Simon is a Senior Property Consultant based at TPG’s Tauranga office.
Prior to joining TPG, Simon worked at WSP where he was a Senior Property Consultant. He has over 25 years’ experience in corporate real estate management managing some of New Zealand’s premier office and industrial complexes. He is currently involved in a wide variety of consulting assignments for central and local government clients with emphasis on actions under the Public Works Act
Simon is a skilled property professional with extensive property management and strategic portfolio experience. He has previously held senior property roles in some of New Zealand’s leading private sector organisations and has over ten years’ experience consulting in the public sector for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and a number of territorial authorities. This experience has given Simon a wide range of technical, commercial and interpersonal skills.
Simon has experience dealing with Māori land and is aware of the sensitivities and special process required to transact with Māori land owners and the Māori Land Court. He has experience with Māori protocols and is aware of the importance of the Māori world view with regard to their whenua. Simon is experienced in all stages of acquisitions under the Public Works Act and negotiations with members of the public, particularly in sensitive cases. He has extensive experience in property consulting, particularly within the Fletcher Building group consulting to companies such as FB Corporate, Placemakers, Winstone Wallboards, , Fletcher Steel, Dimond Industries and Pacific Steel. Simon prides himself on a strong customer service focus and has shown the ability to meet or exceed clients’ expectations.