Andrew provides consultancy services in the fields of social housing and property management (Director of Avonbank Property Advisory Ltd). He established Accessible Properties (New Zealand’s largest non-government community housing provider) in 2010 and ran the organisation until 2017. Over that time the organisation grew in size from 900 to 2,600 homes under management. Andrew is a member of the Australasian Housing Institute, served for five years on the national Council of Community Housing Aotearoa, and was Chairperson for three of those years.
Rātapu (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Toa, Ngai Tahu) is Kaiwhakahaere Kaipakihi (Business Support Manager) for Te Piki Oranga. He worked for many years in IT and business development for BNZ and Westpac.
Catherine is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Manager with Findex (formerly Crowe Horwath). She has 15 years’ CA experience in NZ and Australia.
Susan is Chief Executive of Girl Guiding NZ. Previously, she was Executive Manager Community Services with Nelson City Council. Susan oversaw the operation of NCC’s Community Housing for nine years, thus understands well the nature and challenges of those properties and tenants. Susan has a Masters in Management (Massey University).
Nick is a lawyer with Duncan Cotterill, serving as an Associate in the litigation and dispute resolution team. Nick’s experience helps NTHT solve complex problems including addressing risk and legal questions. Nick has a Master of Laws (Auckland University).