Oyster Property Group welcomes Sophie Haslem to the Board as an Independent Director. She will chair the company’s Audit and Risk Committee.
Sophie has over 20 years’ experience in strategy consulting and corporate finance, and is currently a Director of Rangatira, Magritek, MetService, Kordia, CentrePort, and a Trustee of The Akina Foundation. She has held positions with a diverse range of companies in New Zealand and Australia, including New Zealand Post, Citibank NA, ANZ Investment Bank, and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
Oyster’s Chair, Joanna Perry, believes Sophie’s experience and skill set is a great addition to the current Board of Directors.
“Sophie’s investment banking and strategic planning expertise, aligns well with Oyster’s current business operations and planned corporate growth. Additionally, her specific governance experience provides an excellent platform from which to chair the Audit and Risk Committee.”
In response to her appointment, Sophie shares;
“I am delighted to be joining the board of Oyster Property Group. Oyster’s business and strategic direction are exciting to me, and I believe I can make a strong contribution to its governance moving forward.”
Oyster Property Group is a leading New Zealand commercial property and funds manager. It has particular expertise in property fund structuring and equity raising, and currently manages over 20 property funds structured for retail and wholesale investors including the diversified Oyster Direct Property Fund.
The Group partners with institutional capital and private equity investing in commercial property and holds management mandates with third party property owners across development, asset management, property and facilities management, and retail leasing.
The Group manages a range of retail, office and industrial assets throughout New Zealand, with a combined value in excess of NZ$1.4B. Oyster’s team comprises specialists in transactions, asset and property management, development and finance.
Oyster Property Group is 50% owned by ASX listed Cromwell Property Group.