National Council

National Council

The Property Council's National Council guides the organisation's strategic direction, in close consultation with members.
Made up of industry leaders, influencers and decision makers, National Council members lend their considerable expertise and insight to champion the interests of the commercial property industry.

Led by National President John Dakin, Chief Executive of Goodman NZ, National Council is committed to fostering and enabling quality urban growth and development in New Zealand.

National Councillors

John DakinGoodman (National President)
Scott PritchardPrecinct Properties (National Vice-President)
Peter MenceArgosy Property
Simon WoodhamsProperty for Industry
Mark ThomsonAuckland International Airport
Phil LittlewoodStride Property
Patrick DoughertyHousing New Zealand Corporation
Rod Sheridan Auckland Council (Corporate Member)
Stephen Gracey Rider Levett Bucknall (Associate Member)
Michael HollowayKiwi Property Group (Auckland Branch President)
Brooke CourtneySharpe Tudhope Lawyers (Bay of Plenty Branch President)
Brian SquairChow:Hill Architects (Waikato Branch President)
Denis WoodMunro Benge (Wellington Branch President)
Roger DavidsonFoodstuffs South Island (South Island Branch President)
Campbell BarbourNZRPG (New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres Chair)
Martin UdaleTall Wood (Residential Development Council Chair)

Who is elected as a National Councillor?

  • National President (ex officio), Chair of the Corporate Members Group
  • Seven corporate leader representatives elected by the Corporate Members' Group
  • Five branch presidents representing the Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wellington and South Island branches (ex officio)
  • One corporate member representative appointed by the Corporate Members' Group
  • One associate representative appointed by National Council
  • Chair of the New Zealand Council Of Shopping Centres (NZCSC) (ex officio)
  • Chair of the Residential Development Council (RDC) (ex officio)
Please contact Rona Miller, National Council Secretary, for more information about National Council.