THE DIRECTORS


CHERYL MACAULAY
Managing Director

Cheryl has held senior executive roles in the commercial property industry for over 15 years. Formerly Managing Director of Commercial Investment Properties Ltd (CIPL), Cheryl’s vision and leadership was instrumental in driving the company’s rapid growth. She led the merger of CPL with KCL Property Limited in 2012, to create at that time, the largest syndication portfolio in New Zealand. Her next objective was to package the business to sell, which was successfully achieved in 2014, with circa $850m under management.

As managing director of Silverfin, she offers investors years of in-depth experience in handling all aspects of property acquisition and asset management, extending to strategic development, project management and all tenant negotiations.


ALAN PATERSON
Independent Chairman

Alan Paterson is a senior partner at Russell McVeagh. He has been a partner since 1995, and has extensive experience in all areas of property law. Alan has led some of the largest property transactions in New Zealand in recent years, across a number of sectors including retail, forestry and mixed use residential.

Alan also specialises in project development, construction and major commercial property leasing transactions. He has had considerable experience in dealing with major overseas investments in property.


THE EXECUTIVE TEAM


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Julian Koppens
Chief Financial Officer

Julian is a Chartered Accountant who began his career in business Advisory at KPMG. He quickly became a director, advising a wide range of clients on all aspects of their business and managing their accounting and tax requirements. He moved to Australia in 2012 to lead the Australian and New Zealand finance team at Weight Watchers in Sydney before returning home.

Julian is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and has both a law degree and a degree in Management Studies, majoring in Accounting from Waikato University.


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Miles Brown
General Manager Assets

Miles Brown is an experienced property professional with a successful property career to date comprising 20 years of employment in multinational corporations in New Zealand, Asia and Europe. During this time he developed a diverse range of skills from working on the property transaction, asset management, financial and sales fields across different cultures.

Miles has spent the last 14 years at Kiwi Property as the Head of Transactions and General Manager of Commercial Property Management as part of the key executive team reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer. Miles’ significant acquisitions and developments for Kiwi include Apex Mega Centre, the ASB Centre at Wynyard Quarter, Westgate, The Base and the Majestic Centre.