Aldrin has more than 25 years of investing and advisory experience spread across India, UK, and GCC countries. He is an associate partner with Endeavour Capital, Wellington, New Zealand and also advisory partner with Turnkey projects (sustainability platform), Singapore.

The key focus is to bridge capital gaps in NZ through cross border raising and structures.

Associate Partner
Endeavour Capital, Wellington
Telephone number: +64 21 757 979


Contacts: Andrew Grenfell

Contact phone: 09 926 5115

Address: Level 17, 34 Shortland St, Auckland 1010

Andrew is a partner at Hudson Gavin Martin, a leading Auckland boutique commercial law firm. HGM specialises in intellectual property, technology and telecommunications law and all aspects of commercial and corporate law. Andrew joined HGM in 2012 – he was previously a partner at Martelli McKegg and before that at Brookfields having left Bell Gully as a senior associate in 2003. He has a particular focus on company law and governance, capital raising, supply and distribution arrangements and the sale or purchase of businesses.

DDI: (09) 308 7320.
MOB: +64 21 190 2001

Anton has 25+ years capital markets and investment management experience, predominantly focused on private debt, capital solutions and special situations investing globally.

Managing Director
Grey River Capital


Contact phone: +64 275 020 488

Chris is a corporate partner at law firm Anderson Lloyd with significant experience in private equity investments.

Phone: 021 623 967

Management Consulting | Project Services
+6421 289 9016

Chris has 25 years experience in the Financial and Investment sector in the US, Europe, and Eastern Europe and currently manages a small portfolio of personal NZ based VC investments and Co-invest along side a Family Trust that he manages in larger primarily Property Sector investments.

Managing Director
Helena Bay Holdings Limited
Telephone number: +64 21 664 739


Contact phone: 0275345733

Address: 1/33 Pleasant Street OnehungaAuckland, 1061New Zealand

Greg is a Partner in the boutique Investment Bank Three Sixty Capital Partners, which specialises in mergers & acquisitions, divestments and capital raising within the mid-market ($5M – $50M).

Greg is also a Board Member of the Flying Kiwi Angels ( and the Takapuna Beach Business Association.


Telephone Number: +64 21 775 388

Address:  Level 1, Takapuna Finance Centre, 159 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna 0622

Geoff is a finance partner at law firm Anderson Lloyd with significant experience in the financing of private equity transactions.

Phone: 021 484 184


Contact phone: 09 366 5072

Address: Level 4, Zurich House, 21 Queen Street, Auckland 1143


Mobile Number: 021 185 7094

James has served as consultant to numerous media investment and financing companies as well as having sat on numerous industry-related boards. He has a diverse background having worked in direct marketing, television, media and film production in an international context on more than four continents.

James studied Marketing and Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Hitotsubashi University, Japan. He holds a Masters in Fine Arts from the Film and Video Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the media department of the Slade School, UCL, London. James is fluent in five languages.

Jonathan has a background in law and banking and has a keen interest in entrepreneurship and investment in early stage companies.
He has a particular interest in commercialisation of research and new technologies. Jonathan has extensive international experience in strategy, planning and execution of growth projects, entry into new international markets and expansion within existing markets through acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances and partnerships.
Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship.
Contact phone: 021 638 600

Telephone Number: +64 29 6630 626


Telephone Number: +64 21 366 088

Direct dial: +64 9 373 7280
Mobile: +64 21 537747

Kerri is a Principal with Lowndes, Corporate & Commercial Law Specialists, based in Auckland.  Kerri has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law and specialises in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, and corporate structuring.  She has extensive experience, gained in New Zealand and internationally, with participants in the private equity and venture capital area.


Address: Po Box 56253, Dominion Rd, Auckland

Mark Lowndes is Managing Partner of Lowndes, Corporate & Commercial Law Specialists. His career began in the corporate and commercial team of Simpson Grierson. He has developed a specialist corporate and commercial law practice, including mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, venture capital, technology and telecommunications, and restructuring. Mark has a strong international aspect to his practice, including being the Immediate Past Chairman of Multilaw, one of the largest global networks of law firms with 8,000 lawyers in 70 countries.

Direct dial: +64 9 373 7286
Mobile: +64 21 921 323

Tessera Capital
M: +64 27 600 0486

Contact phone: +64 9 309 2764

Address: Level 22, ANZ Centre, 23-29 Albert St, Auckland

Director IMSco, Farm Venture, NZ Pasture Management, and GP NZ Pastoral Investments Lt.

Current Roles :

  • Mike is a Director of IMSco an investment management company, and is an authorised financial service provider. IMSco provide a portfolio investment advisory service to wholesale investors, and work in collaboration with other financial intermediaries to deliver a tailored portfolio for clients, including both sourcing and executing alternative investments for a portfolio.
  • Mike is also an Executive Director in Farm Venture and NZ Pasture Management, and a GP of the NZ Pastoral Investments Limited Partnership – a fund which recently opened a capital raise for NZ Agri-sector investments with a pipeline of NZ dairy and beef farms.
Michael has worked in private equity primarily in Central Europe where he founded four funds in VC, TMT, growth capital and renewable energy. Investors in these funds included leading development banks, financial institutions and private investors. Michael has been active in European VC and PE for many years. He also led USAID projects in corporate restructuring and privatisation and worked in Investment banking in New York. Michael is a qualified Architect and graduate of Victoria University and has a joint MBA from the AGSM and NYU Stern School.


Mobile: +420 737 743 516
Skype: michaeljohnwhite

Neil Martin’s professional experience, accumulated in New Zealand, Australia, Europe and the US, combines a strategic mix of specialisations.

For the last 10 years Neil has been involved in global capital raising as well as funds and investment management. Prior experience spans senior roles in finance, IT and management consultancy. He has gained excellent knowledge in governance and business leadership, enabling him to successfully align company vision and strategy with commercial, operational and financial execution.

Neil’s academic qualifications include a BSc in Operations Research from the University of Auckland and an MSc in Logistics, Trade and Finance from the Cass Business School in London.

He now runs Cielo Limited, a consultancy focussing on capital raising services for small and medium sized enterprises looking to fund growth or initiate exit strategies.

Feel free to contact him for any business enquiries:
Cielo Limited
Neil Martin

Mobile: +64 (0) 27 77 33 511


Contact phone: 021 822066

Address: 17 Lewin Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023

Paul is a Partner with Lowndes, Corporate & Commercial Law Specialists, based in Auckland. He was previously a Partner at Anthony Harper for 18 years, and earlier worked in merchant banking. He is also a chartered accountant. Paul specializes in corporate advisory, structuring, commercial, banking and finance work. He has had extensive experience with participants in the private equity area.

T: (09) 373 7703
M: 021 352 452

Richard is the Managing Partner in the boutique Investment Bank Three Sixty Capital Partners Limited, which specialises in mergers, acquisitions, divestments and capital raising within the mid-market ($5M – $50M).



Telephone Number: +64 27 279 7490

Address: Level 1, Takapuna Finance Centre, 159 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Marsh Ltd | Level 18, 151 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
DDI: +64 9 928 3053 | Mob: +64 21 909 657 |

Robert works on the development and analysis of new investment opportunities within Morrison & Co and portfolio businesses. Prior to joining Morrison & Co in late 2015, Robert worked in the investment banking team at Forsyth Barr covering a broad range of sectors including aged care, infrastructure and property. Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland.

Robert Huang
Investment Executive
H.R.L. Morrison & Co
T: +64 4 473 2399
M: +64 22 1811 822

Sarah is a partner at boutique corporate law firm Brown Partners. Before joining Brown Partners in 2014, Sarah was a partner at Hesketh Henry for 7 years and prior to that a senior associate at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. Sarah also gained international experience in the earlier years of her legal career working for US law firm Holme Roberts & Owen LLP in London and for Clifford Chance in Frankfurt.

Sarah practises corporate and commercial law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and shareholder agreements, venture capital investment and corporate governance. Her particular interest in venture capital has resulted in her becoming the trusted advisor to number of investors and investee companies active across a wide range of industry sectors.

Sarah is an author of the Brookers publication “Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers, Practice and Procedure”. She is a trustee of the Auckland Philharmonia Foundation and speaks German and French.

Sarah Kerr
Partner | Brown Partners Lawyers
ddi: +64 9 302 9314 | tel: +64 9 307 7073 | mob: +64 21 441 324 | fax: +64 9 377 9012
email: | web: 

Sean has extensive private capital raising, M&A and investor relations experience. He has raised $290m in private growth capital for Partners Life (including a $200m capital commitment from Blackstone TacOps fund in 2016). As CFO, he completed the largest ever NZSX rights issue of $273m, the $2B “Heartland” merger and $100m PGW finance book acquisition which were crucial in transforming MARAC from a distressed finance company into Heartland Bank. Prior to this, he was the Chief Operating Officer of pre-eminent investment bank ABN AMRO New Zealand.

Sean Kam
Chief Financial Officer| Partners Life
tel:  +64 9 950 5619
email: | 


Contact phone: +64 27 325 2799

Address: PO Box 514, Kerikeri

Executive Director
Totara Fund Management Limited

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialised real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000.

The Company’s real estate services include agency leasing, capital markets, tenant representation, real estate investment banking / merchant banking, property management, corporate finance, facilities management / outsourcing, hotel advisory, project and development management / construction, energy and sustainability services, valuations, value recovery and receivership services, consulting and investment management.

Tommy has many years’ experiences in commercial and investment transactions, he also holds a master degree from Graduate School of Business, Massey University. Tommy’s contact details are below:

(Tommy) Wei Zhang

Commercial and Investment Broker| Capital Markets

Personal Email:

Work Email:
Landline Number: +64 9 363 0267
Cell-phone Number: +64 21 760889
Address: Level 16, PwC Tower, 188 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, 1010