Portfolio overview

Our board

Kiwi Property will always put the interests of our investors first. We are committed to transparency, with clear oversight provided by our Board.

Mark Ford, Chair

ACA, FACD (DIP), NSWIT DIP (COMM)

Mark is a professional director based in Australia with extensive property industry experience. Mark holds the roles of non-executive chairman for Cbus Property Pty Limited, non-executive director of the Dexus Property

Mark is a professional director based in Australia with extensive property industry experience. Mark holds the roles of non-executive chairman for Cbus Property Pty Limited, non-executive director of the Dexus Property Group and non-executive director for the manager for China Commercial Trust and Prime Property Fund Asia GP Pte.  He also sits on the investment committee of Cbus Superannuation Fund. Mark’s previous directorships include Comrealty Limited, South East Asia Property Company (chair), Property Council of Australia, Deutsche Asset Management Australia and Trafalgar Corporate Group Limited.

Board membership

Non-executive Chair

Other committees

Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Date appointed

May 2011

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Mary Jane Daly

BCOM, MBA

Mary Jane is an Auckland-based professional director with a strong background in banking and finance. Mary Jane is Deputy Chair of the board of Airways New Zealand, and the Earthquake Commission, Chair of the New Zealand

Mary Jane is an Auckland-based professional director with a strong background in banking and finance. Mary Jane is Deputy Chair of the board of Airways New Zealand, and the Earthquake Commission, Chair of the New Zealand Green Building Council, and a director of Cigna New Zealand Limited and Auckland Transport.  She was formerly Executive General Manager at State Insurance and, prior to this, she held the roles of Chief Financial Officer for IAG New Zealand, and Group Treasurer and Risk Manager at Fonterra, and held positions at the Bank of New Zealand, National Australia Bank and Toronto-Dominion Bank in London.

 

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Date appointed

September 2014¹

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Richard Didsbury

BE

Richard was a joint founder of the business in 1992. His career evolved with Lend Lease and other New Zealand-based property companies. He is now enjoying the opportunity to contribute to a variety of public initiatives.

Richard was a joint founder of the business in 1992. His career evolved with Lend Lease and other New Zealand-based property companies. He is now enjoying the opportunity to contribute to a variety of public initiatives.  Richard is also on the boards of Auckland International Airport and SkyCity Entertainment Group.  He was previously chairman of the Committee for Auckland and Hobsonville Land Company.

 

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Date appointed

July 1992

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Jane Freeman

BCOM

Jane is an Auckland-based professional director who has extensive retail experience and expertise in the field of customer-driven technology. She holds directorships with Foodstuffs North Island and ASB Bank, and was

Jane is an Auckland-based professional director who has extensive retail experience and expertise in the field of customer-driven technology. She holds directorships with Foodstuffs North Island and ASB Bank, and was previously a director of Delegat Group. Jane has previously held a number of senior general management roles in major New Zealand businesses including Telecom, ASB Bank, Bank Direct and Clear Communications.

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Date appointed

August 2014

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Mark Powell

BSC, MSC, MBA

Mark is a respected businessman and an Auckland-based professional director.  A former Chief Executive of The Warehouse Group, Mark has extensive experience in strategy setting and execution, cultural and digital

Mark is a respected businessman and an Auckland-based professional director.  A former Chief Executive of The Warehouse Group, Mark has extensive experience in strategy setting and execution, cultural and digital transformation, property development, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture management in publicly listed companies. He initially worked in the mining industry and then developed a successful career as an executive leader in retail, wholesale and logistics services in New Zealand, North America, the United Kingdom, Spain and Australia.

Since finishing at The Warehouse Group in January 2016, Mark has taken up directorships with JB Hi-Fi, the ASX-listed Australasian retailer, Stihl Shop NZ and not-for-profit charitable organisations.   He was an advisor to board of The Good Guys Australia prior to the company’s acquisition by JB Hi-Fi in November 2016.

Board membership

Non-executive member

Date appointed

1 October 2017

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Mike Steur

DIP VAL, FRICS, FPINZ, FAPI, MAICD

Mike is based in Sydney, Australia, and has more than 30 years' experience in property, spanning valuation, property management and consultancy within New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands and across Asia. He was a

Mike is based in Sydney, Australia, and has more than 30 years’ experience in property, spanning valuation, property management and consultancy within New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands and across Asia. He was a founding director of Richard Ellis (later CBRE) in New Zealand in 1988. Mike is the chair of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Global Valuation Professional Group Board (London-based), non-executive director of BWP Management, the responsible entity for the ASX listed BWP Trust and an independent director of Dexus Wholesale Property Fund.

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Date appointed

January 2010

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