acquisition and management of a wide range of properties.
Since joining TPG, Ian has been heavily involved in the acquisition of land for major State Highway projects, including the high profile Transmission Gully Motorway Project. He has also assisted Kiwibank with the optimisation of its ATM network.
Ian has been involved in various sectors of the property industry in New Zealand. Most recently, he was the Property Development Manager for Foodstuffs Wellington, where he was responsible for the day-to-day management of the Foodstuffs Wellington portfolio. Prior to accepting this role, he was involved with the acquisition of land for supermarket development, and also oversaw the planning processes to allow for the development of new stores.
Ian started his working career at the Department of Lands and Survey Christchurch, where he was responsible for the administration of Crown owned property. Following a move to Wellington, he transferred to the Ministry of Works land purchase team, and progressed to the position of District Property Manager. In addition to managing a team of 19 staff, his main responsibilities were the acquisition and disposal of land on behalf of the Crown.
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.
Andrew has been involved in the building and property industry all of his working life. 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.
It is honesty, integrity and a genuine desire to achieve a good outcome for both the client and the landowner which has meant success for Andrew in this position, and which has made this a job he still deeply enjoys.
Andrew works with a number of public and private sector organisations, the majority of which are either government departments or Crown entities, including The New Zealand Transport Agency, Department of Conservation, Ministry of Education, District Health Boards and local authorities. His balance of clients are mainly oil and gas clients.
Bruce is the principal consultant for Urban Design and Urban Planning at TPG's Auckland office. He has over 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sector encompassing a broad spectrum of project types and scales. Bruce joined TPG in 2017, bringing expertise from integrated land use, transport urban development and redevelopment projects both in New Zealand and internationally.
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. These skills are utilised to shape robust strategic planning rationales and commerciality in every project.
Bruce brings an ability to translate complex urban design and planning issues into easily comprehensible forms, and quality outcomes. This approach has been instrumental in guiding stakeholder liaison and public consultation from simple resource consents through to major plan changes and strategic plans.
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.
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 is a Senior Planner based at TPG's Wellington office. Karen has more than 10 years’ experience in resource management roles within local government, and has a high level of expertise in both consenting and policy planning work.
Karen’s experience includes processing resource consents, preparation of resource consents and resource consent submissions, District Plan policy, and stakeholder engagement and public consultation. Karen has also participated in Council hearings and acted as an expert witness on a number of occasions. She has a depth of experience across a variety of development projects, including comprehensive residential development and subdivisions, heritage, commercial, educational institutions, and infrastructure projects. Karen’s 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, with her experience in land use planning and related fields giving her a rounded appreciation of expectations for development from both the applicants’ and councils’ perspectives.
Karen provides a range of services and advice to requiring authority clients, including due diligence for site selection and alternative assessments, input into the acquisition and disposal process, notice of requirement processes, and obtaining regulatory approvals such as resource consents, outline plans and waivers.
Glen is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Auckland office. Glen has spent over 16 years’ commercial and infrastructural property consulting. During this time he has proven his ability to meet deadlines and deliver key property deals for clients in both the private and public sector. 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.
Glen has successfully negotiated the acquisition of lessee’s interest in terms of the Public Works Act 1981 (PWA), site leases for private companies, and research and investigation into the acquisition of subterranean interests in terms of the PWA. He also has carried out total business acquisitions, business relocations, restraint of trades, surrender of lessees equivalent reinstatement and section 50 agreements in terms of the PWA, community consultation for large infrastructure projects, and preparing and implementing compulsory acquisition programs for requiring authorities.
Acting as the New Zealand Transport Agency’s Disposal Manager in Auckland, he managed the New Zealand Transport Agency’s disposal portfolio and budget.
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.
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 is our Principal Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. He has more than 19 years’ experience in the property industry.
Kris has managed the NZ Transport Agency’s acquisition contract for TPG in the Central region for the past ten years. Kris is also the national co-manager of TPG’s Transport Agency contracts with Chris Jones. Kris has extensive experience in the acquisition and disposal of land under the Public Works Act 1981. His law qualification allows him to bring a different but complementary perspective to property consultancy.
Kris has experience with a wide range of TLAs, as well as in the energy, telecommunications, and health care sectors. He has highly developed expertise in the fields of acquisition and disposal for the Transport Agency.
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.
Tom is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Auckland office. Tom’s background is in private legal practice, having previously practiced as a solicitor within the area of commercial litigation and disputes. Tom’s strengths lie in the technical aspects of negotiating land and property acquisitions and interests, as well as reviewing and negotiating contracts.
As a solicitor, Tom’s strengths lie in his communication and analytical skills. Tom has the ability to understand and distill complex commercial and legal issues, providing clear, practical advice and solutions. Tom also retains a strong academic interest in land, planning and resource management law.
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.
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.
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 valuer 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 based at TPG's Napier office. He is involved in the planning, negotiating, report preparation and property transactions associated with infrastructural projects, as well as investigating and determining history, ownership, and land use.
Jesse 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. He has extensive knowledge in dealing with public and private land, having completed numerous acquisition and disposal projects for various clients.
Jesse has been involved in a variety of acquisition and disposal projects for The New Zealand Transport Agency, LINZ and local councils. Jesse has also completed various due diligence investigations. He has assisted The New Zealand Transport Agency, LINZ and various other Crown departments/agencies with disposal of a wide range of surplus Crown property, and provided property advice and services across a variety of acquisition projects and feasibility studies for The New Zealand Transport Agency and local councils.
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.
Tom is a Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Tom has seven years’ experience in the property industry, previously working in commercial property for both a global property service provider and a private property investor. Tom’s core role was 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.
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 Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Blenheim office. Emma graduated from Lincoln University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Valuation and Property Management. She is passionate about property and land tenure, with a particular interest in Crown Property and Public Works Act Acquisitions and Disposals. She has experience working on a variety of acquisitions and disposals for a number of Crown agencies, such as NZ Transport Agency and the Ministry of Education.
Emma has a LINZ accreditation for the disposal of land and has completed a number of disposals for Local Authorities and Crown Agencies.
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.
Rachel is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Wellington office. Rachel joined TPG in 2011 in the Palmerston North office, 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 was transferred to the Wellington office in 2016, where her project involvement includes providing due diligence, strategic advice, feasibility studies, and ensuring her clients have reliable advice to make informed decisions.
Rachel has developed a strong knowledge of Crown Property disposal activities, having been involved in a number of significant disposal projects throughout the Central region. As a result of this, in 2016 Rachel was appointed as 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, where she carries manages workload allocation, client liason and is the key contact representative between TPG and MoE for this portfolio. Rachel currently stands on the Property Institute of New Zealand’s Wellington Branch Committee.
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 a Property Consultant 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. This work involves negotiating with landowners, and the preparation of agreements and reports.
Robert is a Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Crown Accredited Supplier. During his time at TPG, Robert has formed strong relationships with a wide range of clients, developing strong working relationships based on trust and integrity. Robert has been involved in a large number of acquisitions for the NZ Transport Agency, as well as for LINZ and Transpower.
Shaun is Senior Property Consultant based at TPG's Christchurch office. Shaun joined TPG in 2010 after completing a Bachelor of Business Studies (Valuation and Property Management) in Palmerston North. During his time at TPG he has been largely involved in acquiring land for the Canterbury Roads of National Significance projects. After having worked heavily in Public Works acquisitions, Shaun has taken on leading roles in both the Christchurch Southern Motorway – Stage 2 and Christchurch Western Corridor projects. This work involves property negotiation, report and agreement preparation, investigating and determining land status, and project management, and has seen Shaun develop a depth of specialised property knowledge.
Shaun has been successful in his application to become a LINZ Accredited Supplier in the categories of Acquisition of Land for Public Works and Assessment of Compensation. He has also been heavily involved in the acquisition of complex properties and businesses affected by the Canterbury Roads of National Significance. Shaun’s greatest achievement to date is leading the Property discipline for the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) project, which is NZ’s biggest infrastructure project. Shaun has also recently been nominated, and accepted, as a committee member to both the PINZ - Institute of Property Advisors and Consultants and the PINZ – Canterbury and Westland Branch.
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. Will joined TPG after graduating in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of Otago. Will primarily works within the corporate advisory team, offering upfront Due Diligence, site selection, and fesibility advice to both public and private sector clients.
Will has formed strong relationships with both public and private sector clients throughout his time at TPG. On top of this, he has worked on a wide range of projects for a number of major clients, including Watercare and the Ministry of Education.
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 an Intermediate Property Consultant based at TPG's Christchurch office. Sarah has recently moved to New Zealand 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, appraisals, valuation, feasibility studies, and viability advice.
Since joining TPG Sarah has been involved with land disposal planning/negotiation for the Transport Agency and Ministry of Education, as well as providing advice to KiwiBuild on development sites.
Her work in the UK also involved advising on residential development schemes to optimise value. Sarah has experience in working with councils, land agents, landowners, developers, trusts, academic institutions, charities, solicitors and other consultants, which form part of her day-to-day work.
Luke is a Planner based at TPG's Christchurch Office. Prior to TPG, Luke worked with INCITE Resource and Environmental Consultants where he was able to gain skills in a variety of areas, particularly in consents and statutory planning.
Since starting at TPG, Luke has worked on a range of different projects, including resource consent processing for local authorities, preparing resource consent applications and outline plans, and providing planning advice to a number of different clients. Luke has also been involved in school site selections and planning advice / risk identification for Ministry of Education (MoE) schools.
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 is a Property Consultant at TPG's Auckland office.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.
Since joining TPG Olivia has been involved in a range of property consultancy tasks including general consultancy on the Transport Agency’s SH 1 Dome Valley Project. This has involved landowner meetings, client consultation and preparation of section 66 reports to LINZ. Olivia will be involved in general consultancy activities as she develops her skills with TPG.
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 four 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.
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.
Luke is a qualified planner with over 15 years’ experience, having recently moved from Brisbane, Australia to Napier.
He has worked in various planning roles throughout Queensland and New South Wales in both Local Government and private consultancies. This broad experience allows Luke to apply his planning knowledge and expertise to all of the projects he is involved in at TPG. Luke has developed a solid understanding of the New Zealand resource management process.
Rebecca has over 18 years’ experience in corporate real estate strategy, portfolio management and property optimisation and disposals.
She is a skilled property professional with extensive property management and strategic portfolio experience. She has previously held senior in-house corporate property and property service roles both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.Rebecca has a strong customer service focus and excellent stakeholder management skills.
Alice is a Senior Planner based at TPG's Wellington office. Alice has more than 10 years’ experience in resource management roles in both local and central government. She has worked on resource consents for a range of projects, including comprehensive retail projects, residential developments and subdivisions. In her role working for Central Government, Alice was involved in a number of policy projects, including supporting the recovery from the Canterbury earthquakes, implementing resource management reforms and most recently working on the National Policy Statement for Urban Development Capacity. Alice enjoys working with stakeholders and delivering for clients whilst navigating technical aspects of the RMA in a way that best suits their specific needs.
Carlo is an Intermediate Planner based at TPG's Christchurch office. He has over four years experience in statutory planning. Prior to joining TPG, Carlo worked as a consent processing planner for Christchurch City Council, and more recently Environment Canterbury, where he processed a variety of different consents. Carlo also has experience in providing clients with quality, timely and consistent technical advice relating to the RMA and District/Regional Plans. Carlo is best placed to lead or assist in the processing of a variety of land use and subdivision consents. Carlo has a sound understanding of District Council processes and District Plans and has built strong relationships with various Council teams and specialists.