Lohsing Cheng (Senior Asset Manager)
Lo has a background in property and asset management, working for Equinox Capital for over 10 yearsand KCL Property since late 2012. Lo joins Augusta as aSenior Asset Manager responsible for the Auckland properties formerly managed at KCL Property.
Bernie Smith (Senior Asset Manager)
Bernie joined the KCL team and recently has been the Senior Asset Manager looking after the New Zealand portfolio from Hamilton South and the Queensland portfolio. Bernie completed a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Valuation & Property Management at Massey University. Prior to joining KCL Bernie managed a private portfolio in Auckland.
Will Ellison (Development Manager)
Will joined the Auckland team in October, previously holding roles as the National Property Development Manager for Progressive Enterprises, NZ and as Associate Director, Funds Management for LaSalle Investment Management in London. As a Development Manager he is responsible for achieving corporate objectives in relation to property development activities and major capital works programmes through strategic planning, development management and financial management and reporting.
Alex Kendrick (Assistant Development Manager)
Alex joined Augusta in 2015 following her employment with Bayleys Real Estate. Alex holds a Bachelor of Property and a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in commercial law) obtained from the University of Auckland. Alexandra’s role within the company includes assistance to our asset managers as well as investor anti-money laundering due diligence.
Ben Visser (Asset Manager, BCom (Fin), BProp)
Ben joined Augusta in March 2017 as an Asset Manager with a portfolio spanning from Auckland to Hastings. Ben holds a Bachelor of Business Studies with a double major in Finance and Valuation & Property Management. Previously Ben had roles with Jones Lang LaSalle in the valuations and office leasing team and most recently worked for Trust Investments Management as a Property Manager. Coming from a successful Triathlon career Ben now plans to re-focus his attention to Commercial Property.
Matt Selles (Assistant Asset Manager)
Matt started with Augusta in October 2017 following his employment at CBRE as a commercial property analyst. Matt holds a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland. His role as assistant asset manager entails helping Bernie run the New Zealand and Australian property portfolios as proficiently as possible.
Wendy Roycroft (Assistant Asset Manager)
Wendy has a background in banking and finance, lending to property developers and commercial property investors in Wellington, London and Auckland. She joined the team in 2014 when Augusta purchased the IPT business from Bayleys where she was managing IPT’s portfolio of seven syndicated properties. Her current role is Assistant Asset Manager along with leading a project to transition the company’s managed investment schemes for the requirements of the Financial Markets Conduct Act.