Simon Woollams (Chief Financial Officer)
Simon has a commerce degree majoring in accountancy and is a Chartered Accountant. Simon has a strong financial background including roles with BDO Spicers, UK experience and then four years at ANZ National Bank in the property and finance teams. His previous role at ANZ National Bank was as the property finance manager. Simon has been with Augusta since 2007.
Paul Matheson (Corporate Financial Controller, ACMA/CGMA)
Paul is a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA/CGMA) and has a commerce degree in accountancy. Paul’s background is in the financial services industry having worked in London, Sydney and most recently for Westpac New Zealand in the property and corporate finance teams. Paul joined Augusta in 2014.
Adrian Leach (Financial Controller - Value Add Fund)
Adrian joined KCL Property in 2008 and served as the company’s Group Accountant. Adrian is a Chartered Accountant having previously been Finance Manager for NASDAQ listed company Aviat Networks, heading up the Finance team for their NZ operation. Outside of work, Adrian enjoys spending time with his young family and is a keen mountain biker.
James Page (Finance and Syndicate Manager)
James obtained his Chartered Accountancy qualification in 2011 whilst working for PWC in the United Kingdom, auditing property funds and unit trusts for Zurich Assurance and Thredneedle Asset Management. James joined KCL in 2013 having emigrated to New Zealand for a lifestyle change.
Stefanie Chapman (Finance Administrator)
Stef joined KCL Property Limited in February 2013 as a Finance Administrator. She is still in the finance team, based in New Plymouth. Currently her role focuses on processing distribution payments to investors, reconciling management fee bank account and assisting the finance team when required.
Carrie Lo (Senior Syndicate Finance Associate)
Carrie joined Augusta in March 2017 after returning from London where she spent most of her time as Financial Controller at Shell. She obtained her Chartered Accountancy qualification during her previous role in NZ at KPMG as an Assistant Audit Manager. Carrie graduated from The University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law.
Robert Greed (Syndicate Finance Associate)
Rob joined Augusta as a Syndicate Finance Associate in March 2017 having previously worked in PwC Auckland’s Financial Assurance department as a Senior Associate. Rob is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a Bachelor of Business Analysis majoring in Accounting and Marketing which he obtained from the University of Waikato.
Matt Ander (Syndicate Finance Associate, BCom (Fin, Econ))
Matt joined Augusta in January 2015 after returning from London where he worked in the finance team at University College London for two years. Matt obtained his commerce degree majoring in Finance and Economics in 2011 from the University of Otago and is currently studying towards his Chartered Financial Analyst. Matt is a keen sportsman where you will often find him out on the golf course or on a football field.
Matt Lee (Syndicate Finance Associate, BCom (Accounting, Commercial Law))
Matt joined Augusta as a Syndicate Accountant in September 2016. He obtained his Chartered Accountancy qualification while working as a tax consultant for PwC. Prior to working at PwC Matt worked in the finance team at NZX. Matt completed his studies at the University of Wellington where he completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law.
Brendan Clough (Syndicate Finance Associate, BCom (Fin, Accounting, Commercial Law))
Brendan joined Augusta as an Internal Auditor in October 2016, before transitioning to a Syndicate Accountant maternity cover role in November 2016. He earned his CA qualification while working as a Financial Auditor at PwC in New Plymouth. Brendan completed his studies at Victoria University where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration majoring in Accounting, Finance and Commercial Law.
Nicolaas Eman (Corporate Accountant)
Nic Joined Augusta in September 2016 as a Corporate Accountant, transitioning from the assurance line of service at PwC. Nic has obtained a Bachelor of Management Studies majoring in Accountancy – First Class Honours, and a Graduate Diploma in Finance from The University of Waikato. Currently, Nic is in the process of gaining his CA Qualification with Augusta.