Group Commercial Advisory Board Members
Since 1993, Mark has performed admirably in the role of fishing quota owner, deepening his knowledge and practical experience of New Zealand’s fishing industry, including its statutory policies. Mark takes pride in having built from scratch a successful deer stud farm that has won several national velvet competitions and has also had the pleasure of owning and developing various vineyards in Marlborough over 20 years, as well as creating an award-winning restaurant. Mark is a highly motivated and enthusiastic fishing quota owner of 25 years relevant experience in the fishing industry. Mark was also a Significant Board of Trustee member for Bohally School.
(Director for Atihau Whanganui Māori Land Incorporation/ Chair for Audit and Risk Committee)
Brendon has been a self–employed consultant for the past 10 years. Brendon has successfully completed work for private sector, public sector and non-government organisation, including Statistics NZ, the Ministry of Education, the Whanganui Iwi Education Authority - Te Puna Mātauranga o Whanganui and Māori Social Service Provider – Ngā Tai o te Awa Trust. Brendon has had direct involvement with the negotiations and completion of the Whanganui River Settlement.
Lennox is a Chartered Accountant. He has a range of experience within iwi, private and public sectors in various governance and management roles. He grew up in Waikawa and is keen to grow Te Atiawa with a balanced approach.
Independent Consultant (Property HB Ltd)
Vast experience and knowledge in Commercial Real Estate with the interpretation, drafting and executing of Contracts, Agreements and Leases. Qualified builder, predominantly in the Commercial and Industrial building Sector. Experience and knowledge of Resource Management and consenting issues. Consultancy Services Murray provides are focused around Commercial Real Estate development, Asset Re-development, Investment Strategy, Asset Management, Resource Issues and Application and Interpretation and negotiation of contracts
(General Manager Corporate Services / CFO WorkSafe New Zealand)
An experienced Chief Financial Officer who successfully managed the investments of the Natural Disaster Fund for over 9 years. Researched, designed, developed and implemented processes/procedures to incorporate the Government’s requirement that EQC manage its investments in a manner so as to avoid damaging New Zealand’s reputation as a responsible member of the world community. Developed expertise in investment management, analysis and reporting through completion of the Euromoney Investment Management School held at the University of Cambridge, England. Phillip has also over more than 35 Years’ experience as a general aviation pilot