National Council

The organisation is governed at a national level by its National Council. This is the governing ‘board of directors’ of Property Council, whereby members collectively carry the fiduciary responsibility for the organisation.

National Councillors 

  • Peter Mence
  • Chris Gudgeon
  • Linda Trainer
  • Scott Pritchard
  • Mark Thompson
  • Peter Alexander
  • David Kennedy
  • Phil Bennett
  • Phil Eaton
  • Thomas Gibbons
  • Brooke Courtney
  • Mike Cole
  • Roger Davidson

Argosy Property (National President)
Kiwi Property Group
Scentre Group
Precinct Properties
Auckland International Airport
Stride Property
Ngai Tahu
Greenstone Group (Auckland Branch President)
McCaw Lewis (Waikato Branch President)
Sharp Tudhope Lawyers(Bay of Plenty Branch President)
Archaus Architects (Wellington Branch President)
Foodstuffs (South Island Branch President)


National Council Secretary

Sara-Jane Evans - +64 9 373 3540 -

Who is elected as a National Councillor?

National Council formally consists of 16 people:

  • National President (ex officio) - who chairs the meetings
  • Seven corporate leader representatives elected by the Corporate Members' Group
  • One corporate member representative elected by the Corporate Members' Group
  • Five branch presidents representing the branches of Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty,
       Wellington and South Island
  • One associate representative appointed by National Council
  • Chair of the New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres (ex-officio)