Graeme was a former partner of Ernst & Young’s New Zealand corporate finance practice, where he was widely recognised as an expert in valuation standards and specialized property valuation. He had international experience of the real estate sector undertaking consulting assignments in Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
He is a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, a Life Fellow of the Property Institute of New Zealand, an Eminent Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors.
Graeme is now a professional director, chair of Vital Healthcare Properties Trust and an independent director of Willis Bond Capital Partners Limited and Accessible Properties Limited.
Graeme says "I was impressed with the way Acorn helps donors discover their motives for giving, and then connects them with their goals."
Graeme was appointed to the Acorn Foundation Board in February 2016, and sits on the Investment Advisory Committee.