Leadership Team

PFI 2017 Simon Woodhams 1823
Chief Executive Officer

Simon was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of PFI in January 2019.

Prior to this, Simon was General Manager of PFI from mid-2013, and prior to that, General Manager of Direct Property Fund (DPF) before PFI's merger with (DPF) in 2013, having joined McDougall Reidy & Co Limited as Development Manager in 2005.

He is a graduate of Canterbury University where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Marketing.

P: 09 303 9652

M: 021 749 770

E: woodhams@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2017 Craig Peirce 1785
Chief Finance and Operating Officer

Craig joined McDougall Reidy & Co Limited (MRC) as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of MRC and Direct Property Fund (DPF) in 2009. Craig was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of PFI in 2012, and when PFI merged with DPF in 2013, was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the merged entity. In January 2019, Craig was appointed as Chief Finance and Operating Officer.

Craig has more than 15 years property industry experience having previously spent six years in London working in property funds management at LaSalle Investment Management and General Electric Real Estate. Craig is a graduate of Auckland University and is a Chartered Accountant, having trained as an auditor at PwC.

P: 09 303 9651

M: 021 248 6301

E: peirce@pfi.co.nz

Board of Directors

PFI 2017 Anthony Beverley 1945
Board Chairman, Nomination and Remuneration Committee Chairman, Audit and Risk Committee Member, Independent Director

Director since 2001, last re-elected June 2017.

Anthony joined the PFI Board in 2001.

He is a professional director and consultant, consulting to both the private and public sector on a wide variety of property matters.

Anthony's other directorships include Arvida Group Limited, Ngai Tahu Property Limited, Harbour Quays A1 Limited, Harbour Quays D4 Limited and Harbour Quays FIF2 Limited. He was formerly head of property for AMP Capital Investors (New Zealand) Limited and is a Chartered Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers, a Fellow of the Property Institute of New Zealand, and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

David Thomson2
Audit and Risk Committee Member, Independent Director

Director since February 2018, last re-elected May 2018.

David is a senior partner and member of the Board of Management at law firm Buddle Findlay, where he runs a broad corporate and commercial law practice, with particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions. He advises a wide range of local and international businesses and public-sector clients including Auckland Council, Panuku Development Auckland, The University of Auckland and Te Papa.

David was raised in Christchurch, where he completed commerce and law degrees at the University of Canterbury. He then practiced law in Wellington and London, before returning to Buddle Findlay in 2000 and becoming a partner of the firm in Auckland in 2002.

David was appointed by the Board as a Director in February 2018. PFI’s constitution and the NZX Main Board Listing Rules require that any person appointed as a Director by the Board must retire at the next Annual Meeting, but shall be eligible for election at that meeting. Accordingly, David retired and was re-elected by shareholders at PFI’s annual meeting in May 2018.

PFI 2017 Humphry Rolleston 053
Independent Director

Director since 1994, last re-elected June 2017.

Humphry joined the PFI Board in 1994 when the company listed.

He is chairman of tourism operator ANZCRO New Zealand Limited and a director of NZX listed company Infratil Limited. He also owns the investment company Asset Management Limited which has significant interests in a number of private Australasian companies including Matrix Security Limited, Stray Limited, Spaceships Limited, Mercer Group Limited, Plant Miner Pty Limited and Media Metro NZ Limited.

PFI 2016 Susan Peterson
Audit and Risk Committee Chair, Nomination and Remuneration Committee Member, Independent Director

Director since May 2016, last re-elected May 2019.

Susan is an independent director of ASB Bank Limited, Trustpower Limited, Vista Group International Limited and Xero Limited. 

Susan is also a Trustee on the Board of Global Women, a Tribunal Member of the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal and a past Ministerial Appointee to The National Advisory Council for the Employment of Women.

Susan's management career included a variety of executive roles at ANZ.

PFI 2017 Greg Reidy 1816K
Executive Director

Director since 2012, last re-elected May 2018.

Greg has a background in property investment, funds management and development with more than 20 years’ experience in the management, ownership and development of industrial, commercial and retail property. Greg is also a shareholder of McDougall Reidy & Co Limited.

P: 09 303 9653

M: 021 339 965

E: reidy@pfi.co.nz

Property Team

PFI 2017 Ewan Cameron 1863
Asset/Development Manager

Ewan joined PFI as Asset/Development Manager in 2015.

Prior to joining, Ewan spent 13 years working in various roles in property, asset and fund management in the United Kingdom, the last nine in Edinburgh where he worked managing and acquiring a diverse range of property for a large property trust. Ewan has a valuation background and is a graduate of both Lincoln and Cambridge University. Ewan is responsible for asset management at PFI.

P: 09 303 9451

M: 021 287 7990

E: cameron@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2017 Jodie Warman 1892
Property Manager

Jodie joined PFI as Property Manager in 2012.

Jodie previously held roles in valuation, commercial and shopping centre management. She is a graduate of Auckland University where she completed a Property Degree and Diploma of Business (Finance). Jodie is responsible for property management at PFI.

P:  09 303 9659

M: 021 932 424

E: warman@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2018 Michael E1A7240 web 3
Property Manager

Michael joined PFI as Property Manager in 2018.

Michael previously held roles in, commercial, industrial and retail management. He is a graduate of Auckland University where he completed a Commerce degree in accounting and commercial law (BCom). Michael is responsible for property management at PFI.

P:  09 303 9656

M: 021 250 5214

E: rippon@pfi.co.nz

Finance Team

PFI 2018 Nathan E1A7217 web
Financial Controller

Nathan joined PFI as Financial Controller in 2018.

Originally from the United Kingdom, Nathan spent the last nine years in the banking sector in progressively senior roles before choosing to enter the property industry. Nathan is a graduate of King’s College London, having gained a Master’s Degree in Mathematics, and is a CIMA-qualified Chartered Accountant.

Nathan leads PFI’s management, Board and external reporting as well as acting as lead for IT and treasury projects.

P: 09 303 9457

M: 027 528 5239

E: williams@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2017 Sue Edwards 014
Finance Manager

Sue joined PFI in as Accountant in 2007 and was promoted to Finance Manager in 2016.

Sue has previously held roles in the property funds management and marketing industries. Sue works closely with the property team and other members of the finance team of PFI and is a Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Accounting Technician.

P: 09 303 9453

M: 021 706 029

E: edwards@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2108 Nick E1A7237 web
Senior Analyst

Nick joined PFI in 2018 as a Senior Analyst.

Nick is a graduate of the University of Otago where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, and he is studying towards gaining his CPA Australia designation. Prior to joining PFI, Nick spent four years at ASB Bank in various planning, forecasting and analysis roles.

Nick works with both the Finance and Property teams on a wide variety of analytical tasks, including budgeting / forecasting and valuations, as well as assisting with the execution of projects and transactions.

P: 09 303 9658

M: 021 111 2408

E: moloney@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2017 Kamleshni Naidu 032
Financial Accountant

Kam joined PFI in 2013.

Kam is a graduate of the University of the South Pacific and completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Accounting and Financial Management, Management and Public Administration and is an Associate Chartered Accountant. Kam works closely with the rest of the PFI finance and property teams, with a particular focus on the accounting for PFI's tenants and properties.

P: 09 303 9455

M: 021 052 7244

E: naidu@pfi.co.nz

PFI 2017 Nirali Shah 036
Assistant Accountant

Nirali joined PFI as Assistant Accountant in 2016.

Nirali has completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Property conjoint degree from the University of Auckland and is a Chartered Accountant. She has previously held roles in the property industry. Nirali works closely with the rest of the finance team of PFI, with a particular focus on Accounts Payable.

P: 09 303 9452

M: 021 071 2633

E: accounts.payable@pfi.co.nz

Office Manager

Cassandra (Cass) joined PFI as Office Manager in 2019.

With over 12 years’ experience in administration and office management, Cass has worked in a variety of industries in NZ, Australia and the UK. Cass provides EA support for the leadership team and general support to the wider office. 

P: 09 303 9450

M: 021 530 310

E: horne@pfi.co.nz