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

Date last re-elected

July 2017

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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 and is a director of Cigna

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 and is a director of Cigna New Zealand Limited and Auckland Transport.  She has held senior executive positions in New Zealand at IAG New Zealand, Fonterra, and at the Bank of New Zealand, and at National Australia Bank and Toronto-Dominion Bank in London.

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Date appointed

September 2014

Date last re-elected

July 2016

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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 and is the Chair of the Auckland City Mission Redevelopment Committee.  Richard chairs the Northern Expressway Group and is also on the board of SkyCity Entertainment Group.  He was previously chairman of the Committee for Auckland and Hobsonville Land Company, and a director of Auckland International Airport.

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee

Date appointed

July 1992

Date last re-elected

July 2017

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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 is a director of Foodstuffs North Island and was previously a director of

Jane is an Auckland-based professional director who has extensive retail experience and expertise in the field of customer-driven technology. She is a director of Foodstuffs North Island and was previously a director of ASB Bank, Delegat Group and Air New Zealand. 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

Date last re-elected

July 2016

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Mark Powell

BSC, MSC, MBA, BTHEOL, MA

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 in addition to Kiwi Property with: JB Hi-Fi, the ASX-listed Australasian retailer; Trinity Lands, a New Zealand farming group; Halls Group, a New Zealand logistics business; Stihl Shop New Zealand; and a number of not-for-profit charitable organisations.

Board membership

Non-executive member

Other committees

Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Date appointed

1 October 2017

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Mike Steur

DIP VAL, FRICS, FPINZ, FAPI, MAICD

Mike is a Sydney-based professional director who has more than 35 years’ experience in property, spanning valuation, asset management and advisory within New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands and across Asia. He

Mike is a Sydney-based professional director who has more than 35 years’ experience in property, spanning valuation, asset management and advisory within New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands and across Asia. He has previously held senior executive roles at CBRE and was previously Chair of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Global Valuation Professional Group. Mike is an experienced non-executive director, currently serving on the boards of BWP Management, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund and Healthcare 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

Date last re-elected

July 2015

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