Independent Chair

Reference Number: 213082aa

Location: Christchurch

  • New Entity Chair Opportunity
  • Asset Management Fund
  • Strong South Island Connections

Our client, with a strong history of success in property development, seeks an experienced Independent Chair to lead the establishment of a new Property Investment Fund.  This fund will be an unlisted, wholesale, PIE status company with both internal and external investors.  The fund is being established with a strong portfolio of assets and will seek to acquire additional high-quality investments over time.

The appointee will lead the Board through its establishment phase and beyond with a focus on growth and further strategic acquisitions as opportunities arise.

Key tasks will include:

  • Governance of the management agreement and performance of the Fund Manager.
  • Evaluating investment activities including review and approval/declining of new transaction proposals put to it by the Fund Manager.
  • Overseeing any new fundraising activities.

Candidates will have extensive proven governance experience and be able to demonstrate their contribution to the successful growth of an evolving or newly created business.  Prior experience in asset or funds management, or property investment of significant value along with strong connections in the South Island are advantageous for this appointment.  Ideal candidates will be known and highly respected in their field with proven strategic thinking ability and sound commercial acumen.

The board will meet quarterly and this is a remunerated appointment.

In our view this is a very attractive senior governance opportunity to guide a newly developed Fund being established by a highly successful organisation, who have a clear and ambitious view for its future.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Mike Stenhouse on +64 274 428 348.

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