B.Com, B.Arch. Heritage consultant, passionate in his efforts to save Auckland’s heritage buildings from demolition and/or inappropriate development, with a particular interest in promoting consistent assessment of regional and national measurement of heritage significance, has long promoted the equitable sharing of the burden of heritage protection through appropriate incentives; has a decade of merchant banking experience; elected member of the NZ Historic Places Trust Board (2009-2014); past elected member of Auckland CBD business organisation, Heart of the City; past member of Auckland Council’s Heritage Advisory Panel.